Category: Curiosities

In mid-flight one plane fuels another and it is amazing to see the images

April 30th, 2018

We can see in the images how a test is performed where a Boeing KC-46 Pegasus supplies fuel to another KC-46 in full flight. The tanker surpassed the certification process that will allow it to enter the United States Air Force. The other 65 tons of fuel were transferred to the test which only lasted […]

Difference between Nepotism and Despotism, they are not alike, much less they are equal

April 29th, 2018

These two words, Nepotism and Despotism, seem to be a family of words or have very similar meanings. Nepotism: abuse of power or distribution of public positions in favor of family and friends. Despotism: power and authority exercised abusively by a person of public power over others. Although it seems that both are the same, […]

Adults also generate new neurons discovered in new studies

April 28th, 2018

Studies have been done since years ago to show that the adult brain does not develop new neurons. But now a new study, published in Cell Stem Cell, where the lead author Maura Boldrini, says the findings suggest that the brain of many people in the elderly remains intact cognitively and emotionally much more than […]

Chronic neuropathic headache pain

April 28th, 2018

This pain is caused by a peripheral nerve injury that causes some neurons to become abnormally sensitive to any stimulus that reaches through the skin. And in the case of peripheral pain, neurons that become hypersensitive are called TrkB. And, now, a team from the European Molecular Biology Laboratory, in Rome, has designed a new […]

We bring you some of the secrets that we are sure you do not know about the CIA

April 22nd, 2018

The Central Intelligence Agency, whose original name in English is the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA), is one of the largest intelligence agencies of the United States Government. The CIA has its headquarters in Langley (Virginia), a few kilometers from the US capital, Washington D.C. Its employees, in general, operate in US embassies around the world. […]

Ricardo Arjona was a professional basketball player?

April 20th, 2018

If you are a lover of the songs of the Guatemalan singer Ricardo Arjona, and you are one of the fans in love that has all the information about him, it is certain that this information will not be missing from your store. But the singer Ricardo Arjona belonged to the professional basketball team long […]

Witness of the FARC will collaborate with the DEA on Venezuelan “contacts”

April 19th, 2018

A couple of agents from the Drug Control Administration (DEA) arrived on Friday at the prosecution’s bunker, confident that Marlon Marín Marín and Fabio Simón Younes would agree to talk to them about the shipment of 10 tons of coca that they were going to send to the Mexican mafia. The previous day they had […]

What is heterochromia iridum?

April 18th, 2018

Surely you have seen more than one person with this condition, although this only happens to 1% of the world population, but with the media, and with television it has become quite common to see people with iridium heterochromia that is no longer than those who have the condition of having two eyes of different […]

Educated words: Circumspect, Nefelibato and Taciturn

April 18th, 2018

Some words that sometimes seem weird but are in our dictionary, that is the case of circumspect, nefelibato and taciturn, 3 words that perhaps you had no idea that they existed but that are part of our language and are included in the dictionary. Let’s see what each one of these circumspect words means, nefelibato […]

Maden child victim of bullying for his condition

April 18th, 2018

We live in a world where especially in the youngest it is very easy to criticize and exclude another person just because they do not like their physical appearance because they feel superior and do not measure the consequences they can leave on another human being. This is the case of Maden, a very beautiful […]