Author: Tomasz_Sergej

  • ‘How to calculate net price from gross price?’

    ‘How to calculate net price from gross price?’

    In practically all retail shops, we come across gross prices for all products. In Poland, a gross price is the price that includes a 23% value-added tax (VAT). How do we calculate the price without VAT, which is the net price? All we need to do is divide the gross price by 1.23. For example,…

  • What do the Olympic rings mean?

    What do the Olympic rings mean?

    The symbol of the Olympics consists of five rings in different colors – red, yellow, green, black, and blue. What does this symbol and the colorful Olympic rings represent? The interconnected Olympic rings symbolize the diversity and unity of people from all around the world. Each ring represents a different continent: – The blue ring…

  • How long does a basketball game last?

    How long does a basketball game last?

    How long does a basketball game exactly last? This is a question that probably all wives ask themselves during the matches that their husbands faithfully follow. Below we present the duration of a basketball game according to FIBA rules, and below that, NBA. In Poland and Europe, matches are played according to the standards of…

  • ‘What is more? Trees on Earth or stars in our galaxy?’

    ‘What is more? Trees on Earth or stars in our galaxy?’

    According to various scientific estimates, there are between 200 to 400 billion stars (200,000,000,000) in our galaxy, the Milky Way. In comparison, there are about a trillion (1,000,000,000,000) trees on Earth.

  • ‘How old is the oldest tree in the world?’

    ‘How old is the oldest tree in the world?’

    The world’s oldest tree is a colony called Pando, which shares one underground root system. It is a grove of trees located in Fishlake National Forest, Utah, United States. Its estimated age is over 80,000 years. Pando has been able to survive for so long through cloning and the growth of new trees that are…

  • Which ocean is the oldest?

    Which ocean is the oldest?

    Technically speaking, there is only one ocean in the world, as all oceanic waters are connected. Nevertheless, it has been divided into 5 smaller oceans. To determine which ocean is the oldest, the age of the oldest seabed belonging to each of them was measured. The oldest ocean in the world is the Pacific Ocean,…

  • “Which pier is the longest in Poland?”

    “Which pier is the longest in Poland?”

    Over our beautiful coast, we have many shorter and longer structures extending into the Baltic Sea called piers. Which pier in Poland is the longest? The longest pier in Poland is the pier in Sopot. It is a wooden structure with a length of 511.5 meters. The longest concrete pier in Poland is located in…

  • ‘Which city in Europe is the oldest?’

    ‘Which city in Europe is the oldest?’

    Which city is the oldest in Europe? The title of the oldest city in Europe is held by Plovdiv, Bulgaria. The city is located in the south-central part of Bulgaria and has been inhabited for over 8000 years. The first residents of Plovdiv settled here around 6000 BC. Next in line as the oldest city…

  • ‘In which city is the oldest subway located?’

    ‘In which city is the oldest subway located?’

    Which city has the oldest metro in the world? The oldest metro was built in London. Its opening took place on January 10, 1863. The second oldest metro in the world is located in the capital of Hungary – Budapest. It is over 30 years younger as it was officially opened on May 2, 1896.…

  • Why does the yeast dough rise?

    Why does the yeast dough rise?

    Preparing homemade pastries often involves making yeast dough, which is then set aside in a warm place to rise. Have you ever wondered why yeast dough actually rises? The process of yeast dough rising is caused by the formation of gas bubbles inside the dough. This gas is released as a result of alcoholic fermentation…

  • Where is the Great Barrier Reef located?

    Where is the Great Barrier Reef located?

    This is the largest coral reef in the world. Where is the Great Barrier Reef located? It is situated along the northeast coast of Australia, in the Coral Sea. Its surface area is over 346,000 square kilometers. The length of the Great Barrier Reef stretches to 2,300 kilometers. The Great Barrier Reef is also visible…

  • ‘Which National Park is the oldest in Poland?’

    ‘Which National Park is the oldest in Poland?’

    In our country, there are 23 beautiful National Parks. Which one is the oldest in Poland? On June 1, 1932, the reserve in Pieniny was transformed into the first National Park in Poland. This makes Pieniny National Park the oldest in Poland. As of the writing of this post in 2020, it is already 88…

  • ‘How long is the Hel Peninsula?’

    ‘How long is the Hel Peninsula?’

    The Hel Peninsula, properly known as the Hel Spit, is 35 kilometers long. It is located in the northern part of Poland. The Hel Spit was formed by the deposition of sand from the sea bottom by marine currents. It is one of the most popular attractions in Poland, with numerous seaside resorts including Władysławowo,…

  • ‘How many square meters (m2) in one hectare (ha)?’

    ‘How many square meters (m2) in one hectare (ha)?’

    Hectare – a unit of measure for area Hectare is a unit of measure for area commonly used in agriculture, forestry, and geodesy. Definition One hectare (ha) is equal to ten thousand square meters. In other words, 1 ha = 10,000 m2. Comparison One hectare is equivalent to a square with sides measuring 100 meters.…

  • ‘How much milk does a cow give per day?’

    ‘How much milk does a cow give per day?’

