9 Ways To Verify The Purity Of Honey

Honey is well known for its positive health benefits, thanks to its high mineral and vitamin contents. Unfortunately, not all the honey sold at the supermarket is pure. Honey is often adulterated, meaning it is mixed with glucose solutions or low-quality honeys with a high water content, because the honey has been taken from cells that are not properly covered with…

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Drinking Alkaline Water Is Good Or Bad For Your Health?

What is alkaline water? You may have heard some of the various health claims about alkaline water. Some say it can help slow the aging process, regulate your body’s pH level, and prevent chronic diseases like cancer. But what exactly is alkaline water, and why all the hype? The “alkaline” in alkaline water refers to…

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4 Interesting Facts About Dark Chocolate

What is dark chocolate? Dark chocolate is also known as "bittersweet" or "semisweet" chocolate. It contains a high percentage (> 60%) of cocoa solids, and little or no added sugar. Dark chocolate has a rich, intense flavor, and is found in chocolate bars, candies and baking chocolate. What qualities should you look for in dark…

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26 Amazing Animals That You Won’t Believe Actually Exist

Tufted Deer This small species of deer is found in central China, and known for the tuft of dark hair on their foreheads. Funny, one would think they might be known for their huge Dracula fangs. Pink Fairy Armadillo   With its shielded head and torso, this 4-inch nocturnal pink armadillo uses those crazy claws…

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22 Awesome Inventions That Never Took Off

It’s estimated that there are 4.8 million startups in the US alone. It’s no wonder then that the startup scene is so buzzing. Yet the concept of building a business based on one incredible disruptive idea is nothing new. Ever since the Industrial Revolution, there’s been a long history of inventors transforming society with a…

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3 Important Myths And Facts About Sleep

1- We Should Not Sleep In Evening (Sunset) A- Propensities Therefore, it is said that people must never sleep in the evenings which shall promote lethargy and Tamasic tendency. When all people are made of three propensities namely Sattva, Rajas and Tamas meaning positive, aggressive and lethargic aspects, the last one namely Tamas is said…

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32 Celebs Who Portrayed The Opposite Gender In Film Roles

Here we take a look at actors who took transforming for a film to a whole new level by portraying the opposite gender. 1- Angelina Jolie As Evelyn Salt/Natasha Chenkova – “SALT” 2- Robin Williams As Mrs. Doubtfire – “MRS. DOUBTFIRE” 3-Neil patrick harris as hedwig robinson in the broadway adaptation of “hedwig and the angry inch” 4- Johnny…

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11 Strange Body Parts and Their Surprising Purposes

Some parts of our body get more credit than others. Read up on the fascinating bits you've never considered. 1- Uvula  Nobody pays much attention to that dangly little thing in the back of the throat, except perhaps some comic animators. Some theories suggest that the uvula—which is fully developed only in humans—helped our ancestors speak…

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14 Signs Humans Are Still Evolving

When we think of human evolution, our minds wander back to the thousands of years it took natural selection to produce the modern-day man. But are we still changing as a species, even today? New research suggests that, despite modern technology and industrialization, humans continue to evolve. "It is a common misunderstanding that evolution took…

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25 Of The Oldest Objects Ever Discovered

From flushable toilets, chewing gum and oldest written recipe, these are the world’s oldest examples of everyday things. Many of these things may have even existed earlier. Really amazing to still see these things today. Enjoy! 1- Oldest Globe (510 years old) This old globe was painstakingly etched into the surface of an ostrich egg…

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13 Mysterious Technologies And Inventions Are Now Lost To History

1- Damascus Steel Damascus steel is represented in "Game of Thrones" as Valerian Steel. Both materials are stronger and more resilient than normal blades. Legends once told of Damascus steel being able to split a hair, easily slice other swords in half, and cut through rifle barrels. The real Damascus steel swords have a pattern…

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Interesting Facts About Drinking Water

The body is about 60% water, give or take. We’re constantly losing water from our bodies, primarily via urine and sweat. There are many different opinions on how much water we should be drinking every day. The health authorities commonly recommend eight 8-ounce glasses, which equals about 2 liters, or half a gallon. This is…

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33 Facts That Sound Like Lies But Are Actually True

Regardless of whether we’re young or old, the world in which we live is full of incredible things and phenomena of which we’ve yet to learn. That’s how it is, how it’s always been, and how it always will be. One simply can’t know everything. 1 - There’s an almost 100% probability that the glass from which you drink contains at least one molecule of water that once passed through…

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