Extraordinary 2023, February

What we know about unicorns

What we know about unicorns (2023)

They are larger than an ordinary horse, meeting them promises good luck, and their horn has magical properties. Or not? What do we know about unicorns?

How they live in the narrowest city in the world

How they live in the narrowest city in the world (2023)

The picturesque Chinese town of Yanjin, located along the gorge of the Tibetan Plateau, is famous for being built into the foothills of wooded cliffs. It has no tricky transport interchanges, no wide avenues, no main streets just because it is the narrowest city in the world

What do modern Nobel laureates in literature write about?

What do modern Nobel laureates in literature write about? (2023)

The Nobel Prize in Literature has been awarded for 120 years. Over the years, it was awarded to Rudyard Kipling, Heinrich Senkevich, Rabindranath Tagore, Romain Rolland and many others, including our compatriots. The subject matter of the works changed from year to year, as the wording of the reasons why writers and poets were awarded such a significant prize changed

Like on another planet: 12 amazing places on Earth

Like on another planet: 12 amazing places on Earth (2023)

There are a huge number of places on Earth that amaze the imagination with their beauty or scale. But there are also those, a visit to which is akin to a trip into space. And not at all because they are so difficult to access, but because they bear little resemblance to those species that people are used to seeing on our planet

TOP-11 Strange flying machines

TOP-11 Strange flying machines (2023)

The development of aviation has always gone hand in hand not only with physical laws and safety considerations, but also with some creativity. There is no other way to explain how aircraft designers sometimes come up with ideas of aircraft of such strange appearance that you will not immediately believe that this is not Photoshop

Mushrooms of Chernobyl: anomalous life under radiation

Mushrooms of Chernobyl: anomalous life under radiation (2023)

Life can tame even deadly radiation and use its energy for the benefit of new creatures

Kowloon: the most populous city on the planet

Kowloon: the most populous city on the planet (2023)

Sometimes the political situation or the historical context is the cause of the appearance of unusual phenomena or places. This is exactly what happened with the walled city of the Kowloon Peninsula, which from an ordinary Chinese military fort turned into the most populous city on the planet

Rare Occurrence: The Ice Ball Riddle

Rare Occurrence: The Ice Ball Riddle (2023)

This happens very rarely and usually in areas with harsh climates. Under certain weather conditions, ice balls, or, as they are also called, ice eggs, can form on the banks of water bodies. On such days, the entire coastline is dotted with white "balls", and this is truly a fantastic and mesmerizing picture

The soldier who lived 30 years with a bullet in his forehead

The soldier who lived 30 years with a bullet in his forehead (2023)

Jacob Miller is an example of unyielding soldiery. Even a musket bullet, which hit right in the head, could not stop him

TOP 10 ridiculous myths from science

TOP 10 ridiculous myths from science (2023)

Myths have arisen at all times, and as a rule it was not difficult to separate them from reality. But in the modern era of general enlightenment, "scientific" myths have gained strength, often passing off completely ridiculous statements as verified facts. Today we will break 10 myths about scientific facts

4 cities where people have never lived

4 cities where people have never lived (2023)

Often, under the influence of many circumstances, entire cities, having already been built, remain uninhabited. We have before us four typical examples

Why Antarctica has become a no-fly zone

Why Antarctica has become a no-fly zone (2023)

There are many areas where flying is prohibited. Antarctica is one of them. This large mainland is a continuous no-fly zone. Both military and civilian ships are not allowed to fly. What are the reasons for this state of affairs?

Yachkhal: Ancient Ice Rig in the Middle of the Desert

Yachkhal: Ancient Ice Rig in the Middle of the Desert (2023)

Ancient people invented many unique things. Take, for example, a refrigerator, the invention of which is in no way associated with ancient civilizations. It is known that yachts are its prototype

10 unusual weapons from the past

10 unusual weapons from the past (2023)

Throughout history, humanity has constantly invented a variety of weapons. And if literally everything is known about some because of their popularity, then others are practically unknown to anyone. Moreover, it is just right to call them exotic, which means that they certainly deserve to be learned about them

Are there parallel worlds?

