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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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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...

Weizmann Institute of Science Finds Tears Turn Men Off

Weizmann Institute of Science Finds Tears Turn Men Off

A team of researchers from the Weizmann Institute of Science has found that tears turn men off and published results of the study in the journal Science. Biochemist Idan Frumin led a study into the effect of tears on people. The team collected tears samples after women viewed films like "Life Is...

15 Historical Inaccuracies Widely Believed as Fact

15 Historical Inaccuracies Widely Believed as Fact

Believe it or not, some of the most widely accepted historical "truths" are actually very inaccurate.

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Apollo 11 Astronauts Want NASA to Focus on Mars

It was 40 years ago when Apollo 11 created history. Neil Armstrong, Michael Collins and Buzz Aldrin had made it to the moon which was certainly an incredible feat achieved by mankind. Today, in a public reunion of the Apollo 11 crew, two of the crew members Michael Collins and Buzz Aldrin said that...

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What Is a BTU?

A BTU, or British Thermal Unit, is one of the basic units of measurement for heat energy. By definition a BTU is the amount of heat that is need to increase the temperature of one pound of water by one degree Fahrenheit. The measurements are measured at its heaviest point. So for example, one BTU...

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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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What Is Viscose?

Viscose is a type of wood cellulose acetate. It is made from both natural materials and synthetic materials created only in laboratories. It is frequently used in the manufacturing and medical industry, so most people actually have a product that contains viscose in their homes. For example,...

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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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Lizzie Velasquez Must Eat 8,000 Calories Per Day to Survive

Lizzie Velasquez must eat 8,000 calories per day to survive.  The 5 foot 2 inch twenty one year old from Austin, Texas, weighs merely 59 pounds and must eat every 15 minutes because of a rare genetic disorder.  Velasquez admits to regularly "weigh[ing] myself...and if I gan even one pound...