Halloween (also spelled Hallowe’en) is an annual holiday celebrated on October 31. But many trick-or-treaters of all ages don’t know where this holiday comes from and what it’s really all about. Halloween has origins in the ancient Gaelic festival known as Samhain, which is dervied from Old Irish and means roughly “summer’s end”. […]
Athletes tattoos… Athletes get tattoos for a number of reasons: to have a sense of belonging, to alter their public image, to feel powerful, to bring good luck or ward off bad luck, to honor family, to honor their team, to honor their hometown, to honor God,
Chemical cocktails, Pesticides. We are encouraged to eat more fruit and vegetables as part of a healthy lifestyle but this advice could in fact be damaging our health. With ever more commercial food production, research shows that traces of chemical pesticides used on crops can make their way into our food system and […]
What is this, brain? The human brain is the center of the human nervous system. It has the same general structure as the brains of other mammals, but is larger than expected on the basis of body size among other primates. The brain is one of the largest and most complex organs in […]
El Pe, Now we all will found out everything. A massive stone rising over 650 feet out of the flat ground of Guatape, Colombia Tthe Piedra de Penol or El Pe on de Guatape was once worshiped by the Tahamies Indians. By the 1900s, the massive 10-million-ton rock was seen by local farmers […]
People who have agonised over their fat thighs might be able to relax a bit. Danish doctors said, they found patients with the thinnest thighs died sooner than the more endowed. Obesity, age, smoking and other factors did not reduce the effect, the researchers reported in the British Medical Journal.
The intimate relationship and prohibit sex in the USSR. Some American woman asked a question about sex, and a Russian woman got up and said: There is no sex in the USSR! Later, this phrase became proverbial. The poor woman became a laughing stock. However, there was some truth to her words as […]
NASA’s new telescope, Kepler, has discovered five giant new planets outside the Solar System. While none of them are hospitable, scientists are enthusiastic. That the new equipment is working so well, adding to the possibility of completing its mission successfully: to find another Planet Earth out there.
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 […]