Just south of the Arctic circle lies a magical island - the land of fire and ice, the ever mesmerizing Icelend. Iceland in winter is a very different place to Iceland in summer. Sub-zero temperatures, bone-chilling winds and harsh conditions are prevalent, but the photographic rewards are accordingly immense. From ice fields as far as the eye can see, through glaciers and blue ice caves to the mind boggling northern lights, winter is THE season for photography in Iceland, for those who dare.
Painful ear infections drive millions of Americans to doctors’ offices every year. To cure one fast, just place two drops of warm garlic oil into your aching ear twice daily for five days. This simple treatment can clear up ear infections faster than prescription meds, say experts at the University of New Mexico School of Medicine. Scientists say garlic’s active ingredients (germanium, selenium, and sulfur compounds) are naturally toxic to dozens of different pain-causing bacteria.
La batalla ha comenzado. Son ellos contra nosotros. Solo puede quedar uno, y con esta trampa, tienen todas las de perder. Hablo de los mosquitos.
million without water access in: (click a region) Africa More than 3.4 million people die each year from water, sanitation, and hygiene-related causes.
Beside the above-mentioned hairs on the legs, spiders have more features worth studying. The legs consist of seven segments. Beginning from the body these are in the following order and called coxa, trochanter, femur, patella, tibia, metatarsus and tarsus. Who has never found a house spider crawling in the sink incapable of getting out? But jumping spiders are never found in the same sink. There must be a difference in the structure of the legs between families.
At Cracked, we're no strangers to the weird and terrifying creations Mother Nature's animal development team comes up with. We consider it our scientific duty to keep the world informed about the continuing freak show that is the animal (and sometimes plant and fungus ) kingdom. Sometimes the results of evolution look like Mother Nature sat down with Salvador Dali and sketched out whatever Hunter S.
Aquagenic urticaria , also known as ' water allergy' ,'water urticaria and aquagenous urticaria , is a rarely diagnosed form of physical urticaria . It is sometimes described as an allergy , although it is not a true histamine -releasing allergic reaction like other forms of urticaria. The defining symptom is a painful skin reaction resulting from contact with water .
15 Feb 2010: Analysis by carl zimmer The JOIDES Resolution looks like a bizarre hybrid of an oil rig and a cargo ship.
Keeping You Pressing It... Forever Now, the big difference between our Skinner box hamster and a real human is that we humans can get our pellets elsewhere.
Misterio LAS ÚLTIMAS NOTICIAS (SANTIAGO, CHILE) - miércoles 30 de noviembre de 2005, pg. 13 Por Kathya Alegría
November is the Month of the Dead. The deceased were removed from their graves, redressed with rich garments and feathers. They gave the dead food and drink. The people danced and sang with the dead, parading them around the streets. --Guamán Poma de Ayala Nueva Corónica y Buen Gobierno (1615)
We may be the undisputed kings of the food chain, but when it comes to being pant-soilingly huge, we come up a bit short.
* Estudiante de la Universidad de Buenos Aires, Facultad de Filosofía y Letras. Ciencias Antropológicas - Orientación Arqueológica. ** Estudiante de la Universidad de Buenos Aires, Facultad de Filosofía y Letras. Ciencias Antropológicas - Orientación Sociocultural. ÁREA TEMÁTICA : BIOARQUEOLOGIA Palabras Clave: Momificación - Estudio - Conservación - Metodología Introducción: Se entiende por MOMIA a todo cadáver bien conservado, en el cual se observan presentes tejidos blandos, músculos, cabellos, piel, etc. La palabra Momia es originaria de Persia y deriva de la palabra MUMMEIA o MUM, que significa asfalto o piche, sustancia empleada para tratar los cuerpos. Con el transcurso del tiempo la palabra Momia paso a designar a los cuerpos tratados con dichas sustancias, perdiendo su significado original.
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These days, if a stuffed animal's plastic eye so much as wiggles, that toy is recalled faster than you can say "class action lawsuit."