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Do icebergs serve as a source of drinking water?

Every year a trillion cubic meters of ice is shed from the extremities of Antarctica, enough to supply water to the entire world population. With this idea, already in the 70s, Prince Faisal of Saudi Arabia had the idea of driving icebergs to desert areas. However, it failed, as these frozen colossi quickly melt during transport. Now, the German engineer Dietrich Sobinger intends to wrap them in plastic so that, when thawing, the water is trapped in these huge bags and can thus be transferred.

Japanese scientists create a 'washing machine for humans'

Can you imagine taking a relaxing bath in a machine that washes you with bubbles, plays relaxing music or videos?

Insect swarms generate as much electricity as a thunderstorm

Swarms of bees can generate an electrical charge of 1,000 volts per meter, a higher voltage density than thunderclouds and electrified dust storms.

This is what the Earth's magnetic field sounds like

The shield that protects our planet sounds 'pretty scary', according to ESA engineers.

Days were only 17 hours long 2.46 billion years ago

It was when the Moon was much closer to our planet. As the centuries pass, the Moon slowly recedes and the length of our day gradually lengthens accordingly.

Women are better at doing crosswords

A new study has revealed that women have a 'small but robust' advantage over time.