Are there parallel worlds? (2023)

Physical reality can be much more extensive than just a piece of space in time that we call the Universe. Our space environment can be constructed on an incredible scale, and our astronomical instruments are incredibly limited. We, like ants, do not know how huge the world is outside the anthill

Arthur Clarke: a science fiction writer who predicted the future

Arthur Clarke: a science fiction writer who predicted the future (2023)

British scientist, inventor, futurist, explorer and science fiction writer Arthur Clarke is known for "predictions" of the future, for which he received the nickname "Prophet of the Space Age". He shared a vision of the future that amazed his contemporaries, as well as ideas about technologies that humanity will rely on. But how accurate were Clark's prophetic visions?

Evolutionary theory: Darwin's "Terrible Mystery"

Evolutionary theory: Darwin's "Terrible Mystery" (2023)

Charles Darwin's term "terrible secret" is widely known. It is no secret that the great scientist was never able to explain from the point of view of evolution the origin of flowering plants on Earth. But only now it became known that the secret of flowers almost cost Darwin the labor of his whole life and oppressed him until his last days

TOP 10 archaeological finds that rewrote the history of Europe

TOP 10 archaeological finds that rewrote the history of Europe (2023)

The history of France goes back thousands of years. Unsurprisingly, this region is full of ancient remains. Here, in the villages, secret codes are found, strange cemeteries are hidden under kindergartens, and some cities even turn out to be lost for thousands of years

The mystery of the origin of the Indian civilization is revealed

The mystery of the origin of the Indian civilization is revealed (2023)

A large-scale genetic census of the ancient peoples of Central and South Asia helped scientists to uncover the mystery of the origin of the Indian civilization. Their findings are published in the electronic library biorXiv.org

How did the inhabitants of ancient civilizations feel about Immortality?

How did the inhabitants of ancient civilizations feel about Immortality? (2023)

Several years ago, sociologists of the Levada Center asked passers-by with an unusual question: "Do you want to live forever?" It would seem, who is not tempted by eternal life? But the results of the poll surprised: 62% of Russians do not want such a fate for themselves. The question of immortality was asked to atheists, Orthodox Christians, Muslims, and representatives of other confessions

Expedition to Jordan, as in the CENTER of the thermonuclear war that took place in antiquity. Part 2

Expedition to Jordan, as in the CENTER of the thermonuclear war that took place in antiquity. Part 2 (2023)

We continue to “catch” and publish controversial but interesting material that appears on the insider site Above Top Secret

Mysterious catacombs of Jihlava

Mysterious catacombs of Jihlava (2023)

Jihlava Catacombs - underground man-made structures shrouded in secrets and legends, located near the city of Jihlava

What will the cars of the future be like? Maybe this picture will finally become a reality in the next 50-100 years?

What will the cars of the future be like? Maybe this picture will finally become a reality in the next 50-100 years? (2023)

What will the cars of the future be like? Maybe this picture will finally become a reality in the next 50-100 years?

Ancient Greek myth about the Argonauts and the golden fleece

Ancient Greek myth about the Argonauts and the golden fleece (2023)

The myths of Ancient Greece, known all over the world, gave human culture the legend of the sailors from Hellas

THESE MACHINES YOU WILL SEE FOR THE FIRST TIME IN YOUR LIFE. Fantastic advances in technical progress

THESE MACHINES YOU WILL SEE FOR THE FIRST TIME IN YOUR LIFE. Fantastic advances in technical progress (2023)

Throughout the history of the automotive industry, which is almost 250 years old and dates back to steam-powered machines, cars have changed beyond recognition. Over the years, the leading car brands have changed several times, hundreds of thousands of models and fashion trends have changed, and some concept cars were crazy even for their time

24 Longyu Caves and Mysterious Construction Techniques

24 Longyu Caves and Mysterious Construction Techniques (2023)

On June 9, 1992, in the Chinese province of Zhejiang, work was carried out to clean up local ponds, which the locals considered bottomless. Having pumped out all the water, an entrance to a strange underground structure was discovered. An archaeological group called to the place of discovery discovered 23 more similar structures. Let's talk about these mysterious structures

Rare and colorful national dwellings of different peoples

Rare and colorful national dwellings of different peoples (2023)

From time immemorial, in whatever corner of the globe people have settled, they have sought to acquire a home that would save them from predatory animals, belligerent neighbors and bad weather. Taking into account different climatic zones, natural resources and traditions, each nation has its own idea of ​​the reliability of housing and even its prestige

