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Why do whales and elephants, the largest animals on the planet, never get cancer?

Elephants and whales are some of the largest animals on Earth. Scientifically, larger organisms have more cells and are more likely to mutate and develop cancer. However, this rule does not work for elephants and whales: they almost never develop tumors. The results of research scientists have turned all ideas about evolution. A malignant tumor …

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How will the world change when it runs out of oil?

Oil is the «blood» of the modern economy, the main energy resource in the world economy and a valuable source of raw materials for the production of synthetic goods. Oil is a non-renewable resource. The largest reserves were found in Venezuela, the countries of the Middle East, Russia, the USA, in general, proven oil reserves …

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Why do cats love boxes so much?

A large cardboard box is a welcome item for any domestic and wild cat. The pet will often prefer it instead of a beautiful house. But what prompted this interest? There are 2 versions that complement each other that explain the common behavior pattern among cats: this is the desire to hide from the outside …

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How is the last day of a condemned man going to death in the United States?

The United States is one of the few countries where the death penalty is used. The verdict is passed for especially cruel crimes. What are those sentenced to death doing in the last 24 hours of their lives? What can you ask for as a last wish in America and Today, more than 2,500 incorrigible …

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5 countries in which Russia is preparing to build its military bases

Today Russia has 9 foreign military bases: in 5 CSTO countries, as well as Syria, South Ossetia, Moldova and Abkhazia. However, in the context of the new Cold War and competition for resources, politicians are increasingly talking about the expansion of our country’s military presence in the world. Negotiations on the establishment of a military …

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7 oldest countries in the world that have survived to this day

Starting from the IV millennium BC, the history of the planet consisted of tens of thousands of different states. They formed unique civilizations, turned into great empires, or perished under the onslaught of neighboring peoples. The overwhelming majority of modern states were formed only in the last 100-200 years. However, there are peoples on the …

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How would the world have changed if Christianity had not split into Catholicism and Orthodoxy?

Until the middle of the 11th century, Christendom was one — with the center in Constantinople and the Ecumenical Patriarch at the head of the entire religion. However, later Christianity split into 2 major branches: Catholicism and Orthodoxy. Why did the Split happen and could it have been avoided? What would the world be like …

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Why were witches massively burned in Medieval Europe, but this was not the case in Russia?

The witch hunt is one of the most famous phenomena of Medieval Europe, reflected in many feature films and books. For 200 years of fighting witchcraft, Europeans have killed more than 50 thousand people, mostly women. During the same time in Russia, only Contrary to popular belief, the peak of the witch-hunt fell not in …

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Why are there cold winters in Russia, but hot summers at the same time?

In almost all Russian cities, winter lasts more than 4 months, and there are often severe cold weather. But at the same time, we have hot and dry summers, which does not at all match the image of the coldest country in the world. Germany, Great Britain and other European countries are distinguished by light …

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What happens if the organs of an animal are transplanted to a person?

Lack of donor organs and their high cost are one of the main problems of modern medicine, which annually become a death sentence for hundreds of thousands of people around the planet. Xenotransplantation is the name given to interspecies transplantation of organs and tissues in science. The first attempts to «sew» various parts of a …

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