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Friday, 31 January 2014

Glass is the safest material to store and wrap

The glass material is the best and safest way to store and wrap .

As determined by a study conducted by the  Department of Science and Innovation University 'del Piemonte Orientale , which analyzed the direct effect of the containers used for packaging and storing food on the chemical properties, characteristics and taste of the products.

They were put to compare the data on the development of micro-organisms , the conservation of folic acid, vitamins , carotene and other antioxidants taking as sample containers for the tomato sauce. Based on the results, it was found that the glass is basically the only one that retains all the positive characteristics of tomato sauce, while maintaining the highest level of security with regard to the presence of microorganisms.

Regarding the can, instead, there is a greater quantity of tin, iron and volatile compounds, while the classic container retains very few vitamins.



Wednesday, 29 January 2014

Tomato Salad

Ingredients:
4 large beautiful tomatoes
feta
a few leaves of basil fresh
oil olive extra
salt to taste
pepper mill
Tomato Salad

Preparation:
Cut the tomatoes into slices.

Cut the feta into cubes.

chop basil leaves.

Put everything in bowl.

Sprinkle a dash of olive oil.

Season with little sea salt and a few turns of the pepper mill.




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10 useful Benefits of pumpkin seeds

If you throw seeds of pumpkin after carving for Halloween decoration - you will surely change the habit to learn how much good hiding in those white seeds. They are not only tasty toasted slightly in form, but also add a lot of important vitamins and minerals in your diet.

Benefits of pumpkin seeds:


1 They contain many amino acid tryptophan, which the body is converted into serotonin, promotes good sleep.

2 Also, pumpkin seeds contains a rich supply of magnesium, which is useful for the heart and is a natural laxative.

3 High levels of digestible protein helps stabilize blood sugar, if seeds snacking during the day. Normal blood sugar will help you lose unwanted weight.

4 Omega-3 fatty acids from pumpkin seeds helps reduce benign prostatic hypertrophy.

5 In addition, pumpkin seeds are rich in zinc - a mineral that protects the prostate, making them the perfect snack for men's health.

6 These seeds - a good source of iron, a beneficial effect on blood and energizing.

7 Results of experiments with animals, a diet which included pumpkin seeds, the results of the fight against inflammation compared with results from the use of such drugs as indomethacin for the difference. Seed that no side effects.

8 It is believed that one of their components - phytosterols - can lower cholesterol. Among other nuts and seeds, pumpkin seeds took second place on the content of sterols (shared the first place sunflower seeds and pistachios).

9 Pumpkin seeds - excellent source of fiber.

10 They maintain alkalinity acid balance of the body, while many other products increased acidity. This is fraught with pain, disease and even cancer risk.

To maximally preserve the useful properties of oils contained in pumpkin seeds, eat them raw or lightly toasted form (15-20 minutes in an oven heated to 75 ° C). They can be lightly sprinkled with sea salt to taste. Raw seeds can be added to salads, sauces and even grind for pesto.

Tuesday, 28 January 2014

20 useful properties of cinnamon

Cinnamon - perhaps the main spice in a healthy diet, and it has for at least 20 bases:
cinnamon sticks


  • Lowers cholesterol
  • Lowers blood sugar and helps in type 2 diabetes
  • Protects against cardiovascular disease
  • Helps in the fight against cancer, suppressing the growth of cancer cells in leukemia and lymphoma.
  • Traditionally used for toothache and bad breath.
  • Helps to treat chronic cough, cold, clears the sinuses.
  • Improves brain function, strengthens memory and relieves nervous strain.
  • Has anti-inflammatory, antibacterial, antiparasitic, and antiseptic properties, is therefore effective for thrush and lice.
  • Helps to soothe the pain and discomfort during menstruation.
  • Thanks to anti-inflammatory properties, helps with the pain associated with arthritis.
  • Effective in indigestion, nausea, upset stomach, diarrhea and flatulence.
  • Is a natural diuretic.
  • Cinnamaldehyde in cinnamon prevents aggregation (fusion) of platelets.
  • Improves blood circulation, which contributes to a significant pain relief, improved nutrition and oxygen to accelerate cell metabolism.
  • Relieves muscle and joint pain, helps with their stiffness.
  • Improves immunity, relieves chronic fatigue, increases life expectancy, slows the signs of aging.
  • A mixture of honey and cinnamon helps to numb the insect bites.
  • Excellent source of manganese, fiber, iron and calcium.
  • When added to food, prevents the growth and spread of bacteria.
  • Has great taste!

Periodically enjoy cinnamon in small doses, knowing that it is not only delicious, but also incredibly good for your health!

Not to Follow:

The FDA has not approved Cinnamon to cure any medical condition. 
Start eating spoonfuls of cinnamon each day to achieve faster benefits. In large doses, cinnamon toxic!
Start eating fatty, high-calorie meals just because they have them or cinnamon.



Monday, 27 January 2014

Samsung NX30: smart camera with many features


Samsung NX30
On the eve of the opening of CES 2014 in Las Vegas, Samsung Electronics has announced a new digital smart camera with interchangeable lens NX30. The novelty is the successor released two years ago Samsung NX20 model and given enough interesting characteristics.

The camera is the latest mirrorless camera system, built on the basis of the GPU DRIVeR. Developed by Samsung, the next-generation processor provides improved hardware performance, excellent color reproduction, as well as a significant reduction in noise in video mode.

Besides the powerful processor unit is equipped with 20.3-megapixel CMOS-sensor APS-C format with the possibility of a hybrid AF sensitivity index which can be changed in the range from 100 to 25600 ISO-units. Shutter speed of the matrix is ​​1/8000 seconds.

Also, users have the ability to shoot Full HD-video and conduct continuous shooting at 9 frames / sec. In addition, they will be available and a number of pre-defined settings, including 16 scene modes, white balance configurations of 8, 4 parameter output image quality and a host of other useful features.

Samsung NX30

Electronic viewfinder OLED-smart camera is endowed with a full-size frame coverage and a resolution of 1024x768 pixels (2,359,000 dots per inch). Moreover, it can be rotated 80 degrees and added a 3-inch touchscreen AMOLED-display with swivel and reclining mechanism, whose resolution is 1,036,000 pixels - quite standard for most devices of this kind.

Maximum resolution imagery available in the new camera - 5472 × 3648 pixels. Users can get high-quality images in the formats JPEG, RAW, or MPO, as well as record Full HD-video output in MPEG-4 format with a resolution of 1920 × 1080 pixels. For storage media supports memory card standard SD, SDHC and SDXC. In the list of available interfaces includes USB 2.0 and HDMI, module Wi-Fi 802.11b/g/n, and chip NFC - for quick connection of mobile devices.

Last option is very interesting addition the device functions as possible not only to transmit the footage without a direct connection to your smartphone or tablet, but also to control the camera remotely - using the Remote Viewfinder Pro.
Samsung NX30
Speaking of preinstalled software should be noted that the smart camera from Samsung got a whole lot of them. Thus, Group Share technology allows simultaneous transmission of media devices in a quantity of up to four units. In turn Direct Beam enables sync with email and cloud services, and instantly publish photos in social networks.

