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Interesting facts about the Sahara Desert

The name of the Sahara Desert was mentioned back in the first century AD. Interestingly, the word is translated from Arabic as “desert”.

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Tragedy at Hillsborough Stadium

On April 15, 1989, one of the most horrific tragedies in the history of English soccer occurred. 94 Liverpool fans were crushed to death at Sheffield Wednesday’s Hillsborough Stadium during the FA Cup semi-final match against Nottingham Forest

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Interesting facts about paper

Paper was invented in China. For a long time in that country they used to write on bamboo planks, which was very inconvenient: too much space was needed to store such “archives”

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Interesting facts about squids

There are many squids in all the oceans of the world. Some of them are well known and widely consumed by humans, while others are not studied at all

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Where is the brain of a spider

The smaller is the size of a spider, the bigger is its brain, which makes almost its entire body full of brain and internal organs have to occupy free cavities.

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Interesting facts about copper

Such a metal as copper, and used to be of great importance to humanity

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Interesting facts about astronomy

When the first man turned his gaze to the night sky and wondered what lay out there, far away in the blackness of space, can be considered the moment of the birth of astronomy

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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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The multicolored chameleon

The amazing animal chameleon has long attracted people’s attention. First of all, for its unique ability to change color! But this is not the only thing that makes it an interesting, recognizable and special representative of fauna

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