Why don't the Japanese get old?
The Japanese, like all people, unfortunately, are getting old. And the question, apparently, is inspired by the widely discussed book on the Internet " Why Japanese do not age. Secrets…

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Bermuda triangle - intersection of opinions?
The Bermuda triangle is usually called the area of the Atlantic ocean, where the mysterious disappearance of ships and aircraft is allegedly noted. Its water area is bounded by the…

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The main pros and cons of flights with transfers
Flights with transfers or transit flights are not uncommon for travelers, many of them are afraid, and completely in vain. It is understandable to worry about possible delays and inconsistencies…

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Africa’s richest countries

In modern statistics, the country’s wealth is considered to be based on the gross domestic product (GDP) per capita per year.

According to this indicator, Equatorial Guinea occupies the first position in Africa, its GDP is $18,387 per person, thanks to the huge volume of oil exports. In second place – Botswana ($15449), his wealth she owes the diamond fields. And in third place is Gabon ($14,865), where a lot of manganese ore is extracted. Continue reading

Why do Japanese and Chinese have narrow eyes?

To begin with, let’s clarify: the eyes of Japanese, Chinese, Koreans and other representatives of the Mongoloid race, in General, are the same shape as people of other nationalities and races.

The impression of “narrow-eyed” is created by a special fat “Mongolian fold” of the eyelid at the inner corner of the eye-epicanthus. In representatives of other races, epicanthus is very rare; in Mongoloids, it is present in almost all. Continue reading

Your Luggage is lost – what to do?

The rosy anticipation of a long-awaited vacation can be seriously overshadowed by the absence of your Luggage on the checkout line at the arrival airport.

The loss of checked baggage in a foreign country is an extremely unpleasant “adventure”, and, unfortunately, not uncommon. However, it should also be noted that baggage sorting and dispatch systems at airports are being improved, and the number of losses is decreasing from year to year. Continue reading

Why was America called America?
As you know, the discoverer of the American continent, Christopher Columbus, did not call the land discovered by him his name, because he considered it the East coast of Asia,…

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How to choose a radio for tourism?
It is almost impossible to get lost in the forest or in an unfamiliar area, having a good portable radio station (walkie-talkie) with the ability to communicate with other groups…

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Where is Ceylon?
The island of Ceylon is located in the Northern part of the Indian ocean, at the southern tip of the Hindustan Peninsula. But you probably won't find this name on…

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About tourist fraudsters
The Internet is full of terrible stories about the treachery of tour operators who leave unhappy tourists in a foreign country, after robbing them. There are also stories about fraudulent…

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