As you can see, the smart camera Samsung NX30 is a worthy successor to the best traditions of the flagship model NX20. Learn more about the technical specifications of the cost and date of commencement of sales of the device will be on display at CES 2014.

LG INTRODUCED A "SMART" HOME AIR CONDITIONER

LG Electronics will release its new LG Whisen innovative product with a service HomeChat, which enables users to control home appliances LG and control it using messenger LINE.

First introduced at CES 2014, the service will be a key feature HomeChat in household air conditioners LG Whisen in the Korean market. This will be the first step to introduce LG's service HomeChat into other products.

Through HomeChat users will be able to "communicate" with air conditioning LG, using the free messenger LINE, installed on their mobile phones. For example, the user can send a text: "I came out of the office, cooled to 26 degrees," - and the air conditioner LG itself will calculate when they need to be involved and what speed to set the fan to achieve the desired temperature for the coming home user. Averaging 310 million users worldwide, messenger LINE available on all major smartphone platforms: Android, iPhone, Windows Phone, BlackBerry and Nokia Asha, as well as desktops and laptops running Microsoft Windows and Mac OS X.

New home air conditioner LG Whisen also features a lot of new technology, lack of other household air conditioners LG. For example, the technology LG Natural Aroma soothes the senses, using scents, lights and sounds to create a relaxing atmosphere in the air conditioner. Additional features innovative conditioner LG:

The thickness of the air conditioner is 26 cm.


LG Whisen

The "Home Guard" (Home Alarm) sends a notification to the user's smartphone, if the air conditioner detects movement in the house in the absence of the user (for example, during holidays or long trips);
Ice Cool Power function in combination with unique airflow 4D creates maximum cold air flow - four degrees below in record time. This feature cools the room faster than before;
Built-in camera, which reacts to movement, monitoring the situation and the user's body temperature, adjusting the air conditioner as a normal user;
Super Ion Generator function and four-stage filtration system removes tiny dust particles, aeroallergens and unpleasant odors.


LG Whisen Design Story of SonYeonJae Special G

Friday, 24 January 2014

Awesome cookies in the pan!

How to cook biscuits in a pan?

It turns out it is possible to prepare a tasty and fragrant cookies without the use of an oven - cookies made ​​on the proposed recipe to prepare quickly and easily, and is baked right into the pan. They can taste like cheese cakes or pancakes, the next day it will be great cookies.
 cookies

List of required ingredients:
one and a half cups flour (sifted already),
one teaspoon of baking powder.
two- three tablespoons of vegetable oil.
one-third cup of sugar.
about one-third cup sour cream.
one egg yolk.

Preparation:
Flour must pour into a large bowl and mix with baking powder. In a another bowl mix vegetable oil, sour cream and egg yolk, and add sugar(if desired, vanilla sugar) then all this is mixed until uniform. Next, the liquid mixture is poured into the flour and knead the dough until the dough no longer sticks to the hands. Dough should form into shapes, which in turn needs a little hands to flatten. bake cookies in a dry pan with non-stick coating, while the fire should be minimal, well, they must bake at least three to five minutes on each side.After cooling store them in a container.

Thursday, 23 January 2014

Jack ryan - Shadow Recruit Rating and review

Rating: 3/5
September 11, 2001, American Jack Ryan decides to interrupt his studies at the London School of Economics to enlist in the Marines. Two years later, the young patriot back seriously injured from a mission in Afghanistan. He was treated by the student Cathy Muller medicine, with a mixture of compassion and firmness, manages to recover. The young man was recruited by the CIA officer Harper, who persuades him to finish his studies in London to become a financial analyst for the agency. In 2013, Jack lives in a relationship with Cathy, who knows nothing of its activities, its coverage as an analyst for a Wall Street firm enough to deceive. When in the wake of a standoff between the United States and Russia about a pipeline in Turkey, the young agent discovers a bank in Moscow, headed by Viktor Cherevin powerful, plotting to destroy the system U.S. economy through a terrorist attack, was sent there for his first field mission, under the supervision of Harper. But soon after, Cathy, wrongly suspecting infidelity, joins him ...

Without revolutionizing the genre, Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit is conducted effectively by Kenneth Branagh whose realization is not in my face, but tent, like the main character, being down to earth and realistic. The action scenes are thrilling, but they are "of this world" and have a good balance with these nice moments when the characters are revealed. Finally, a feature film that "does the job." And could well be the beginning of a second franchise for Chris Pine.

CAST AND CREW DETAILS:
Release Date: 2014-01-17
Rating: 13 + (violence)
Country: United States
Distributor: Paramount
DVD Release Date: nd
Genre: Drama spy
Duration: 106 min.
Year: 2014

CREW:
Director:  Kenneth Branagh
Editing:  Martin Walsh
Screenplay:  David Koepp , Adam Cozad
Photography:  Haris Zambarloukos
Music:  Patrick Doyle
Based on the novel by:  Tom Clancy

ACTORS:
Keira Knightley ,  Kenneth Branagh ,  Kevin Costner ,  Nonso Anozie ,  Chris Pine ,  Colm Feore ,  Alec Utgoff ,  Gemma Chan ,  Lenn Kudrjawizki



Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit Official Trailer

THE WOLF OF WALL STREET

Jordan Belfort becomes broker on Wall Street at a very bad time: the stock market crash of October 1987. Immediately dismissed, he launches into the lucrative market of securities at a discount. Shortly after, he founded Stratton Oakmont and committed a bunch of left-nots as brokers. Through a routine of his own, he teaches them how to rip a large number of major investors. At age 26, he amassed a fortune of $ 49 million in one year. With his partner Donnie Azoff, Belfort combines the antics and debauchery of all kinds. It garnered wealth as if it were a grocery list: huge property, helicopter, car Ferrari, yacht. He married a wonderful beauty that gives him two children. But his arrogant profile gangster tie attracts the attention of the FBI.

DETAILS
Release Date: 2013-12-25
Rating: 16 + (erotica)
Country: United States
Distributor: Paramount
DVD Release Date: nd
Genre: Drama Biography
Duration: 179 min.
Year: 2013
Official Site

Cast and Crew:
Director:  Martin Scorsese
Editing:  Thelma Schoonmaker
Screenplay:  Terence Winter
Photography:  Rodrigo Prieto
Music:  Howard Shore

Cast:Jean Dujardin ,  Jonah Hill ,  Jon Favreau ,  Leonardo DiCaprio ,  Matthew McConaughey ,  Kyle Chandler ,  Margot Robbie ,  Cristin Milioti ,  Rob Reiner ,  PJ Byrne

Watch The Wolf of Wall Street Trailer:




The best performance of DiCaprio
The Wolf of Wall Street also gives Leonardo DiCaprio an opportunity to offer the best performance of his career. Besides aplomb he shows in the skin of an unfriendly character prone to all the excesses, the actor also displays an unsuspected talent for comedy. Scenes showing him under the influence of strong drugs (whose effects are offset) are pretty amazing this regard.

