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Sitting Straight Upright Is Bad
2017-07-06 02:00
Sitting up straight is not the best position for office workers, a study has suggested.Scottish and Canadian researchers used a new form of magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) to show it plac… Read More
Blind People's Smiles
2017-07-05 02:00
New research suggests that common facial expressions — expressing things like happiness, sadness, disappointment, and achievement — may be innate, not learned. But managi… Read More
Man Named His Sons, Winner And Loser
2017-07-04 15:15
In 1958, a New York man named Robert Lane decided to call his baby son Winner. The Lanes, who lived in a housing project in Harlem, already had several children, each with a fairly t… Read More
Avoid Your Problems Said Albert Einstein
2017-06-22 14:00
Albert Einstein was a German-born theoretical physicist. He developed the theory of relativity, one of the two pillars of modern physics (alongside quantum mechanics). Einstein's wor… Read More
Playback Your Dreams Device
2017-06-18 02:00
Pretty soon not even your dreams may be private anymore. Japanese scientists have learned how to interpret what you're dreaming about by measuring your brain activity while you sleep… Read More
Exposure To Nature
2017-06-17 02:00
If there’s one thing that most of us can agree on, it’s that we’ve lost touch with nature. At the very least, I know we should be spending more time outdoors, and t… Read More
Yawning Means Your Body Needs More Oxygen
2017-06-16 02:00
For that you'll first have to understand what happens when we breathe. Normally, when you breathe in, you inhale oxygen and your body uses it up. The body makes a waste product calle… Read More
Napping Can Help Improve Memory
2017-06-13 02:00
A team of sleep researchers at the University of California, Riverside, led by psychology professor Sara C. Mednick, has found that the autonomic nervous system, which is responsible… Read More
Listening To Music Makes You Happier
2017-06-12 02:00
It can be argued that music is a core function in our brain. Our brains are wired from the beginning to process and understand music. Yet music has always been sort of a mystery, esp… Read More
2017-06-11 02:00
Contrary to popular belief, rope jumping is not just for professional boxers and young kids in the schoolyard. Rope jumping is an excellent choice for exercisers of all fitness level… Read More
2017-05-31 02:00
Ever wondered why the plane passenger next to you, hiding behind sunglasses and nursing a vodka tonic, wasn’t very ­chatty?It could be because they were DEAD.The bizarre te… Read More
Wolves Are Also Keepers
2017-05-28 02:00
Wolves begin breeding between 2 and 3 years of age and are believed to mate for life. Once sexually mature, most wolves leave their birth pack to search for a new territory or to joi… Read More
First Basketball Game
2017-05-25 02:00
In contrast to other sports, basketball has a clear origin. It is not the evolution from an ancient game or another sport and the inventor is well known: Dr. James Naismith.Naismith… Read More
Paypal Accident
2017-05-24 05:10
When Chris Reynolds got an email regarding his PayPal account last Friday, he was stunned to see a 17-digit balance. The mind-boggling amount — $92,233,720,368,547,800 —… Read More
This Foods Make People Horny
2017-05-19 17:00
If you are looking to spice up your love life, head to the kitchen for these 5 foods that make you horny. Since ancient times, certain foods have been said to have aphrodisiac qualit… Read More
Oldest Joke Of All Time
2017-05-18 17:00
The world's oldest recorded joke has been traced back to 1900 BC and suggests that toilet humour was as popular with the ancients as it is today.It is a saying of the Sumerians, who… Read More
Laughing Can Burn Calories
2017-05-17 17:00
