15 exciting inventions of the XXI century that will soon be in every home
Throughout the history of its existence, man has constantly invented and created something new. Today, in the age of the Internet, it is difficult to imagine that human civilization began…

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10 unexpected facts about the most" piquant sosotoyanii " women, which are silent even doctors
Pregnancy: the woman really "glows". Ladies who had to face pregnancy and childbirth for the first time, this condition and process may seem frightening. This is understandable - after all,…

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From bloodletting to drinking urine: harsh and merciless medicine of the past
Harsh and merciless medieval medicine. In the XV century, a book called Fasciculus Medicinae was created, which at that time served as a universal medical reference and contained a description…

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Beaver testicles and radioactive toothpaste: 7 fatal self-care products that were used in the XX century

Today, when the world is dominated by science and technology, it is not easy to believe that even some 50 years ago people took for medicinal drugs something that today is not allowed without a protective suit. And when it comes to more distant times, you can only wonder what was the pharmacological fantasy of our ancestors and that they basically survived.
1. Doramad
Toothpaste containing radioactive thorium, developed in Germany in the 30-40s of the XX century. The paste had a very funny pseudo-scientific advertising slogan that promised the death of all microbes in the mouth. Continue reading

"Down with hospital gowns!": what the new generation of hospital clothing looks like
Hospital gowns and "vests" will be replaced with style and comfort It's hard to find a man who would have liked to stay in the hospital. And it's not just…

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10 benefits of fasting that will convince you that limiting yourself to food is useful
The less I eat, the more energy I have! Today, there is a lot of debate about what "proper nutrition" should be, whether to arrange so-called "fasting days" and how…

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Deadly advertising: a joke with skeletons that claimed many lives
Creation Today, everyone is used to pharmaceutical advertising, which uses pastel shades, pastoral landscapes and rave reviews of the new "miracle drug". But in the late 1800s, a St. Louis-based…

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Tougher than the "green fairy": how the US produces wine from ... cannabis
Have you ever tried absinthe? If the acquaintance took place, it is unlikely that it was the same legendary potion that turned the head of Paul Verlaine and Arthur Rimbaud…

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