For three hours without any dead time, the viewer is drawn into an environment that Scorsese chose to show up at the end of his vision, without sweetening. With his usual mastery, it exposes the depravity of an amoral world that never learns from his mistakes, boosted by his own arrogance.

Roasted vegetables Soup with rosemary

So, for making this little culinary masterpiece you need to take:
Ingredients
1 small celery root,
2 bell peppers (preferably colored )
2 medium potatoes,
1 medium onion,
5 cloves of garlic
1 medium carrot.

You will also need the ingredients for the marinade:
3 tbsp. Olive oil
1 sprig fresh rosemary or 2 tsp. dried,
1 tsp. dried thyme;
½ tsp. coarse salt.

Roasted vegetables Soup with rosemary
Preparation
First mix all the ingredients for the marinade in a bowl.
Then cut all the vegetables (except garlic) into medium size. Put them in a bowl, pour the marinade and mix well. Put it all on the baking pan. Bake vegetables at 190 degrees in a pre heated oven for about an 30-40 minutes, till the vegetables are soft.  Place in a saucepan with the vegetable stock. Bring to the boil and then simmer for 5 minutes. Cool. Then you blend half of  them in a blender, to the desired consistency, then return to the pan to reheat. Add salt and pepper to taste. Serve with crusty bread

10 Tallest Skyscrapers in the World

LIST OF THE WORLD 10 tallest skyscraper


# building, city, height in meters, the height in feet, floors, Year

  1. Burj Khalifa (Burj Dubai) , Dubai, 828 m, 2,717 ft, 163, 2010
  2. Makkah Clock Royal Tower Hotel , Mecca, 601 m, 1,972 ft, 120, 2012
  3. One World Trade Center , New York City, 541.3 m, 1,776 ft, 110, 2014
  4. Taipei 101 , Taipei, 508 m, 1,667 ft, 101, 2004
  5. Shanghai World Financial Center , Shanghai, 492 m, 1,614 ft, 101, 2008
  6. International Commerce Centre , Hong Kong 484 m, 1,588 ft, 108, 2010
  7. Petronas Tower 1 , Lumpur, 452 m, 1,483 ft, 88 1998 Kuala
  8. Petronas Tower 2 , Kuala Lumpur, 452 m, 1,483 ft, 88, 1998
  9. Zifeng Tower , Nanjing, 450 m, 1,476 ft, 66, 2010
  10. Sears Tower (Willis Tower) , Chicago, 442 m, 1,451 ft, 108, 1974


List of tallest skyscraper in the world

Burj Khalifa (Burj Dubai)
Dubai, United Arab Emirates 2010 (828 m)
Client: Emaar Properties
Architect: Skidmore, Owings & Merrill LLP, SOM
Structural Engineer: Bill Baker (SOM)
Official name: Burj Khalifa Also Known As: Burj Dubai 
Type : Skyscrapers (Megatall) + 600 meters Height: 828 meters (2717 feet)
Structure: concrete and steel superstructure area: 464,511 m²
Use: Mixed (office, residential, hotel, Lookout Observation) Plants: 163
Type: Architecture Hybrid Architectural
Style: Modern, High-tech



One World Trade Center
in Manhattan, New York City, USA in 2014 (541.3 m)
Client: PANYNJ Port Authority of New York and New Jersey Architect: David Childs | Skidmore, Owings & Merrill LLP
Structural Engineer: WSP Cantor Seinuk
Official Name: One World Trade Center Alternative Names: 1 World Trade Center , Freedom Tower ( Freedom Tower )
Type: (Supertall + 300 m) skyscraper Site Area: 75,000 m² Living Tower: 325.279 m² / 3,501,274 ft ² Plants: 104, and 5 Basement Architectural Height: 1776 feet (541.3 meters)
Structure: composite steel and concrete
Primary Use: Office Plants: 110 Lifts: 73, level 10.16 m / s
Type: Hybrid Architecture
The style of Architecture: Sustainable Architecture, postmodern, Deconstructivism, High-tech | Eco-Tech (tech)




Taipei 101
Taipei, Taiwan in 2004 (508 m)
Client: Taipei Financial Center Corporation Architect: CY Lee & Partners
Structural Engineer: Thornton Tomasetti Engineering Evergreen Category: Skyscrapers (Super-Tall) + 300 meters
Architectural Height: 508 meters Plants : 101 Area: 357.719 m²
Lifts: 61, Speed ​​16.8 m / s
Usage: Mixed
Type: Hybrid Architecture Architectural
style: Oriental Revivalism









Shanghai World Financial Center
Shanghai, China 2008 (492 m)
Client: Shanghai World Financial Center Corporation
Architect: Kohn Pedersen Fox Associates KPF
Structural Engineer: Leslie E. Robertson Associates-LERA Category: Skyscrapers (Super-Tall) + 300 meters
Height: 492 meters
Area: 381,600 m²
Use: Mixed
Plants: 101
Type: Hybrid Architecture Architectural
style: Postmodern







Petronas Towers
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia 1,998 (452 m)
Client: KLCC Property Holdings Berhad
Architect: Cesar Pelli & Associates
Structural Engineer: Thornton-Tomasetti Engineers United States, and Ranhill Bersekutu Sdn Bhd, Malaysia
Category: Skyscrapers (Super- Tall) + 300 meters
Tower height: 452 meters
Area: 341,760 m²
Floors: 88
Use: mixed, offices, convention center, Auditorium, Library, the viewport Type: Hybrid Architecture Architectural
style: Islamic Renewal





Willis Tower (Sears Tower)
Chicago, Illinois, USA in 1974 (442 m)
Client: Sears Roebuck & Co Architect: Bruce Graham (Skidmore, Owings & Merrill, SOM)
Structural Engineer: Fazlur Khan (SOM Engineering)
Category: Skyscrapers Rainbow (Supertall) 300 meters
Architectural Height: 442 meters
Plants: 110
Usage: mixed, offices, gazebo observation called "Skydeck" and restaurant area: 416,000 m²
Former Name: Sears Tower
Architectural Style: International Style







Below are the skyscrapers became the highest in the world at a given moment in history or has made a remarkable part of the list of the top 10:






KK100
Shenzhen, China TFP Farrells 2011 (442 m)


















Guangzhou International Finance Centre
Guangzhou, China Wilkinson Eyre Architects 2010 (439 m)
















Chicago Trump Tower
Chicago, Illinois, USA Skidmore, Owings & Merrill LLP, SOM 2009 (423m)




















Empire State Building
Manhattan, New York Shreve, Lamb & Harmon Associates one thousand nine hundred and thirty-one (381 m)


Wednesday, 22 January 2014

World's biggest Australia's one-tonne gold coin goes on European tour

largest gold coin in the world weighing 1 ton on display in the Kunsthistorisches Museum in Vienna (Kunsthistorisches Museum). Two years ago it was made ​​of pure gold minted in honor of the 60th anniversary of the coronation of Elizabeth 2nd in Australia. Denomination of this gold coin equals one millon Australian dollars. In diameter it is 80 centimeters, in thickness  12 centimeters. On one side of the coin depicts the symbol of Australian kangaroo, and for the other side - the Queen of England. Note Vienna unique coin will stay until January 25. After that, the largest coin can be viewed in Berlin, Stuttgart and Munich. The coin will travel to Vienna, Munich, Stuttgart, Cologne and Berlin to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the Australian Kangaroo Gold Coin program.

