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This is not a joke, but a real precedent. Here's some info from old documents, which describes med-kits English inventory of Ernest Shackleton and his men when they went in 1907-1909 years in the Nimrod expedition. For the healing of the white fever", is a condition when the snow merges with the horizon and you can't understand where to go, was used cocaine. However, they rubbed their eyes! in its Arsenal, they had opium, they mixed with chalk and ate for the healing of diarrhea. they had a hemp. It ate together with a very sharp capsicum - it helped them to suspend stomach cramps. And from the cold they were basking whiskey - best warmer, whatever you say. Well, instead of antibiotics and stimulants they used was a mixture of cocaine with caffeine. 1 share...

The highest mountain in our Solar system is mount Olympus, which is on Mars. Height of Olympus whole 21.2 km! If to compare with mount Everest, the Olympus above almost 2.5 times. He has a diameter of 540 km and has steep slopes at the edges, at a height of 7 km!

1. Keep the money in large denominations. 2. Keep the money round sums. 3. Highlight of the whole funds untouchable amount and continually increase. 4. Judge savings as income. 5. Obosnovivayte every purchase. 6. Keep a journal of your daily income and expenses. 7. Count your money every day at the same time. 8. The money like its place. 9. Don't let the money borrowed. 10. Do not borrow money. 11. With respect to small money. 12. Do not pay future profits. 13. Family budget should be in charge of one person. 14. Keep a stash. 15. Do not spoil your children money. 16. Keep the money in different currencies. 17. Take a loan, if You can repay it, even after losing a source of income. 18. Help parents money. 19. Don't make an unplanned purchases. 20. Count...

Scientists have found that if a nuclear Apocalypse, the Earth will remain only cockroaches... and Bear Grylls. Do not believe? Before You crazy exploits British expert on survival, which on June 7 it was 39 let.1. Reindeer heart Eskimos gave its name to the famous ice cream flavor, but in real life these tough people often eat raw meat. Once behind the polar circle, Grylls, of course, could not join to the local culture. The confident hand he killed and osvezheval the main source of life in this snow-covered desert - reindeer. The belly of a horned cattle became a perfect place where you can warm stiff hand, and Pooh went warmth-keeping of ammunition. In this day lunch the traveler was the heart of the animal, which he washed down with several generous SIPS...

Chub Zaporizhzhya Cossack, or as they said themselves Cossacks, oseledets are not just an element of Cossack way, it is also a legend. First, it should be noted that only Mature Cossacks, who have what is called a smell of gunpowder were eligible for the long forelock. This hairstyle was banned for the young soldiers. This does not imply any hierarchy, and shows that experienced Cossacks for time spent battles were able to «earn» so many sins before God, that no prayers, they pray for forgiveness. Any Zaporozhye Cossack was confident that the many sins after death promise to him, only one - «burn in hell». In this respect was to come up with some solution can alleviate their fate. The solution was found. He was a Cossack not in vain otraschival yourself...

«If you will step into a black hole, you feel like a tube of toothpaste, from which someone pushes content - rasskazivaetamerikanskiy scientist-astrophysicist Charles Liu, - When some object crosses the event horizon - the point of no return from the black hole, begin to act the same laws of physics that cause on Earth tides of the oceans. The gravitational force decreases as distance increases, so the closer the Moon is to Earth, the more effective its attraction on our planet. The land is slightly pulls in the direction of the moon, this is a very minor changes, so that we feel, but the water on the surface of our planet begins to flow along the elongated axis. Near to a black hole the size of the Earth gravity's much stronger, and the hole will stretch...

Excess electricity generated by its Thorium reactor, can be returned to the network charge or other electrical devices. The American company declares that it will have a prototype vehicle with a nuclear facility within two years. Thorium - element, similar to uranium and, as this dense material, it has the potential to make a huge amount of heat. According to the General Director of the Power Systems, Charles Stevens, just one gram of thorium produces more energy than 28,000 liters of petrol. Mr. Stevens believes that eight grams of Thorium would be enough to bring a vehicle into effect on his whole life. The engine weighs approximately 227 kg, would be is lightweight and compact enough to fit under the hood of a normal car. And if Thorium has really become...

