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Why is yawning contagious?

Each of us knows from experience that ifto make even a small yawn even in the smallest team, you can run a whole chain of this strange but funny phenomenon. Moreover, some people just need one thought about this calming process, as soon as after a couple of moments they become his victim. Have you ever wondered withContinue Reading


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We all work for Google! Or why do you need captcha?

CAPTCHA has become an integral part of our lives. If you have not encountered it, you are either lucky or you simply do not exist. Small pictures on which it is necessary to mark cars, bicycles, traffic lights and so on, are always and everywhere. This is especially often committed by Google. Do you think they are needed in order to understand whether you are a robot? Partly yes butContinue Reading


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How did mosquitoes change the world?

Throughout the story, the damage done by these tinyinsects, determined the fate of empires, paralyzed economic activity and predicted the outcome of decisive wars. On their way, mosquitoes killed almost half of humanity. Between 1980 and 2010, between 1,200,000 and 2,780,000 people died of malaria every year. According to the World Health Organization report for 2017,Continue Reading


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# video | The world's first electric-powered aircraft crashed

Cars and planes are thrown annually intoair tons of greenhouse gases that accumulate in the atmosphere of our planet and are one of the main causes of global warming. Almost the whole world is trying to reduce the amount of emissions - basically, people want to gradually transfer to vehicles with electric motors, which practically do not harm the environment. In the transition to electrical energyContinue Reading


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When will we ride on sunny roads?

Solar energy - or rather, its methodsturning into electric - arises from everywhere, penetrating even into the distant corners of the globe. Houses are equipped with solar panels, solar cells are built into small appliances, even glued on jackets. Why not equip them with roads? In fact, solar road projects attract a lot of attention from around the world. Some promise to even chargeContinue Reading


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Why are conspiracy theories so popular?

When was the last time you went online, notHave you noticed anything strange? It is worth at least a little to pay attention to comments under popular blogs, conspiracy theories of all stripes are striking. People of all ages with the stubbornness characteristic of students in the defense of a diploma prove that Mark Zuckerberg is a reptiloid, and GMOs are weapons of mass destruction planned by the authoritiesContinue Reading


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Alien life can glow in the dark

Are we alone in the universe? This question haunts researchers of all time. Scientists have repeatedly put forward various theories about exactly how an alien life can reveal its presence on a particular exoplanet. Reflecting on this, researchers from Cornell University put forward their very original theory. Why do some organisms know howContinue Reading


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What does Alzheimer's do to the brain?

About 50 million people around the world livewith Alzheimer's disease. And as the population ages in many countries, the numbers suffering from this disease are steadily growing. We know that Alzheimer's is caused by problems in the brain. Cells begin to lose their functions and eventually die, which leads to memory loss, decreased cognitive abilities and even seriousContinue Reading


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Earth can be a source of life in the galaxy

According to the latest research, our planetIt may well be a donor of life in the galaxy. Life can spread in a variety of ways, and the Earth, as you know, is not deprived of it. Scientists believe that our planet is the main provider of life in the Milky Way galaxy. Is this possible? New evidence, which will be discussed in this article, indirectly confirms this theory. Panspermia HypothesisContinue Reading