A second mystery around the disappearance of Flight MH370 has largely gone unnoticed: why hasn't the US been in the forefront of providing information about it? The American military has some of most sophisticated radars on earth, and there is an installation of the highest capability at the secret base on Diego Garcia in the Indian Ocean
Certain religious traditions, including Christianity, emphasise the importance of forgiveness. Forgiveness is misconceived and, therefore, a bad idea. There are important psychological reasons for this. What is the appropriate psychological response to inappropriate behaviour if we want change in the direction of improved functionality in future?
The decline of our freedom is obvious since the attacks of September 2001. Mr Craig Roberts has spoken of a Stasi-like police in America turned against its own citizens and sociologist Jean-Claude Paye in France has too denounced the war declared by the French State against unconscious citizens. The ones who understand such conspiracies are...
Mayor of the Latvian city of Ventspils, Aivars Lembergs, shared his ideas about what the Latvians expect from the planned growth of NATO military presence in the Baltic region. According to him, local prostitutes are waiting for NATO soldiers impatiently. A thousand NATO troops will arrive, and prostitutes will prosper
Mikhail Gorbachev, the first and the last president of the USSR, said that the proposition to bring him to trial for the collapse of the Soviet Union was "utter nonsense." The appeals to try Gorbachev for the break-up of the Soviet empire came from several deputies of the State Duma. They only want to PR themselves, Gorbachev said
Most television watchers are familiar with programming on Animal Planet that depicts "life in the wild" for non-human animals. Typical scenes from "nature" programming include lions and hyenas hunting. Ultimately successful, they engage in a feeding frenzy. That "natural order of things" also includes human-on-human expulsion and extermination
April 1 is a day for jokes and fun. Some politicians can be very good at making jokes. NATO Secretary General Rasmussen said during the days of the 15th anniversary of the NATO bombing of Yugoslavia that Russia's "military invasion" of Ukraine was the biggest threat to security of Europe since the "Cold War"
The Sevastopol State Aquarium resumes activities to train combat dolphins in the interests of the Russian Navy. The work will save unique scientific developments that were abandoned due to Ukraine's reluctance to finance the research in the field. The US widely used sea lions and dolphins in military operations, during the Vietnam War, for example
In a leaked phone conversation, Tymoshenko talked about the situation in the Crimea. "It's gone too far. Damn, one must take up arms and go get these goddamned goat-likes [Russians - ed.] along with their leader. I regret that I can not be there now - they would get a **** instead of the Crimea," said the former prime minister
A little over a hundred years ago, there were no drugs to fight "fever," as most diseases were referred to at that time. In 1763, priest Edward Stone discovered that a decoction of willow bark had a powerful antipyretic effect. Incidentally, two thousand years earlier a similar effect was noted by legendary Hippocrates
Every minute, two or three readers' comments pop up on our website, including openly anti-Russian comments. We are hopeful that these comments are made by thinking, but frightened or angry people. All these fears are understandable and close to the Russian people. Pravda.Ru chief editor Inna Novikova reflected on this situation
Unemployment hits 7.8 million Latin American youth aged 15 to 24 years, assures the International Labour Organisation (ILO). The report "Decent Work and Youth in Latin America: Policies for Action," presented in February by the ILO publishes data on the problem of unemployment, informality and lack of opportunities faced by the youth of Latin...
Some fifteen years ago the Internet was a novelty. Today it defines our life and way of thinking. How much did people change? Are these changes harmful to people's health? Nicholai Blanchenko, Ph.D., an expert on modern information technologies and their impact on the human psyche shared his thoughts