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Apples and Colors

1 Aug 2020 2 minute read 0 comments pedrobrito2004

There are more colors than I knew about this fruit. I have never heard or seen pictures of dark purple apples, almost black in color ... seriously they look like the colors of a plum rather than those of an apple. Source   It was a matter of curiosit...

BRAZIL versus Brazilian altcoins

16 May 2020 2 minute read 5 comments Tarcam76

Hi. After R$ (REAL - Brazil money) Stablecoins (R$ Stablecoins), find below some Brazilian Altcoins spots. I fund someones... but just put here listed on https://coinmarketcap.com/ or https://www.coingecko.com/pt. [update May/15th/2020]. Very interes...

Stillness of Utah: A Brief Photo Series

8 Jan 2020 1 minute read 7 comments shellatreille

This is a brief photo series that I created to showcase how still Utah can be.  It has its fast moving city parts, but I enjoy the quiet countryside and abandoned aspects of Utah.  If you go to the parts of Utah that are uninhabited, all you see is b...

Human curiosity

19 Sep 2019 1 minute read 0 comments Honeypete

The human being is curious by nature and is one of the most powerful and effective ways to assimilate and understand our environment and the world. That's why I decided to start writing about this exciting topic in some of my blogs. I hope you like i...

Do square living beings exist?

8 Aug 2019 1 minute read 3 comments Roberto D.

While it is true that most living things have irregular and above all rounded shapes and are full of curves, there are obvious obvious exceptions. One of these is certainly represented by Haloquadratum, a bacterium belonging to the class of Halobacte...

Why is gold measured in carats?

4 Aug 2019 1 minute read 0 comments Roberto D.

The term carat, as reported in the vocabulary, derives from the Arabic qirat (twenty-fourth part) which indicated the seeds of the carob tree (Ceratonia siliqua) and over time has also taken on the meaning of "small weight". The Arabic word in turn d...

Wombats what do you have special?

3 Aug 2019 2 minute read 0 comments Roberto D.

Wombats are animals that live in burrows native to Australia, much loved for their soft appearance. But there is perhaps something that is not known about these adorable marsupials: they are the only animals in the world that produce cubic droppings....

Are sharks or cows more dangerous?

2 Aug 2019 1 minute read 4 comments Roberto D.

It's my first article that doesn't talk about cryptocurrencies, I hope you will appreciate Incredible but true: the placid and sleepy cow kills more human beings than the great marine predators, surrounded by an undeserved reputation of ferocious k...

More 7 curious, absurd and spectacular sports

21 Jul 2019 3 minute read 3 comments dexpartacus

  After the 10 curious, absurd and spectacular sports and the 7 curious, absurd and spectacular sports it's now time to see 7 more! Let's start this journey around the world to discover how far you can push human imagination regarding sports! Gi...

7 curious, absurd and spectacular sports

19 Jul 2019 3 minute read 0 comments dexpartacus

After the 10 curious, absurd and spectacular sports I went to find 7 more! Let's start this journey around the world to discover how far you can push human imagination regarding sports! Unspunnen Image source Born in Switzerland in 1805 but b...