A Thorough Study Why Men Live Shorter than Women

A Thorough Study Why Men Live Shorter than Women

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We all know that common phrase “Women live longer than Men,” and that is exactly true. But why? Is it because men have a risky behavior than women, especially in their early teenage years? Several studies have unveiled that men die earlier than women. In fact, men are more often susceptible to various health diseases at an earlier age. Natural selection is sure weird at some times. Keep in mind that it doesn’t necessarily favor traits associated with vigor, longevity, and health. What it does is it encourages the reproductive process to increase a person’s lifespan. Longevity and reproduction are commonly seen in women. From pregnancy, they give birth and then goes to a stage of lactation that can take a toll on their energy and health. Several researchers have…
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Where Baseball Began: A Brief History

Where Baseball Began: A Brief History

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Baseball is a popular international sport but is mostly played in Canada and the US. The game consists of two teams of nine players over nine innings. To win the game, one team will be on the field with one of the players are assigned as a pitcher and the other on the remainder field. The opposing team carries a bat to hit the ball. As you can see, baseball has similarities with other bat-sports such as cricket. The difference lies in the field where baseball has four bases the hitter needs to pass before getting a score unless there’s a home run. Even though the game was more dominant in the US, it didn’t originate in North America. In fact, the sport existed back in medieval times where other…
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Thirteen Amazing Facts About Bees

Thirteen Amazing Facts About Bees

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Bee Stings Create MiraclesThe pain of being stung by a bee is unbearable. However, you shouldn’t worry. If you have an active sex life, then being stung by a bee is a miracle. Why? Because a toxin in a bee’s venom contains melittin that may prevent HIV. What it does is the toxin pokes holes into the virus’ protective envelope to kill it. Another thing is that bee stings can ease the pain of people that are suffering from rheumatoid arthritis. The molecules found in the bee’s venom is known to increase your body’s glucocorticoid level to prevent inflammation. Bees Are Hard WorkersBees are vastly different from people when it comes to working. During the winter seasons, bees can live and work up to nine months. However, it’s a different…
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The Origins of Ice Skating

The Origins of Ice Skating

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Ice skating is everywhere, especially in some colder parts in the world. However, ice skating is now also found on recreational parks or malls via a man-made ice rink. But there are still some that do traditional ice skating on frozen lakes and rivers in countries such as Sweden and Canada. Archeologists have dug up some information and found that ice skating has been around in the time of our ancestors. People back then even use it as a means of transportation where cars are still non-existent. But there’s more to this story and we are going to tackle that down below. Ice Skating in its Early StagesOur primitive ancestors are one of the creative kind. They made ice skating devices in the form of bones that could slide and…
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How Telephones Began: A Historical Timeline

How Telephones Began: A Historical Timeline

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Talking to your loved ones no matter how far they are is what telephones have bought to our lives. Gone are the days of using snail mail where it’ll take days before replying to each other. From two cans tied to each other to electricity-driven ones, telephones have been in our lives long before. And in this article, we are going to see how the telephone has developed throughout the years. The 1800sIn this year, the electric telegraph was born. It is a piece of tech that can send messages in whatever telegraph office is nearby. Alexander Graham Bell was inspired by the telegraph, thinking that he can improve the tech thinking that it can deliver and do more from what it can do. And this is what driven him…
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Historical Timeline of the Television

Historical Timeline of the Television

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The television we all know and love today has a sophisticated development in the past. In this article, we are going to tackle the history of television and how it paved its way to be the most crucial piece of appliance in our homes today. 1880Television development was quite late in the world of technology. Back then, the main purpose of the television is to be used along with telephones that even Alexander Graham Bell (the inventor of the telephone) created a working photo phone this year. Also, this year, several technologies have emerged ranging from electricity, radio broadcasts, and last but not least, the television. 1876In this year, the cathode ray tube was born. It was the first piece of tech for the television where it uses electricity that’s…
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Fifteen Facts About Florence Nightingale

Fifteen Facts About Florence Nightingale

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Talking about wonder nurses, you will probably love the story of Florence Nightingale. If you don’t know who she is, then you have come to the right place as we are going to list down fifteen heroic facts about her. Florence was born on none other than “Florence” in Italy on May 12, 1820. She left a revolutionary mark on healthcare, sanitation, and statistics. Below, we are going to explore more about her and how she became an icon in the field of nursing. Florence is Fluent in Many LanguagesFlorence is fond of the Latin and Greek language. Her father saw her potential, and through him, she learned the basics of everything related to mathematics at a young age as well as philosophy and literature. She Pursued Nursing at a…
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Facts You Need to Know About the History of Tennis

Facts You Need to Know About the History of Tennis

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Tennis is well known as a very competitive sport. The prize money of the sport is just the iceberg of something much bigger down below. Which means that tennis is just more than what it can be in terms of money and reputation. Tennis is also perceived as a sport that only the rich and famous can play just like golf. But when did the sport actually began and why do people have this kind of perception on it? Diving in its history is the key to finding the answers. Find out by reading down below. How Tennis Got its NameIn the 16th and 18th centuries, the sport was originally called the “Jeu de Paumm” which means the game of the palm. But when players started playing it, they will…
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Eight Ancient Techniques People Use to Smell Good Back Then

Eight Ancient Techniques People Use to Smell Good Back Then

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In the past, especially in the time of our ancestors, deodorants are nowhere to be found. And people are doing creative ways to shove away that unwanted body odor. In this article, we are going to tackle the most creative techniques people use back then to eliminate body odor. Ostrich EggsEgyptians have been the staple of creating “smell good” products such as perfume and breath mints. In fact, they were among the first people to invent the deodorant. However, their deodorant is a tad bit different from what we use today. Their purpose for the product is to eliminate the smell of sweat by using a formula of ostrich eggs, nuts, tamarisk, and tortoiseshell ground which is then mixed into fat. Porridge BallsAnother thing was the porridge balls. Where the…
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Cellphones: Where it Began

Cellphones: Where it Began

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Today, we are going to talk about the history of cellphones. Cellphones have originated first in 1910, created by Lars Magnus Ericsson where he installed a telephone in his car. Whenever he sees a place where phone lines are accessible, he would connect them using a pair of long electric wires. But phone had gone through a long phase of development before it became to what we have known today. Let’s talk more about that down below. 1946Soviet Engineers Shapiro and Zaharchenko installed a mobile phone in a car and succeeded. It has a feature that can connect to a local telephone network that’s about 20 kilometers in range. One year later, Douglas H. Ring and W. Rae Young proposed a revolutionary hexagonal cell to be installed on car mobile…
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