Body odor is a natural part of life, but it can be embarrassing and socially isolating if not managed properly & explore some of the body odor myths & debunk.
You probably have something strange within your body right now. It was produced by a huge corporation and might be harmful to you. That thing is referred to as PFAS chemicals. Per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances, or PFAS as they are more often known, are a wide class of compounds that give some products their nonstick […]
Hiccups are involuntary contractions of the diaphragm, the muscle that connects your chest and abdomen and controls your breathing. Each contraction is followed by an abrupt closing of your vocal cords, resulting in the “hic” sound. A heavy meal, alcoholic or carbonated beverages, or abrupt excitement might cause hiccups. Why did we get hiccups? Hiccups can […]
Keratin, a colorless protein, is the main component of our hair. As a result, our hair is virtually white before it emerges from the skin. How is this even possible? Hair follicles are where our hair grows. Melanocytes, which create melanin, are found in hair follicles. Melanin is introduced into the keratin cells when our […]
Every year, around 100,000 metric tons of caffeine are consumed worldwide. This is the equal of 14 Eiffel Towers in weight. Caffeine is mostly found in coffee and tea, but it can also be found in sodas, chocolates, caffeine pills, and even decaf beverages. Even if we haven’t gotten enough sleep, caffeine makes us feel […]
For instance, you’re at the playground and you get sand in your eyes. How do you know the sand is there? You obviously can’t see it, but if you are a normal healthy human, you can feel that the sensation of extreme discomfort, also known as pain. Now, pain makes you do something, in this […]
The first known pregnancy test was created in ancient Egypt around 1350 BC. According to Egyptians, all you have to do is urinate on wheat and barley seeds and wait. If either sprouts, you’re pregnant. If wheat sprouts faster, it’s a girl but if barley, it’s a boy. In 1963, a small research replicated the test and […]