The Beatles, Beatlemania and Myths

    The Beatles… Every story eventually gets mythologized, especially when it comes to the history of popular music groups and performers. The history of the most popular band of all times The Beatles also became a subject of this mandatory mythologizing. Here’s an example of one such myth. Many sources on the Internet claim […]

Polls show, many Americans and most teenagers, smoke marijuana

    Smoke marijuana! Many Americans teenagers quit smoking cigarettes and turn to smoking marijuana, polls show. Alcohol loses its positions: it finds popularity with 23 percent of respondents. Like cigarettes, alcohol loses popularity with American teenagers. Twenty-three percent of the polled students said that they liked drinking alcohol – it became the lowest index […]

Hair Transplant Or Replacing To Tattoos.

      Hair Transplant… British men are now cutting back on hair transplant, replacing it with tattoos. Statistics say 10 million men in the UK currently suffer from hair loss, with 50 per cent affected by male-pattern baldness by the age of 50. Research shows that going bald can be more traumatic than going […]

Knowledge reveals causes, wisdom requires weighing the consequences

    Knowledge reveals causes… Stephen Hawking said that man should find another planet to live, because we are destroying the earth at an unprecedented speed. Coral reefs suffered the process of bleaching, entire ecosystems are threatened by environmental disasters. Petrobras has about half a dozen platforms at risk. The P-33 and at least four […]

Glass Beach in the California

    Glass Beach, very interesting beach! Usually, people throwing trash affects on the environment negatively. Mountains of garbage are useless, besides they spoil not only the air, soil and water, but also cause damage to the aesthetic natural beauty. However, rarely, but still there are exceptions when garbage creates beauty. There is an interesting […]

Coin, thrown by for luck.

    Legend surrounding the fountain is that if you toss a coin over your shoulder into the fountain you are destined to return to Rome. The Trevi Fountain was built by architect, Nicola Salvi, in 1732 and completed by Guiseppe Panini in 1762  and was decorated by artists from the Bernini School. The fountain’s […]

Apocalypse, who needs those predictions

    This is one of those subjects that sell tabloids, Apocalypse. Many researchers and journalists continue to find something new about the imminent end of the world. Well-known blind Bulgarian mystique Vanga and her “heiresses” often serve as a source for such discoveries, which many people may find doubtful, of course. However, is it […]

Small structure, believe It or Not

    Located at 701 LaSalle Street in downtown Wichita Falls, Texas, is the Newby-McMahon Building, a smallish structure 10 feet by 18 feet in area and four-story in height. Since 1920, this Neoclassical style red brick and cast stone building has been referred to as the ‘world’s littlest skyscraper’ –a sobriquet it received from […]

Svalbard Global Seed Vault

    The Svalbard Global Seed Vault  is a secure seedbank located on the Norwegian island of Spitsbergen. Near the town of Longyearbyen in the remote Arctic Svalbard archipelago, about 1,300 kilometres (810 mi) from the North Pole. Ensuring that the genetic diversity of the world’s food crops is preserved for future generations is an […]

What is a ice cream

  The ice cream is rooted in ancient Asia, namely, China and Arabia. The researchers found that ice cream can be traced back to the 3rd century B.C. Chinese Emperor and his nobility were served concoctions of fruit juices with snow and ice. The recipes of the unusual dessert were kept secret, and were revealed […]

New Year, symbols and cycles.

    New Year, symbols…. Find out why we are so keen to preserve the rituals and symbols associated with the New Year. 2016 is the Chinese Year of the Monkey. This Chinese New Year 2016 starts from February 8th, 2016 up to January 27th, 2017. This year belongs to the element Fire. And the […]

This animals from the Jurassic period

  Jurassic period… If Jurassic Park had an aquarium scene, and actually featured more animals from the Jurassic period, liopleurodon probably would have been in it. Although the actual length of these beasts is contested (some scientists have claimed lengths in excess of 50’), most agree that it was around 20 feet in length, with […]