I can't help but shake a leg every day and I don't mean dancing. When I sit down or lie down, I feel an uncontrollable urge to move my legs. They bounce for hours on end and most of the time I don't even notice it. When I do, I sometimes try to stop in case it's annoying others around me, but that just makes me feel uncomfortable. I decided to find what's causing all this bothersome bouncing.
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Predicting the future is near impossible -- but that doesn‘t stop us all from having a red hot go. Human beings have been predicting the future since the beginning of history and the results range from the hilarious to the downright uncanny.
One thing all future predictions have in common: they‘re rooted in our current understanding of how the world works. It‘s difficult to escape that mindset. We have no idea how technology will evolve, so our ideas are connected to the technology of today.
If you love making your knuckles and other joints pop, you might've heard that doing so is "bad for you" and that "you'll get arthritis". Short answer: We're not sure. Long answer: This video from Vox gives you the lowdown on what's actually happening in your joints.
If you're feeling generous, you have more options than to open your wallet or build a giftable DIY project. You have plenty of homegrown body parts you can donate to people in need. From blood and hair to your entire body, here are things you can contribute to a good cause now, or when you don't need them any more.
This only applies to people who have a condition where they can't scratch an itch, like an injury or skin condition (otherwise just scratch it), but one new -- albeit small -- study suggests an interesting way to relieve an itchy arm or leg when you can't scratch: Stand in front of a mirror and scratch the opposite limb.