“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.
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.
A man 2m 34cm tall
January 13, 2017
Arshavir Grigoryan is 2m 34cm tall. He used to live in Jrashen village of Ararat province with his parents and brother but moved to Paris, France, in 2015. He says not permanently.
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…
“I was happy to help these people become parents”
December 9, 2016
Surrogate maternity always sparks hot debates. Whether to agree to become a surrogate or to choose this variant of becoming parents if all other means have been exhausted is extremely private. One way or another, this decision will involve a lot of people.
Where Armenian pilots and controllers study
November 4, 2016
A mature aviation system gives a country a possibility of uninterrupted connection with the different parts of the world. However, we should not forget that besides ensuring communication with the other countries, aviation has great military and strategic importance. After the collapse of the Soviet Union, Armenian aviation suffered a sharp decline, leaving experienced pilots unemployed and forcing some of them to look for a job abroad.
Tennis players with disabilities
December 16, 2016
On October 29-30, 2016, Armenia’s Abovyan town hosted a table tennis tournament for people with disabilities dated to the 12th anniversary of Voghji NGO. 7 teams from Yerevan, provinces and Artsakh participated in the event PAN attended and photographed.
Shahid Fahmideh school
November 25, 2016
The relations between Armenia and Iran count thousands of years, although they had not always been friendly. After the Republic of Armenia regained independence, the two states engaged in close cooperation, strengthening economic and cultural ties. As result of this cooperation, Shahid Fahmideh school opened at the Iranian embassy in Yerevan over 20 years ago. PAN visited the school and talked to principal Afshin Mahmoudvandi, while PAN Photo took the photographs of the educational institution.