A free English-speaking club located in Chelyabinsk, Russia

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Discussion: Shopping on the Internet

Do you often buy stuff online? Are there any advantages or disadvantages to this type of shopping? Have you ever been scammed? What advice would you give to future online shoppers? Let's discuss!

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Emigration: Do's and Don't's

There’s the thought that has crossed everyone’s mind at least once: “is the grass really greener on the other side of the fence?”. But many of us either can’t find the guts to do that or are afraid not to succeed.

In this period we’ll discuss the key elements of the emigration that make a person assimilate in a new country, reasons that can and will hold you back in your country and the facts that you’d have to live with even if you’re successful.

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Presentation: Cybersports

Cybersport (that is, playing computer games like Dota 2) is now an official sport. Do you agree that those 'sportsmen' are lucky bastards? I sure as hell do; here, hold my be... or maybe not. How hard is spending hours hunched over a laptop with a headset on compared to a real sport? Should carpal tunnel syndrome now be considered an athletic injury? Let's discuss.

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White supremacy or white oppression?

Is white supremacy still a thing in 2017? Have fights over it gone beyond sanity at this point? Do many of "stop race discrimination" organizations twist the term of equality? This presentation will briefly cover the history of racism, we'll overview some of the recent incidents in this matter and discuss what should be the right thing to do with all that.

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Presentation: Am I a Loser or a Successful Person?

My presentation is about how we perceive success and failure and about expectations that our parents have toward us and our life.

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Discussion: Tidiness

Is it good to be tidy? Of course! But what if becomes so crazy that it stops other people from visiting your place? Lets talk about some really weird habits people have and share your opinion about that. Believe me my stories will make you surprised;)

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Presentation: PhD in the Univeresity of Montreal

I'll share my experience as a PhD student in electrical engineering and cover different aspects of a graduate student life. Questions are more than welcome, so please come prepared :)

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Discussion: Driving

Do you drive? Why or why not? Have you ever been in an accident? What are some funny or curious experiences that you have had with cars? Come and tell us about it!

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15 Tips to Get the Best Sleep of Your Life

There’s nothing quite like getting a good nights sleep. Waking up refreshed, energized, and ready to take on the world is the ideal feeling that we all would love to have. I've dived into the research on how to optimize my own sleep few years ago when and would be happy to share what really made the difference for me and other people.

P.S. Most of my claims are backed by scientific studies, for which links will be supplied in the comments.

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Interesting Science Facts

Fancy hearing some exciting facts about nature?