One should never assume that test results are normal if they do not hear from their Doctor. As a patient you need to be responsible for your own health care. If you have had something done such as mammogram or bloodwork (anything at all) and you do not hear from your health care provider within [...]
Follow these steps to set up your own website: 1. Find a good domain name. The first step towards setting up your own website is to obtain a good domain name. It can be rather difficult to locate the domain name that you want. You will most likely find that many domain names that apply [...]
Are there any ghost stories associated with 149 College St (the Stewart Building) in Toronto, Canada?
The Stewart building in Toronto Canada has had many tenants, from the police to the Ontario College of Art and Design. While ghost stories can be difficult to verify, there have been alleged incidents at 149 College St (the Stewart building) which some attribute to ghosts. One such story involves a group of students who [...]
Yes that is true. Many of today’s conventional nail polishes contain an array of cryptic ingredients including a variety of harmful toxins. One of the most toxic ingredients in nail polish is called phthalate. Phthalate, such as dibutyl phthalate (DBP) has been proven by research studies to interfer with normal hormone balance and can cause other health problems [...]
Philo Farnsworth was just a fourteen year old high school student when he came up with the idea that an electron beam could scan pictures back and forth and transmit them to remote screens- in other words, he thought up TV! While such an amazing invention could not be the work of one man alone, [...]
Alexander Graham Bell invented the telephone in 1876. The first words he spoke on his telephone were, “Watson, come here. I need you.” Watson was his assistant’s name. That happened in 1875-76. However Antonio Meucci had a working telephone since 1848 in Havana and a perfected model by 1871. On that year Meucci filed for [...]
The Smilodon, more commonly known as the Saber Toothed Tiger, have been found in Europe and in North America, many fossils have been found in the La Brea Tar Pits in Los Angeles. Some would have grown marginally bigger but the fossils of the Saber Toothed Tiger that have been found all indicate that the [...]
Does the water in a bath or sink go a different way down the drain depending on which hemispere you are in?
Yes the water will drain in different directions depending on which hemisphere you’re in. Usually this question is asked about toilet flushing, but I guess it’s still fun to answer even though you’re more interested in baths and sinks draining. Water will drain in different directions depending on the hemisphere due to the Coriolis force, [...]
A furlong is an ancient British unit of measurement. Most commonly referred to today in joking about a person’s age. A furrow is a trench that’s been made by pulling a plow. The term furlong is how long a horse can pull a plow without stopping. The unit was calculated to be 220 yards; I [...]
The custom of a groom carrying his bride over the threshold is a custom that dates back to about 200 AD. The Germanic Goths of the time would primarily marry those in their own communities, but if there were not enough women to go around, the men would raid their neighbors. Since these women were [...]