Strange inventions of doctors of the past, which are more like instruments of torture
The history of medicine is full of bizarre and even frightening moments. Throughout its history, people have tried to make it better to treat. It did not always work out…

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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…

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4 non-proprietary inventions that saved millions of human lives and did not bring their creators a penny
Four inventions without a patent that saved millions of lives. I wonder what modern medicine would be like if it weren't for these four inventions. To date, they have already…

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Deadly advertising: a joke with skeletons that claimed many lives

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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 company put ads for its analgesics and antipyretics on the market in the form of a series of creepy calendars. On them, medicine was offered by creepy skeletons. And everything would be fine, but, ironically, the product that this company advertised turned out to be deadly. Continue reading

5 advantages of a cold shower that convince you of the need for hardening

Cold shower. Invigorating…

Many consider a cold shower something out of the ordinary and, it seems, on their own will, they will never be under it. Under a cold shower, they can drive, perhaps, only a faulty boiler. But in fact, even a few seconds under a cold shower will bring the body a lot of benefits, if you follow certain rules.
Before you go to the actual benefits of a cold shower, it’s worth realizing the simple fact that a hot shower is a luxury, not a necessity. Continue reading

 10 foods that will help you survive the winter without a cold
Useful and correct. Winter is a difficult time when viruses and colds are waiting for a person on every corner. To feel active and kind even in winter, you need…

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15 most exciting scientific discoveries that have been made over the past year
Each year brings new technologies and new discoveries to the world, which bring humanity to a qualitatively different, higher level of development. We have collected in one review the latest…

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10 unusual phobias that can thoroughly spoil the life of anyone
Phobias are usually the result of a combination of external factors (for example, past injuries) and internal tendencies (i.e., heredity or genetics). People who suffer from phobias may experience unreasonable…

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10 incredible facts about plastic surgery
When it comes to plastic surgery, many immediately imagine expensive surgeries that are resorted to by the famous and rich in order to preserve beauty. There is some truth in…

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