DINOSAUR DANDRUFF REVEALS EVIDENCE OF SKIN SHEDDING

These days, if you notice a bit of dandruff on your shoulder you just stop by the drug store and grab some specialized shampoo, but 125 million years ago the birds and feathered dinosaurs just had to deal with it. A new study published in Nature Communications has revealed that the ancient creatures shed their […]

THE MOST DANGEROUS DEADLY STREAM IN THE WORLD THAT SWALLOWS PEOPLE

Between Barden Tower and Bolton Abbey in Yorkshire, England, lies one of nature’s most dangerous booby traps. It’s a small innocuous-looking mountain stream, about six feet across, known as Bolton Strid, or simply the Strid. But below the water’s surface is a deep chasm with powerful undercurrents that pulls anybody that falls into it to […]

THE VILLAGE THAT TURNS BOMBS INTO SPOONS

The Vietnam War ended 40 years ago, but left a deadly legacy, especially in Laos. The US military dropped more than 2 million tons of bombs on the country during the war between 1964 and 1973, making Laos the most heavily bombed country in the world on a per capita basis. There were more than […]

MEDICAL SITUATIONS WHERE BEING OVER WEIGHT IS ACTUALLY A BLESSING

It may sound strange at first, but having excess body fat could help to reduce your chances of succumbing to an infectious disease in hospital. For the many health problems a high body mass index (BMI) can cause, there’s a heated debate over whether obesity can ever be a good thing. And a number of […]

AN EGG A DAY REDUCES HEART RISK SAYS THE NEW STUDIES

Eating one egg a day may significantly cut your risk of cardiovascular disease, according to a new study from Chinese researchers. The study published in the journal Heart recruited more than 500,000 people in China between 2004 and 2008 to ask about their egg consumption. The study led by researchers from Peking University Health Science […]

MAJOR STAPLE FOOD IS AT RISK OF BECOMING LESS NUTRITIOUS

Human-caused greenhouse gas emissions threaten to make rice less nutritious, scientists said in a study released Wednesday, raising a worrying possibility about the staple food item for billions of humans. Rice, the scientists found, contains lower levels of key vitamins when grown amid high concentrations of carbon dioxide, the most common of the greenhouse gases […]

US EMPLOYEE SUFFER BRAIN INJURY AFTER THE SOUND INCIDENT IN CHINA

A US government employee in China suffered brain trauma linked to “abnormal sounds” that resembled the still-unexplained injuries that befell US and Canadian diplomats in Cuba last year, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Wednesday (May 23). US and Chinese authorities are investigating after the unnamed employee, who was assigned to the southern city […]

TOP 7 LESSONS EVERY MILLIONAIRES TEACH YOU

A sudden surge of wealth has lifted many Americans into the category of millionaire status. Fidelity Investments says that as of the end of the first quarter of this year, 157,000 people who are enrolled in Fidelity workplace savings accounts had $1 million or more. What are these folks doing right that has allowed them […]

HIGH SCHOOL GIRL HELPS KIDS FROM GOING HUNGRY WITH HER PHONE

When a child is young, his or her brain develops very quickly. Without the proper amount of protein, nutrients, and energy, the student’s cognitive development may be greatly hindered. On her first day tutoring students from low-income families at an after-school program in New York City, Alyssa Kapasi noticed how many kids were lining up […]