Pickled Tomatoes in 30 minutes.

Ingredients:
small tomato, 3 pieces
garlic (minced) 1 clove
chopped fresh herbs (parsley, dill,corainder,mint), 1 tbsp.
salt, 1/3 tsp
sugar, 1/3 tsp
French mustard, 1/2 tsp
ground black pepper to taste
olive oil, 2 tbsp.
apple cider vinegar, 1/2 tbsp.

Method: 
1. Tomatoes cut into rings.
2. Mix all the marinade(garlic,salt,sugar,mustard,black pepperr,olive oil,and vinegar) and pour on each slice of tomato.
3. Fold three ringlet tomatoes, cover and put on 30 minutes in the refrigerator.
4. Served sprinkled with herbs.

Maria Kozhevnikov expecting a baby

Actress and member of the State Duma is preparing to give birth to first child.
The star of "Uni" Maria Kozhevnikov soon become a mother. Information about her pregnancy revealed the father of the actress and politician, hockey player Alexander Kozhevnikov. He even announced the sex of the baby - it's a boy.  

Recall that in the summer of 2013 Maria Kozhevnikov married. The wedding was held in secrecy in Nice, in a ceremony attended only by close friends and relatives. Maria does not like to disclose his personal life. So, the press still know almost nothing about her choice: his name is Eugene, and he in no way affiliated with any cinema or politics. According to some reports, the husband of Maria Kozhevnikova engaged in real estate.

Despite the pregnancy, Maria Kozhevnikov continues to combine political and acting career. She managed to overcome role "Alla" from the series "University" and has proven that he can play deep, serious and multifaceted characters. Not less than the sum of its successful parliamentary career. This was also told reporters future grandfather, adding: "It will be a hockey player!".

Chinese public obliged to show a passport when downloading Online Video

Allowing citizens to listen to Lady Gaga  In chinese all users of video hosting services are required to register under real names. ban applies to websites not registered in China. If the user wants to upload video to video hosting service, it is required to confirm their identity by providing a copy of the passport to administration. Authorities explained that the new rules introduced in order to prevent the spread of dangerous videos containing scenes of violence and brutality. "the Internet should be a civilized and healthy medium of communication. Need a mechanism that would help to prevent the use of websites to promote violence based vulgar art and pornography, "- said in a statement by authorities. Recall that the most popular world video hosting YouTube is blocked in China, so the 428 million Chinese who are view video on the Internet use its local counterparts.

In three states, the U.S. imposed a state of emergency due to snow















In the U.S. states New York, New Jersey and Delaware due to heavy snowfall had to introduce a state of emergency. Authorities urged residents of the regions not to leave their homes and may not use private transport. noted that earlier in the country was canceled about 4,000 flights. due to heavy snowfall in many U.S. schools have canceled classes. According to weather forecasts snowfall can still increase. All rescue and emergency services have been translated into enhanced mode.

Tuesday, 21 January 2014

Natural remedies for arthritis

Champions? More colorful: pepper, spinach , tomato, carrot, squash, beets, berries ... but also dried fruits (prunes, apricots ...). Not to mention cabbages and brassicas. Indeed, red cabbage, cauliflower, kohlrabi, broccoli, turnips, artichokes, radishes, rutabaga, watercress, arugula ... are mines of vitamins A and C, minerals and fiber . They mostly contain glucosinolates, sulfur compounds. These give them an unpleasant odor during cooking and make little digestible, but limit the destruction of cartilage cells by acting on inflammation.

At least twice a week. They can be eaten steamed or stewed, but also thought to preserve their vitamins. To choose organic, if possible, to reduce their pesticide content.

These are the most concentrated in antioxidants. Some contain bonus valuable anti-inflammatory drugs: ginger and turmeric in particular, but also curry, cumin, cinnamon , black pepper.
Take each half a teaspoon of ginger powder or 35 g (about six teaspoons) of fresh ginger daily. This plant could reduce arthritis pain, probably because of its effect on blood circulation, which helps to reduce inflammatory joints.

Heat can reduce pain. Use an electric blanket, a heater or a hot water bottle. Heat the painful joint for about twenty minutes. A warm bath can also relieve you. Cold also gives good results in case of inflammation. Place ice in a washcloth or towel and apply it on the painful area. You can also use a bag of frozen vegetables (peas, for example), which adapts to the shape of the joint.

Eat more fish oil. People who have a diet rich in omega-3 (found in fatty fish such as mackerel, salmon and sardines) often experience a decrease in their joint pain. These fatty acids help to reduce inflammation. You can take the form of food and / or supplement. The ideal is to combine the two by eating oily fish three times a week and taking fish oil supplements, because from 2000 to 5000 mg per day. (Warning:.. Consult your doctor before starting supplementation) According to studies at the University of Cardiff, United Kingdom, liver oil cod, rich in omega-3 and vitamins A and D, slows cartilage destruction, causing osteoarthritis and reduces inflammation factors and pain.
Fatty fish at least 2 times a week. For example, salmon, herring, sardines, tuna ... preferably organic, but also rich in omega-3 eggs. Add flaxseed, always freshly crushed in food. And instead of sweets, take each day a handful of walnuts , almonds or hazelnuts.

Vitamin C and other antioxidants may help reduce the risk of arthritis and osteoarthritis. By destroying the free radicals, antioxidants protect cells (including those of the joints) and limit tissue damage. Eat more foods rich in vitamin C:. Citrus, blackcurrant, kiwi, melon, pepper, new potatoes, broccoli

Capsaicin or capsaicin, the compound that gives chili or cayenne its "spice", is the active ingredient in many analgesic ointments. It interferes with the operation of small nerve fibers in the sensory system, which pauses the pain. Some ointments (dosed at 0.025 to 0.075%) are freely available, other prescription only. Ask your pharmacist for advice.

The pomegranate is a very strong antioxidant fruit: It reduces pain, decreases the harmful effects of arthritis, prevents its appearance after less than two weeks. Drink 1 glass in, if possible 3 times per week. Prefer organic pomegranate juice and no added sugar.

Organic silicon is magic against the rheumatoid arthritis and its symptoms!
Organic silicon is beneficial for bones, tendons, stiff and painful joints. It helps to regenerate what should be.
There are various brands, such as G5 brand without preservatives.


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Microsoft ready to spend a lumpsum to develop Windows Phone with manufacturers

Windows Phone
There are countless billions at Microsoft! Among those invited to the dance, Samsung, Sony and Huawei may well be the best riders.
Rumors has since spread to other manufacturers: Microsoft reportedly offered huge sums to Samsung, Sony and Huawei so they released a new smarpthone Windows Phone 8 in during the year. According to blogger "influential" Eldar Murtazin, Samsung touch $ 1.2 billion, 500 million Sony and Huawei 600 million. Additional 300 million have been offered to other manufacturers of lesser importance, without being cited.

