Believe It Or Not: Four Tales Of Running
For anyone who has run almost daily for years, the benefits of running are not restricted to being physically healthy and mentally sharp. It's the stories that you can recount about your experiences running that serve as conversation ice breakers or just entertain the hell out of family and friends.
Why I learned Everything I Know About Car Repair from Car Talk
In the short history of podcasts, there has only been one with a "third half." If that misnomer is familiar to you, it's probably because you're a fan of National Public Radio's (NPR) radio show turned podcast called Car Talk.
The Dirt Whisperer
It’s 1930, six ironworkers sit on a girder about 1,000 feet above the Manhattan streets and eat lunch. It’s an iconic photo meant to symbolize the skill, bravery and dedication of the men who built one of the world’s most enduring and famous structures – the Empire State Building. While the workers on the ground at the Empire State Building site didn’t get the publicity granted the high-flying girder walkers, the heavy equipment operators who cleared the site between 33rd and 34th streets on Fifth Avenue and anchored all 102 floors to the ground proved critical to the safety, stability, legacy and longevity of the skyscraper.
Is There A Best Way To Read A Book?
For South Jerseyan Ellen Crain, her book choice depends on her current situation. “If I’m on vacation, I am definitely doing a beach read,” she insists.
Science Decodes How the Brain Senses Smell
Scientists have further decoded how mammalian brains perceive odors and distinguish one smell from thousands of others. With loss of smell, one of the earliest signs of COVID-19, it’s especially timely that researchers have decoded more how we use our sense of smell.
UNLV Students Podcast: Where Science Fiction means Real Science
College is typically an incubator for new ideas and concepts promoted by young adults who are guided by seasoned professors. For colleges, podcasts are relatively inexpensive to produce as compared to other more established media and they offer students a more open welcoming ecosystem.
When and How to Measure Your Weight Accurately At Home
In any human endeavor, there exists a measuring system we use to confer success, demonstrate progress, illustrate a need for improvement or starkly announce failure. There are numerous examples: the timer for track athletes, the rating system for NFL QBS, stock price for corporations, sales for authors and attendance for musical acts.
Your Eyes and an Alzheimer's Diagnosis Test
Alzheimer's disease is a degenerative neural disease caused by an abnormal build-up of proteins in the brain that kills cells and damages connections between neurons. Common symptoms include memory loss, difficulty thinking, disorientation and other kinds of cognitive decline. Symptoms can also include vision problems, especially trouble with spatial relationships and depth perception. Some patients develop trouble reading, following moving objects, or have problems with contrast.