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Tornadoes in Arkansas Kill One, Severely Injure Four

Aeries of tornadoes in Arkansas killed one person, injured four others, and wreaked havoc in Cleburne County on Wednesday night. Four people were also seriously injured as a result of tornadoes, high winds, and heavy rainfall that touched down near Little Rock, Arkansas. The victims of the...

Narwhals Jousting for Superiority Over the Seas

Narwhals Jousting for Superiority Over the Seas

For a brief period during the summer weeks the sea ice around arctic inlets melts, leaving the ocean waters dotted with floating icebergs. Great chunks of ice drift serenely through freezing waters, and arctic birds stand watch ready to pluck their...

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Pre Stonehenge Megaliths Used for Death Rituals

Pre-Stonehenge megaliths were used for death rituals. Through the strategic placement of the huge megaliths in a remote section of Dartmoor, England, prehistoric people may have used the monuments for death rituals. British Archaoelogy was first to report that the similarities between the Dartmoor...

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3rd Century BC Coins Found in Egypt

Third century BC coins were found in Egypt. A total of 383 bronze coins and many other artifacts were uncovered by archeologists Wednesday April 21, 2010 at a site 50 miles southwest of Cairo, Egypt. The coins were buried just north of Qarun lake in Fayoum Oasis. The coins were plated with the...

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What Are Amino Acids?

Amino acids are the building blocks of life. These “protein blocks” combine to create chains that make up 75 percent of the human body. Without amino acids we would not exist—nor could we survive. Amino acids are crucial for practically every bodily function. In fact, almost all of the chemical...

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Earthquakes Shake Los Angeles, California

An earthquake shakes Los, Angeles, California in the early hours of Monday, June 7, 2010.  The United States Geological Survey (USGS) reported that a series of 3 small in magnitude earthquakes occurred near Santa Monica, California just twenty miles from L.A.'s Civic Center.  The first...

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Why Are Women Attracted to Guitar Players?

Everyone knows that women are attracted to guitar players but why? Most women who are attracted to guitar players don't know why themselves: they simply experience the attraction. The simple answer to this question involves three parts. First, women are attracted to skill and guitar playing is...

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How Most Women Want Sex to Happen

Most women prefer for sex to "just happen" as opposed to being planned out - let's explore why. Simplified, human beings make decisions in two basic ways. Either through rational consideration and assent or through feeling based motivation that leads to action. These two forms of decision...

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What Is Capillary Bed?

The capillary bed is an interlaced network of capillaries that services an organ. The network size of the capillary bed depends on how active the particular organ is. Usually, the more active organs require more nutrients and produce more waste products. Two kinds of vessels make up the capillary...

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What Is an Amniotic Sac?

The amniotic sac protects the fetus. It is made up of membranous tissues and fluids and surrounds the fetus in the womb. It is also known as the bag of water that breaks or ruptures before the birth of the child. The baby is then released from the safety of the amniotic sac. The amniotic sac serves...