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In Madrid, there will be buses with roof gardens Print E-mail
Soon on the roofs of the bus stops in Madrid there will be small gardens ... In such an original way of power, Madrid is going to solve the problem of air pollution and excess carbon dioxide on city streets. Each such stop will have its own irrigation system, which eliminates leaks. One mini-gard...
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Why do the Japanese and Chinese have narrow eyes? Print E-mail
To begin with, let's clarify: the eyes of the Japanese, Chinese, Koreans and other representatives of the Mongoloid race, in general, are of the same shape as people of other nationalities and races. The impression of "narrow-mindedness" creates a special fat "Mongolian fold"...
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Why is Japan the Land of the Rising Sun? Print E-mail
The Land of the Rising Sun is the poetic name of Japan in European languages. The self-name of the country (Nippon) is indicated in the letter with two hieroglyphs - the sun and the root (or the beginning). That is, literally this phrase can be translated as "the beginning of the sun", or...
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What country does the island of Tahiti belong to? Print E-mail
The island of Tahiti in the Pacific Ocean is part of French Polynesia - a large cluster of islands that have the status of the overseas territory of France. French Polynesia is administered by the High Commissioner, representing the President of France. However, some of the power functions are tran...
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Passengers named the most convenient European loukoster Print E-mail
The Dutch carrier Transavia was again recognized as the most convenient European loukoster ... Experts of the portal on commercial aviation Flight-Report evaluated the airlines on a scale of 10, based on Internet reviews of passengers over the past year. The company Transavia awarded the title of ...
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British scientists have found that climate change will affect travel Print E-mail
Because of climate change in the future, the cost of air tickets can become higher ... This will happen because for flights on routes with less turbulence, airliners will spend more fuel. This forecast was made by Paul Williams, a leading researcher of the Royal Society of London, who is consider...
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Why are Americans called Pindos? Print E-mail
There are at least three versions of the origin of this nickname ... The first is that before the Pindos called some of the nationalities of Northern Greece, some of whom lived in the mountains of Pind. At first this pejorative cursing was used exclusively in the circles of the Greek immigrants, bu...
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Attention: insurance policy abroad! Print E-mail
Usually before the trip the insurance policy takes much less of our attention than the passport, visa, ticket and other documents. And completely in vain - sometimes this inattention is very expensive. Let's try to explain why ... Not everything is insured ... The policy of medical insurance ...
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Why do not the Japanese age? Print E-mail
The Japanese, like all people, unfortunately, are aging. And the question seems to be inspired by the widely discussed book on the Internet "Why the Japanese do not age. Secrets of the Land of the Rising Sun "(in the English version of The Okinawa Program), authors Americans Bradley Jay W...
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What is the speed of the plane during take-off? Print E-mail
Most likely, the question in question is not about the speed with which the plane takes off - it changes almost every second, but about the speed at which the plane passes from "ride" to "flight", that is, breaks off from the surface of the earth. The speed of take-off varies ...
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