As you may already know (because you’ve got one of your own), the human body is an amazing thing. Over the hundreds of thousands of years we’ve existed in our current form, the body has evolved in all sorts of ways. We tan in the sun, we get colds in the winter, and we all love a good bath once in a while. But there are a few things that our bodies do that you might not know about. So [...]
In April of 2010, the NCAA signed a $10.8 billion TV contract with CBS to air March Madness. Those are big bucks. But while executives and coaches get rich, somehow the myth has been perpetuated that college sports are merely for the benefit of the athlete – who never sees a cent from his or her work. Indeed, the world of college sports is plagued by dangerous myths. Here are 8 of the most common.
Your feet are among the most vital of all limbs for anyone hoping to lead any semblance of a normal life. After all, without them you can’t move. But how much do you know about your feet? Here are some interesting facts about your feet. Read up, what you learn could save you from all sorts of unpleasantness.
In addition to its primary role as the beginning of the digestive system, the human mouth plays a significant role in communication. Another non-digestive function of the mouth is its role in secondary social and/or sexual activity, such as kissing. But there are some fascinating facts about our mouths we probably never take the time to think about, so we’ve compiled them for you below.
Linus Pauling, a two-time Nobel laureate once said, “Everyone should know that the ‘war on cancer’ is largely a fraud.” Perhaps nothing strikes at the very heart of an individual quite like hearing the word “cancer.” And while survival rates have increased in recent years, there’s still no denying cancer is becoming the number 1 killer of the human species. Below, some facts and statistics have been compiled to better educate you on this fearsome killer.
Sleep is absolutely essential for every human being. Despite scientists still not figuring out the process entirely, we still know a lot about this daily activity. Every mammal, bird and most reptiles, amphibians and fish require sleep to function. Here are 16 things you probably never knew about sleep.