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Math can be terrifying for many people. This list will hopefully improve your general knowledge of mathematical tricks and your speed when you need to do math in your head. 1.
Email Share 7 Email Share With the global urban population proliferating at a rate of knots every year, perhaps even absorbing 60% of humanity by the end of this decade, it has become one of the most pivotal questions that mankind has to ask itself: Can the cities of Planet Earth support us all?
DNA gets a bad rap. It's the most sophisticated substance in existence, and thanks to CSI we think of it as murderer semen. Or we watch it proving that talk show guests who everybody (including them) hopes never reproduce have done exactly that. All this, despite deoxyribonucleic acid being so smart that most people consider even being able to say it a bit fancy. Getty Which is odd, as the fanciest DNA often isn't passed on. Many people see DNA as something magical written down long ago that just tells you how things are going to be.
The universe can be a very strange place.
In his 1941 novel Methuselah's Children , science fiction author Robert Heinlein writes about a human baby modified by an alien race.
Now that 2010 has come to a close, we take a look at the top ten scientific discoveries and breakthroughs of this past year.
When people think of ancient temples, they often think of Stonehenge , which most archaeologists agree was built about 5,000 years ago. But Stonehenge is actually trumped handily by a little-known site in modern-day Turkey called Göbekli Tepe , which is 11,500 years old. The site is composed of circular rings and T-shaped monoliths, many with carvings of animals on them.
We like to feel superior to the people who lived centuries ago, what with their shitty mud huts and curing colds by drilling a hole in their skulls.
this is evidenced over the years... in mental health, modern perception and understanding is that people experience episodes of poor mental health, such as psyshosis. today these are regarded as such in the more advanced mental health circles. in the past, and unforunately in many traditional mental health services, a diagnosis of schitzophrenia was/is slapped upon these people... effectively telling them they have a life long serious mental illness, and the conditioned trust of doctors they hold, effectively makes these people suffer from lifelong mental illness!!!
Narrowing the red margins of your lips is a clear sign of anger, while massaging your forehead can signal uneasiness. Brushing hair off your face is a combination of nerves and flirtation
Odds are pretty good that some of you are reading this on an LCD screen while the rest of us are trying to make it out on the 13-inch monochrome monitor that came with our garage sale Commodore 64. But even with the LCD, some laptops still weigh over 10-pounds. And while that doesn't seem like much, the level of muscle atrophy experienced by the average Warcraft addict makes that weight a thousand times heavier.
Want to really get away from it all? The farthest you can travel from home (and still remain on Earth) is about 7,900 miles (12,700 kilometers) straight down, but you'll have to journey the long way round to get there: 12,450 miles (20,036 kilometers) over land and sea.