In the tropics to build shelters, both temporary and permanent, is much easier - the material for this purpose is always sufficient. Shelters are equipped as a tent, in the form of tents of the stakes, tree branches, grass and palm leaves. Shelter, designed for a long time, can be constructed in the presence of tools in the form of huts, and are equipped with the trees dense tropical forests. Destination for short breaks can serve podvershenny hammock between the trees, which can be made of fabric, grid or a piece of canvas.
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Bear Grylls, a brave expert extreme, again leaves for the adventure in "Man vs. Wild", has won millions of fans around the world. As part of the series "Life on the edge" to air out the fifth season of the hit show about survival, we can make a dangerous and exciting journey with Behar on the new routes. Taking a minimum of equipment - a flint, a flask of water and a knife - Bear voluntarily puts himself in the position of a lost tourist. He must find a way to civilization and reach out to people alive and unharmed. Take a Tour of extreme survival in the new season of the Read more [...]
Bear Grylls served in the SAS special forces is an expert on survival in extreme environments. In these films, he shows how to survive the dangers of nature itself. Bear shows survival skills are the most extreme way. Throw it out of a helicopter from a height of 2000 meters and in addition it has a parachute carrying only a knife and flint. He has to find food, water, direction, shelter. On the way Beara will rise: scorpions karakurt, cobras, rhinos, piranhas, sharks, elephants, bears, lions, and the unbearable cold and hellish heat.
In this series, Bear Grylls goes to U.S. South, where a Read more [...]
But this variety of the earliest grass is not exhausted. In the South Central region of Russia, Ukraine, and especially in the Caucasus from the snow appear outlet thin, very much divided leaves - chervil ordinary (Anthriscus cerefollium). This is a small umbrella plant that grows very well in the suburbs, and even further north, but unfortunately there is not wildly common. It is possible that it is still gradually climbs to freedom from the gardens, where it is diluted as a spice plant. This plant is perfectly reproduced by self-seeding, and if seeds fall on the newly dug soil, such forms Read more [...]
Mummy - it withered corpses preserved by Bal zamirovaniyu, impregnating the body with various substances that prevent rotting. These mummies were found in the tombs of Egypt. Especially well-preserved mummy of the Egyptian pharaohs, who were just entering into each other coffins, sarcophagi. Egyptian mummies can be seen in Leningrad's Hermitage.
About mummies same plants you've probably never heard. Meanwhile ger barium could be called mummies of plants if they were not flattened press.
You can get mummy plants to dry it completely, not tapering. Greatest interest is the preservation Read more [...]
At the fifty-fifth parallel globe encircling British Columbia, right in the middle. This imaginary line crosses the lake Babin, which stretches winding blue ribbon width of five miles long and two hundred miles. Three hundred miles of coastline, encircling a deep depression in which lies a lake are steep slopes, shaded by green pine forests that stretch far around, flowing through the surrounding hills and flooding the majestic mountain ledges Babin. These mountains with their flat or rounded tops seem less impressive, because their outlines are obscured by dense forests, which grow mighty spruce, Read more [...]
The Chinese have a lot of secrets: get tea, papermaking, porcelain, silk ...
Living in the forest, we can not be content writing on the ground with stones and branches. We need a paper, and we will eat our.
But first tell you how and what is done paper.
The forerunner of paper was papyrus (an Egyptian - "gift of the river"), manufactured in ancient Egypt from the stems high sedges that grew on the banks of the Nile. Botanical name them - ple, Russian papyrus (Cyperus papyrus). This plant can be seen in at Shiekh rooms, and its sister reeds - in our marshes tsiperusa Egyptians cut Read more [...]
Slender tree up to 26 m with straight or somewhat curved trunk up to 50 cm in diameter. With a single krona shatrovidnaya standing, sitting low. The bark is light gray, prodolnomorschinistaya, crack, glubokoborozdchataya, velvety, soft, elastic, with a gradually increasing layer of cork. The branches are covered with slightly wrinkled oranzhevozheltoy or yellowish-gray bark. Young shoots are brown, smooth. Leaves are compound pinnate, from 5-13 NRA-dolgovatolantsetnyh leaves up to 10 cm long, apex acuminate, the base shirokoklinovidnyh, almost whole-extreme. Top leaves are light green with Read more [...]
Herbaceous perennials, 10-100 cm tall. Distribution: all regions except the Arctic.
Contain moioterpenondy (including nridondy to 2.7% in the crawl. Hours and iadz. Including P. anomala L.), seskvn Mr. triterpenoids, phytosterols, and other alicyclic Comm., To 1.4% flavonoids (including anthocyanins in H) and carbohydrates and 30% in the underground. Part P. anomala, and sugar efnry, phenolic glycosides, phenolic acids and Their zfnry, aromatic and aliphatic hydrocarbons, alcohols, ethers, aldehydes and ketones established structure. Highlighted the essential oil to 1.6% and tannin to 8.8% Read more [...]
If age does not yet allow you to engage in mountain tourism, loans skiing, rock climbing. These sports with summer and winter campaigns give the necessary skills for employment Garnier tourism. A Potamia ...
Then you walk through the valleys of the Western Caucasus, overgrown with thick forests, and see how the green forest corridors rushing river of pure mountain water. You will see blue, green, black lake, and over them in white, red and black rocks in the woods, flowering alpine meadows and snow and ice. From the Black Sea to Mount Elbrus in the Western Caucasus, in many places in one day Read more [...]
Having made a brief trip to a bouquet of flowers or entomozakaznik and acquainted briefly with relatives melittoby - evharitidami, we return to our tiny heroine, but very briefly, as I have long suspected that my praised to the skies pet pretty bored reader.
Let us remember again pervorodka male, plunged me in amazement with their appearance and habits. What, for example, would be if a male near the nest and the female was not melittobii, moreover, the only one in the nest remained unfertilized? Will not stop it then (at least in this cell bees) chain melittobievyh generations?No, it will not Read more [...]
In conditions of constant publicity in many of our subjects actualization need for privacy. To actualize this need during the long flight group also point to the astronauts. VI Sevast'yanov writes that in space flight, "along with communication a person must retreat, meeting needs to be alone with you" 246.
D. Lindsley others believe I provide each individual astronaut compartment for sleeping and leisure essential for the successful implementation of long flights. Referring to the experience of Antarctic groups, and other similar situations, they argue that the long-term sharing Read more [...]
During long trips submarines we have noticed that for 2-3 days before the sailing sailors became fussy, emotionally strained. They all thought that over time has slowed. There was a hurry as fast as possible to get to the shore. Emotional tension during the final period of the job and can clearly be seen in astronauts during time flight. V. Sevastyanov recalls that a few days before returning to Earth "originated something on the brain all, most would end the flight, would rather have on the Earth. Waiting for the end of the flight times were very slow. Mood deteriorated" 316. Read more [...]