Another smart house in a few parts. Weather station from scrap materials

Looking through the various projects of weather stations, I noticed a trend. This sensor, temperature and humidity, most beloved Chinese DHT-11 or DHT-22, which add either a light sensor (weather Station on Arduino with data visualization) or pressure (Ethernet station), or the purchase heaped many hundred dollars basedAutomatic weather station in the country)

As for me personally — weather station without measuring the direction and speed of wind is not a meteorological station, and to spend about 700USD on a large toy, I’m not ready, it was decided to make like a “honey-fancy” but zanedorogo.
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Do microbes space station

People have very different ideas about the number and danger of microflora in space stations. Someone thinks that there is sterile, and who believe in horror stories about the fungi that almost ate the station “Mir” and the microorganisms-mutants that infected astronauts. The reality, of course, is between these extremes, but towards which pole it is closer?
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Do microbes space station

People have very different ideas about the number and danger of microflora in space stations. Someone thinks that there is sterile, and who believe in horror stories about the fungi that almost ate the station “Mir” and the microorganisms-mutants that infected astronauts. The reality, of course, is between these extremes, but towards which pole it is closer?
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Lugansk. Part 1: the capital necessarily


Lugansk – is quite large (470 thousand inhabitants) and rather industrial town in the Ukraine was known as the most uninteresting, obscure and I would even say mysterious of its regional centers – Kiev it was also known that the Muscovite Magadan. Even more mysterious, he has now become the capital of the unrecognized Luhansk people’s Republic, even in comparison with the Donetsk people’s Republic looks lost world. However, the “uninteresting” of Luhansk, the myth, the fallacy of which I understood back in 2011 when I was here for the first time and held in the Lugansk literally three hours. The story of the city and surrounding areas I have typed as much as 5 parts, and the first station, the color, the government quarter, where I was accredited, and not just small differences from LC DNR.
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“With light steam!” from Kurchatov

“We are approaching a great revolution in the life of mankind, which can match all they had experienced. Close to the time when people get their hands on nuclear power, this source of strength which will enable him to build his life the way he wants it. This can happen in a century. But it is clear that it should be. Will people use this power, channel it for good and not to self-destruct? Grown up whether it the ability to use force, which must inevitably give it a science?”

Academician V. I. Vernadsky, 1922

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“The Union”. In 1975, Soviet cosmonauts survived after falling from space

Original taken from otevalm in “Union”. In 1975, Soviet cosmonauts survived after falling from space

One of the most dramatic flight in the history of the Soviet Astronautics has long been a secret.



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Investigation RBC: who owns the street trade in Moscow

Ivan Golunov


Who suffers and who benefits from the demolition of kiosks and pavilions in the city streets
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