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archive-title Yearly Archives: 2017

Yearly Archives: 2017

Traditional pre-New Year’s bike ride Grandfather Frosts

We really have something about bicycles at winter here! Whether it is a way to show our hate to winter weather or just a love for the bikes. Activists of the Novosibirsk non-govt organization “Hello, Bicycle!” will hold a traditional New Year’s Eve ride in the city dressed as Santa Clauses and other celebratory characters, the correspondent […]

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The Novosibirsk bar printed its own money

In the world of bitcoin it seems like everyone can issue their own money, and not necessarily high-tech style. The Novosibirsk bar “St. Patrick’s Corner” ‘printed its own money’ old school way, reminiscent of the design of dollars. “Saint-Patricks” with a nominal value of 100 units will be issued to guests who come to corporate […]

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Icons for the blind were presented in Novosibirsk

The visitors of the Novosibirsk temples are being offered a new look at the icons – “to see them” to the touch. Volumetric images were created in the workshop of the Nikolsky church in Nizhnyaya Yeltsovka. A project called “The carved relief will reveal the faces of the saints” is the first of its kind. Carved icons […]

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Two Polish cyclists reach Novosibirsk in this weather!

It is rarely above 0 degrees C these days, but two gentlemen from Poland came to Novosibirsk from Omsk, as reported by NGS. They will continue their way to Barnaul, and their adventure is a part of Bike Jamboree project intending to reach World Scout Jamboree camp to be held in 2019 summer in USA. […]

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New flight to/from Chelyabinsk

There will be a new flight to Chelyabinsk and back, carried out twice a week, as reported RusTurism. Of notable things, the flight will be run on Embraer 170, not very usual aircraft in our land.

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Novosibirsk State University among top-500 Universities of the world

Well, that’s a bit controversial. Should we cry or should we praise? But in the article from TASS – NSU is mentioned to be somewhere in between of top 400-500 and NSTU (Novosibirsk State Technical University) somewhere between top 800 and 1000. Doesn’t seem like much, but well, much better than other Universities from cities around.

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Some weird case of using technology

As reported by Sputnik, young gentleman from Novosibirsk has got an unusual ‘power’ in unusual way. He now can tell exactly where the north is, and this is due to some implant to his chest. Not that it is very worthy ‘power’, neither it seems justifiable to alter one’s body just for that.

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