Everything we do throughout the day, including sleep and rest, burns calories. Laughing burns calories by causing your heart rate to rise by 10 to 20 percent. As your heart rate rise… Read More
Depressed People Gets Sick Often
2017-05-15 17:00
Whenever you talk about the body's response to stress, it is best to start with the HPA axis. That's hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal axis, or master glands of stress and how they rule the b… Read More
Announcing Goals Loses Motivation
2017-05-15 05:00
Shouldn’t you announce your goals, so friends can support you?Isn’t it good networking to tell people about your upcoming projects?Doesn’t the “law of attract… Read More
Pineapple Eats Your Tongue
2017-05-13 05:00
Pineapple is one of the most pungent fruits to snack on. Sure, lemons probably have them beat in the bitter and tart categories, but pineapples are the cause of sore tongues and lips… Read More
Normal To Fart 12 To 15 Times A Day
2017-05-13 05:00
The human digestive system evolved without the appropriate enzymes to digest certain foods, for example Legumes (beans) in general and cabbage-like vegetables like Cabbage, Broccoli… Read More
People Mostly Lie Over The Phone
2017-05-12 17:00
Research has shown that people are reluctant to lie when speaking to someone else - perhaps because they feared they would be more easily caught out, either by their body language or… Read More
Kancho Japanese Prank
2017-05-12 17:00
Kanchō (カンチョー?) is a Japanese prank performed by clasping the hands together in the shape of an imaginary gun and attempting to poke an unsusp… Read More
Sweden's Recycling
2017-05-12 05:00
Sweden is so good at recycling that, for several years, it has imported rubbish from other countries to keep its recycling plants going. Less than 1 per cent of Swedish household was… Read More
Men Vs Women Maturity
2017-05-11 17:01
A new British study reveals that men have an 11 year lag behind women when it comes to maturing. According to the study, commissioned by Nickelodeon UK, the average man doesn't reach… Read More
Giant Middle Finger Statue
2017-05-11 05:00
A Michigan man has reportedly gone to Internet-ready lengths in order to troll his ex-wife with a daily reminder of his feelings towards her.According to a person claiming to be the… Read More
Intelligent People Gets Annoyed Easily
2017-05-10 17:00
Most people are happier when they have a lot of social contact. But Christopher Ingraham points to a new paper suggesting an exception to this general rule: smart people, true to ste… Read More
People Walk Faster Than Usual
2017-05-09 12:55
It is something many of us have long suspected - if only we had time to think about it. The pace of life is speeding up, with stressed-out men and women walking 10 per cent faster th… Read More
Gandhi And Hitler Are Friends
2017-05-09 02:45
As tensions mounted in Europe following Germany’s occupation of Czechoslovakia, Mohandas Gandhi, the famously non-violent leader of the Indian independence movement, wrote a cl… Read More
Cheese Is The Most Stolen Food
2017-05-08 17:00
Move over Kobe beef and aged whiskey. It turns out cheese is the most stolen food in the world, says a recent global study.That’s the finding of a new report by the U.K.’… Read More
Gay Penguin Couple Raising A Chick
2017-05-08 05:00
The twins hatched at the Harbin Polar Land in northern China, and to give both babies the best chance in life the aquarium decided to give one of the twins to another set of parents… Read More
Hold Your Pee By Thinking About Sex
2017-05-07 17:00
Did you know that thinking about sex can help you to hold your pee?According to Larry Lipshultz, chief of male reproductive medicine at the Baylor College of Medicine, thinking about… Read More
When To Get The Cheapest Airline Ticket
2017-05-07 05:00
Cheapest Days to Fly, Cheapest Times to FlyCan’t do the cheapest days to fly or cheapest times in both directions? Do it on one leg of a trip and still reap half the savings.Fl… Read More
What Are Toy Story Toys Made Of?
