Connecting with family, friends, and coworkers in todays world is as easy as it has ever been. Photos and experiences are shared in seconds rather than the decades it may have taken just 20 years ago. But, this conveinance and novelty come at a cost for many. Addiction to social media may seem like a […]
Could You Be Addicted to Social Media?
From headaches to fatigue to nausea to vomiting, hangovers are the price we pay for a wild night. While they are never pleasant, many feel they get worse as we grow older. Understanding why hangovers worsen with age will give you a more complete idea of alcohol’s effect on your body, helping you to know […]
Ever blow out a candle and ponder why so much extra smoke is produced than when it was lit? Why does this happen? Interestingly it has very little to do with smoke. As a candle burns, it produces enough heat that the wax of the candle is entirely combusted into CO2 as well as other […]
Your ears contain delicate and complex organs like tiny bones, hairs, and membranes as well as hundreds of very sensitive nerve endings. Our bodies have devised a mechanism to protect our ears from the many potential hazards they face; that mechanism is earwax. Ear wax is the common name for the substance called cerumen, a […]
The digital age has transformed the economic realities of the modern world in ways that few people could have imagined a mere two decades ago. Ecommerce, digital dispersal of information and wholly online services for both businesses and individuals have revolutionized the way that economic activity occurs in the 21st century. These changes, aside from […]
Scientists have studied the genetic makeup of life forms on the planet since the 1800s, and advances in technology over the years have helped to continue this research into the basic building blocks of life. The discovery of the helical structure of DNA in the 1950s was an important leap forward that created the field […]