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 […]
Buddhist statue which was first recovered by a Nazi expedition in 1938 has been analysed by scientists and has been found to be carved from a meteorite. The findings, published in Meteoritics and Planetary Science, reveal the priceless statue to be a rare ataxite class of meteorite. The statue, known as the Iron Man, weighs 10kg and is believed to represent a stylistic hybrid between the Buddhist and pre-Buddhist Bon culture that portrays the god Vaisravana, the Buddhist King of the North, also known as Jambhala in Tibet.
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 […]
This show that winning the lottery... Every time a big jackpot rolls around, it seems people always have the same tireless conversations. If a huge pile of cash suddenly fell in your lap tomorrow, what would you spend it on? Maybe you'd spend it on your family, make sure your kids or parents were set for life, lavish yourself and your loved ones with trips or new cars, or simply pay off all the bills and do some seriously smart investing.
Stress and your body… Despite the common belief that stress causes people to pack on the pounds, a new research review finds that, on average, stress has little long-term effect on weight. The results are surprising, researchers say, given the widespread notion that stress – by causing people to reach for junk food […]
Influenza, viral infection! Reports of thousands of people lying dead in quarantined areas cordon ed off by the Government. Deadly mutations reported in Ukraine. Autopsy report: “The lungs are as black as charcoal. They look like they have been burnt. It’s terrifying”. WHO confirms the virus is mutating. Where is the story in the […]
The Tenerife Island aims to offer a cultural, historical, natural and tourist overview of the island. Its 269 kilometres of coast offer a wide variety of places to enjoy the sun and the sea. In the north, where the countryside is steep with cliffs, you will find small bays and natural pools, whereas […]
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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 […]