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 […]
Easter Island is an isolated Polynesian island located in the southeastern Pacific Ocean. Politically, Easter Island is a special territory of Chile. Easter Island is famous for the almost 900 stone statues, called moai, that are in the shape of human heads and simple bodies. These moai statues were created by the Rapanui […]
Andromeda Galaxy... is a spiral galaxy approximately 2.5 million light-years (2.4?1019 km) from Earth in the Andromeda constellation. Also known as Messier 31, M31, or NGC 224, it is often referred to as the Great Andromeda Nebula in older texts. The Andromeda Galaxy is the nearest spiral galaxy to our Milky Way galaxy, but not the closest galaxy overall.
Evolutionary Theory… Millions of high school and college biology textbooks teach that research scientist Stanley Miller, in the 1950’s, showed how life could have arisen by chance. Nothing could be further from the truth. Miller, in his famous experiment in 1953, showed that individual amino acids (the building blocks of life) could come […]
Origin. Does the recent news by scientists of a comet containing a chemical building block of life furnish evidence that comets were responsible for life’s origin on Earth? Comets may be the most dynamic, spectacular, variable, and mysterious bodies in the solar system. They even contain organic matter—including trace amounts of the amino […]
Smoke marijuana! Many Americans teenagers quit smoking cigarettes and turn to smoking marijuana, polls show. Alcohol loses its positions: it finds popularity with 23 percent of respondents. Like cigarettes, alcohol loses popularity with American teenagers. Twenty-three percent of the polled students said that they liked drinking alcohol – it became the lowest index […]