Huge numbers, which have also been quickly challenged by Frank X Shaw, director of communications at Microsoft. If one admits that his company is the "co-marketing" with manufacturers, he said nonetheless that the amounts raised by Mutarzin are totally fantastic, without giving further details. Understandably, as it seems difficult for Microsoft to detail what kind of strategy, which has ultimately nothing really shocking, as it is actually quite common in the environment.

source: NDTV

The final version of FreeBSD 10.0 is available

 final version of FreeBSD 10.0 is available
FreeBSD now has a little over 20 years and the draft party these days out in the final version of its tenth version. Used by major players in the sector (Apache Sony via Yahoo), while being in the heart of FreeNAS or been declined for the Raspberry Pi, the FreeBSD operating system is finally finished and stable 10.0 ( after a short fifteen working versions, the first alpha was published there about a year and a half).

Any release notes are compiled here to find out exactly what changes have been made ​​to the software, but complied briefly on some important changes and improvements: GCC is abandoned in favor of Clang compiler gives way to Bind DNS Unbound hand, Virtualization has been widely optimized and now supports virtio bhyve and load, TRIM is supported on SSD formatted ZFS (file format which now takes into account the LZ4 algorithm), and finally moves to the GNOME 2.22 release.

To know what are the compatible components, you can take a look at this list , and to download ISO images, it goes on the FTP server . The 10.0 version of FreeBSD will be supported for one year by the project team.

Scientists advise to wash less often

Israeli experts in the field of medicine made a statement that can harm human health too frequent, the bath and shower. This, according to physicians, significantly reduces natural immunity.

MD Rachel Lutsati sure that taking a shower or bath more than twice a day using a variety of modern hygiene products, can completely destroy the natural lubrication of the skin, which provides protection against all fungi and microbes. Besides, there is a serious breach of pH balance that also has a negative effect on human skin. The desire of every day take water treatments dictated not so much care about the health of many fashion. Excessive use of shower gels, liquid soap or any other essences are extremely harmful to health. Meanwhile, Dr. Lutsati advises not to get too frequent washing of the head, as modern means damage the hair and remain on the skin for a long time without washing with first time. Statements by experts based on the results of several studies, which revealed the harmful effects of various hygiene products, including shampoos, liquid soaps, etc. The doctor advises Lutsati shower or bath to take no more than two - three times a week, thus allowing to keep the protective parts.

Study: Access to weapons increases the number of crimes and suicides

Access to weapons increases the number of crimes and suicides, say U.S. scientists from the University of California at San Francisco, which was published an article in the scientific journal Annals of Internal Medicine. study was based on the results of six surveys conducted between 1996 and 2013. In particular, it was found that if someone has access to weapons, it is three times more than the others, commit suicide and twice as likely to kill other people. noted, despite the fact that a comprehensive review was based on meta-analysis of relevant data for the United States, experts believe that in other countries retained the same pattern.

ISS brought ants for scientific experiments

The International Space Station (ISS) brought new tenants for scientific experiments - 800 ants. Scientists hope that observations of adaptation to new environmental conditions of these animals will help in the development of more sophisticated robots. unmanned cargo spacecraft supply "Cygnus" delivered to the ISS ant species Tetramorium caespitum, which are the most common ants on the planet. Despite the many new tenants cosmonauts hem. For accommodation they were allocated 8 small compartments, and their dwelling ants are arranged so that they can move freely between the compartments. add that observational data on ants in real time transmitted to Earth. This will help the students to participate in the experiment. Engineers hope that observing the behavior of Tetramorium caespitum help to create robots that can not command people to do searches.

Chinese govt lifts ban on Lady Gaga's music

The Chinese government has decided to lift the ban on Lady Gaga  'ARTPOP' to be released in China with all 15 songs!. Recall that, until recently, American songs and her colleagues, Britney Spears and Katy Perry, was banned. The government of China stated that "original" compositions singers can lead to unpredictable consequences, as well as to cause substantial damage the country's culture. Currently, the Chinese were allowed to listen to Lady Gaga's latest album, but with strict censorship. In particular, the company had to remove the audio recorder songs of the word "sexxx" and replace the cover.

Ginger will cure colds and rejuvenate

Exotic ginger root vegetable, which is an effective remedy for many health problems. Whereby it operates and how to apply it, were told by known phytotherapeutist, naturopath Elena scrolls.

"Ginger root contains more than 1.5% of essential oils, which leads to its strong antibacterial properties, and up to 70% terpenes, which makes ginger strong antispasmodic and anti-inflammatory agent, - says Elena. Furthermore, root contains antioxidants, vitamin C, B1, B2, retinol, potassium, magnesium, and substances normalizing blood viscosity, that is indispensable in the prevention of cardiovascular diseases, and metabolic normalization of the gastro-intestinal tract. In 100 grams of ginger only 80 calories while a lot of fiber. And that means - it can give a feeling of satiety and thus contribute to weight loss. This process also helps zinc, calcium and iron, which are contained in the root. Burning substances cause expectorant properties of ginger.

Root vegetable also has a hormone action and therefore can help with infertility. In addition, the effect on the pituitary gland, and this part of the brain responsible for the harmonious operation not only the reproductive system, but also the thyroid gland. Root vegetable rich in pheromones, ie acts as an aphrodisiac. Finally, not only the plant that can boast such, ginger contains almost all essential amino acids, that is, its nutritional properties similar to meat. That, coupled with all of the above makes a good ginger immunomodulator. Note that heat treatment reduces the healing properties of root (pickling is not allowed). Therefore try to use it in a fresh form or dried. "

Naturopath also shared with readers of "Vesti" simple recipes masks, salads and compotes from ginger to help strengthen the heart, the digestive tract develop, lose weight and rejuvenate.

USES OF GINGER

For beautiful skin and hair

  • Handful of dry ginger, mix with 1 tbsp. liter shampoo, egg yolk and rub into the hair roots. After 20-25 min. rinse. Apply mask 1-2 times a week, for a month good for hair.
  • The same recipe, but instead of shampoo - 1 tsp. HONEY, works as a rejuvenating facial mask.
  • Body wraps will fit. Mix 100 grams of ground green tea, 200 grams of clay , 5 drops of ginger oil and dilute with water to the consistency of sour cream. After a shower, rub the mixture on body, wrap yourself in cling film and soak 30-60 minutes.

Weight loss and normalization of the gastrointestinal tract

Enriching your diet follows sauce, you can lose weight and cleanse the body of toxins. Mix 100 grams of ginger, horseradish 50g, 100g and 100g of beet cream. Whisk blender, season with salt. Use as a sauce for meat or fish. Every day as you want.

Add grated or ground ginger in two minutes before the end of cooking (50 g per three-liter pot).

If you have indigestion (puchit, nauseated), eat  half a teaspoon of ginger (grated or dry) with 2-3 drops of peppermint oil, 10 minutes before eating.

Immunity and colds

Mix aloe leaf 800-1000 g, 100 g fresh ginger, 150 grams of honey. Whisk blender. After three days, strain, add a glass of cognac. Take 1 tbsp. 3 times a day 10 minutes before meals. This mixture is also an excellent expectorant.

