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Bulgaria’s crime problem – 25 percent of the population reported about alarming situations in their local area

Bulgaria struggles with crime. The number of people who confirmed law violations in their neighbourhood totaled 25 percent of the country’s population. The situation in Serbia is also disturbing as 18.2 percent of the community informed about crime in their local area. Eurostat publishes the indicator showing the share of the population who reported that they face the problem of crime, violence or vandalism in their local area. That means the situation where the respondent…

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Stephen Hawking has died – he was the outstanding astrophysicist, cosmologist, and the apostle of science

Stephen Hawking passed away at the age of 76 in his home in Cambridge at early hours of yesterday morning. There is no doubt that he was the most well-known physicist despite being wheel-chair bound and communicating by a speech synthesizer. He will be remembered as astrophysicist, cosmologist, the apostle of science, and critic of artificial intelligence. Photo by lwpkommunikacio on Foter.com / CC BY Hawking was an excellent student of physics at the University of Cambridge when he was…

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Women strike back. Latvia has the highest number of women per 100 men in the whole Europe

In Europe, the highest “deficit” of men occurs in Latvia as the country has 118 women per 100 men. Eurostat releases the ratio of the number of women compared to the number of men, multiplied by 100. It turns out that the rate is the highest in Latvia – there are 118 females per 100 males. The coefficient is almost the same in Lithuania – it is 117. In Ukraine, it is 116. Russia is…

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Google vs. H1N1 flu – 0:1…

In 2009 Google devised a search engine query for detecting influenza epidemics named Google Flu Trends. Creators claimed that they could accurately estimate the level of weekly influenza activity considering every region of United States, with a reporting delay of about one day. They built the engine upon Google users ill with flu who searched for effective ways of treatment. Google team received exceptional accuracy until problems didn’t occur. After a couple of months after…

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