October 14th, 2016

Иван Дурак

Creepy Clowns in Michigan: Safety Tips for Kids


Everyone’s childhood nightmares about clowns are being realized this October (no offense to the friendly clowns out there!). Local news outlets are reporting creepy clown sightings all around metro Detroit, with a new report cropping up what seems like daily.
What is the deal with people dressed as clowns lurking around schools, in the woods and around neighborhoods? It all seems to have started in South Carolina, and now, MLive reports clowns have been spotted in at least 20 Michigan cities, many here in southeast Michigan.
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Иван Дурак

американский досуг: Ice luge


An ice luge, martini luge, or shooter-block is a type of ice sculpture made from a large block of ice that has a narrow channel carved through where liquid is poured, such as liquor products. Some are professionally produced from sculpturing or from molds, and some are homemade. Ice luges are sometimes offered in ice bars, and have also been used for serving oysters. Ice luges have also been described as a type of drinking game.
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флорентийская наука эпохи Возрождения: "Секс перед спортом — не вреден и даже наоборот"


Лаура Стефани (Laura Stefani) из Флорентийского университета (Италия) и ее коллеги проанализировали и обобщили данные научных публикаций о влиянии сексуальной жизни спортсменов на их результативность.
Они пришли к выводу, что предубеждение, согласно которому секс перед стартом вреден — не более чем смехотворный миф!
Результаты работы опубликованы в журнале Frontiers in Physiology.
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