When you're meeting a dog for the first time, it's hard not to slip into that high-pitched, "goochy-goo" voice people use to talk to babies. A new study suggests puppies actually love that voice, but you might be wasting your breath with older dogs.
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Crying is a great way to let out all your pent up emotions and, according to a new study, boost your mood considerably. All you need is a sad song that gets the tears flowing.
Quantum mechanics deals with the mathematical description of the motion and interaction of subatomic particles, incorporating the concepts of quantization of energy, wave–particle duality, the uncertainty principle, and the correspondence principle.
If you just pulled a face like a perplexed and and mildly agitated dog, this video from the exurb1a YouTube channel may provide some elucidation. It attempts to explains quantum mechanics using a concept everybody can understand: ducks.
Recent news reports that a man had both his legs amputated after being bitten by a white-tailed spider have again cast this spider in a negative light. Experts have since said amputations may have been wrongly blamed on a spider bite, and authorities now consider a bacterial infection to be responsible for the man’s injuries. Despite this, the damage to the largely harmless white-tail may have been done.
Experts say it's not a matter of if, but when a global scale pandemic will wipe out millions of people. And we are grossly unprepared for the next major outbreak. But in the event of a devastating pandemic — whether it be triggered by a mutated strain of an existing virus or a bioengineered terror weapon — there are some practical things you can do, both before and during the outbreak, to increase your odds of survival.
Whey and casein are both complete proteins that are beneficial for those looking to bulk up. But they differ greatly when it comes to digestion rate, muscle growth, and use.
Environmental issues often feel too massive for a single person to make any sort of difference — and that's partially true. It will take a lot more than recycling. Still, there are plenty of small, realistic things you can change in your own life to do your part while the rest of the world catches up.
Climate change is definitely happening, but it's doing more than warming up the planet — it's also affecting our well-being. A new report from the American Psychological Association explains how climate change is gradually taking a toll on our mental health.
Wine is spoiled grape juice. It's old squished grapes mixed with yeast that gets you drunk. But a lot of people have a lot of things to say about wine, and maybe you've wondered what it is that gets them so jazzed over rotten grapes. Well, a lot of their enjoyment comes from biology, chemistry and psychology, as well as the kinds of molecules that travel from the glass into your body.
I ran a marathon a little over a week ago, and while I'm glad I finished, it totally kicked my arse. A new study from the Yale School of Medicine might explain a bit why. Besides the sore muscles, running a marathon wrecks your kidneys for a few days.
We know there's some sort of connection between happiness and using your imagination, but a recent study suggests any creative pursuit — no matter how small — can help you beat the blues. It only takes a single dose of creativity a day.
There’s nothing quite like the sound of snoring as the ultimate sleep interrupter. But snoring can be more than just a frustration to those in your vicinity. Sometimes snoring is linked to more serious health problems, such as obstructive sleep apnoea. An emerging line of research suggests snoring may directly contribute to cardiovascular health problems.