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2015-04-20 23:07:18

Anders Olsson, founder of Consciousbreathing.com provides compelling research and pictorial evidence in his book, The Power of Your Breath to demonstrate how poor breathing affects a person's

sweat happy
2015-04-17 09:45:06

If you’re happy and you know it... sweat? It may sound odd, but new research published this week in the journal Psychological Science indicates that humans produce chemical compounds called chemosignals in our perspiration that lets other smell when we’re happy.

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2015-04-11 12:05:10

We know you've thought about it. Is it possible to use your farts to push you through space? The answer is yes - theoretically.

shreddies fart-filtering underpants
2015-03-05 14:55:41

We were shocked to find out there are such things as "fart-filtering underpants". But when we did, we knew we had to try them. This is our official review.

fart airplanes
2014-12-24 07:35:54

Thankfully there's such a thing as charcoal-lined underwear that absorbs 100% of the odor. (Seriously.)

2014-12-16 04:21:26

MINNEAPOLIS, Dec. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CVRx, Inc., a privately held medical device company, announced today that it has received Humanitarian Device Exemption (HDE) approval from the U.S.

muscles
2014-10-10 02:00:01

Stretch sensors in our muscles participate in reflexes that serve the subconscious control of posture and movement.

wolf yawn contangion
2014-09-01 03:30:40

Wolves may be susceptible to yawn contagion, according to a study published August 27, 2014 in the open-access journal PLOS ONE by Teresa Romero from The University of Tokyo, Japan, and colleagues.


Word of the Day
sudarium
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.