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Why did knightly armor poorly protect warriors?

If you have ever watched movies aboutThe Middle Ages, you probably know what knights look like. These are warriors who are clad in armor from head to toe. So it is customary to call a set of protective clothing made of pieces of forged metal. In those days, firearms did not exist and all people fought only with swords and bows. Seemingly fully armored knightsContinue Reading


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A new organ has been found in the human body. What is it for?

Through thousands of years of research, scientists have clearlyhad to fully study the structure of the human body. But sometimes science gives us big surprises. It turns out that during the entire existence of mankind, in the center of the head of each of us there was an organ, the existence of which we did not even suspect. It is located deep inside the skull, closer to its base. Perhaps precisely because of its complexContinue Reading


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Can Copper Help Against Pain?

Copper was one of the first metals toman has learned to extract and use in life. Since copper is very malleable, it was used thousands of years ago to make tools and jewelry. Moreover, at that time, their main tools were made of bones and flint. A copper pendant found in what is now northern Iraq dates back to 8,700 BCContinue Reading


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What is the ozone hole and why it might be a hoax

Environmental issues are of concern to many. Not only the most fierce activists, but also politicians, stars, cinema and ordinary people return to them from time to time. The most discussed phenomena in terms of environmental problems are global warming and ozone holes. With the first, everything seems to be clear - the temperature has risen, which means warming. What about the holes and why are they soContinue Reading


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What happens in the brain during sleep and can this be recorded?

We know what is beyond ourplanets, solar system and galaxies. But what happens when we dream remains a mystery to scientists. For the first time, scientists from the University of Chicago managed to record the brain activity of a sleeping person in 1952. It was then, in the course of observing the electrical brain activity of sleeping subjects, that the phase of rapid eye movement was discovered.Continue Reading


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Can bacteria live on a bar of soap?

During the coronavirus pandemic, you and I realizedthe importance of regular hand washing. Maintaining cleanliness is one of the most important weapons in the fight against infectious diseases. Moreover, washing hands with water is not enough to eliminate bacteria and viruses from the skin. Be sure to use soap. Now imagine the situation: you went to a public toilet and you have toContinue Reading


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Leading conspiracy theorists of the country - besogon, anti-vaccine and "the main skeet"

Autumn is in full swing, which means it's timesum up the results of the year. But these results are somewhat unusual, since we are not talking about the Nobel and not even about the Shnobel Prize (or any other prize in the field of science), but about the real anti-prize called "Honorary Academician VRAL" - for his contribution to the dissemination of pseudoscientific and pseudoscientificContinue Reading


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Largest drawing of a cat discovered on Earth's surface

There is a region on the southern coast of the state of Peru,which is known as the Nazca plateau. If you fly over this place in an airplane, you can see huge geometric shapes on the surface of the earth. They were painted thousands of years ago by representatives of the Nazca culture, but for what exactly, no one knows exactly. Once upon a time, huge drawings were clearly distinguishable, but over time, the outlines of drawingsContinue Reading