Windows 8 Experience

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So, I got a new laptop the other day. And since the model itself is a new one, it originally came with Windows 8. Honestly, I wanted to try Windows 8 but I obviously didn’t know what I was getting into. This operating system is convenient if you use a touch screen computer. When I started using it, my first questions were:
1)Who hides the Shut Down button in Settings??
2)How do you close all those app windows that open in Start menu? (the one with all the icons)
3)Why the hell do windows disappear by themselves and where do they go?
3)How do I even activate Windows?! And many other questions.
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Various Behavior Strategies of Gamers

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The rapid development of the information technologies and computer networks have crucially changed the vital environment and the psychology of the modern human beings. Television, internet and other means of mass media are not only taking the leading positions in organizing the leisure and entertainment for the people but also influence their life views, expectations and attitude towards themselves, the other people or various situations and events of their lives. Along with that the extension of the virtual world leads to the contraction of the objective reality. The newly introduced cyber space areas and cyber communities appear to be the substitutes for the people's natural social networks partially or totally. The natural social networks for a human being is his or her friends, colleagues, relatives or occasional acquaintances.

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Romantic gestures she wouldn’t like.

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What seems to you just to be wonderful could seem just terrible to your girlfriend. Girls do love surprises. For them it is an important part of a relationship. And if you can not spring surprises it may make her feel even disappointed. But be careful. If you fail it may turn out a disaster. Of course it depends. Anyway spontaneity could hurt.

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Japanese American Internment.

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After Japanese attack on Perl Harbor over 110 000 Americans of Japanese descent were forced to leave their houses during 48 hours and were sent to so called War Relocation Camps. It was done as a measure of revenge. People didn’t trust Japanese Americans. Some of them were even accused of being aware of air raids on Perl Harbor. In fact they didn’t know anything about it. Moreover they accepted themselves as citizens of the United States. The famous picture depicts a huge banner saying I Am an American that was hung over the window by a man of Japanese descent. The picture was taken just before his internment.

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Denmark – the Country of Optimists

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The Dutch are declared to be the happiest nation in the world. They practically do not emigrate and do not suffer from depressions. So, if you want to receive a portion of optimism, Denmark is your best travel destination.

443 Dutch islands and the peninsula of Jutland are situated in the Baltic and North Seas, but Golf stream makes the climate of this country pretty friendly, especially in the summer. In Copenhagen, the capital of the country, there are a lot of straits, channels and lakes and you can travel across them on sea buses which are called Vandbus. You can also visit an independent country Christiania which is inhabited by hippies and where the Statue of Liberty with pacifist sign is situated. If you are a fan of Shakespare, visit Kronborg castle where the heroes of “Hamlet” are supposed to have lived their tragic lives.The main shopping street in Copenhagen is Stroget where you can find all world known brands. Denmark, however, is famous for its own designers so do not miss an opportunity to visit Martene Birger, Bruuns Bazaar and Munthe plus Simonesen.

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Tacheles closed down.

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The famous center of contemporary arts was closed down on 4 September. In the late 1980s a huge building was located on the territory of German Democratic Republic. It housed theater, cinema, restaurant and a variety of different galleries and workshops. At the very beginning of the 1990s more and more artists were attracted to the place. Soon after the center became an actual tourist attraction. In fact many artists were simply squatters and the building became a huge warehouse. It prevented city development plans.

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Visiting Riga.

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Deciding between different European countries you may accidentally neglect the capital of Latvia. Visiting Riga you may discover lots of interesting places and facts about the city. Staying in the city you should see the Old Town, the Dome Cathedral, the Dome Square, St. Peter’s church. Your trip would be worthless if you do not visit amazingly beautiful Art Nouveau District. It is believed that the area comprises more than 850 buildings of Art Nouveau style. So it is supposed to be the largest area in whole Europe. Mostly these buildings were erected in the late 19th century. It is obvious that it would be almost impossible to see all the houses. So focus your attention mainly on Elizabetes, Alberta, Strelnielu and Antonijas streets where you would found marvelous architectural masterpieces. If you have enough time visit Riga Art Nouveau museum located on Alberta street, 12.

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The Intolerant Attitude Towards Islamists in the Western Society

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The wave of violence against the Arabs after the terrorist attacks in the USA growing in the west. The number of the cases of the religious confrontation proves that fact.

In the suburbs of Chicago the group of rebellious young adults organized the protest in the area of Arab citizens. They shouted the slogans against Arabs and made the debacle. According to the police officials reports the three people were arrested.

The police of Indiana investigates the case of the attacks against the Arabs. The owner of the car wash of Yemen origin claims that he was attacked by an unknown white man with a gun. The other individual businessmen of the Arab origin were also attacked. The aggressors broke the windows of the houses and crashed the cars with the stones. As one of the Muslim women reports her family born the horrifying time during that night. The streets were crowded. The white people with covered faces shouted out the insulting words. The Islamist Informational Center states that there was a packet with the pork blood left at the main entrance of the Islamist Center in San-Francisco.

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Pirate Parties – Copyright Protection

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Despite the name of this organization Pirate Party is not about unlawful sharing of information and Internet piracy. On the contrary, this movement organized by non-professional politicians fight for preservation and protection of copyright and intellectual property rights, transparency of the governmental structure, free education and so on.

The project has originated in Sweden in 2006. Later on this year the Pirate Party International (PPI) with its head quarters in Belgium was organized. Nowadays, national Pirate parties can be found in nearly 33 states all over the world, they interact and support each other via PPI. Pirate Parties participate in the parliamentary elections. Two members of PPI even have places in the European Parliament.

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Artificial Intelligence in cinema.

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Recently I have come across an article on the latest researches and developments of robots in Japan. So there are several different types of robots up to date. There are humanoid entertainment robots (for example, ASIMO developed by Honda), androids that look like human beings (Actroid and the HRP-4C), animal robots, social robots, rescue and guard robots and many many other robotic forms. It seems like the future is closer than we expected.

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