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7 historical parallels to Game of Thrones

7 historical parallels to Game of Thrones

The author of "A Song of Ice and Fire" George R. R. Martin, creating the world of his fantasy epic, used many famous events and personalities from the history of medieval Europe. In our review, only a few of them are presented. & Nbsp;

5 easy ways to extend your life

5 easy ways to extend your life

There are many hormonal agents that promise to keep you younger and longer. However, the real, scientifically proven ways to slow down the onset of old age are very simple

5 technologies that will change tourism in the future

5 technologies that will change tourism in the future

The earth is extraordinarily beautiful and interesting. Every year millions of people from all over the world go on trips to see its beauty with their own eyes. Modern technologies allow us to look at our planet in a new way. Naked Science tried to represent the tourism of the future

Unusual musical instruments

Unusual musical instruments

The most unusual musical instruments - expopetarra, zeusophone, cat's piano, singing tree

Top "tasteless" delicacies in the world

Top "tasteless" delicacies in the world

The most unappetizing delicacies in the world are a hundred-year-old egg, eggs boiled in boys' urine - tutszydan, smelly fish heads, cheese with live worms - kasu marzu, black ivory coffee, edible bird nests

10 most famous scientists of Russia

10 most famous scientists of Russia

The most famous scientists of Russia - Zhores Alferov, Mikhail Gelfand, Grigory Perelman and many others

10 circles of hell for iPhone 6S

10 circles of hell for iPhone 6S

10 craziest iPhone 6S crash tests

10 main innovations in iOS 8

10 main innovations in iOS 8

IOS 8 is now available for download. Let's see what kind of innovations Apple's new operating system can offer consumers

10 most brutal psychological experiments

10 most brutal psychological experiments

Psychology became popular at the beginning of the 20th century. Many were very attracted by her goal - to learn more about the intricacies of human behavior, emotional

The hottest places on Earth

The hottest places on Earth

Dallol, Tirat-Tzvi, Kebili, Timbuku, El-Azizia, Death Valley are the hottest places on Earth

The main achievements of science and technology in 2017

The main achievements of science and technology in 2017

2017 is drawing to a close, and now is the time to take stock and talk about the most significant, in the opinion of Naked Science, events in the field of science and technology for the year

Heroic children

Heroic children

Heroic children were born at all times - both during the Great Patriotic War and now. Among them: Anna Frank, Tanya Savicheva, Valya Kotik, Lenya Golikov, Sasha Ershova and many others

How famous IT giants got their names

How famous IT giants got their names

Some companies got their names from the products they represent, others from brand mergers. There are companies whose names are taken from the ceiling and do not mean anything. This is not the case with well-known IT giants, whose names are already legends in themselves

5 + 1. Elon Musk's critics and their arguments

5 + 1. Elon Musk's critics and their arguments

The mask is both scolded and lifted up to heaven at the same time. We decided to take a closer look at who is criticizing an engineer, an entrepreneur and just a great dreamer and for what

Top 5 most creepy exoplanets

Top 5 most creepy exoplanets

Astronomers may be as close as ever to discovering a planet suitable for life. Over the past couple of years, they have managed to find a sufficient number of "earth-like" planets, but many more worlds that are not at all similar to ours have been discovered. Some of them have hellish conditions

Top best sniper rifles in the world

Top best sniper rifles in the world

Today we have prepared a new top for you. What is the best sniper rifle. Let's remember about such samples as M82, L96, SVD

Precambrian and Cambrian animals

Precambrian and Cambrian animals

Animals of the Cambrian and Precambrian - opabinia, anomalocaris, spriggina, wendia, hallucigenia, aisheia, wywaxia, picaia, trilobites, marella and others

10 ways to get smarter

10 ways to get smarter

Every person dreams of increasing their intellectual abilities, but this requires some effort. We present 10 easy ways to improve brain activity

The most important scientific achievements of 2014

The most important scientific achievements of 2014

Comet Churyumov-Gerasimenko and landing on it, treatment of diabetes mellitus, Saturn's moon Enceladus and the ocean on it, the elixir of youth and much more - the most important scientific achievements of 2014

10 cold-blooded animal killers

10 cold-blooded animal killers

To date, it has been established that more than 1,300 animal species practice cannibalism in one way or another. These include both fish or insects and mammals such as dogs or monkeys

Endangered plants

Endangered plants

Endangered plants - nepentes attenborough, risantella Gardner, suicide palm, opposite-leaved jellyfish, herrera mammillaria