Copper, acid, zinc, arsenic, toxic waste of production - that's all that swims in the lake Berkeley. More precisely lake call it difficult. Rather pool. In 1995, a flock of geese village on «water» and never took off. 342 carcasses rescuers pulled. Berkeley pit lake lying in a big hole of the old copper mine near the town butt, Montana, USA. This lake is considered the most toxic in the world. Water is a very large number of polluting substances, poisons, toxic waste, including: copper, cadmium, arsenic, aluminum, iron, manganese, zinc etc. Work at the field began in 1955, under the management of Atlantic Richfield Company, the largest oil producer in the USA. When the mine closed in 1982, drain pumps were removed contaminated groundwater began to slowly...

Lie on your back (best when tired), his arms by his side, eyes closed. Stay absolutely still and try not to sleep. Brain will send signals to the body to drowse. If you want to scratch it, turn over or blink - IGNORE it all and about half an hour can feel the weight of the breast, may be even begin to hear strange sounds. That is sleep paralysis. If that's the time to open your eyes, you can see hallucinations (sleep with otkrutimi eyes), but the move cannot be, because the body is asleep. You can close your eyes and fall asleep seriously, give an opportunity to control his dream - to lucid dream.

He is the first example of birth of the person. a Child is invited to get it lying on the table object and get a reward delicious candy, not rising from a chair, which is far enough. Although it did take an item impossible, the child will not rise from his chair, while the experimenter will be available in room. Next adult for a few minutes walks from the room, watching the child from the next room. And then the child seeing that no adult, quickly stands up and takes a desired object. Is an adult sees that the problem is solved, but asks, stood up, whether the child from his chair. The child answers that did not rise up, and the experimenter offers award candy. And then there is the phenomenon is a unique phenomenon, when a child refuses the proposed candy...

There occurred the history and today in Japan there are legends. At that time the competition even the most severe rank not have any press conferences and mixed zones and journalists quietly wandered among the athletes in the start town. When ran, half of the racers, threw the thick snow. Thick and sticky. Soviet athlete Vedenin, Vyacheslav just a minute before the start peremazival skis. Japanese journalist, speak Russian, and asked him: hope that helps because it's snowing hard? That answered him, Soviet athlete Vedenin, can understand only Russian people. A Japanese newspaper the next day came out with headings: «Russian skier said the magic word «dahusim» and won the Olympics».

In 1821, the struggle of the Greeks for independence from the Ottoman Empire. In one of the battles the Greeks besieged the Acropolis. When the Turks were running out of ammunition, they began to open the columns of the Parthenon, extracting lead fastening elements and cutting into the bullets. Learning of this, the Greeks themselves sent to the opponent party lead, only to prevent the destruction of the monument.

Recently physicist Miguel Alkuber presented to the scientific community of its own model giperprostranstvennogo (warp)-the engine, which can exceed the speed of light through the curvature of space-time. Device in this model should generate negative energy field that will compress or stretch the space-time, creating a kind of bubble. And this bubble will move on the wave curvature as a surfer on this wave. As evidenced by the Big Bang, space-time can be expanded so quickly that material objects can pass the limit of the speed of light. Scheme warp contortion 1. The vertical dimension represents how a given volume of space-time contracts or expands the model Alkubera. Positive values (red) indicate expansion. When the space-time extends behind the spaceship,...

There Were times when at the mention of the Vikings tremble all Europe. These brave sailors on their rapid courts were daring raids on coastal towns and villages, collecting tribute and destroyed the disobedient. Vikings not only feel at home in the British Isles, the Netherlands and France, but traveled to Spain, Morocco and Italy. Now, the few historians doubt that in North America by the Vikings visited long before Columbus. According to legend, the Viking Leif Eyrikson (Leif the Lucky) reached the shores of America for hundreds of years before Christopher Columbus. Relatively recently, scientists have been confirmed that the Vikings really fully migrating so far. A special page in the history of the Vikings is exploration of Greenland. Excavations on...

1. Why do not we fall in love every month someone new? Because at parting, we would have deprived of a particle of one's own heart. 2. We choose not to accidentally each other. We meet only those who already exist in our subconscious mind. 3. We never are so defenseless, as when love and never so desperately unhappy, then, when we lose the object of love or his love. 4. Brave and self-confident becomes the one who finds the conviction that love him. 5. Each person has a desire, he is not known to others, and desires, which he would not confess even to myself.