Posts Tagged ‘study’
One common factoid that has been circulating the internet recently is that drinking a hot beverage on a hot day will cool you down. Is there any science behind this seemingly counterintuitive claim?
Ever stub your toe and feel the urge to yell out something as a result - usually a curse or swear word? You may not be entirely sure why you feel the need but it seems to lessen the initial pain. But does it?
It is estimated that between 70-90% of the human population is right-handed. This leaves left-handed individuals vastly outnumbered. But why? Is it our genetics, the brain or even parental/societal pressure which decides our do...
A popular factoid, often told to those who like to crack their knuckles, is that cracking your knuckles repeatedly can or will cause arthritis years down the road. Is there any truth or scientific backing to this claim? Today w...
The popularity and huge success of social networking sites has clearly illustrated the importance of networking for humans. However for some animals, keeping informed about others of their kind is even more important.
Do the whites play a crucial role?
Mickey likes sugar highs