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What is a placebo and the placebo effect in simple words, examples and how it works

What is a placebo and does it always have therapeutic properties on the human body? Where do they apply, and what is the principle of this miracle cure?

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How a mistake by American entrepreneurs led to the appearance of tea bags and who invented the bag with a metal staple

It’s hard to believe, but the world’s largest tea bag weighed 250 kg! The 2014 record belongs to Ahmed Mohamed Saleh Baeshen & Co. of Saudi Arabia.

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Why some people sleep four hours a night: scientific research

Napoleon Bonaparte once said: “Napoleon sleeps 4 hours, old men sleep 5, soldiers sleep 6, women sleep 7, men sleep 8, and only the sick sleep 9 hours”

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Which kiss is called a French kiss and why?

We told you something interesting about kissing, and about French girls!

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States that lasted a few days

Not all countries can boast of centuries of history.

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Interesting facts about Marco Polo

Pioneers - brave people who paved the way for all those who followed them.

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The five most dangerous insects

Now you’ll treat insects even worse than before!

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Rumford’s Soup - How the Earl Invented Soup for the Poor

Rumford’s Soup - How the Earl Invented Soup for the Poor Even connoisseurs of the famous economist of the century before last, Karl Marx, are surprised when they are told that his seminal work, Capital, cites one culinary recipe

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Interesting facts about ancient Rome

The mighty Ancient Rome was one of the most advanced civilizations of its era. Wherever the Roman Empire went, law and order went with it.

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