2017-05-05 01:31
Toy Story is a 1995 American computer-animated buddy comedy adventure film produced by Pixar Animation Studios and released by Walt Disney Pictures. The directorial debut of John Las… Read More
Poor People Have More Emphaty
2017-05-04 17:00
It's not news anymore, but it's still a surprise: the poor are more generous than the rich. "For decades, surveys have shown that upper-income Americans ... are particularly undistin… Read More
2017-05-03 05:00
Hyperthymesia is the condition of possessing an extremely detailed autobiographical memory. People with hyperthymesia remember an abnormally vast number of their life experiences.Ame… Read More
Mark Zuckerberg Red-Green Blindness
2017-05-02 17:00
Facebook is blue because Zuckerberg is color-blind: According to a 2010 profile from the New Yorker, Facebook’s main color is blue because Zuckerberg has a red-green color blin… Read More
Your Eyes Closed For 30 Minutes
2017-05-02 05:00
How long do we spend in a lifetime with our eyes closed just by blinking???A blink lasts for about 0.3 to 0.4 seconds. It is said that we blink about five times a minute, every minut… Read More
China Population Boosts
2017-05-01 05:00
MAO Zedong proposed sending 10 million Chinese women to the United States, in talks with top envoy Henry Kissinger in 1973, according to documents released by the US State Department.The… Read More
Yellow Helps You Stay Focused
2017-04-30 17:00
The color yellow relates to acquired knowledge. It is the color which resonates with the left or logic side of the brain stimulating our mental faculties and creating mental agility… Read More
Word Bride Was Derived From
2017-04-30 05:00
The word may come from the Proto-Germanic verb root *brū-, meaning 'to cook, brew, or make a broth,' which was the role of the daughter-in-law in primitive families.[2] But Aoif… Read More
Struck By Lightning 3 Times
2017-04-29 17:00
Walter Summerford was struck by lightning three times in his life. Lightning bolts can be scary. Given the fact that they are electrically charged flashes and they travel at impossib… Read More
2017-04-28 17:00
Eminem would spend hours studying the dictionary every day so he could expand his vocabulary for his rhymes. His real name is Marshall Bruce Mathers III, he dropped out of school in… Read More
2017-04-28 05:00
Why does it seem like a person's ears and nose continue to grow until old age? Height doesn't change after puberty (well, if anything we get shorter as we age) but ears and noses are… Read More
2017-04-27 17:00
Humility is a trait that B-school admissions officers say they prize, though research suggests they sometimes choose candidates who are anything but humble. But why waste time with r… Read More
2017-04-27 05:00
Reseach continues to show that meditation has a powerful impact upon regions of the brain associated with stress, empathy, and sense of self. But would you believe it can occur in ju… Read More
Listening To Music Uses The Entire Brain
2017-04-25 06:44
Finnish researchers have developed a groundbreaking new method that allows to study how the brain processes different aspects of music, such as rhythm, tonality and timbre (sound col… Read More
Benefits Of Broccoli In Our Health
2017-04-24 17:00
Broccoli is known to be healthy and top notch vegetable which is rich in many supplements. It is said to pack the most wholesome punch of any vegetable. Here are a portion of the advantage… Read More
I Am Rich Mobile Application
2017-04-24 05:00
Apple evacuated "I Am Rich" - a $999.99 iPhone application that did nothing - from its iTunes App Store not as much as a day after it went up. So would it say it was worth German coder Arm… Read More
How Many Friends Will Stay On An Average.
2017-04-24 01:44
In their small and cosy television world, the characters of Friends may seem a little removed from reality.But apparently the sitcom closeness of Rachel, Joey, Chandler, Ross, Phoebe and M… Read More
2017-04-22 17:00
You’ll spend about 4,000 hours of your adult life showering -- possibly more time than you spend reading, exercising or watching TV -- but chances are, you’ve been doing it wr… Read More
2017-04-22 05:00
You're not crazy: Tomato juice does taste different when you're cruising 30,000 feet in the air.And it's not just tomato juice. All food is going to be a little different when you eat on… Read More
2017-04-21 17:00
Flatulence has secret health benefits that could help stave off strokes, heart attacks and dementia, scientists have revealed.Hydrogen sulfide is one of a number of potent smelly gases pr… Read More
Drinking A Cup Of Coffee Burns Fat Faster
2017-04-21 05:00
Coffee offers a wealth of health benefits -- there's its well-known ability to temporarily boost concentration and alertness, and drinking coffee might also lower your risk of liver dise… Read More
Hours You Spent At School
2017-04-20 17:00
In the United States, about 15 percent of an average life is spent at school. This assumes that a person completes school from kindergarten through 12th grade and is based on the average… Read More
Most Children Born To One Woman
2017-04-20 05:00
Feodor Vassilyev was a peasant from Shuya, Russia. His first wife lived to be 76 and, between 1725 and 1765, had 69 children (16 pairs of twins, 7 sets of triplets and 4 sets of quadrup… Read More
When Does Deja Vu Happens?
