Summer is coming, weather is increasingly pleases us with sun and warmth and, therefore, very soon we will be faced with the omnipresent heat. During the heat we lose a lot of liquid, so we’d like to drink. It would seem what the problem is, drank a glass of cold water or lemonade and well. But, not all of us know and understand how it is harmful.
Drinking carbonated beverages only leads to stronger feelings of thirst. In addition, these drinks contains high content of glucose: on average, about seven pieces of sugar 300 ml. So how do you cope with the heat without harm and even with profit to their health? We will tell about it today!
Surely everyone knows that in hot, dry areas of the Sahara and Central Asia the locals drink not cold water, and, oddly enough, hot tea. And they are absolutely right! All because when we drink hot or warm drink, it expands the blood vessels, causing the sweating begins. It means a stronger body begins to release heat, and therefore will not be overheating.
In addition, tea, because of the peculiarities of the chemical composition does not show so many important salts from the body as ordinary water. Namely, due to the loss of salts in the heat, often there is dizziness, weakness, heart palpitations and headaches. Ordinary water, even though supplying H2O in the body, but also enhances Continue reading
In recent times the world has increased the interest in “hermit Kingdom’ – North Korea. This is not surprising, because the country claims to be the most closed and very exotic, and the forbidden fruit is always sweet, according to Our planet. We present to your attention several interesting facts, which, we believe, little-known: North Korea is one of the most literate countries in the world: the average literacy rate in North Korea reaches 100%!
In the country allowed to wear a total of 28 government-approved hairstyles and haircuts
Girls are allowed to carry 14 different types of haircuts; married women are expected to wear a short haircut, and single women can grow my hair longer. Men are forbidden to grow their hair longer than 5 inches, while older people can afford hair length to 7 inches.
Annual spending of North Korean leader Kim Jong-Il for a luxury cognac to 800 times the average annual income by country
The father of the current leader Kim Jong UN-Kim Jong-Il spent 700 thousand euros per year to buy cognac Hennessy. The average annual income in North Korea, estimated at 1 to 2 thousand dollars.
Moreover, the dictator was an avid movie buff, and his collection consisted of more than 20 thousand films
Less than 20% of all lands Continue reading
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Usually the word “twins” is associated with two children who were born at the same time, but it happens that is born and five children at a time. There are many various amazing facts about twins, and some of them you will learn today.
1. The long interval between generic acts in multiple pregnancies.
Peggy Lynn of Huntingdon, Pennsylvania, USA, had a baby girl Hannah on November 11, 1995, and the second of the twins, Erica – 84 day (2 February 1996).
2. The long separation of twins. Iris Johns and Aro Campbell (b. 1914) met after 75 years of separation.
3. The largest number of multiple births in one family. At Maddalena Grenades from Italy (b. 1839) 15 times the triplets were born. There is also information about the birth may 29, 1971 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA, and in may 1977 in Bagerhat, Bangladesh, 11 twins. In both cases, no child survived.
4. Children conceived in a test tube. Twins. The world’s first twins conceived in vitro – twins Steven and Amanda were born on 5 June 1981 at the Medical centre Queen Victoria in Melbourne, Australia. Their 31-year-old mother
The Radmila Mays was cesarean section. Amanda’s Continue reading