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Interesting facts about ballooning

The first public launch of a balloon took place on June 4, 1783. Spectators could watch as brothers Joseph-Michel and Jacques-Etienne Montgolfier sent their invention into the air

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Interesting facts about bees

It is thanks to bees, these small but so interesting creatures, that most plants are pollinated. Well, not all of them, of course, but if bees suddenly disappeared, almost all plant life on Earth would soon become extinct

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Why should people fly into space?

Today, when many tasks on Earth orbit are performed by robots, and interplanetary flights are fully automatic, many people ask themselves: why send people into space, risking their lives, if automatic stations can do all the work instead?

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Interesting facts about feathers

Birds owe their beauty to their plumage. Thanks to it, many people distinguish the species of feathered birds, but with little knowledge of its peculiarities. We offer interesting facts about feathers, which are another miracle

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Interesting facts about pigeons

We know pigeons too many as a symbol of peace and harmony, thanks to which these birds are loved to be launched at various events and weddings. However, these amazing representatives of feathers have other features

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The most unusual items on the black market

The term “black market” traditionally refers to the sale of law prohibits what. It exists almost everywhere. These are dark alleys with criminal-looking personalities, and regular stores selling contraband iPhones

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Why is Venus the most mysterious planet?

Venus is the second-to-last planet from the Sun and the closest planet to Earth. However, very little was known about Venus before spaceflight: the entire surface of the planet is covered by dense clouds that made it impossible to study it

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Why does the boomerang turn as it flies?

Boomerangs still gives many generations of scientists a hard time. Explaining its flight proved too far from simple.

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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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