5 sports that will gather the stadiums of the future

5 sports that will gather the stadiums of the future

Despite the fact that progress is moving forward by leaps and bounds, some things remain the same. For example, football and hockey. However, this does not mean that the future will not make its own adjustments to people's sports addictions. Experts are already predicting the emergence of new sports, which will turn from fantasy into reality

10 new species of 2014

10 new species of 2014

Yesterday, the International Committee of Taxonomists named the ten most interesting species of living organisms discovered over the past year

Jedi Arsenal: Star Wars Lightsabers

Jedi Arsenal: Star Wars Lightsabers

Writer and director of the legendary Star Wars movie, George Lucas is not really the inventor of the light blade. This weapon is found in the series of stories about the adventures of Lucky Starr space ranger Isaac Asimov. But it was "Star Wars" that made light sibers known to the whole world

5 most dangerous places on Earth

5 most dangerous places on Earth

If you are a broken-down tourist and crave extreme, we warn you: do not visit at least these places: Mount Washington, the island of Keimada Grande, the Doroua of Death in Bolivia, and the Danakil Desert

Top most dangerous dinosaurs

Top most dangerous dinosaurs

Today we will name the top most dangerous dinosaurs. The list includes such lizards as Tyrannosaurus, Spinosaurus and Velociraptor

6 most expensive science projects in history

6 most expensive science projects in history

What is the most expensive experiment in human history? Supercomputer, Hadron Collider or Space Station? This and more in a compilation from Naked Science

10 women who visited the ISS

10 women who visited the ISS

Naked Science decided to recall the names of some of the women who visited the International Space Station. The list includes both newly minted ISS workers Elena Serova and Samantha Cristoforetti, as well as women astronauts of past years, who have secured several interesting records

Shakespeare's moons of Uranus

Shakespeare's moons of Uranus

The names of most of the satellites orbiting the planets of the solar system come to us from Roman and Greek mythology. An exception to this number is the 27 moons of the "ice giant" Uranus. They all bear the names of characters from the works of William Shakespeare and Alexander Pope. Let's figure out where this tradition came from and what these satellites are

Smells that will soon be forgotten

Smells that will soon be forgotten

Smells that may disappear: ink, burnt leaves, pistons, chalk

3 genius characters

3 genius characters

There are a great many scientists who have left their indelible mark on the history of science. Today we will tell only about three undeniable geniuses and their characters

The greatest conquests of man

The greatest conquests of man

The greatest conquests of mankind are the conquest of the Moon, Everest, the Mariana Trench, drilling of the Kola superdeep well

Unripe "apples", or the Worst gadgets in Apple history

Unripe "apples", or the Worst gadgets in Apple history

Apple's path to the top of the tech market was thorny and littered with mistakes, some of which could be called failures. However, the company knows how to learn from them positive lessons to avoid repeating this in the future. And Apple's failed brainchildren became part of its history along with the iPhone

10 latest military gadgets and technologies

10 latest military gadgets and technologies

We present a selection of the most interesting technologies that will give the army a qualitatively new look in the next 10 years. & Nbsp;

White spots of the planet

White spots of the planet

Greenland, the Mariana Trench, the island of Tristan da Cunha, the Gankar Punsum mountains are the white spots of the Earth

Giants of the sea: today and tomorrow

Giants of the sea: today and tomorrow

It is customary for our people to sunbathe in the beds and swim in the pits. If you again spent the summer not where you wanted, you have a chance to go on a sea voyage, if not in reality, then certainly on the pages of Naked Science. We will tell you about the most incredible passenger ships of the present and the future - about the largest cruise liners and the most incredible technical solutions in shipbuilding

Elementary: TV on europium and melting gallium dishes

Elementary: TV on europium and melting gallium dishes

Some of the names of chemical elements are so rare that even a sophisticated expert might never have heard of them. Nevertheless, many of these elements form the foundation of modern science. For example, europium is very important in the manufacture of computer monitors, and tellurium is used in solar panels and microcircuits. Read on Naked Science about the “unknown” elements that are hard to live without

Fun geography

Fun geography

Taumataukatangyangakoauahuotamateaturipukakapikimaungahoronukupokanuenuakitanatahu, Ydzhidvozh, Misunderstanding Island, Khokhly, Moskal, town E, Rai village, Happiness town, Equator of White Sausages - the funniest and most unusual geographical names

Top most expensive production cars

Top most expensive production cars

We have prepared the top of the most expensive cars, among which there are Bugatti and Lamborghini

Earth in entertaining numbers

Earth in entertaining numbers

Our home planet is a real oasis in cold space. You are probably quite familiar with this world, but there is so much more in it that can really surprise you. We present to your attention 9 interesting facts about the Blue Planet