Kindergarten of the future, TOP-5 examples from China

Kindergarten of the future, TOP-5 examples from China (2023)

Kindergarten is one of the most important places in the early life of a child, where creativity and personal understanding of the world begins to form through social interaction with other people. Therefore, special attention should be paid to the design of preschool institutions

Garbage Architecture: Cars, Houses, and Waste Islands

Garbage Architecture: Cars, Houses, and Waste Islands (2023)

As the amount of waste on the planet grows, scenes from everyday life more and more resemble the plot of the post-apocalypse. We produce so much garbage that some craftsmen have already started using it to make cars - just like the characters in the movie "Mad Max"

The riddle of antediluvian holes in boulders

The riddle of antediluvian holes in boulders (2023)

In the town of Hattushash, 150 km from Ankara, Turkey, a number of holes can be seen in stone slabs:

Asia's futuristic architecture through the eyes of an aviator

Asia's futuristic architecture through the eyes of an aviator (2023)

The impressive Asian culture has always aroused heightened interest and amazed with incredible contrasts, which are especially noticeable in architecture. More oddities can be seen in megalopolises, because ultra-modern skyscrapers coexist side by side in them, striking with their functionality and futuristic appearance, and majestic castles of incredible beauty

China prepares futuristic car-free smart project

China prepares futuristic car-free smart project (2023)

China's largest telecommunications company plans to build a futuristic smart city in the suburbs of Shenzhen, in the near future, in which there will be no road transport. During the construction of the "Clean City" they will adhere to the principles and norms of "green architecture", which will contribute to the preservation of the environment not only in this part of the metropolis. As the organizers of this ecologically safe area promise, it will not become an isolated island only for the elite

Secrets of the Altai plateau Ukok, or the gate to Shambhala

Secrets of the Altai plateau Ukok, or the gate to Shambhala (2023)

In the south of Altai there is a place that locals call the edge of life, or the border with the heavenly world - Ukok. This plateau is located on the border of four powers: Russia, China, Mongolia, Kazakhstan. Since ancient times, this place was considered sacred, sacred

TOP-10 Mysteries of nature that science cannot explain

TOP-10 Mysteries of nature that science cannot explain (2023)

Despite the fact that many facts and theories, around which there are still debates among the people, have not raised doubts among scientists for a long time, this does not mean that scientific ideas about the Universe can be called exhaustive

REAL STORIES OF REINCARNATION. Memory of past lives from subscribers' stories

REAL STORIES OF REINCARNATION. Memory of past lives from subscribers' stories (2023)

"I chose you for so long, and you scold me!" - this is exactly what a small child said to his mother when she scolded him for a broken toy. And this is someone's real story, a story from the comments. Let's take a look at the non-contrived cases by which the viewers of our channel

Aliens on Earth. Proof

Aliens on Earth. Proof (2023)

Around the world, there are a lot of archaeological finds that confirm the presence on earth, since ancient times, of various types of intelligent living creatures of alien origin. We also find a description of these creatures in all written sources of past civilizations

The secret of the stone forest of Varna

The secret of the stone forest of Varna (2023)

The secret of the stone forest of Varna

Merlin's Cryptid Collection. Evidence of Earth's fabulous past

Merlin's Cryptid Collection. Evidence of Earth's fabulous past (2023)

In 2006 in London, a tightly walled basement was discovered under the building of an orphanage, containing hundreds of large boxes with more than 5,000 thousand artifacts, including mysterious skeletons and mysterious manuscripts. These artifacts are called "Merlin's Cryptid Collection"

They are all around us. Incredible UFOs and Aliens

They are all around us. Incredible UFOs and Aliens (2023)

Does a modern person have a complete knowledge of what is happening around us in the real world, or are we allowed to see only a very limited space in which we are shown the same limited picture of virtual reality? This is the question that this video will answer

Unstudied Anomalies of Russia

Unstudied Anomalies of Russia (2023)

In Russia, between the Zhigulevsk and Ural mountains, there are many anomalous phenomena that have been very little studied today, but have been known since ancient times. So all the legends contain information that various types of unknown living beings live under the mountains