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In the north of Russia, churches are known, built without a single nail, with one ax. Less well known is that this kind of wooden temple was built in 1864 by the inhabitants of the New Zealand town of Vaitaki, the indigenous Maori.

In the north of Russia there are churches built without a single nail, with one ax

It is usually believed that a person can live without food for not more than two months. However, 31-year-old Frenchman Paul-Henri Dugin managed to survive without food for 384 days. During his record hunger strike, he drank water, tea, coffee and diluted vegetable and fruit juices. During this time, he lost 133 kilograms, and this went to Dugin only for the benefit: before the start of the hunger strike, he weighed 215 kilograms.

The first traffic controllers appeared in Paris in 1899, when the mayor's office decided that the traffic in the capital was becoming too tense. On one of the central streets of Paris - the Champs Elysees - for a day passed then an average of 20 cars, 42 motorcycles and 162 bicycles.

Near the village of Askalon in the south of Israel, founded in the 18th century, the largest dog cemetery was found: about 700 burials dating back to the 5th century BC. e. Cemeteries for dogs existed in other places, for example, in Ancient Greece. But in these cemeteries were resting dogs of old age, to which their masters were obviously affectionate. In Ascalon, the same honorable burial was given to puppies. They are here 60-70 percent - the proportion corresponding to the current mortality of these animals. It is known that in Ascalon the Persian, Greek, Phoenician, Egyptian, Jewish colonies coexisted. Many of these peoples had great respect for dogs. The Egyptians even mummified them after death. Very revered dogs at the Persians. It is possible that they founded this cemetery in Ascalon. However, according to scientists, it could have been created by the Finnicans.

The search for a hacked ship from the air was first carried out on July 2, 1894 in the Russian Navy. To find the battleship "Rusalka" sunken in the Gulf of Finland, a "Samoyed" transport was sent, equipped for lifting by a balloon. During several days of searches 46 naval officers were raised on the balloon, and although the battleship was not found, it was possible to establish: an aerostat can bring great benefits in exploration and in hydrographic works.

The snakes on the ship were launched on June 25, 1903 by the sailors of the Baltic Fleet to increase the range of radio communications. It was possible to raise it to 63 miles, which was very good for the A. Popov system manufactured in fleet workshops.

Thought about taran in the air was first voiced by a naval pilot, Lieutenant, Engineer-mechanic N. Yatsuk in July 1911. In the journal "Bulletin of Aeronautics" in the article "About the fight in the air" he wrote: "It is possible that in exceptional cases the pilots will decide to ram the stranger with their airplane". By the way, it was Lieutenant Yatsuk who lifted Lieutenant N. Nesterov into the air and had a certain influence on his fate.