Why does Japan have such a flag?
The national flag of Japan is a white cloth with a large scarlet circle in the center, symbolizing the solar disk. It has been used as an official symbol of…

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How many countries were part of the USSR?
At different times, the number of countries (called Union republics) that were part of the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (USSR) varied. At the time of the collapse of the…

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Why do I need to choose special shoes for a hike?
Regular sneakers and sneakers for a hike will not work. Using such shoes leads to a lot of trouble during tracking, and ultimately leads to difficulties for the entire group.…

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Why do I need to choose special shoes for a hike?

Regular sneakers and sneakers for a hike will not work. Using such shoes leads to a lot of trouble during tracking, and ultimately leads to difficulties for the entire group.

Unprofessional shoes can simply fall apart on their feet, and looking for a replacement in the wild is problematic. In addition, serious calluses can lead not only to unplanned stops on the route, but also to the need for medical care. Continue reading

Why do earthquakes occur in Japan?

If we take the question literally, then earthquakes in Japan occur for the same reason as in other countries – because of sudden breaks in the earth’s crust with the displacement of its individual sections, which are called lithospheric plates.

But the question is, obviously, why do earthquakes occur so often in Japan and with such severe consequences-numerous human casualties and destruction? Continue reading

Does it snow in Africa?
Sometimes, and you can admire it in the "heart" of Africa – in the North-East of Tanzania, where the highest (5895 m) point of the Black continent – Kilimanjaro. The…

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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…

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Wedding trip to Prague
Old Prague continues to surprise many travelers, as it has done for many centuries… And at the same time attract newlyweds from all over Europe, wedding photos on the Charles…

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What is the richest country in the world?
Oddly enough, the richest countries in the world are not the largest, but rather the opposite. What is the richest country in the world? According to the International monetary Fund,…

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