Why a maypole is build

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Why a maypole is build Maypole is a decoration made of a cut tree trunk, mostly spruce, the tip of which is formed by a wreath decorated with ribbons. In the Czech Republic, a maypole is being built on April 30 or May 1, or in other countries on the feast of St. George, Pentecost or during the Midsummer. This tradition is widespread almost throughout Europe and has survived even the spread of Christianity. But why is the maypole being built at the first place? Read more

Why does an apple turn brown

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Why does an apple turn brown We all know that an apple turns brown after being cut or beaten. The same phenomenon can be observed in mangoes, avocados, or potatoes, for example. An apple loses its quality when beaten and is less marketable for traders. But why does browning occur at all? Read more

Why does a zebra have stripes

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Why does a zebra have stripes The zebra, with its white and black stripes, is a truly iconic animal. Since the 19th century, many scientific theories have emerged explaining the reason for these stripes. Some theories have been refuted, but one very notable is currently the most accepted by the scientific community. So why does a zebra have stripes? Read more

Why do we have heartburn

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Why do we have heartburn Heartburn has been encountered by almost everyone throughout his lives. If this is an isolated case, it is not necessary to solve the situation in any way. However, if it is a chronic condition, it is advisable to see a doctor. It can be a serious disease, which in extreme cases can result in difficult-to-treat esophageal cancer. But why does heartburn occur in the first place and can we do something about it? Read more

Why is O a universal donor

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Why is O a universal donor From an early age, we can usually name blood groups and we know that the AB group is a universal recipient and O is a universal donor. We later find out that there is a Rh system that also plays an important role not only in blood transfusions. In fact, we know 39 blood systems to this day. Why hasn't anyone told us about the others and is O really universal donor? Read more

Why do muscles grow

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Why do muscles grow When we talk about muscle growth, we often think of a person going to the gym, lifts heavy dumbbells, drinks protein drinks, maybe even takes a photo in the mirror and occasionally uploads the photo to one of the social networks... but seriously, is this the only possible way of muscle growth? What really happens to muscles during physical exercise? Read more

Why is Children's Day Celebrated

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Why is Children's Day Celebrated Children's Day is a day that commemorates the rights of the child. It is celebrated every year all over the world and in different parts of the world it is celebrated on a different day. What is the history of Children's Day and why do we celebrate it in the first place? Read more

Why do we breathe

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Why do we breathe Usually we are not aware of breathing. The respiratory muscles automatically work to absorb the new air and remove the old one. We exchange breathing gases, without which we cannot normally survive even a few minutes. But why do we breathe in the first place? Read more

Why do we have dandruff

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Why do we have dandruff Dandruff is the dead part of the skin on the head, or other parts of the body, which differ from the normal death of the skin in size and possibly other accompanying effects such as itching. About half of the adult population, more often men than women, suffer from dandruff, and several false myths circulate around them. What are the predispositions to dandruff and can we get rid of them at all? Read more

Why is the US building a wall on the border with Mexico

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Why is the US building a wall on the border with Mexico Donald Trump's presidency is specific to many contradictory absurd and divisive topics. One of these topics is the so-called Trump Wall, due to which even at the turn of 2018 and 2019 there was a record breaking 35 days of government shutdown. Why is the Trump Wall such a controversial topic, and why is the US building a wall between the United States and Mexico? Read more