When we hug and embrace those that we love, a special kind of magic is released and exchanged.  It is a powerful and intimate moment that feels us with warmth, hope, and a profound sense of belonging.  For that moment in time we lose ourselves, our cares, our worries, and the past and the future…

You may want to sit down for this news… then stand up for this news… then sit down again… and stand up one more time. A recent study published in the European Heart Journal, conducted in Australia, concluded that participants who spent more time standing and moving during the course of a week had lower…

The 3D Printing of Prosthetic Limbs and Organs – The Future of Medicine: According to the experts at 3dprintingindustry.com, “The earliest 3D printing technologies first became visible in the late 1980’s, at which time they were called Rapid Prototyping (RP) technologies. This is because the processes were originally conceived as a fast and more cost-effective…

Is Feng Shui Good for Your Health? Many people wonder whether or not there is any scientific proof for the positive effects of using feng shui to improve one’s living space. For many years, whether feng shui is science or superstition has been a hotly debated subject. However, due to the research of scientists and…

The Best Part of Waking Up   Of all skin cancers, melanoma is by far the most severe form.  It develops in the melanocytes cells, which produce the pigment that gives our skin its color, or melanin.  The exact cause of all melanomas has not been found, however, exposing yourself to ultraviolet radiation from the…

Brain Dominance – The Right & Left Brain Hemispheres Have you ever heard someone refer to themselves as being either “right” or “left” brain dominant? If so, then you most likely know that right brainers consider themselves creative, while left brainers think of themselves as being skilled at either math or simple logic. Most of…

Out of the Mouth of Babes Have you ever heard the saying, “Beauty is in the eye of the beholder?” It seems like a romantic concept, but the scientific community seems to think otherwise. It has been a well established scientific fact for a number of decades that babies (both newborn infants and toddlers alike)…

The Psychology of Choice As it turns out, science has proven that, when a commercial or magazine says that something is “trending”, that actually does mean something in a measurable sociological sense. According to a book entitled “Philosophy and Psychology”, humans are very much influenced by what other people around them are wearing, doing, buying,…

Struck by Lightning I would say being struck by lightning is not a common fear that people share, but that does not keep it from occurring. While being struck by lightning is not typically fatal, about 54 Americans on average were killed every year from 1981 to 2010.  Although there is still debate within the…

 Heterochromia: A Beautiful Mutation   Heterochromia is a mutation of the eye caused by too much or too little melanin or pigmentation in the iris.  Here is an example of genetic mutations in nature that are not entirely harmful, but in fact, quite beautiful.  The chances for it to occur in a human are about 6…