2017-04-19 17:00
You walk into a room and suddenly your brain goes fuzzy with an overwhelming wave of familiarity -- although this is a totally new experience. Like something out of a sci-fi plot, it alm… Read More
Effect Of Smoking To Women's Breasts
2017-04-19 05:00
Most experts unanimously agree that smoking increases the rate of breast augmentation surgical complications significantly. Just about all plastic surgeons strongly recommend women to… Read More
Effects Of Cuddling
2017-04-18 17:00
Medical studies have shown that hugs and cuddling are important for your mental health. They kill depression, relieve anxiety and strengthen the immune system.Hugs are healing. Cuddling… Read More
Vending Machine Free Drink
2017-04-18 05:00
A vending machine is a machine that dispenses items such as snacks, beverages, alcohol, cigarettes, lottery tickets to customers automatically, after the customer inserts currency or cre… Read More
Hakuna Matata Meaning
2017-04-17 17:00
"Hakuna matata" is a Swahili phrase; roughly translated, it means "no worries". It is formed by the words hakuna (there is not here) and matata (plural form of problem). The phrase has b… Read More
Chainsaw A Tool For Birth
2017-04-17 05:00
If I were to say that chainsaws were originally made to deliver babies, what would you say? You would probably think I’m off my face on some hallucinogenic party drug or something… Read More
Bacon Prolongs Life
2017-04-16 05:00
Science gifts us the magic of more bacon (a personal top choice for stress eating) after a stunning reversal of the bacon-destroys-hearts stance.Actually, bacon still destroys hearts (an… Read More
Professional Fart Smellers
2017-04-15 17:00
According to a report on Chinese television, as translated by Rocket News 24, 'professional fart smellers' in China are being paid upwards of 300,000 yuan a year.These professional hype… Read More
Man's Beard And Sex
2017-04-15 05:00
In 1970, a document entitled « The effects of sexual activity on beard growth in men » was published in the journal Nature. The scientist who wrote this paper has shown that t… Read More
Onion And Garlic For Hair Growth
2017-04-14 17:00
A natural hair loss remedy can be done with herbs, massage or natural diet methods. People doing these remedies with hopes that no side effect would appear. Garlic and onion can be used… Read More
Listening To Sad Songs
2017-04-14 05:00
Even though listening to sad songs should leave us feeling terrible, we have a tendency to actually kind of like them. Case in point: A 2008 study found that minor-key music sounded sad… Read More
Johnny Depp Costume In Hospitals
2017-04-13 17:00
Johnny Depp made his return to Jack Sparrow once again, but not on the big screen. Instead, he donned the costume to head to Great Ormond Street Hospital and surprise the childre… Read More
Recalling A Memory Actually Distorts It
2017-04-13 05:00
Got a treasured memory? It’s okay to get a little sappy, we all do, whether it’s that perfect night with a special someone or that dungeon crawl that finally went exactly acco… Read More
Beer Is Not Alcoholic In Russia
2017-04-11 05:00
Until now anything containing less than 10% alcohol in Russia has been considered a foodstuff.The move, signed into law on Wednesday, will allow ministers to control the sale of beer in… Read More
Blood As An Egg Substitute
2017-04-10 17:00
While the idea of cooking with blood probably makes you a little nauseous, the team at the Nordic Food Lab is all about experimenting and pushing the envelope when it comes to cuisine. W… Read More
Speed Camera Lottery
2017-04-10 05:00
Richardson won Volkswagen’s The Fun Theory, a contest for ideas to make obeying speed-limits fun. Now, less than a year later, his entry is in use in Stockholm, Sweden.Is it possible… Read More
Bacon And Illegal Drugs
2017-04-09 17:00
Scientists have finally confirmed what the rest of us have suspected for years: Bacon, cheesecake, and other delicious yet fattening foods may be addictive.A new study in rats suggests t… Read More
Depressed Penguins
2017-04-08 05:00
Penguins are amazing creatures, living in some of the harshest conditions in the world. They have an extremely sociable behavior for birds, they have big egos, busy sex lives, and they a… Read More
How Much Beats Actually Cost
2017-04-07 17:00
According to estimates from some headphone experts, it might cost more to get your haircut than it does to make a pair of Dre Beats headphones.The company was sold to Apple in May of 201… Read More
Oreo Filling
2017-04-07 05:00
When Oreo cookies were first made back in the 1920s, Nabisco used pork fat to make the delicious cream filling. Oreos became kosher in December of 1997 after popular demand.When Oreo coo… Read More
Look Exactly Like You.
2017-04-06 17:00
It’s a weird thing to see your face on another person’s face.I saw my doppelgänger (or can you have more than one?) in New York years ago around Union Square—same… Read More

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