The face of the CPR dummy that nearly everyone around the world uses for CPR training, nicknamed “Rescue Anne”, was modeled off the death mask of an unidentified young woman pulled from the River Seine in the late 1880s. The death mask was created for public display to assist the police in identifying her, but […]
When you cut into a rare steak and it appears that the steak is bloody, you’re not actually looking at blood on your plate. The substance on your plate is myoglobin, a pinkish colored (when exposed to air) protein that delivers oxygen to an animal’s muscle tissue.
The population of kangaroos in Australia has increased so significantly in recent years that there are now more kangaroos than people in the country.
Can’t get to sleep? You might as well pick up your phone and scroll through Instagram for a bit, then maybe Facebook, and what was that blog with the funny pictures you used to look at back in the day, does it still exist? Oh yeah there’s like five years of updates here, let’s scroll […]
Learning To Play Which Of These Instruments Helps With Sleep Apnea? choose . . .
Sylvester Stallone Once Starred In A Buddy Cop Movie With Which Of The Golden Girls? choose. . . .
The International Space Station is whizzing around the Earth at a speed of approximately 17,200 miles per hour (27,600 kilometers per hour) and, as a result, astronauts on board experience 16 sunrises and 16 sunsets per day as their travel speed zips them around the globe once every 90 minutes or so.
by Craig Lloyd Ever wonder why it’s so difficult to repair a smartphone, computer, or game console yourself? It’s no accident: companies make them that way. But thanks to “Right to Repair” legislation, it could get a lot easier to tinker with your electronic toys. So What’s the Problem Exactly? Many manufacturers don’t want their […]
If you’ve noticed an increase in spam phone calls from numbers that share your area code (and even resemble your own phone number beyond the area code), you’re experiencing a new telemarketing technique known as “neighbor spoofing” wherein the telemarketing agencies spoof phone numbers from your area code to trick people wary of out-of-state calls […]
If you’re not a fan of coffee because of the way it makes you feel, then you’re certainly not alone. Metabolization of caffeine is handled by the liver using the enzyme CYP1A2 and production of the enzyme varies significantly between people. Some people can drink a pot of coffee a day and feel nary a […]