American actor James Franco started a blog on YouTube, which publishes videos dedicated to the discussion of philosophical topics. Another leading channel is the friend of Franco, lecturer, king's College London Eliot Michaelson. The first videos on the page appeared on July 26.Click here for more
Stencil graffiti street artist Banksy's "Girl with ball" is recognized as the most favorite work of art in the UK. Work was ahead of paintings by John constable and William Turner. "Girl with ball" appeared on the wall of the printing press in East London 15 years ago.Select
The state migration service of Ukraine confirmed the information about the deprivation of the citizenship of the country of Michael Saakashvili, former Georgian President and ex-Governor of the Odessa region. The Department explained that Saakashvili had violated the law "On citizenship", putting false information in the questionnaire.Select
In Greece detained a Russian citizen wanted in the US on suspicion in the organization operations on-the-fly four billion dollars through bitcoin transactions. The man decided to detain until examined the request for his extradition to the United States.Select
Swiss watchmaker Longines has reissued diver watches in the style of 1960-ies of the Legend Diver Watch the new version — on metal mesh bracelet. Watch with black dial, 42 mm steel case is equipped with an automatic movement calibre L633.Select
Tula "Arsenal" fined on 10 thousand roubles for the wrong players from the club's bus before the match of the second round of the championship of Russia with "SKA-Khabarovsk". According to the regulations, the players had to exit the vehicle only through the front door, and they took advantage of all.Select
The authorities of Moscow region with the help of the Agency for strategic initiatives (ASI) and the Association of producers of cinema and television will promote the suburbs as a set. The Minister of investment of the region Denis Butsaev sure that this is, in particular, will increase the number of tourists.Select
In the centre of Moscow, Petroverigsky lane on "the Avenue of the rulers", a monument to Tsar Ivan IV the terrible. The author of the sculpture, Vasily Selivanov, passed the monument for safekeeping of RVIA. Initially it was set Aleksandrov, Vladimir oblast, but the installation was canceled.Select
The Governor of the Ulyanovsk region Sergey Morozov has signed a decree on the implementation of the regional program "Decade of goodness". "Today, the society has accumulated a lot of negativity, and we need to make it so that people have become kinder, more sympathetic, more intimate" — he said, commenting on the initiative.Select
Naked Chinese tourist in the Thai city of Pattaya the bejesus out of local residents who mistook it for a Ghost. Held at night on the beach people noticed 40-year-old Zhang Yan, who stood without clothes in the sea a few meters from the shore. They called the police, who half an hour to persuade the Chinese to get out of the water.
Director James Cameron and the National Geographic channel will make a documentary dedicated to the film "Titanic." The filmmaker wants to explore factual errors in Oscar-winning film. "When I wrote the script and filmed the Titanic, I wanted every detail is true," said he.
Adobe plans to discontinue support of the Flash platform and Flash Player. According to plan it should happen by the end of 2020. Large companies have already begun phasing out Flash. In some browsers, the platform is disabled by default and the user needs each time to activate it manually.
London's high court has clarified its verdict on the claim of Russia to Ukraine filed because of non-payment by Kiev's debt for Eurobonds. In particular, it was clarified the amount of interest on the obligation and penalty for late payment. Established that each day of delay will cost the Ukrainian budget more than 673 thousand dollars.
Moscow investigators opened a criminal case against a lawyer who tried to shoot an empty gun at the police. On the night of 24 July, a drunken man near a house opened fire from a traumatic gun. Then he pulled a gun on a police officer and demanded to give him his gun.
The effect of cold weather on prices in Russia have been exhausted, inflation is in the scope of the forecast of 3.8 percent by the end of 2017. On Wednesday, July 26, said the head of the Ministry Maxim Oreshkin. "We have inflation slightly increased to 4.4 percent, but it was a temporary effect," he said.
Chapter Republic of Crimea Sergey Aksenov gave the ballerina Anastasia Volochkova, who came to the Peninsula to tour round, a sheaf of wheat. "For me it is a symbol of the Crimea, and I know that he himself gave this sheaf, and that he was gifting this for me as a Shrine," deeply moved the artist.