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Do women have to give up bad habits to get healthy children?

Today morning I visited a lecture about gametogenesis. It is a process of developing and maturing of sperms and eggs during the ontogenes...
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Jan 21, 2020 20:22
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My Female Thoughts on Feminism in Movies

I am not biased against social justice and feminism in particular especially when it comes to the equality of sexes. For example, I found...
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Jan 11, 2020 22:29
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My Thoughts on Ideology in American Movies

Despite outcries that most American movies are immoral and stupid, I felt that they are not. When I grew up and read a book or two, I sta...
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Jan 4, 2020 00:10
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Global warming

I'm not a climatologist and I'm not going to claim anything regarding climate change except my own observations. I've jus...
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Jan 1, 2020 02:11
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Literary language usage part 3

In one of the previous installments, I expressed my disregard for particular mistakes made by native speakers which completely confuse th...
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Dec 25, 2019 22:36
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Khinkali

I've written here many times that I don't like cooking at all. It is a pure waste of time for me even though I'm a big fan of...
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Dec 22, 2019 01:30
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Literary Language Usage 2

I mentioned in the previous installment that I can think about two main strategies of how to decide what literary norm is. I would like t...
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Dec 8, 2019 22:54
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Literate Language Usage

I would like to describe my stances on what proper and literate usage of a native language is. It is hard to compress my thoughts into on...
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Dec 1, 2019 19:12
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Joker

I have just watched a new Joker movie with Joaquin Phoenix as Joker. The movie is good although I find stupid the super-heroic concept pe...
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Nov 28, 2019 01:18
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A Practice of Littering

Many times on YouTube and in real life, I have come across Post-Soviet people who had visited western countries as tourists and told how ...
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Nov 23, 2019 19:53
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A Murder in Saint-Petersburg

In the last week, turmoil erupted on the Russian-speaking internet and in academia. Oleg Sokolov, a Russian historian working on Napoleon...
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Nov 17, 2019 19:21
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Triptych "MOTHERLAND - ABROAD"

I am not a sophisticated critic who is flooded with emotions by watching art pieces at museums. On the flip side, I believe that I have s...
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Nov 13, 2019 18:01
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Translations

Having spare time, I often watch YouTubers teaching English. Usually, they give reasonable advice on how to learn foreign languages more ...
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Nov 8, 2019 19:30
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The Present Perfect in Russian

One of my Russian mates has just published a small scientific paper in English. I went through the text out of curiosity and stumbled acr...
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Nov 5, 2019 19:08
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Academic career.

There is a question that students applying for PhD and young PhD students are asked quite often. The question is why do you want to pursu...
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Oct 23, 2019 03:54
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Engagement

I have just recalled a word from advanced Russian vocabulary, on which I would like to fill you in. The word is “ангажи́рованный“. Google...
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Oct 21, 2019 01:50
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The suicide rate in different countries.

I stumbled across many times Russian articles in different media about the high suicide rate in some rich developed western countries. Fo...
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Oct 18, 2019 15:11
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Italian Tax Residency

I found an online signature collection for canceling an Italian residence permit of Vladimir Solovyov. It is a rare occasion for me but I...
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Oct 16, 2019 16:15
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Interslavic

I stumbled across a YouTube video featuring a certain Check gentleman talking a language he developed himself. The most peculiar thing ab...
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Oct 13, 2019 02:45
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Gretta

After Gretta Turnberg took her speech in the UN, a true turmoil has erupted on the internet. Many educated people both in Russia and outs...
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Oct 7, 2019 22:56