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What is the doomsday clock? Little-known facts and opinions

What is the doomsday clock? Little-known facts and opinions

Colorful scenario of destruction of everything on earth More than sure that many of you have heard of the doomsday clock — the ominous name of some obscure hours, which is constantly being transferred closer to midnight. Act...

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2019-09-16

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The Fibonacci Number. Why it is so popular in nature?

The Fibonacci Number. Why it is so popular in nature?

"the Vitruvian man" by Leonardo da Vinci has the ideal proportions, based on knowledge of the properties of Fibonacci numbers the Mysterious Fibonacci number equal to 1,618, excites the minds of scientists for several millennia. S...

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2019-09-12

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Discovered DNA of the parasite, who lived 17,000 years ago

Discovered DNA of the parasite, who lived 17,000 years ago

One of the types of roundworms. Fairly common parasites of man and animals As is known, the parasites co-existed with us and other members of the animal world throughout our life cycle almost since the origin of life. Thus despite...

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2019-08-30

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How social networks help to spread pseudoscience

How social networks help to spread pseudoscience

Let's be Frank — spirit in 2019 is a little different from the 1990-ies of the last century. This is not about politics and Economics, though, of course, interrelated. Today, as 30 years ago, in Russia there is the era . And if th...

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2019-08-21

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In the Netherlands opened the world's first

In the Netherlands opened the world's first "floating" farm

We have already wrote many times about , but perhaps we have never touched upon the subject of the floating farms. Imagine they exist! In addition, one of such places is located in the heart of Western Europe — in the Nether...

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2019-08-20

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Why yawning is contagious?

Why yawning is contagious?

Each of us knows from experience that if you make at least a small yawn even in the smallest team, then you can start a whole chain of this strange but amusing phenomenon. Moreover, some people simply think about this soothing pro...

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2019-08-20

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Why are conspiracy theories so popular?

Why are conspiracy theories so popular?

When was the last time you accessed the Internet, did not notice anything strange? There is at least a little to pay attention to the comments under the popular blogs, how to catch the eye of conspiracy theories of all stripes. Pe...

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2019-08-18

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Cockroach milk — food for the future?

Cockroach milk — food for the future?

due to the fact that the population of our planet is constantly growing, scientists now are finding new ways to feed . So, one of the most promising products of the future may well be cockroach milk. Despite the fact that currentl...

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2019-08-16

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How does artificial intelligence

How does artificial intelligence

In recent years we . It is used almost everywhere: from the sphere of high technology and complicated mathematics to medicine, automotive industry and even with smartphones. The technology underlying the work of AI in the modern v...

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2019-08-13

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Do I need vaccinations?

Do I need vaccinations?

If you think that such diseases as measles, tetanus and whooping cough are no longer a threat, we have bad news for you. In the last few years around the world is gaining popularity the movement of the opponents of vaccination. In...

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2019-08-12

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What will happen to the snake if it gets bitten by another snake?

What will happen to the snake if it gets bitten by another snake?

I Think that it is not necessary to explain what can happen to humans by the bite of a poisonous snake, because of the unpleasant consequences of such events many people have heard. But what happens if a snake bites another snake?...

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2019-08-10

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Scientists have proposed a new method for the production of renewable energy

Scientists have proposed a new method for the production of renewable energy

According to scientists from Stanford University, where blended salty ocean water with fresh water, can be a source of huge production volume , according to a press release on the University website. The authors note that this tec...

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2019-07-31

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Why after the mint we feel cold in your mouth?

Why after the mint we feel cold in your mouth?

If you chew on a mint leaf, you will feel how your mouth begins to spread a pleasant coolness. This is due to the substance menthol, which is contained in mint and affects the system of receptors that are found on the mucous membr...

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2019-07-29

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The first ever picture of quantum entanglement

The first ever picture of quantum entanglement

Physicists from the Scottish University of Glasgow reported an experiment in which scientists were able to get the first ever photograph of the particles. Phenomena by the standards of physics are so strange that even the great sc...

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2019-07-27

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The biggest rat in the world was the size of a dog. They ate people

The biggest rat in the world was the size of a dog. They ate people

the Giant rats, which are ten times the size of their modern relatives, were found on the island some 1000 years ago. To such conclusion have come the archaeologists after the discovery of the remains of the seven giant rodents. A...

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2019-07-26

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As Fukushima has become a second Chernobyl

As Fukushima has become a second Chernobyl

on 11 March 2011 at Fukushima-1, located in the homonymous Japanese city, in a strong earthquake and tsunami, which claimed approximately 16 million lives, there was a major radiation accident. A natural disaster brought down not ...

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2019-07-17

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Nikola Tesla: the most amazing inventions of the great genius

Nikola Tesla: the most amazing inventions of the great genius

Exactly 163 years ago this day was born Nikola Tesla. Hardly on this planet there are people who have not heard about it. The name of Nikola Tesla called the company, he was considered great, his secrets, trying to unravel today. ...

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2019-07-11

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What happens if you melt the biggest glacier in Antarctica?

What happens if you melt the biggest glacier in Antarctica?

for anybody not a secret that most of the ice on our planet are concentrated on the South and North poles in the "upper" and "lower" caps of the Earth. In other regions, just too warm for the existence of "permafrost". Can you ima...

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2019-07-10

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If the largest glacier of Antarctica will melt, to a global disaster

If the largest glacier of Antarctica will melt, to a global disaster

for anybody not a secret that most of the ice on our planet are concentrated on the South and North poles in the "upper" and "lower" caps of the Earth. In other regions, just too warm for the existence of "permafrost". Can you ima...

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2019-07-10

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Why people have 23 pairs of chromosomes?

Why people have 23 pairs of chromosomes?

More of school biology course we know that in the normal formation of the human body (read: without the various congenital abnormalities), most of our genetic information encoded in the 23 pairs of chromosomes. But have you ever w...

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2019-07-08

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