Your cat lady friend has asked you to cat-sit her loves while she’s away for the weekend. You arrive at the house and open the fridge to feed them something healthy like chicken. You notice a bar of chocolate and decide to give it to them as a treat. Wow! That’s a siren! Your friend calls you and yells at you. Turns out she has an alarm system that goes off when there’s any danger to her kitties. You should never ever feed them chocolate!
Our genes made of DNA tell a lot about our eye color, nose, face, body shape, and height. We inherit genes from our parents, and they start doing all the work from the moment we’re a single cell, but at some point, they tell our body: “Okay, time to stop growing now.”
In 10 years from now, you’ll be a completely different person! Well, at least your skeleton will be. To reach its adult size, your skeleton went through a process called modeling, which means the development of growth and formation. Turns out it regenerates completely once every 10 years or so! This entire process ensures you always have healthy bone cells, that can support you and provide calcium to your body.
Enjoying the comfort of your couch a little too much? Doesn’t matter what level you’re at, cardio is the easiest and best way to burn that belly fat. You can walk, run, or jog that fat away. There’s not much danger of you hurting yourself, it’s low impact which is good for your bones, and best of all, it pushes up your metabolism and heart rate. Get some quality shoes and start off slow. Some people in Japan practice “slow-jogging”, and even that burns a bunch of calories. Apart from losing weight, you’re getting fresh air, seeing more of the world, and getting a mental break, you deserve one! Don’t we all?
Ok, it’s getting dark, and you’ve got that gut feeling as if someone’s after you. The first thing you might want to do is to start walking slightly faster. This trick can help you either get rid of the suspicious person behind you or... confirm your worst fear.Now it’s official: there’s somebody dogging you. Your heart rate is insane, the heart pumps your blood as never before. Try to make turns. Three or four right turns are enough to bring you back to your starting position. This trick will do two things: first, you’ll have a chance to disappear (especially if you know the neighborhood well). Second, you’ll once again confirm this person is after you.
Just a bit more, you can already see the finishing line! Go! You’re drenched in sweat, but it was worth it! Ha, running the 5k everybody said you wouldn’t finish. You’ve proven all of them wrong! But now, all you can think of is a cold shower. It’s scorching hot outside. Not a great day for a run, but at least, it’s over.
Physical fitness has been proven to be a way to stimulate a person’s brain development. The research showed that it may affect brain structure, which in turn can be reflected in academic performance. That is a great reason to start with some exercise! But before you begin your workout session, take a look at the list of handy supplies that could be a big help.
Usually, many of us prefer to have our toddlers just within reach to assure their safety. And children like this experience for comfort and security. There are many cultures where it’s completely okay to co-sleep with your kids. Though it’s not the same in all Western countries. Anyway, if you need any validation, scientists have a lot of good news to share here too.
Scientists suggest that when we feel compassion, our heart rate slows down. Our body then starts producing the “bonding hormone” which is responsible for caregiving, and this is why a mother rushes to comfort her crying baby rather than starts panicking and looking around for what has made the baby feel upset.
One very famous myth that has been debunked is that humans use only 10% of their brains’. While that may be pretty well known by now, there are other myths that many people still believe to this day. For example, our moms and dads used to tell us to wait for 30 minutes after eating before going swimming. However, this is a misconception that we’ll also explore later on.
The most popular music is pop, while heavy metal is at the end of the list. It’s believed that this music can make people aggressive and have a bad influence on them. But scientists have proven that it can actually help us. It turns out that heavy music can boost our health and well-being.
We’re pretty sure it’s impossible to find a person who doesn’t like petting their dog. It brings so much joy and pleasure, and even helps reduce stress. But it’s also important for our dogs, especially before being left alone. And not just to show our love and affection.
Situations like a cramp while swimming, being close to fainting, or getting lost in the woods are not often experienced in our life. Still, 28.8% of people go to the emergency department frequently. To minimize our risk, we need to know how to behave without panicking during extreme situations.
Even when it seems like a situation is really bad and there’s no way out of it, our brain can actually do the trick. In critical situations, when the brain detects a risk or threat, it activates a survival system and gets ready to take immediate action.
The alarm signals us to get up in the morning but it doesn’t wake up our body, what does, is stretching and yawning. Maybe it’s because we do it as an involuntary process that we don’t even pay attention to it. However, these 2 actions do a lot more for our bodies than just wake us up.
If you and your friends have been debating about the scariest horror movies of all time and are still undecided, we have the solution. We’ve discovered the most terrifying ones that will make your heart race, thanks to a study conducted by BroadbandChoices. The viewers’ heart rate was measured while watching the highest-rated horror films on IMDb, Rotten Tomatoes, and Reddit. And here are the top 10 scariest horror movies that made the list.
From the 16th century on, English doctors endorsed the healing power of water for everything from a bad mood to heatstroke. Some of their methods, like a seaside vacation, were effective. Others, like repeatedly dunking ladies into the cold sea — not so much. However, generally, they had the right idea: there is a link between close proximity to a body of water and better mental and overall health.
Recent research conducted in Australia revealed that one in 5 people sing in the shower and some believe they’re good enough to win a reality TV singing competition. No matter what your vocal talents are like, there’s something about singing while bathing that can make you feel happier.
How to lose belly fat with exercise? Though women all over the world have been struggling to lose stomach fat for decades, it is still one of the most difficult tasks when it comes to getting in shape. And even if you have already gotten yourself together and found the perfect training program, suddenly chocolate starts looking irresistible or your best friend brings you a cupcake for no reason...
If you feel a little down because you just broke your diet eating chocolate, go turn on the TV. Researchers at the University of Westminster have found a link between spikes in a person’s heart rate while watching a horror film and calorie loss.
A normal heart rate is believed to be between 60 and 100 beats per minute. But some experts tend to think that the ideal resting heart rate is 50–70 beats. The causes that can provoke tachycardia can be problematic, or they just represent our reaction to the conditions we live in (stress, fever, training). If you notice that your heart is working faster without an apparent reason, the first thing you should do is consult a doctor. But if you can spot a stressor and want to know how you can calm yourself down, here are some tips.
Many of us have found ourselves in a situation where we have an awful headache, but sometimes you’re in a meeting or just can’t take a pill at that moment. According to research, our brains control our bodies, so we can try to reduce the pain with some simple mind tricks. In this article, you’ll find methods of how to regulate some conditions.
If a flattering stomach is one of your main goals, welcome to the club, trust us that you are not alone. Stomach fat not only affects appearance and self-confidence, it also has a big impact on your health. Doctors call it visceral fat, it covers your organs, can do serious damage to your well-being, and lead to some serious health issues, like cardiovascular disease and type 2 diabetes.
Some people avoid preventive medical examinations because of lack of time or a fear of doctors. But you can perform several tests to get necessary information about your health without having to leave your own home. These methods will help you understand whether it’s high time you turned to an expert or if everything is just fine and there’s no need to worry.
Google Play is a great place for new develpers who want to make their own apps. But, unfortunately, not all of them have the best intentions: some programs can collect the data from your phone, share your personal information, and even steal money from your bank account.
Out of thousands of ideas realized and presented on various design-related websites, there are few worth really paying attention to. A unique design is not only about one great idea, but it’s also about the way you realize the idea in real life. Another important thing about new concepts and inventions is that they are made by people for people. That is why every designer’s creation must fit perfectly into our life to become an inseparable part of it.