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Medical Clowns And Doctors Of Joy

Oct 23, 14 Medical Clowns And Doctors Of Joy

Posted by in An English Angle, Health

Looking to expand your educational horizons with a qualification in something completely different? Do you want to combine serious studies with a lot of officially sanctioned fooling around, help people along the way, and have a lot of laughs at the same time? Why not try “medical clowning?” Israel’s University of Haifa even offers a degree course in this most unlikely of subjects.

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The Not-So-High Life: 38,000 Beers Stolen From Truck

Oct 23, 14 The Not-So-High Life: 38,000 Beers Stolen From Truck

Posted by in WTF???

Precious cargo was aboard a big-rig truck stolen from a rest stop in Florida: roughly 44,000 pounds of Miller High Life—equaling about 9,700 four-packs of the “Champagne of Bottled Beers.” The High Life–toting trucker, Van Thomas, tearfully recounted what happened to Orlando’s WFTV.

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Take A Look At “Your Life On Earth”

A new BBC tool can help us to look at the changing face of the dynamic natural world, using our own life as context. The videos, images and beautifully presented data help us to understand how, since we were born, humans have changed, the Earth has changed, and how humans have changed the Earth.

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How To Get Resveratrol Without Taking A (Ridiculous) Red Wine Bath

Oct 22, 14 How To Get Resveratrol Without Taking A (Ridiculous) Red Wine Bath

Posted by in Health, WTF???

Drinking a glass of red wine makes us feel healthy and divine, but the rich and famous have decided to reap the benefits of this alcoholic beverage in an unusual way — bathing in it. Celebrities have turned to vinotherapy to immerse not just their mouth, but their bodies in the crimson wave of liquor to boost circulation of red blood cells and mask free radicals with the compound resveratrol.

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Get Smarter With The NEO Neurophone

Have you ever wanted to be smarter? To have an easier time absorbing and retaining information? Of course. We all have at some point. Unfortunately, the mind can be a lot trickier to exercise than the body. If only there were a device that could help us along, something that could boost our IQ and improve our overall state of mind. There is.

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WHO’s 12-Point Guide To Reducing Your Cancer Risk

Oct 20, 14 WHO’s 12-Point Guide To Reducing Your Cancer Risk

Posted by in An English Angle, Health

Last week saw the publication of the latest European Code Against Cancer (ECAC), listing 12 ways to boost healthier lifestyles and reduce cancer risk. After two years of work involving scientists and cancer specialists throughout Europe, this report incorporates the latest in cancer research and the best scientific research available. Here at redOrbit, we believe that this guidance is too important to be buried in yesterday’s news and we will be running an in-depth series on the main findings and recommendations of the IARC report.

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A Pocket-Sized Cloaking Device For Online Anonymity

Oct 20, 14 A Pocket-Sized Cloaking Device For Online Anonymity

Posted by in Juxtaposed In Japan, Technology

A Kickstarter project is aiming to help Internet users to remain anonymous with a small, pocket-sized device; and it looks set to be successful in those aims given that with weeks still to go in the funding window it has already raised over half a million dollars, well above the goal of $7,500.

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Ontario Man Sets Sights High With World’s First Hemp Plane

Oct 20, 14 Ontario Man Sets Sights High With World’s First Hemp Plane

Posted by in Science, WTF???

Derek Kesek plans to be flying high in the world’s first hemp plane next year. At first, people laughed when the Burlington, Ont., former organic restaurant owner said he was going to build a plane made out of hemp. “Can you smoke it, too?” they jibed. “But, they’re not laughing at me now,” the environmental activist told the Star this week.

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Why Certain Men Should Be Sitting Down To Pee

Oct 19, 14 Why Certain Men Should Be Sitting Down To Pee

Posted by in Health, WTF???

Forget how it might bruise your ego; if sitting down on the toilet improves your ability to urinate comfortably because you suffer from a prostate condition, such as lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS), there’s no shame in the act. A new study in PLOS ONE finds that while sitting down, men who suffer from LUTS are able to urinate faster, with greater force, and leave less urine behind in their bladders.

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American States And Male Immaturity

Oct 19, 14 American States And Male Immaturity

Posted by in An English Angle, Science

Some men mature like beautifully aged top Bordeaux wine. Others, I have to say, age more like cheese and certainly don’t improve with the passing years. Some even seem to immature with age. But how do we define maturity? What makes a man “immature”? We can all take a stab at that one and come up with a million different answers.

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