Been through life experience(s) with many human deaths of close ones (e.g., family and friends) within a year?Submitted by ant on Fri, 11/29/2013 - 5:42am. Health | History | Nature | Personal
Boing Boing shared an over one minute YouTube video showing "Urinal Dynamics: a tactical summary -- We illustrate the importance of good technique when using a urinal and offer some advice. Through high-speed video footage of a simulated male urine stream we show that reduced splash can be achieved by aiming at a vertical surface, moving closer to the urinal and by decreasing the impact angle."
NewsDaily answered the questions and provides details to "Hurricane? Cyclone? Typhoon? Here's the difference -- How a hurricane differs from a typhoon or cyclone:
VideoSift shared Kelly McGonigal's TED Talk almost 14.5 minutes video on "How to make stress your friend -- Stress. It makes your heart pound, your breathing quicken and your forehead sweat. But while stress has been made into a public health enemy, new research suggests that stress may only be bad for you if you believe that to be the case. Psychologist Kelly McGonigal urges us to see stress as a positive, and introduces us to an unsung mechanism for stress reduction: reaching out to others..."
Davidhumus' /. comment mentioned Dr. Chulder's web page showing "How Much Do Animals Sleep? -- Most animals have a daily pattern of rest and activity. Some animals are more active during the day (diurnal) and some are more active during the night (nocturnal). How much time do animals spend sleeping? Well, it depends on the animal..."
This Boing Boing article "explains how nature would deal with a zombie outbreak: brutally, and without quarter..."
This Science Daily article mentioned "Arachnophobic Entomologists: When Two More Legs Make a Big Difference ... For some entomologists, an apparent paradox exists: Despite choosing a career working with insects, they exhibit negative feelings toward spiders which range from mild disgust to extreme arachnophobia..."
Blue's News shared a cute Flash puzzle game titled "Aliens Like Milk" on Free Web Arcade and its official web site, Gamezhero -- "Alex is a cute alien. He likes milk very much, but what a pity – there is no more milk in the fridge! It's time to go in search of cows who will treat Alex with milk. Go towards the new adventures... In this breathtaking physics puzzle you will use interesting mechanisms to rescue all good cows. Collect stars on your way, they will help you to unlock the new planets."