The act of chewing was found to elevate the metabolic rate which in turn results in burning more calories per hour. The metabolic rate can potentially be improved by as much as 20% and theoretically a person chewing gum all day long could lose 11 pounds a year without making any other change in their diet or exercise habits.
You don’t have to spend a lot of money on equipment to enjoy the nighttime sky. With naked eye astronomy you can still see five planets and over 50 constellations.
If you are an inveterate (some might even say degenerate) reader of ingredient labels like I am, you may have noticed while reading the ingredients of ice cream something with the horrific name of carrageenan.
. Another important consideration to how far a ball bounces has to do with the material against which it is bounced. For instance, if I were to bet you that I could make a bowling ball bounce higher than a tennis ball you might well take that bet and secretly call me a sucker.
Scientifically speaking, when the larger the dimensions of that tube are, the more the sound waves will actually reinforce each other, creating a louder sound. When the vibration of a sound wave is capable of making another object vibrate what we are talking about is sympathetic resonance.
Lightning itself is really nothing more than a spark of electricity that is created on account of the difference in energy that exists between clouds and the air and the ground. The energy looks to discover the shortest route down to earth and that route may lead to a building, a tree, or a human being. Often a lightning strike hits a human in the shoulder rather than the head and it then travels down the side of the body, shooting down a leg before winding up at its original destination site, the ground.
Bacon also wrote of a “chariot” that would move faster than any then known, and without the benefit of an animal pulling it. In other words, an automobile.
The blue moon is not only a metaphor for something that occurs rarely, but it also has a history of portending luck, though without the pleasant and easy bifurcation between that of good and bad varieties. Superstition only has that the occurrence of a blue moon is the perfect time to plant the seeds of long-term goals that will blossom in the sun of a future day.