Increases immunity and just regular consumption of ginger tea (1 tsp. Ginger per cup of boiling water). And at the slightest tickle in my throat in such a tea add 3-4 drops of iodine and start gargling every hour. Colds retreat.

Increased libido and potency

Salad on the basis of ginger can increase attraction, and hence - to save a marriage that is bursting at the seams due to different sexual appetites or lack thereof. Better eat salad for dinner. Recipe for Men: Mix 30 grams of fresh ginger, 50 g celery, 20 raw pumpkin seeds and 1 tbsp. liter. bee pollen. Whisk blender.

For women: put in a cup 1 tsp. ginger slices of grapefruit, a pinch of mint and pour a glass of boiling water. Let sit for 5-7 minutes. Drink a bit of sugar with honey for 10 minutes before eating.

From moths and dishwashing ...

Ginger may be useful not only for health, but also in everyday life. Cut small pieces of square, fold into pouches made of natural fabric and hang them in the wardrobe - moles can not tolerate the smell of this root. For disinfection of footwear from fungi, eliminating odor inside the boots, wipe them with a cotton swab dipped in a mixture of 50 g and 100 g of ginger vinegar (drain before using). Leave shoes for drying for two days. The same can be cleaned with a mixture of dishes and doorknobs, if the house has a human influenza.

Four cups of coffee a day does not dehydrate the body

British doctors have not been able to find connections between moderate coffee consumption and chronic dehydration, as indicated weak diuretic effect of caffeine, opened in the early 20th century.


"Despite the lack of any scientific evidence to present the effect of coffee among consumers and physicians, there is some idea that coffee can cause dehydration , so it should not be taken to maintain the balance of fluids in the body. In our work we try to understand whether or not this is the case, "- said Sophie Keeler of the University of Birmingham.

Keeler and her colleagues found that coffee does not have any connection with reality, watching the work of the body in two groups of volunteers. Members of the first of them drank four cups of coffee for three days, and the second - four cups of water. After 10 days, they changed roles, and scientists compared the amounts of emissions and other indicators, trying to find traces of dehydration.


No is not otherwise author of the article failed to find any evidence that the addition of four cups of coffee a day human diet resulted in little noticeable dehydration of the body.

"We found that moderate consumption of coffee, about four cups a day for people to not cause any significant effects and did not lead to dehydration in cases where they drank as much water as people who did not use coffee. We believe that our findings should be added in all counselors about drinking coffee and consequences of its use, which can be found in hospitals and health care organizations ", - concludes Killer.

Lenovo in talks with IBM about buying part of its business

Chinese Lenovo in talks with American International Business Machines Corp. (IBM) to buy its production cost servers, reported The Wall Street Journal, citing its sources. The deal is beneficial to both parties: IBM will get rid of low-profit units, and Lenovo to diversify its business amid falling sales in the PC market.

Lenovo has officially confirmed it is in talks with IBM, but details were not disclosed. Last spring, the Chinese company has already discussed the possibility of such a deal with the Americans, but the parties could not agree on price. Lenovo then evaluated division of IBM is less than $ 2.5 billion, according to a source WSJ. However, some analysts estimate the asset to $ 4.5 billion at the end of September Lenovo had cash reserves of $ 2.6 billion

If the talks are successful, and the deal is approved by U.S. regulators, the Chinese manufacturer can compete with companies such as Hewlett-Packard and Dell, in the segment of budget servers. Previously, Lenovo became the leading PC manufacturer in the world, ahead of HP. According to Gartner, in the fourth quarter last year, the market share of Lenovo PC sales rose to 18.1%.

"The deal will allow Lenovo to enter the new growth path", - quotes WSJ analyst Sanford C. Bernstein Alberto Moel. In his opinion, the sale of servers, followed by contracting their service more profitable type of business than just selling PCs. On the unit cost of IBM in 2012 had $ 4.9 billion to $ 15.4 billion from the company's revenue, according to analysts Morgan Stanley.

IBM deal will allow to continue going out of business equipment manufacturing started in 2005 selling the same Lenovo his computer division and focus on software. In October last year, the company reported that sales in the sixth consecutive quarter of decline. For the first nine months of 2013 IBM losses in this segment totaled $ 713 million compared with a loss of $ 253 million a year earlier. As an analyst told Bloomberg Sun Hung Kai Financial, Stephen Yang, these losses could push the company to resume negotiations on the sale of the server business. IBM, perhaps looking for an opportunity to minimize losses before the situation deteriorates," - said Mr. Yang.

Monday, 20 January 2014

Less CO 2 in your Coke

Coca-Cola has converted 100 hybrid Chevrolet Express vans recently purchased from GM

Normally, Consumption of  a glass of Coke has a footprint of CO 2 .

The business model of Coca-Cola relies on a fleet of huge trucks must engage in countless outlets worldwide sparkling mixture of carbonated water, sugar, corn syrup high fructose, caramel colorant E150d, phosphoric acid, caffeine and vegetable extracts.

Coca-Cola has converted 100 hybrid Chevrolet Express vans recently purchased from GM. This is a step towards the goal of Green Coke, who wants to "reduce by 25% by 2020 carbon footprint" of the soft drink, Coca-Cola said.

Going green will also report greenbacks, said the company in Atlanta vans electrified by XL Hybrids of Boston, consume 15-20% less fuel than conventional vans and conversion pays three times during the life of the vehicle.

Kejriwal begins dharna outside Rail Bhavan

The New Delhi Chief minister Kejriwal, an anti-corruption activist who won the election in the capital in December, began a sit-in on Monday in the capital, surrounded by hundreds of his supporters to protest against the failure of the police.

Arvind Kejriwal, who has said "anarchist", says ready to show for ten days near the Ministry of the Interior for a reform of the police, his action involved a few days of celebrations of the "Republic Day" which celebrates the constitution of the Republic of India January 26, 1950.

"We are here for drivers, street vendors and all those who have to pay bribes bribes to the police," Mr. Kejriwal said in a speech.

Hundreds of police and some anti-riot vehicles were stationed around the place where Mr. Kejriwal began his protest, surrounded by supporters of his party, the Aam Admi Party (party of the common man).

"Some say that I am an anarchist who created the mess. Yes, I am an anarchist, I agree with that, "he chanted.

"But today, every household knows this anarchy, everything is so expensive that no one can make ends meet. And women are not safe, "he added.

The Chief Minister of Delhi calls in particular control the police in the capital, which is currently run by the Center.

Indian police is frequently accused of being corrupt, not adequately protect women in town or not to conduct investigations properly. The rape of a student in New Delhi in December 2012 triggered a wave of protests in the capital in particular against the inaction of the police and justice.

Gang rape of a Danish tourist there a few days ago has reignited the debate about the safety of women in India and especially in New Delhi.

In addition, the Chief Minister of Delhi intends to use its good election results in New Delhi to break national legislative elections to be held in the summer.

Shashi Tharoor gets clean chit, autopsy report says drug overdose killed Sunanda

Shashi Tharoor and his wife Sunanda Pushkar
The wife of an Indian minister (Shashi Tharoor) found dead Friday in a luxury hotel in New Delhi after accusing her husband of infidelity died of an overdose, said Monday the agency Press Trust of India (PTI).