    Have you ever wondered how much milk an average cow gives per day? It depends on many factors, such as breeding conditions, breed, age, and individual predispositions (in this case, individuals being female cows :)). Cows bred for meat give less milk than cows specifically bred for milk production. If we assume that the average…

  • How much milk does a goat give per day?

    How much milk does a goat give per day?

    If you are interested in how much milk a goat typically produces in a day, we have the answer for you. It depends on the breed of the goat and the conditions of the farm. Some breeds are more productive and can produce larger quantities of milk. On average, purebred goats with high milk production…

  • How many teeth does an adult human have?

    How many teeth does an adult human have?

    How many teeth does an adult have? An adult should have a total of 32 teeth. The teeth of an adult are divided into two parts, with 16 teeth in the upper jaw (in the upper part of the oral cavity) and 16 teeth in the lower jaw (in the lower part). An adult’s set…

  • Translate the title of the post into English: ‘Which planet is the closest to the sun?’

    Translate the title of the post into English: ‘Which planet is the closest to the sun?’

    Which planet is closest to the sun? The planet closest to the sun in our solar system is Mercury. Depending on its position on the orbit, Mercury is located at a distance of 46.0 to 69.8 million kilometers from the sun.

  • What is the biggest planet in our solar system?

    What is the biggest planet in our solar system?

    Which planet is the largest in our solar system? The largest planet in our solar system is Jupiter. It is the fifth planet closest to the sun. Interestingly, the mass of Jupiter is only about one-thousandth of the mass of the sun, and it is about two and a half times larger than the combined…

  • What blood type is the rarest in the world?

    What blood type is the rarest in the world?

    Which blood group is the rarest in the world? The rarest blood group in the world is AB Rh (-). Only 1% of the world’s population has the AB negative blood type. The AB Rh- group means that the red blood cells contain antigens A and B, and that there is no antigen “D” in…

  • How long does a football match last?

    How long does a football match last?

    How long does a football match last? In a standard match, when the result is clear at the end, the match lasts 90 minutes. A football match is divided into two halves, each lasting 45 minutes. There is a 15-minute break between the halves. Additional time in football Additional time proportional to the interruptions during…

  • How long does Advent last?

    How long does Advent last?

    Advent is a period in the Christian Church that precedes Christmas. Advent lasts for about four weeks. It begins on the fourth consecutive Sunday prior to Christmas Day and ends at dusk on December 24th, which is the midnight of Christmas Eve.

  • How old was Diego Maradona?

    How old was Diego Maradona?

    Diego Maradona: The Legend of World Football Diego Maradona, regarded as one of the best football players in the world, was born on October 30, 1960 in Lanús, a city in Buenos Aires, Argentina. He passed away on November 25, 2020 at the age of 60. In 1986, Diego Maradona led the Argentine national team…

  • ‘Black Friday 2020 – when?’

    ‘Black Friday 2020 – when?’

    When is Black Friday in 2020? Black Friday is a huge shopping celebration. Many stores prepare special offers and discount campaigns for this day. In 2020, Black Friday falls on November 27th. The tradition of this great shopping holiday, Black Friday, originated in the United States. It always occurs on the first Friday after Thanksgiving.…

  • ‘Black Friday 2021 – when?’

    ‘Black Friday 2021 – when?’

    When is Black Friday in 2021? Black Friday is a shopping holiday that originated in the United States. Across the ocean, it falls on the first Friday after Thanksgiving every year. In our country, it takes place on the last Friday of November. Black Friday in 2021 will be on November 26th. Many stores, both…

  • “The World’s Largest Criminal Organizations”

    “The World’s Largest Criminal Organizations”

    In today’s article, we will look at the largest criminal organizations in the world. These organizations have been present in our society practically since forever. In practically any place and time where we have a large community, there will be a group of people engaged in illegal activities for various benefits. This is partly due…

  • ‘Top 10 Longest Highways in the World’

    ‘Top 10 Longest Highways in the World’

    What are the longest highways in the world and where are they located? We have gathered the top 10 longest highways along with their location and length. They are listed below: 10. Interstate 80 Length: 4,666 km Interstate 80 connects the east and west coasts of the United States. It stretches from San Francisco and…

  • Which animals hibernate?

    Which animals hibernate?

    Some animals in winter fall into a hibernation, waiting for warmer days and an easier source of food. This is accompanied by a temporary slowdown in life processes and changes in the functioning of the endocrine glands. Everyone practically knows that bears are one of these species. What other animals, besides bears, fall into hibernation?…

  • What’s the difference between a skirt and a dress?

    What’s the difference between a skirt and a dress?

    Gentlemen often don’t know the difference between a skirt and a dress. They often get scolded by their wives and partners because of it. We decided to help and explain the differences between a skirt and a dress. The most important difference is that a skirt starts from the waist down, while a dress starts…

  • “Sunday Trading in December 2020”

    “Sunday Trading in December 2020”

    Which Sundays in December 2020 are shopping Sundays? Update with the consideration of President Andrzej Duda’s decision to establish December 6, 2020 as a shopping Sunday. List of remaining shopping Sundays in December 2020: – December 6, 2020 – shopping Sunday – December 13, 2020 – shopping Sunday – December 20, 2020 – shopping Sunday…