This time it’s time to take a look at exercise, body myths, and we enlisted the help of Dr. Brian Parr. Here’s what we learned. Body Myths 1: No Pain, No Gain. While it’s absolutely true that you should push yourself and try to extend the limits of your endurance when you exercise, […]
Myths of animal world… A real tragedy is happening on the shores of the Black Sea. Dolphins throw themselves out onto the shore almost every day. Local residents are convinced that a horrible ecological conditions of the sea is the reason.
Jurassic period… If Jurassic Park had an aquarium scene, and actually featured more animals from the Jurassic period, liopleurodon probably would have been in it. Although the actual length of these beasts is contested (some scientists have claimed lengths in excess of 50’), most agree that it was around 20 feet in length, with […]
Stress and your body. Despite the common belief that stress causes people to pack on the pounds, a new research review finds that, on average, stress has little long-term effect on weight. The results are surprising, researchers say, given the widespread notion that stress – by causing people to reach for junk food […]
Easter And Egg… Easter is probably the oldest Christian celebration aside from the Sabbath, it wasn’t always the same as what people currently think of when they look at Easter services. The earliest known observance, Pasch, occurred between the second and fourth centuries. These celebrations commemorated both Jesus’ death and his resurrection at […]
This list looks at rather unfortunate parts of Western history in the 18th century. Personal Hygiene Today we place high value on personal hygiene but back in the day people could go from cradle to grave without ever immersing themselves in water. Many people believed that bathing was unhealthy and that soaking in water, especially hot water, would let disease enter the body.
Weak passwords. Internet users are leaving themselves open to security risks by adopting weak passwords, a new study reveals. British insurer CPP said that too many people are using things like memorable dates, names of their children and are even sharing them with friends and colleagues. The survey also found that some 46 […]
Jews. What many don’t realize is the fact that European Jews are descendants of European Gentiles who converted to Judaism in the Middle Ages. During the Middle Ages many Europeans converted to Judaism and Islam. That is why there are substantial European Muslims in Eastern European countries today. Anyone, of any race or ethnicity, […]
Valentines Day ... My truelove hath my heart ! I love thee - I love thee! 'Tis all that I can say; It is my vision in the night, My dreaming in the day; The very echo of my heart,
A new animal study suggests that a genetic mutation could put certain people at higher risk for becoming obese if they eat high-fat diets. At the moment, the practical uses of the research seem to be limited, but physicians could conceivably test people for the mutation and recommend that they avoid certain kinds […]
Red wine and women, what problema? Researchers concluded that levels of sexual desire were higher in women who were moderate drinkers of red wine. Than in their counterparts who preferred other alcoholic drinks, or were teetotal. One theory put forward by the team of Italian doctors who carried out the study is that chemical […]
Overweight and obesity are defined as abnormal or excessive fat accumulation that presents a risk to health. A crude population measure of obesity is the body mass index (BMI), a person’s weight (in kilograms) divided by the square of his or her height (in metres). A person with a BMI of 30 or […]