In Brazil, they wanted to force ants to get coffee
Once a few years ago, Juan Neto, an ordinary farmer from São Paulo, walked along the edge of what was once his field and gently mourned. Of the former cultivated…

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“Throw an eagle on a mobile phone”, or how Siberian ornithologists help
To study the migration of steppe birds, scientists use GPS devices that send text messages ... Until recently, there were no difficulties with this, and this year one of the…

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Gateway: stand or not stand
Often at airports you can see the picture: even before the announcement of boarding, people begin to crowd at the exit ... Why is this happening and is it worth…

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Thomas Cook: the founder’s good intentions became a burden of responsibility for followers

On the eve of World Tourism Day, one of its pioneers, the British tour operator Thomas Cook, left the market …

Among the reasons for his bankruptcy were not only debts and fierce competition, but also politics and even climate change.
The founder of the company, Cook, believed that if the railway offered cheaper fares, then this would make it possible for more people from the lower class to travel, and thus people would drink less, use less drugs, and they would be more interested in knowledge and education. Continue reading

Unknown facts about famous Egypt
For tourists, Egypt is associated with diving, pyramids, the all-inclusive system, but the country is much more interesting and multifaceted ... The history of Egypt dates back 5,000 years. At…

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The water in Lake Baikal is toxic. Who's guilty?
Lake Baikal is considered one of the main natural assets of Russia. The deepest lake in Siberia, one of the oldest on the planet, a reserve of clean drinking water…

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Best places to stay in Armenia in the summer of 2019
In recent years, Armenia has become one of the most popular tourist destinations worldwide. Many tourists, in particular from the countries of the former CIS, prefer holidays in Armenia to…

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What do we declare when exporting and what are the restrictions on the import of tangible property and monetary values
A trip abroad and returning home require the tourist to know the rules for the transport of goods and things - even those that are in personal use ... What…

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