Tagged with Russia

Garcia..The 8th most common last name in the US!

The most popular last name in the US is of course Smith. According to the U.S. Census bureau, the 8th on the list is Garcia, followed by Rodriguez. This reveals what we already know, Hispanics are an important sector of the US population. Not to mention Hispanics were a major actor in Barack Obama’s win this 2012 presidential elections. In 2010 ,there … Continue reading

Day light saving 1,2,3

Day light saving 1,2,3

Day Light Savings is adjusting clock  item by 1 hours so as to gain the added daylight on summer evenings. It is common throughout the world, check the map. Since 2007, Daylight Saving started at 2AM on the 2nd Sunday of March and ended on the first Sunday of Nov. The point is to : – Conserve … Continue reading

Russia has 20% of the worlds forests.

Russia has 20% of the worlds forests.

Russia has more forests than any other country on the planet. In total Russia’s forests cover over one thousand million hectares, or 22% of the world’s forest cover, an area larger than the continental USA. (Greenpeace) They are working hard to preserve their forests through various regulations,  yet illegal logging is a huge issue. It is estimated that Russia loses … Continue reading