How easy it is to take steps

Published May 01, 2018

How easy it is to take steps

Do you think taking steps is as easy as counting nuts? Try it, and you will see that getting to long names, you will not have time to mentally pronounce the numbers and start either to lose count, or involuntarily slow down the steps. How can you learn to easily take steps? This can be tried during a country walk, for example, on the highway, where, in addition...

How to determine the direction of the world?

Published January 20, 2019

How to determine the direction of the world?

On a sunny day, with a pocket watch, you can chart on the horizon with an accuracy sufficient for practical purposes, four directions of the world: north, south, east and west. This method is so simple and accessible that one should wonder why it has not yet found wide application...

How to calculate the horizon distance?

Published March 24, 2019

How to calculate the horizon distance?

What does it mean to calculate the horizon distance? This means finding out how far from the observer the horizon line is? In other words: how big is the radius of that circle, in the center of which we see ourselves on level ground? Let's answer this question. When we watch a ship merging from under the horizon from the seashore or a large lake...

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