What’s all the fuss about the Beatles?

By Valery Oganov The Beatles are perhaps the most remarkable band of the last fifty years or so. Ask anyone in the street if they have ever heard of them, and the answer will certainly be positive in most cases. The universal truth to be reckoned with is that the Liverpool Four are considered the most influential band of the last ten decades, if not of all time. But why all the fuss? My opinion is not to be forced onto anyone, but rather to give an insight into the mind of the average music enthusiast. If one takes into … Continue reading What’s all the fuss about the Beatles?

Are paper books better than e-books?

Alina Kolpakchi Some people claim that paper books are better than e-readers. However, the electronic devices have advantages which make them indispensable. First of all, e-books can be read anywhere, as e-readers are mobile, and because a user can have virtually the whole library in a single device. In comparison with other gadgets, it has longer battery life and there is no damage to the eyes, because the electronic paper technology allows the screen reflect light like ordinary paper without the need for a backlight. Moreover, in the latest models, notes can be made and it is very convenient for work and study. In addition, the devices are economical. Electronic books are cheaper than … Continue reading Are paper books better than e-books?