The Incredible Human Eye - Amazing Incredible! Dec 23 '07
What We Eat Affects Everything - James Hamblin How men and women digest differently, diet changes our skin, and gluten remains mysterious: A forward-thinking gastroenterologist on eating one's way to "gutbliss" Robynne Chutkan, MD, is an integrative gastroenterologist and founder of the Digestive Center for Women, just outside of Washington, D.C.
Bioethics established itself in the late 1960s as a field concerned with the ethical and philosophical implications of certain biological and medical procedures, technologies, and treatments. Bioethics
Posted by Nickolay Lamm in Lifestyle on 25th September 2013 What Does the Average American Man Look Like Compared to Other Countries? — The Feed
Pundits often opine that America's stature is declining on the global stage. It turns out that Americans -- literally -- are not standing as tall, compared with the rest of the world, as they used to. America Loses Its Stature as Tallest Country
1900s-1910s: The Gibson Girl The Gibson Girl, a creation of illustrator Charles Dana Gibson, was a synthesis of prevailing beauty ideals at the turn of the century. Rarely is a beauty standard so explicit and clearly defined, yet Gibson based the iconic illustrations on “thousands of American girls.” This ideal of femininity was depicted as slender and tall, albeit with a “voluptuous” bust and wide hips. The incongruous and exaggerated look was achieved by way of corseting, pinching the torso and waist significantly. Gibson Girls were portrayed as up-to-date on fashion and style, as well as physically active and in good health. Women's Body Image and BMI: 100 Years in the US
Kenji Toma Usually she just had a cup or two of plain pasta. Sometimes, as a treat, a diet soda. Adult Eating Disorders: Anorexia, Bulimia, Compulsive Eating, and More
Your Very Weird, Very Personal Sense of Smell We’re used to the idea that some among us are colorblind, perceiving the world differently because of a quirk in their genetics. And it’s well-known that teenagers and young adults can hear high-pitched sounds that their elders cannot, an ability that’s been exploited by manufacturers of The Mosquito, an anti-loitering device that annoys youth into leaving.
Are We Really All Made of Stars? | Cosmos, Moby’s Song ‘We Are All Made of Stars’, Universe & Solar System | Life's Little Mysteries The theory that everyone and everything on Earth contains minuscule star particles dates back further than Moby's popular 2002 song "We Are All Made of Stars."
Into the Unknown - Short Film
Scientist photographed soul leaving the body in death 1st part
Scientist photographed soul leaving the body in death 2nd part
Scientifically induced Out of body
Walking goes way back. The first fish-like creatures to come ashore barely inched along, and used gills to breathe as they slugged through the muck while moving between watering holes. Among the first creatures to make the move from a sprawled posture to an upright, two-legged stance were the dinosaurs, most notably the therapods, a group of dinosaur that includes Tyrannosaurs Rex and the raptors. Walk This Way: The Amazing Complexity of Getting Around
For centuries, humans have floated the idea that we might, one day, walk on water. In the 15th century, Leonardo da Vinci invented a pair of pontoon-like shoes intended for this purpose, and in 1988, French entertainer Remy Bricka walked across the Atlantic on a pair of floating skis. Perhaps we were inspired by nature more than 1,200 species of animals can walk on water . The smaller ones, such as insects and spiders, use surface tension, the force that holds water molecules together , to support their weight. These forces are much too weak to support the weight of larger water walkers, such as the basilisk lizard, which generates force to stay afloat by slapping its feet on the water. Could Humans Walk on Water? | Life's Little Mysteries
Odd Gender Differences Found in Walking If we see a shadowy figure walking down a dark street, our sense of whether it is coming at us or walking away depends on whether we see it as a he or a she, new research finds.