Shahshi Tharoor, 57, Minister of Human Resources Development, has himself discovered the lifeless body of his wife Sunanda Pushkar in the five-star hotel where they lived, on his return from a meeting of the Congress Party.

The autopsy report submitted Monday to magistrate investigating reports of death due to excessive drug use, said the news agency.

PTI adds that the magistrate, Alok Sharma, refused, for the moment, to provide more details.

The Minister made a statement in which he agrees to cooperate fully with investigators and request a quick survey on the causes of death of his wife occurred after she has exhibited in tweets what she thought of the alleged relationship her husband with a Pakistani journalist, Mehr Tarar.

The death of Sunanda Pushkar is the tragic outcome of marital problems that are spread in the Indian press and on social networks.

The body of Sunanda Pushkar, 52, bears traces of "injury", but it is not known if these injuries are related to his death, said Sudhir Gupta, one of the three doctors responsible for the autopsy.

Sunanda Pushkar body was cremated during the weekend according to Hindu rites.

The Minister stated that the tweets behind the rumor were due to hacking of his account and he formed with his wife "a happy couple."

For its part, the Pakistani journalist categorically denied having a relationship with the minister.


Lady Gaga turns heads to Paris

Lady Gaga is in Paris for a few days to attend Fashion Week. The singer of 27 years has been turning heads since its arrival by his many appearances.

The Mother Monster went to the Galliera museum where she had the chance to meet the great couturier Azzedine Alaïa . She went later to the Louvre for a improvised photo session.

Unfortunately for her, it was raining a bit ... The picture quality is not great.

What do you think of the style of Lady Gaga? eccentric enough!

Jen Selter: behind the most popular Instagram!


Ladies and gentlemen, star of the day is ... a pair of buttocks!

I could not believe it when I got it, so I had to share with you my discovery. This is a young American woman who, in less than 2 years, became famous thanks to her buttocks on the social network Instagram.

Who is Jen Selter?
Name: Jen Selter
Age: 20 years
Location: New York
His accomplishments: Having sexy ass  and 2 million followers on Instagram, a collaboration fitness with the famous magazine  Cosmopolitan , in addition to inspire thousands of people through his account  @ motivationforfitness where she reveals the secrets of his life healthy and active.
Miscellaneous:  Rihanna is a fan of Jen, and follows on social networks!

In an interview, Jen Selter said his dedication to the gym sometimes exasperated his relatives:

" I've always Review: had a passion for social media: Facebook, Twitter and Instagram Especially. Fitness HAS always beens a huge portion of my life and the combination of my passions Both Worked to my benefit. DESPITE my relatives and friends' frustration with how time consuming this can all be, I always keep my focus and carry on.

Despite his young age, Jen Selter knows how to take advantage of its popularity (and that of his behind!), keeping feet on the ground: it has created a trademark in the name of "@ JenSelter!"

Click HERE to see his Instagram account!

And in closing, a small type video " trailer "that which has the behind the most popular on Instagram!







Victoria Beckham without pants for Vanity Fair!

Victoria Beckham is found on the cover of next issue of the magazine Vanity Fair Italy!

The famous Posh Spice there appears in a sexy black swimsuit. With a pose both seductive and relaxed, Victoria Beckham reveals her wrist tattoo.

In the interview with Vanity Fair , the 39 year old star admits his love design career. Victoria Beckham confirmed by the fact, that she had indeed finished with the Spice Girls .

No wedding at Versailles for Kim Kardashian and Kanye West

Kim Kardashian and Kanye West have made Sunday a private tour of Versailles, but insisted in writing that they had no intention of organizing their wedding, announced on Monday.

American rapper and his girlfriend, reality TV star, made a private cultural tour of the castle after the closing, according to public property.

The couple denied any intention to get married, contrary to persistent rumors of the press people since December.

"I have no intention of organizing a grand wedding in the premises of Versailles in the future," wrote Kanye West in a signed disclaimer given at Versailles during his visit.

Kim Kardashian has signed on its side the text, which allows the Palace of Versailles to make it public in case of questions of journalists.

Norway fire: Strong fire in the Norway countryside

Strong fire destroyed more than 20 wooden houses in the village Laerdalsoyri in southwestern Norway. The village was founded in the first half of the XIX century, and many buildings in it were recognized as protected monuments.

In the fight against fire for 8:00 attended by over a hundred firefighters. At present the situation is under control. His gratitude to the participants brought personally extinguish Prime Minister Erna Solberg.

 Laerdalsoyri  residents, with a population of about 1150 people who died not, but 90 people were taken to nearby hospitals - most of them with symptoms of smoke inhalation.

Caught a 32-pound catfish

The singer Janna Friske diagnosed with cancer

Today, the family of Jeanne Friske has officially confirmed the news that the singer is seriously ill. In telling her common law husband, Dmitry Shepelev said that the actress diagnosed with cancer.

"We want to end any speculation, and we believe that fans and friends of Jeanne have a right to know the truth. Our family fell ordeal. Jeanne ill with cancer. We continue to fight for it and not for a moment cease to believe. We appeal to all to support us with a kind word and a prayer, "- said in a statement .

Many can not believe what a beautiful and always smiling Jeanne could suffer from a serious illness. Already many celebrities supported Jeanne  through their accounts on the web.

Janna Friske has gained popularity as a member of the band "brilliant", which appeared in 1996.

In 2003 she began her solo career - two years after this an official release of her debut solo album, "Jeanne".

In addition, the singer starred in "Night Watch," "Day Watch" and "What do men."

In April last year Friske had a son name Plato Dmitry Shepelev.

We wish for a speedy recovery to the singer.

Sales of consoles in the United States set a new record

New Year sale consoles broke a record in December gamers purchased a quarter more consoles than a year earlier. This breakthrough came with the release of new devices from Microsoft and Sony. While the two giants in the fight wins Japanese company with its Playstation 4.

Sales of consoles in the U.S. in December rose by 28% compared with the previous year and amounted to 1.37 billion dollars, according to the NPD Group. The last time more money on consoles gamers spent only in December 2010 (1.84 billion dollars). The rapid growth of the December sales provided output consoles Xbox One of Microsoft and Playstation 4 from Sony. "The new console from Microsoft and Sony started superbly. Xbox led sales in December, but after two months from the date of commencement of sales leader is Playstation 4 "- Bloomberg said NPD analyst Liam Callahan. On store shelves Playstation 4 Received 15 November and the end of December Sony managed to sell 4.3 million of its consoles, while Microsoft, whose console came out a week later - 3 million total for 2013 consoles were sold by 4 $ 26 billion

At the same time of the struggle between the producers of consoles, in fact, eliminated the Japanese Nintendo. For the fiscal year Nintendo expects losses of $ 240 million company failed to interest gamers their game console Wii U and was forced to cut its sales forecast - from 9 million to 2.8 million units over the same period. Nintendo also lowered expectations and popularity of the portable console 3DS - from 18 million to 13.5 million units. One of the main reasons for the failure - competition from smartphones and tablets. "In the video game market is increasingly moving smartphones and tablets. Nintendo needs to change its business model. This is a structural problem, "- said the chief fund manager at Ichiyoshi Asset Management Mitsucige Aquino.

