Facts Of Interest

5 strange Chinese superstitions

Chinese talismans and amulets are often used by Europeans to attract good luck and protect them from trouble. Many superstitions are so deeply rooted in the minds of people that even in modern times they are given special importance.

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DRINK TO LIVE LONG...

A man comprises 80% of water and the rest is shoes, teeth and ambition. This is, of course, a joke, but the percentage of fluid in the human body is close to the level of humidity of the atmosphere during a downpour.

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Why do we often wake up before the alarm clock rings?

Who of us has not woken up early in the morning and reliably did not look at the alarm clock: suddenly until the moment of rising there is still at least an hour? But as an evil thing to get up in a few minute

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When did animals have eyes?

Humans experience most of the world visually. The eye can perceive electromagnetic radiation, one kind of which is light, and convert it into a picture perceived by our brain.

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The oldest sunglasses in the world

Enough sunglasses were first used not in tropical countries where the sun bakes and shines brightly day after day, but in regions of the Far North

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When did people start growing rice?

​Rice is a staple food for more than half of the world’s people. Over thousands of years, rice has become an integral part of the culture of Asian peoples. Until recently, scientists believed that rice farming

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Why does it get cold when the temperature is high?

The presence of a fever is an extremely unpleasant condition. A sick person experiences weakness, lack of appetite, muscle pain and, of course, a constant feeling of cold, which makes you want to wrap yourself in several layers

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Where does smog come from?

Smog is a toxic (poisonous) fog. For a long time, London was considered a classic example of a smog-ridden city.

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When did people start drinking tea?

Even today, wild tea bushes can still be found in the mountains of China. No one knows now how man figured out that the leaves of this plant can be brewed with boiling water to get a fragrant and tasty drink.

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