Curious facts about everything

Curious facts about everything.

There is a simple rule - “Wear clothes and wear Hope”
In order to stop confusing once and for all with the prefixes in the verbs to wear and put on, you need to remember a simple rule - “Wear clothes and wear Hope”.
I put on a sweater. I wore my doll.

1

Wayne McLaren is the face of an advertising campaign for Marlboro cigarettes, better known as the Marlboro Cowboy, who died of lung cancer at the age of 52.
When Wayne was 50 years old, doctors diagnosed him with lung cancer caused by smoking. From the “Marlboro cowboy” who raised cigarette sales to incredible heights, Wayne McLaren became an ardent fighter with cigarette companies.
Removing one lung did not help avoid the effects of cancer, which spread throughout the body, damaging the brain and causing the death of the famous cowboy.

2

Any tram (whether it is the oldest or the modern tram) has a tank of sand hidden under the seat.

3

A sample of gold is not just a random number. It denotes the content of the precious metal in the alloy. For example, 1 g of gold 585 samples contains 585 mg of pure gold and an alloy of other metals, called a ligature.Bank gold bullion contains 999.999 mg of pure gold per 1g; this is 999 gold.
Silver and copper are added to ordinary gold, and platinum, palladium or nickel is added to the so-called “white gold” instead of copper. According to statistics, about 12.5% ​​of people are allergic to nickel, so adding nickel to jewelry gold was prohibited. Most often white gold is an alloy of pure gold with palladium. It is noteworthy that even 1% of palladium in the alloy with gold can greatly change its color and give it a silvery-white hue.

4

Orangutan in translation means a man of the forest. Human DNA is 97% identical to that of an orangutan. In the course of the research, it turned out that the orangutan and the human have 28 common features, when the human and the chimpanzee have 2, and the gorilla has 7.

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Wolverine is the most ferocious predator on earth, unparalleled. Wolverine knows no fear and can attack animals that are much larger and stronger than her. There are cases when wolverine drove away bears and pumas from their prey. Wolverine has excellent digestion: it eats, digests and defecates quickly and therefore is constantly hungry and has an irrepressible appetite that is completely compatible with its ferocity.

6

An ordinary flock of hyenas eats zebra in 15 minutes, leaving nothing but blood on the ground.

7

Atomic strike on Nagasaki was not planned
The United States has decided to strike a double blow at Japan. The main blow was delivered to the city of Hiroshima. The second blow was supposed to be on the town of Kokura. Heavy clouds prevented and the pilot dropped the second bomb in the city of Nagasaki. This was provided by a fallback.

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Buffaloes are very cautious and alert animals. They sleep 1 hour at night and wake up every 2 minutes.

9

Wine changes color with age
White wine becomes darker with age, while red wine becomes lighter.

10

Crocodiles do not stop growing
Every year, the crocodile on average grows by 30 cm and does not cease to grow throughout its life. Therefore, the larger the crocodile, the older it is.

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The statue of a man on a horse carries a hidden meaning
If the front legs of the statue of a horse are in the air, the man died in battle. If one front leg of a horse statue is in the air - a person died from wounds received in battle, and if all four legs of a horse are on the ground, then the person died from natural causes.

12

The driest place on earth is the region of Antarctica
In Antarctica, there are areas called Dry Valleys. Thanks to the most powerful winds, the speed of which exceeds 300 km / h, these areas are completely free of snow and ice, because moisture evaporates very quickly.

13

Kimono always plowed on the right side - this applies to both men and women. On the left side of the plow when a person is buried.

14

Woodpeckers suffer more than ten thousand blows daily.
Scientists from China concluded that the woodpecker’s skull and beak contains elastic fabrics that absorb vibration. Also, the woodpecker's brain is tightly packed in the skull, which allows you to avoid collisions of the brain and the skull.
Thanks to all this, the head of a woodpecker never hurts.

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The amazing speed of the dolphins is one of the mysteries that scientists are still unable to guess. This is contrary to the laws of hydrodynamics - bodies with unchanged surface properties must either move in the water several times slower or have much greater muscle strength. Most researchers agree that the answer lies in the amazing skin of dolphins. It is believed that she struggles with the turbulence of water around. Dense, but at the same time very smooth, it is a miracle of nature.In the meantime, scientists are studying the secret of the speed of dolphins, they seem to tease people, easily overtaking high-speed ships in the open sea and jumping in front of them.

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Sea water has a higher density than fresh water, and therefore freezes at a lower temperature, it does not dissolve soap, quickly forms scum in steam boilers.
In the waters of the oceans contains almost all the elements known in nature. For example, each drop of seawater contains about 1 billion atoms of gold.

17

We already know that hippo has pink milk.
Sunburns skin hippo protects one interesting property. The skin glands secrete an oily antiseptic lubricant that also has a pink hue in the sun.

18

Lightning is a powerful electrical discharge in the atmosphere, which usually occurs during a thunderstorm and is accompanied by thunder.
The current in the lightning discharge reaches 100,000 amperes at a voltage of 1,000,000 volts, but it is striking that according to statistics, only 10% of people who received a lightning strike die.
Death from a lightning strike comes from stopping breathing and heartbeat.

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The sun is a star that supports life on earth.The mass of the Sun is 99.866% of the mass of the entire Solar System, and the core temperature is about 13,500,000 degrees Celsius.
And the temperature of the solar corona is much less and amounts to about 1,500,000 degrees Celsius.

20

Lake Assal - one of the most saline lakes in the world
Lake Assal, which is located in the central part of Djibouti (Africa) is the saltiest on the planet. The degree of salinity of the lake reaches 35%, and at a depth of 20 meters - almost 40%.
For comparison, in the Dead Sea salinity reaches only 33.7%.

21

Bergamot is a hybrid citrus, not a pear variety
The name “Bergamot” was named after the Italian city of Bergamo, where it was cultivated. There is another version that this name comes from “beg armudy” - the master pear.
This name was given to bergamot due to its pear-shaped form and yellowish fruits, which are similar in appearance to pears of the bergamot variety, but it has nothing to do with pears.
Essential oil that is extracted from the fruits and flowers of bergamot is widely used in perfumery, as well as used to flavor Earl Gray tea.

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The word edge comes from the word "fluff", which means small shrubs on the outskirts of the forest.
There is a misconception that the edge is a small clearing in the middle of the forest where a bunny was sitting on a stump in Russian fairy tales. In fact, the edge is the edge of the forest, which can be up to 100 m wide.

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