Neuroscience Basics: Neuroglia Functions, Animation.

A human brain contains billions of neurons. Neurons are probably the more important and better-known cells of the brain as they carry out the brain’s communication function. Less known are some trillions of support cells called glia, or glial cells. The glia may not be the center of attention, but without them, neuron functions would be impossible. The […]

How much does High Pressure Water Weigh? Bathroom Scale Cut in Half

[Mitchell]- If my math is correct, and it is ’cause I have a mustache, it’ll be about 18,752 pounds. – [Dan] This Tank? – Plus tax, yeah. – [Dan] And that’s if that tank was completely full of water, which it’s about half full of crushed garnet, water-logged crushed garnet which is probably heavier and denser than water […]

Fresh vs Frozen Food

With the advent of freezers, we’re able to keep our food lasting longer than ever before, But is there a difference between fresh and frozen produce in terms of nutrition? Which should you be eating? You instinct may be to shout out “Of course fresh food is better. It’s fresh.” And you may be right. But it’s highly […]

Science of Soil: Finding Your Place on the Scale

(upbeat classical music) Logarithms. The word itself has a magnitude that has caused even the most decorated veterans of soil studies to break down and weep. Don’t worry, their fine now. In reality, there’s nothing to fear about logs. We must simply learn to understand them. Soil science uses the logarithmic scale to predict how much water is […]

pH of 10 Common Household Liquids | Chemistry | acid or base | pH scale

A friend of mine recently asked to borrow some moisturizer. I handed her my favourite, and said it contained hyaluronic acid. She recoiled in horror and said she was afraid to put acid on her face. I really didn’t know what to say to her. Clearly she had a big gap in her knowledge of chemistry. And it […]

Why Food And Lunar Eclipses Are A Bad Combo – Sadhguru

(Sadhguru): So spiritual process means just that’s all. We are on fast-forward, not that we have anything against mangoes or coconuts, we’re just on fast-forward so we can’t be plucking this and that. So here, the moon is on fast-forward today. All the twenty-eight days, all the twenty-eight faces of the moon, you see right here. Everything that […]

This Much Will Kill You

We all know to stay away from poisons. Like mercury where ingesting a 200 milligram dose would kill you. Or polonium which only requires 1 g of vaporized substance to wipe out 50 million people! But did know that 70 cups of coffee contains enough caffeine to kill a 70 kg person? This amount of caffeine can trigger […]

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