The Trulli of Alberobello 9/9/2015 • Charlotte Mills
Alberobello is a small town in Apulia, an Italian region situated at the South East of the Apennine peninsula. This town is famous for its unusual houses called trulli.
"It's raining again" - how often people all around the world utter this phrase. It is no wonder, since rain is one of the most frequent natural phenomena and the most frequent type of precipitations. Yearly around 120 000 mi3 (500 000 km3) of water rain down the Earth. This is almost 20 times as much as the amount of water in all lakes of the largest country in the world Russia.
This funny creature that resembles a stuffed animal is actually a rare bird called Andean cock-of-the-rock. One of its distinctive features is a beak covered with feathers.
Is this possibly the greatest office prank ever?
How much sleep do we need? To answer this question let's consider the following experiment carried out by scientists from the Universities of Pennsylvania and Washington.The researchers invited 48 healthy grown-up people to participate in the experiment and divided them into four groups. Members of the first group had to spend two days in a row without sleep. Volunteers from the second group had only a four-hour sleep per night. The third group had a six-hour sleep every night. The fourth group slept for no less and no more than eight hours per night.
The story of tender affection between a fisherman and a white shark turns out to be fake 9/5/2015 • Teresa henderson. ARTIST
In 2006 the Internet community was blown up by a story about a fisherman and a great white shark. Though nearly ten years have passed the story is still popular and is posted on different web sites once in a while.
The history of four kinds of temperament 9/4/2015 • Alizar
There are numerous personality tests to define your temperament and we all know that psychologists single out four basic types of it. Astonishingly enough, but these four types were first described by Hippocrates as early as the 4th century B.C.
Happy Birthday Beyoncé 9/4/2015 • Alizar
Today Beyoncé turns 33. We know from many stars before (i.e. Madonna, Jennifer Lopez, Jennifer Aniston, Gwen Stefani) that if you work your pound cake hard enough, you'll only get better with age.
Canadian scientists arrived at such a conclusion after a series of experiments with three-month-old babies. Among other things, the researchers discovered that due to this way of delivery babies may experience difficulties with focusing.
SKIN A WATERMELON party trick 9/3/2015 • Rosie
With Labor Day just around the corner, there's no better time to learn a new trick that's sure to make an impression at any BBQ. In this video, Mark Rober shows us how to crack open a seemingly normal watermelon to reveal a totally skinned watermelon inside.