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  • These spiders spin webs underwater and eat females after mating.

    Scientists currently know about 14 thousand different species of arachnids. Some of them are incredibly amazing and unusual. For example, we previously told you that in Thailand there are spiders that look as if they “glow with electricity.” Vampire spiders live in Africa and feed on blood. This time we will talk about an equally…

  • The largest gold nugget in Russia that changed the life of a simple worker

    Russia ranks second in the world in gold mining – only China manages to beat us in this matter. It is believed that every year Russian gold miners extract approximately 300 tons of gold from the bowels of the planet. The largest gold deposits are located in the territories of Chukotka, Magadan, Krasnodar Territory, and…

  • How people survive being struck in the head by lightning – probable cause found

    According to statistics, about 6,000 people die every year as a result of lightning strikes. At the same time, some people manage to survive, which can be considered a real miracle. Considering that when a lightning strike occurs, the surrounding air heats up to27,760 degrees Celsiusand abillion volts of electrical voltagepasses through the human body,…

  • When did people start using medicinal herbs – now there is an answer

    In ancient times, as is known, they often used treatment methods that actually had nothing to do with medicine, and could even shock modern people. However, at the same time, medicinal herbs were used that actually had one or another healing properties. Therefore the question arises — When did people first start using medicinal plants?…

  • How to find love using ChatGPT and artificial intelligence?

    Artificial intelligence (AI) is gradually making its way into our lives, gaining prominence through personalized recommendations and smart assistants. Why, these technologies are already superior to humans in many ways. So, in 2023, the neural network won a photography competition, wrote an essay for admission to the Unified State Examination, and even appeared in a…

  • Equal in price RTX 4080 Super and RX 7900 XTX compared in games

    Which video card is better? On the YouTube channel Jansn Benchmarks they launched RTX 4080 Super and RX 7900 XTX video cards with a Ryzen 7 5800X3D processor in 10 games in 4K. Discuss© Jansn Benchmarks The God of War game was launched with maximum graphics. The average FPS with it was 103 fps (RTX…

  • Scientists talk about the benefits of negative emotions for humans

    Many people try to suppress or ignore them. Some studies show that any emotion can be useful. Even negative ones. In certain situations, thanks to sadness, anger, anxiety or boredom, you can act much more effectively than before. Discuss© Psyblog Sadness can help you recover from failure. This emotion contributes to the fact that a…

  • Study: Fast food poses health risks to pregnant women

    Be careful A new study has found a link between fast food products and increased exposure to phthalates, chemicals associated with plastics that can harm fetal development in pregnant women. Discuss© Ferra.ru/Kandinsky 3 A study published in the journal Environmental International talks about phthalates hiding in the most unexpected places: in food packaging, processing equipment…

  • Gut bacteria found to influence brain health in old age

    Keeping your mind sharp is important for older adults. There are several factors that help protect against cognitive decline as you age. These are, for example, physical exercise, diet, intestinal microbiome (the composition of bacteria in the intestines). Discuss© University of Cambridge Research suggests that bacteria in the gut may play a role in maintaining…

  • Scientists have proven that air pollution causes children to do worse in math exams.

    Even minor changes in the environment have an impact. It is known that children's academic performance is associated with a large number of factors. These include the state of the air. Discuss© Shiken Scientists from the University of Oulu (Finland ) found out how different degrees of air pollution affect students' exam results. The results…