While motorboats and jet skis look like harmless fun above the waves, under the waves they’re a nightmare for the aquatic beings that live below. And although the pollutants that motors spew into the water are one part of the problem, it’s the loud noise these sea-faring vehicles … [Read more...] about Motorboats are a disaster for subaquatic eco-systems. This electric boat isn’t.
As a testament to the incredible biodiversity of the Amazon Rainforest, scientists have discovered two entirely new species of electric eel in the Amazon basin—with one of them capable of delivering a record-breaking electrical jolt. For centuries, it was believed that a single … [Read more...] about Scientists just discovered the world’s most powerful electric eel in the Amazon
At the ripe age of 70, Jim Owen finally came to realize that his successful career on Wall Street was a burden on his health. Not necessarily because of the stress that came with the job, but because he had been sedentary most of the time. Owen finally began exercising after … [Read more...] about Why it’s never to late to starting working out
In the 1970s, artist Max Peitner created a striking pencil drawing in which a forest sat in the middle of a coliseum packed with spectators. The idea behind the drawing was to imagine a time when forests will exist only as exhibition objects. In other words, it's a thought … [Read more...] about The headliner at this giant stadium is a forest of 300 trees
There’s nothing wrong with taking a nap. In fact, a recent study found that—in moderation—naps may actually be good for your heart. In a new paper published in the journal Heart, researchers found that Swiss adults who took one or two daytime naps per week had a lower risk of … [Read more...] about Want an excuse to nap more? A new study finds naps are good for heart health