Margaret Thatcher Can Set the Example for Every Young Russian Lady

May 3, 2011 by  
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“Any woman who understands the problems of running a home will be nearer to understanding the problems of running a country.” – Margaret Thatcher

Margaret Thatcher is one of the central political figures of 20th century. Margaret Hilda Roberts, Baroness Thatcher, the daughter of a grocer, was born on 13th October, 1925, in Grantham, Lincolnshire. After graduating from Oxford University she worked as a research chemist. But later she continued her education, studies law and became a barrister. Being a member of the Conservative Party, Margaret Thatcher was elected to the Parliament in October 1959. Read more

Does Your Pretty Russian Lady Know How And When Has the SPAM Appeared?

May 3, 2011 by  
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Happy Birthday SPAM!!!

Yes! It’s, of course, funny, but such an irritating thing, that give a royal pain in the neck to all the Internet (and not only Internet) users, also has a birthday. On May 3, 1978 Gary Thuerk, a marketer at the Digital Equipment Corporation, sent the first spam message to 393 users of the ArpaNet, a pre-internet, US government network. The word SPAM is an acronym for Simultaneously Posted Advertising Message, also are use such expressions as commercial email (UCE), unsolicited bulk email (UBE) and junk mail. Nowadays any message or posting, not considering of its content, which is sent to numerous receivers who have not specifically requested it, is called SPAM. Read more

The World Press Freedom Day Is Celebrated on May 3

May 2, 2011 by  
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“A free press can, of course, be good or bad, but, most certainly without freedom, the press will never be anything but bad.” – Albert Camus

Press is the section of the mass media industry that focuses on presenting up to date news to the society. Nowadays newspapers are not as popular as ten years ago. People learn about latest events of the world throughout TV and Internet.

World Press Freedom Day is celebrated annually on May 3 throughout the world. On May 3, 1991, the Windhoek Declaration (that confirmed the main press freedom principles) was adopted. This holiday was established 18 years ago by the United Nations General Assembly to increase attentiveness of the importance of freedom of the press and remind governments of their responsibility to defend and support the human’s and press’s right to freedom of expression. This day, people honor media professionals, who risk their lives and freedom to bring news to the world. Read more

The World Day for Safety and Health at Work Is Held on April 28

April 27, 2011 by  
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“Without labor nothing prospers.” – Sophocles

Every person has the right for labor and, of course, everyone wants to be protected at work and not to spoil his health. The International Labor Organization established April 28 to be the World Day for Safety and Health at Work in order to attract the attention of the world’s society to this important problem and the ways to development and promotion to the labor protection and support to lower annual death rate at the workplace. The holiday of safe, healthy and decent work was celebrated for the first time in 2003. The idea to establish such an international observance was originated from the Memorial Day of the died workers that was held by American and Canadian working classes in honor of workers injured and perished at the workplace. Read more

The World Intellectual Property Day on April 26

April 25, 2011 by  
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“I believe in intellectual property. In my view, it’s the foundation of world economies, and certainly the foundation upon which Sun Microsystems was built. Copyright, trademark, patent – I believe in them all. I also believe in innovation and competition – and that these beliefs are not mutually exclusive.” – Jonathan I. Schwartz

Since the time Internet is getting more and more popular, words “Intellectual property”, as well as “copyright”, are well known all across the world. The term Intellectual property, which refers to a number of different kinds of creations of the intellect, wasn’t used until 19 century. Intellectual property includes musical, literary and artistic works; discoveries and inventions, plus words, phrases, symbols and designs. Read more

Have You Ever Heard About the World Day of United Cities?

April 24, 2011 by  
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“All cities are mad: but the madness is gallant. All cities are beautiful: but the beauty is grim.” – Christopher Morley

In 1957 was organized the World Federation of United Cities and, to commemorate this event, annually on the last Sunday of April is celebrated the World Day of United Cities. This year this festival falls on April 24. The World Federation of United Cities is the international nongovernmental organization that unites over 3 500 cities of nearly 160 countries and the aim of which is to strengthening of friendly ties between the cities of different countries. The first convention of the friendship and collaboration between the cities of the allied-countries of the anti-Hitler coalition was signed in 1942. Read more

The International Youth Solidarity Day on April 24

April 23, 2011 by  
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“Solidarity is not a matter of sentiment but a fact, cold and impassive as the granite foundations of a skyscraper. If the basic elements, identity of interest, clarity of vision, honesty of intent, and oneness of purpose, or any of these is lacking, all sentimental pleas for solidarity, and all other efforts to achieve it will be barren of results.” – Eugene V. Debs

Youth is the future of our world. “Today’s world has the largest number of youths ever… To prepare for the future, we must promote solidarity between generations today,” said Kofi Annan. There lots of holidays fete youth, created specially for young people and which are celebrated throughout the world. One of such feasts is the International Youth Solidarity Day. Solidarity is the type of integration, shown by a society or group with people and their neighbors. It refers to the connection and communication of people – social relations – which tie people to each other. Read more

Will You Celebrate the Holy Easter Together with Your Pretty Russian Girl?

April 23, 2011 by  
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“The joyful news that He had risen does not change the contemporary world.  Still before us lie work, discipline, sacrifice.  But the fact of Easter gives us the spiritual power to do the work, accept the discipline, and make the sacrifice.” – Henry Knox Sherrill

Easter (also known as Easter Day, Easter Sunday, Resurrection Day or Resurrection Sunday) is the central and most esteemed religious feast for orthodox believers, which commemorates the day of Christ’s resurrection. As it is said in Canonical gospels, Jesus rose from the dead on the third day after his crucifixion. Its celebration unites both pagan and Christian elements. Traditionally Easter is preceded by seven weeks (40 days) of the Great Lent. Easter is a moveable feast and each year it is celebrated on different dates that vary between March 22 and April 25. Read more

The Day of Psychologist in Ukraine Is Observed on April 23

April 22, 2011 by  
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“No psychologist should pretend to understand what he does not understand… Only fools and charlatans know everything and nothing” – Anton Chekhov

One of the outstanding psychologists of the previous century Jean Piaget predicted that in the 21st century psychology will be one of the leading sciences all across the globe. And it seems that his prediction is coming true. Psychology is a relatively young science that was officially accepted only in 1879 when W. Wundt opened the first laboratory of experimental psychology in Leipzig. Read more

World Book and Copyright Day on April 23

April 22, 2011 by  
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“A book may be compared to your neighbor: if it be good it cannot last too long; if bad, you cannot get rid of it too early.” – Henry Brooke

Book is one of the most wonderful and important inventions of the mankind. Books can entertain and teach and everyone can find anything to his taste. On April 23 is celebrated the World Book and Copyright Day, also known as the International Day of the Book or the World Book Day. This festival was by UNESCO’s General Conference in 1995 and this date was chosen not occasionally. April 23 is an important date for the literature world, as it is the anniversary of the birth or death of numerous famous authors William Shakespeare, Miguel de Cervantes, Inca Garcilaso de la Vega, Maurice Druon, Haldor K.Laxness, Vladimir Nabokov, Josep Pla and Manuel Mejía Vallejo. Read more

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