11 shots of awful tragedy
April 24, 2017
The history of the Armenian Genocide had been fixed in dozens of thousands of documents – diplomatic reports, evidences of the witnesses, memoirs and oral narratives. Besides, there are hundreds of photographs made by Armenians and foreigners during those years of horror.
History of timekeeping
April 8, 2017
People often complain about the lack of time. Indeed, for many of us having 24 hours in a day is not enough to sleep, eat, work and have a rest. To orient in time, humanity invented the clock, a unique device that went through a lot of transformations from huge stone discs to tiny watches.
Samvel Babayan’s post-war life
March 25, 2017
17 years after the assassination attempt on then-President of the Nagorno Karabakh (Artsakh) Republic, Arkady Ghukassian, on March 22, 2000, the Armenian law enforcers announced on March 22, 2017, that the NKR Defense Army former commander Samvel Babayan was arrested during the investigation of an attempt to smuggle in IGLA surface-to-air missile system.
The crash of Armenian Yak-40
March 24, 2017
On August 1, 1990, a civil aircraft en route from Yerevan to Stepanakert crashed, killing the crew and all passengers onboard. According to the official narrative, the plane plunged due to the mistakes made by the pilots and controllers; however, the possibility of an Azerbaijani attack was much spoken about at that time. The truth never got through.
February 8, 2017
Teghenyats monastery is located just 40 km away from Yerevan in a forested fold of the Tsaghkunyats mountain range not far from Buzhakan village of Armenia’s Kotayk province. PanARMENIAN.Net talked about this impressive medieval monument to Gagik Sargsyan, the director of the Institute of Archaeology and Ethnography at the RA Academy of Sciences, while PAN Photo took the photographs.
“I’ll just try it once”
February 2, 2017
Heroin, also known as diamorphine among other names, is an opiate typically used as a recreational drug for its euphoric effects. Medically it is occasionally used to relieve pain and as a form of opioid replacement therapy alongside counseling. Heroin is typically injected, usually into a vein, however, it can also be smoked, snorted or inhaled. Onset of effects is usually rapid and lasts for a few hours.
From stress to schizophrenia
January 25, 2017
There's an often-quoted opinion that right-handed people live on average nine years longer than left-handed people. The theory that was advanced by American psychologists Diane Halpern and Stanley Coren has both supporters and critics. Let’s look into the myths and facts about left-handedness.
Celebrities who passed away last year
January 24, 2017
Leap years are said to be unfortunate and 2016 was not an exception. From the very beginning, 2016 was named the ‘year of death’. An unbelievably great number of luminaries passed away…
Extraordinarily helpful but extremely destructive fire
January 23, 2017
Being extraordinarily helpful, fire gave humans the first form of portable light and heat. It also gave people the ability to cook food, forge metal tools, form pottery, harden bricks and drive power plants. However, here are few things that have done as much harm to humanity as fire, which can destroy a house with all possessions in less than an hour and can reduce an entire forest to a pile of ash and charred wood.
Understanding language and healing arthritis
January 17, 2017
A lot of pet owners by believe that their animals possess some kind of psychic ability. Actually, it’s quite natural to think that your pet is the most talented on the planet. However, the fact is that some breeds are just naturally a bit — or quite a lot — more gifted than their peers. No matter how hard you try with some breeds, they just won’t be able to perform certain tasks, experts say.