Perfect world: why Earth is not the best place to live
Perfect world: why Earth is not the best place to live
Space
Ask anyone: which planet is the coolest in the Universe? Most, of course, will name the Earth. In fact, of all the worlds we know, this is the only...
The fine structure constant is not constant, and the universe is not isotropic
The fine structure constant is not constant, and the universe is not isotropic
Science
The matter is made up of tiny bricks — atoms. In the center of the atom is a positively charged nucleus, around which negatively charged particles...
10 scientific explanations for the strangeness of our behavior
10 scientific explanations for the strangeness of our behavior
Psychology
10. Avoiding replacing the roll It would seem that there is no task more simple than replacing a used toilet roll with a new one. But people persist...
Your-someone else's: who lives in our body, and why we need them
Your-someone else's: who lives in our body, and why we need them
Biology
Bacteria are our friends. Honestly. Most of them, anyway. It may be difficult for us to talk about these microorganisms as something good, but our...
The ecosystem of the dead: how to live the body immediately after death
The ecosystem of the dead: how to live the body immediately after death
Death
As creepy as it may sound, after death the body continues to live: chemical processes take place in it, it can make sounds and even move, special...
A killer who walks by himself: the most dangerous cat breeds
A killer who walks by himself: the most dangerous cat breeds
Cats
If you think that a domestic cat is a cute and harmless pet, then do not be mistaken. First, any cat is by nature a predator and a ruthless killer....
How stress affects the brain
How stress affects the brain
Psychology
Chronic stress not only negatively affects the size and structure of the brain but also negatively affects heredity. Short-term stress is useful. It...
Why do some people like conflict so much
Why do some people like conflict so much
Psychology
You were insulted or hit for no reason. Why? The answer lies in the workings of the human brain. In life, we often encounter gratuitous aggression...
Scientists have found the highest mountain mammal
The scientists have found the mammal that lives highest in the mountains
Mouse
Perhaps the most alpine creature from the class of mammals was discovered by scientists at the very top of the volcano Ljulyayljako (Argentina). The...
6 creatures who “stole” someone else’s appearance
6 creatures who “stole” someone else’s appearance
Wild world
Panda ant Although these black and white insects are part of a group called velvet ants, such “pandas” actually refer to Chilean wasps. With a fluffy...
Scientists have found an animal that has been sitting for 7 years in the same place
Scientists have found an animal that has been sitting for 7 years in the same place
Marine life
Researchers from the University of Budapest for 8 years observed the life and habits of a rare amphibian - the cave salamander (or the European...
How the Aral Sea died: One of the most terrible environmental disasters in the modern world
How the Aral Sea died: One of the most terrible environmental disasters in the modern world
Ecology
Raising a toast at his wedding with Madame Gritsatsueva for irrigation of Uzbekistan, Ostap Bender hardly thought about the possible sad future of...
16 qualities that help shape critical thinking
16 qualities that help shape critical thinking
Psychology
Develop these sides of yourself to reach your full potential and look at the world in a new way. 1. Observation This is one of the very first skills...
How will your life change if you come up with 10 ideas every day
How will your life change if you come up with 10 ideas every day
Psychology
If you develop this creative skill, you can come up with several solutions to any problem at once. In 2012, I became interested in creative thinking...
12 ways to change your life for those who have absolutely no strength
12 ways to change your life for those who have absolutely no strength
Psychology
These tips will help, if not completely transform your life, then at least make it much more enjoyable. You probably know this feeling: 10 in the...