Interesting Facts from the Life of Isabella I of Castile
Isabella I of Castile was the Catholic queen of Castile and León, who left her mark on her rule over Spain. The fateful decisions she made throughout the years had a centuries-long influence on Spain and Latin America, even until today.
Birthmarks are Related to a Past Life
A girl from India, born without fingers on one of her hands, claims that she lost them in an accident in her past life. She clearly remembers how she had got her hand stuck in a meat grinder, after which her fingers were amputated.
The Dalai Lama's Table Makes Wishes Come True
Before you use the table, close your eyes, think of a wish and stop the mouse pointer over one of the numbers in the magical table. The interpretation of the number will predict whether your wish will come true.
The Legend of the Sinister Hitchhiker
Tales of mysterious hitchhikers have been told for years in the folklore of many countries around the world. The ghost of a young woman causes drivers' hair to stand on end along remote roads.
An Asteroid Will Collide with Earth in 2880
Another giant asteroid is heading toward Earth and may hit it. The good news is that the probability of that happening isn't too high, and even if it does, it will happen in 2880, writes the Sunday Times.
Discovered: Pterosaur with a Head That Looks Like a Butterfly
Fossils of at least 47 pterosaurs of an unknown species were found by paleontologists in Brazil, inform the world news agencies. The new species, that scientists have called Caiuajara dobruskii, lived in the southern part of present-day Brazil. . .
Humans Play No Part in Global Warming
There has been global warming going on for the past 10 000 years. This fact is at odds with the claim that it is caused by human activities, writes the Daily Mail newspaper, quoting American scientists.
Laugh, so I Can Tell you What you're Like
Laughter is good for your health, it is a sign of a lively spirit and good mood. It also turns out that you can find a great deal about someone's personality based on their laughter.
Mice - a Scientist's Best Friend
In the 19th century, there were experiments done on dogs, and a little later, some done on fruit flies, roundworms and others. Today, however, the most common animal used for experiments is the mouse.