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What does Mars smell like?

Automated stations that have visited Mars have made an excellent study of the composition of the red planet’s soil. It consists mainly of a mixture of sulfur, magnesium, iron, and various chlorine compounds

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Facts about seals

These amazing animals, seals, only seem clumsy. Yes, on land they appear to be rather docile, but in water they are swift, strong and graceful

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Interesting facts about Copernicus

The famous scientist Nicolaus Copernicus was the first in Europe to plan and scientifically justify the heliocentric system of the world, thanks to which he became famous for all the centuries to come.

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What is the appendix for? What is appendicitis?

The appendix (worm-like appendix) is a tube about 8-15 cm long and about 1 cm in diameter, extending from the lower end of the cecum and closed on the other side. It is a “blind” tube that leads nowhere.

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Interesting facts about boxing gloves

Boxing Gloves Facts What are boxing gloves for? Most people, far from boxing, believe that to soften blows and, therefore, for the safety of the athlete who missed that blow

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Interesting facts about judo

The founder of judo is the Japanese martial arts master, Jigoro Kano (1860-1938). Interestingly, as a child, he was frail and shy and was constantly mocked by his peers. At seventeen, Jigoro Kano began practicing jiu-jitsu

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Why men have the Adam’s apple and why they need it

We are used to thinking that only men have the Adam’s apple. We want to surprise you, in fact, all people and even animals have the Adam’s apple

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Interesting facts about Mendeleev

Where would we be now if it were not for the brilliant mind of Dmitri Mendeleev? This man was not only a brilliant chemist, he was versatile in many fields

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What is the difference between English boxing and Thai boxing?

Boxing is a type of martial arts, the key feature of which is to strike athletes only with their hands wearing suitable gloves. Such fist fights were mentioned a long time ago, back in the antiquity

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