Have you ever wondered why on Christmas we cut down/carry evergreen trees inside our houses, decorate them with fancy ornaments, and place presents underneath them? “So, why do people bring Pine trees into their houses at the Winter Solstice, placing brightly colored (Red and White) packages under their boughs, as gifts to show their […]
Carlos Barrios, Mayan elder, interviewed nearly 600 traditional Mayan elders to widen his scope of knowledge about the end of the Mayan Calendar. Carlos found out quickly there were several conflicting interpretations of Mayan hieroglyphs, petroglyphs, Sacred Books of ‘Chilam Balam’ and various ancient text. Carlos found some strong words for those who may have […]
Many events led to renaissance, but monster homers made game popular. So Barry Bonds will hobble toward the home run record, heading down a tarnished path toward a mark Major League Baseball and many fans prefer he never reach. Free from indictment — for now — Bonds always will walk under a cloud of suspicion. […]
It looks like the extremity of a giant man, buried by a monumental sandstorm. In the wasteland of Chile’s Atacama Desert, 75 km to the south of the city of Antofagasta, a strange and unexpected sight confronts the eye: four fingers, a thumb and part of a palm, emerging from the sand.
Jan. 9, 2013 — Korean researchers believe that the ‘DJ-1 protein’ can be used to promote the formation of new bone tissue in patients suffering from osteoporosis by improving communication between bone making cells (osteoblasts) and blood vessel (endothelial) cells. The research was published in Nature Communications. Professor Pann-Gill Suh and Dr. Jung-Min Kim at […]
Sure, portion size and exercise are important factors for losing weight, but psychologists say emotions often pose some of the biggest challenges for those trying to shed pounds. A survey of 1,328 licensed psychologists conducted by Consumer Reports National Research Center found that 44 percent said “understanding and managing the behaviors and emotions related to […]