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What Is Glycolic Acid?

Glycolic acid is an acid that is classified under the fruit acids or alpha hydroxy acids, which is more familiarly known as AHA. In fact, glycolic acid is the most recognizable member of this acid family. This acid is usually produced from sugar cane, which allows it to be classified as a natural...

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What Is Grapeseed Oil?

Grapeseed oil is a byproduct of the process of making wine. Characterized by a nutty flavor and a pale color, this oil is extracted from the seeds of grapes, which are usually thrown away However, this traditional “waste” product has been recognized as a very beneficial resource and a potentially...

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What Is Magnesium?

Magnesium (with a symbol of Mg) is a metallic chemical element. It has an atomic number of 12, and—like calcium and barium—is considered to be an alkaline earth element. Magnesium was discovered in1808 by the scientist Sir Humphry Davy. However, some believe Davy only found magnesium oxide, and...

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What Is Melanin?

Melanin is the body’s own natural pigment. It is a substance that is responsible for giving the skin and hair its color. Melanin is also responsible for the colors that we see in the iris of the eye – and in animals, the feathers and scales. Generally, people with dark skin possess higher levels...

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British U.F.O. Reports Declassified

Previously unreleased reports of UFO sightings as told to the police, military and various governments around the globe have been released. The formerly classified 6,000 page document, recounts eyewitness' testimony from 1994 from 2000. Nick Pope, former administrator of the British Government's...

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Massive Earthquake Shakes Chile

A massive earthquake shook near Concepcion, Chile, at 3:34 a.m. Saturday that measured an 8.3 magnitude on the Richter scale. The U.S. Geological Survey reported the quake struck 56 miles northeast of Conception at a depth of 34 miles. The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center has issued a tsunami...

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What Is Proprioception?

Proprioception is considered one of the human senses and it is described as the sense of orientation of a persons limbs in space, which is different from sensing external reality. Proprioception is different from the sense of balance, which is a function traced to the fluids found in the inner ear....

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What Is Quartz?

Quartz is one of the most abundant minerals on Earth. This hard crystal makes up twelve percent of the Earth’s crust. It is valued not only for its beauty—especially when it is shaped and polished by a jeweler who has trained on its particular qualities—but for its industrial and consumer applications....

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New Moore Island Sunk Into Sea

New Moore Island has sunken into the sea. The island has been a highly disputed, hot topic between India and Bangladesh (called South Talpatti by Bangladesh) located in the Bay of Bengal. Both countries were embattled in an argument over natural gas or oil supplies beneath the island discovered...

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What Are Autopsy Photos?

An autopsy is also known as a post-mortem examination. It is a thorough medical examination of a deceased individual in order to determine the cause of death. A pathologist, coroner, or medical examiner does the medical examination in order to ascertain not just the cause of death, but other...