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  • Solving the mystery of the Egyptian pyramids – they were built along a river that no longer exists

    Scientists have been puzzling over the secret of building the Egyptian pyramids for decades. Why and how did ancient people build dozens of monumental structures in the middle of a barren desert, far from the banks of the Nile River? It is possible that in fact the Pyramids of Giza were not always located in…

  • People created the first deadly weapon 300 thousand years ago

    Homo sapiens, that is, our species, appeared approximately 300 thousand years ago. According to recent research, around the same time, people used complex hunting weapons, and they were made of wood. It must be said that scientists have long suspected that people in the Stone Age actively used wood to make tools and other products,…

  • In the US, people have begun to become infected with bird flu from animals – how dangerous is it?

    Bird influenza, also known as classical fowl plague, avian typhus, or fowl cholera, is an acute infectious viral disease that affects birds. This is a dangerous disease that primarily damages the digestive and respiratory organs. Its mortality rate is more than 55%. For a long time, the disease did not threaten people in any way,…

  • Scientists have discovered why Beethoven lost his hearing

    Ludwig van Beethoven is one of the greatest composers of the 18th-19th centuries. However, he is famous not only for his works such as “Moonlight Sonata”, “Für Elise” or “Symphony No. 5”, but also for the fact that by the age of 48 he became completely deaf and continued to compose music while deaf. Moreover,…

  • Flies can penetrate coffins up to 2 meters deep to lay eggs.

    Necrophages are all kinds of organisms that share a food source — obtain nutrients from decaying biomass, such as the carcasses of dead animals or even human remains. Usually they find food for themselves on the surface of the earth, but there are also those who are ready to dig the earth to great depths.…

  • What happens to airplanes during earthquakes?

    The most powerful earthquake in the world occurred in May 1960 in Chile. At first, local residents felt relatively weak tremors, which did not lead to serious destruction. But then, at 15:11 local time, scientists recorded an earthquake with a power of 9.5 on the Richter scale. Not only did it destroy many buildings and…

  • Is it possible to go to bed with a wet head?

    The head is the most important part of the human body because the brain is located inside it. To protect it from heat, cold and shock, nature gave us hair. When it’s hot outside, hair plays the role of a “built-in hat,” and during frosts it helps to retain heat, at least a little. Also,…

  • How the best hangover cure works

    Experts from all over the world have been warning about the dangers of alcohol to health for hundreds of years. It has been scientifically proven that alcoholic drinks destroy the liver, impair the functioning of the cardiovascular system and shorten life expectancy. Despite all these warnings, many people drink alcohol at least on holidays. After…

  • Astronomers have discovered a new planet that looks like cotton candy

    Planets that are outside our solar system are called exoplanets. Thanks to the existence of such powerful space telescopes as Hubble and James Webb, astronomers have already discovered about five thousand exoplanets, and this number is constantly increasing. For example, scientists recently learned that at a distance of 1232 light years from us there is…

  • Do we control our own health?

    Information about a healthy lifestyle is everywhere today – physical activity, proper nutrition, 8 hours of sleep – all these factors are necessary for a long and fulfilling life. It may seem that following these unspoken rules allows you to take control of your health, but this is not entirely true – there are many…