By 2017, analysts expect the share of video game consoles on the market will grow from 31 to 40%, and the segment - from 53.9 billion to 73.8 billion dollars in the same time, portable consoles such as Nintendo's 3DS and PSVita from Sony, will lose its popularity. Their share will fall from 22 to 13%. Nevertheless, in the future Sony and Microsoft will compete not only among themselves but also with tablets and smartphones. The success of this generation of consoles will determine what kind of platform for consumers choose games - consoles or tablets "- analyst Laurent Michaud IDATE.

It is expected that in the period from 2013 to 2017 mobile games sector will grow by an average of 11.4% per year. "In the tablet game easier and more affordable. Tablet, as well as the console becomes the center of home entertainment. In addition, it is also entertainment on the road. This has contributed to the explosive growth of tablet market games, "- said RBC daily head of digital content J'son & Partners Consulting Oleg Drones. However, the percentage of intersection of the audience that plays on tablets and on consoles, not so big that producers noticed competition, rather both types of devices complement each other, says Mr. Drones.

Venture capital firms drop cash on DropBox - 250 million dollars

Cloud storage service Dropbox has become the most valuable startups in Silicon Valley. During attract funding of 250 million dollars the whole company was valued at $ 10 billion initially a free service based on private clients MIT graduate Drew Hauztonom now set his sights on the corporate segment, which in the future can bring big money.

In the new phase of attracting funding has become a major investor management company BlackRock. In addition, increased their investments in Dropbox and the current owners of shares in the company - Sequoia Capital, Index Ventures and Accel Partners, which supported data store money at the end of 2011. Then the service was valued at $ 4 billion In addition, Dropbox talks about bringing another 100-150 million dollars of funds Fidelity T. Rowe Price, the resource Re / code.

As a result, Dropbox has become the most expensive at the moment a startup in Silicon Valley on the basis of raising funds not through the public markets. This is a very good result for the company, which is a graduate of MIT (MIT) Drew Hauztonom invented, struggling with its own distraction - he kept forgetting to bring a flash drive with the right information. For comparison, Twitter about a year ago was estimated at $ 9 billion, and its revenue in January-September 2013 amounted to 422 million dollars in November microblogging service went to the stock exchange and now its market capitalization of $ 35 billion

Starting to raise funds in November last year, the company estimated the Dropbox itself only in the $ 8 billion, but has risen in the course of negotiations. This indicates that investors are out to get a "piece» Dropbox before its release to the stock exchange, which, according to many analysts, could be held later this year. Business Dropbox until such assessment is not justified. According to the WSJ, in 2012, revenues were $ 116 million, and by the end of last year it expected to double this figure.

Investors, however, believe that last year's decision Dropbox focus on private customers in the future will allow it to thrive. Dropbox has achieved popularity as a repository of photos, documents and other information that provides ordinary users access from any device and synchronizes between all changes to the data. This idea is currently estimated at about 200 million users worldwide, most of whom prefer to use free accounts (2-5 GB) and not pay $ 10 a month for premium access (100 GB).

But last year, Dropbox seriously finalized its service, by doing so, it became convenient not only for personal but also for the needs of workers - with ample opportunities for companies to administer the work of employees with corporate information, access to which is protected. Corporate Account costing at least $ 75 a month (for a group of five members) or $ 175 per person per year. Dropbox claims that she had 4 million corporate clients. However, most of them - small or medium sized business.

In order to attract to their services of major international companies, Dropbox last year hired sales professionals and lured known representatives of the Internet industry. Its staff has grown from 200 to 500 employees, among whom were the head of mobile partnerships Facebook Muassinak Henry and Kevin Egan, lining up the direction of sales Salesforce. Attracting new funds will allow Dropbox continue hiring staff and build relationships with large corporate clients.

AB InBev has regained Oriental Brewery for $ 5.8 billion

CEO of the world's largest beer producer Anheuser-Busch InBev (AB InBev) Carlos Brito decided to buy for $ 5.8 billion Korean company Oriental Brewery, which he himself had sold three times cheaper than in 2009. The main reason for the sale and purchase of Oriental Brewery - the desire of top management of AB InBev get big bonuses, some analysts believe.

AB InBev, which produces more than 200 different brands of beer sold Oriental Brewery for $ 1.8 billion investment funds KKR & Co. and Affinity Equity Partners in 2009. At first glance it might seem that buying back Oriental Brewery, Carlos Brito actually acknowledged his strategic miscalculation. "The deal seems strange, since they pay for Oriental worth three times more than that for which sold the company five years ago" - quoted by Bloomberg Liberum Capital analyst Pablo Zuanik. According to him, the main reason for the deal was not so much the growth of the beer market in Korea as the company's desire to increase its stake in the country and increase the popularity of brands Budweiser and Corona. Over the past years, Oriental Brewery has significantly strengthened its position in the Korean market, increasing its share from 40 to 60%.

Nevertheless, as the sale and repurchase of Oriental Brewery were not a mistake, but part of a long-term strategy Carlos Brito, writes The Economist. In 2008, InBev acquired Anheuser-Busch for $ 52 billion, which is why, at the end of the year, AB InBev debts amounted to 56.6 billion dollars As a result of the absorption Brito and 40 other executives received stock options 28.4 million shares. However, to sell half of their shares, they could only be corrected if the company's financial performance: at the end of 2013 the ratio of net debt to EBITDA ratio should drop to 2.5.

Brito was able to successfully cope with the task. At the beginning of last year's debt amounted to $ 30.1 billion already largely achieved such success CEO thanks to extensive sale of assets - in total, the company got rid of the property value of $ 9.4 billion since 2008 the company's shares rose almost six-fold, and price of a security is now U.S. $ 101.47 Thus, the total amount of the bonus Brito valued at approximately $ 289 million, and all top managers together - $ 2.5 billion in second half of the shares Brito and other executives only be able to sell in 2019.

Now that Brito secured bonuses, he decided to return the company lost assets, says The Economist. AB InBev reserves the right to repurchase the Korean manufacturer of beer on a pre-agreed terms and conditions for five years. Buying Oriental Brewery not be a big burden for the company - even after the transaction and the net debt to EBITDA will be lower in February 2015. At the same time, the acquisition will increase the presence of AB InBev in the Asia-Pacific region. Last year, they accounted for only one seventh of the total volume of beer sold by AB InBev. Oriental Brewery strengthen our position in the fast-growing Asia-Pacific region. There it will represent a significant portion of our sales, "- said in a statement Carlos Brito. It is expected that the beer market in Korea will increase by 13% in the period from 2012 to 2022. Purchase AB InBev - the second major deal in the alcohol market since the beginning of the year. Last week, the Japanese company Suntory Holdings acquired Beam bourbon producer for $ 16 billion

The Shares of AB InBev in U.S. market closed Friday at $101.47, down 1.9% for the session.