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Zidbits – Learn something new everyday! | October 20, 2014

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Is Caffeine Good For You?

May 6, 2011 | 1

Many reasons cause people avoid caffeine. It acts as a stimulant which can lead to nervousness and anxiety, it can raise stomach acid levels and also acts as diuretic.Read More

On Cloudy Days, Are UV Rays Stronger?

April 29, 2011 |

It’s no secret that one can get sunburned on cloudy days, but is there any science backing up the claim that UV rays are actually stronger?Read More

Is Aspartame Bad For You?

April 6, 2011 | 5

You often hear claims that aspartame is bad for you or causes cancer. Are these claims true? Today we separate myth from science fact.Read More

Why Does Sunlight Darken Skin But Lighten Hair?

March 9, 2011 | 1

Whether out sunbathing or tanning in a tanning bed, UV rays will darken your complexion. Curiously though, it lightens your hair. Why?Read More

Why Do We Get Hiccups?

February 27, 2011 | 4

Hiccups often occur after eating a lot, swallowing large amounts of air or drinking plenty of carbonated beverages. So why do we get them?Read More

Why Are Some People More Susceptible To Poison Ivy Than Others?

February 13, 2011 | 6

Why is it that some people can lay in poison ivy for hours and nothing happens, yet others have severe reactions with the slightest exposure?Read More

Why Do We Have Eyebrows?

February 11, 2011 | 1

As we humans evolved, most of our body hair slowly disappeared. It may make you wonder, if that’s the case, why do we still have eyebrows?Read More

What Are The Health Benefits Of Chocolate?

February 7, 2011 |

Just in time for Valentines day, the American Chemical Society announced that they discovered why chocolate can be beneficial to your health.Read More

Does Sugar Actually Make Kids Hyperactive?

January 19, 2011 |

It has been a common belief in our society for years. Sugar will make your children hyperactive. But is this belief founded on myth? An old wives tale?Read More

Why Didn’t The Europeans Get Wiped Out By Native American Diseases?

January 16, 2011 |

Why didn’t the Europeans get wiped out by Native American diseases? Or did they? Today we’ll look at how Indian diseases impacted Europeans.Read More

Are you a supertaster?

December 23, 2010 |

Do you turn your nose up at black coffee? Can’t stand bitter foods like broccoli, spinach or green tea? If so, you just might be a supertaster.Read More

Is The MSG Allergy A Myth?

December 5, 2010 | 2

Many claim adverse reactions after eating food containing the flavor enhancer monosodium glutamate. Is there any science behind it, or is it myth?Read More