Category: News

ideas in the shower

Study: Why do our best ideas come to us in the shower?

How many times have you said: “I just had a revelation – it came to me while I was in the shower”? Archimedes himself made one of his...

Caligynephobia

Caligynephobia – the irrational fear of beautiful women

Some of us are afraid of heights, some of us are afraid of spiders or snakes, and some of us have common social fears, such as loneliness...

showering too often

Scientists give their opinion: is there such a thing as showering too often?

For most of us, showering is an integral part of our daily routine, a naturally occurring phenomenon that we don’t question. But as it...

black caraway

Black caraway – a natural pharmacy straight from your kitchen

Black caraway (Nigella Sativa) is a popular spice, carrying a warm, sweet and slightly peppery flavor, used in cuisines around the world....

antibiotics

Study: Find out which antibiotic could potentially kill you

We’ve all been prescribed antibiotics at some point and we know they are useful in treating various infections. But like every other...

health benefits of beer

Bottoms up! 5 unexpected research-confirmed health benefits of beer

Believe it or not, beer does more than getting you buzzed and bloated. Researches have been looking into the possible benefits of beer for...

chocolate health-benefit

Chocolate – more than just a guilty pleasure! Researchers discover a new health-benefit of your favourite dessert

We all love chocolate, and it turns out we have good reason to. Rich in flavonoids and theobromine, chocolate is known to have positve...

Study: working out may have long-term effects on your heart

It’s no news that being active is good for you. Regular exercise speeds up metabolism, staves off depression, improves heart and lungs...

New food regulations proposal: food should be treated the same way as cigarettes

Due to faulty nutrition, encouraged by hectic schedules and advertisement campaigns, obesity has become an alarming issue in today’s...

Study: could blow drying be better for your hair than air drying?

There is quite a bit of controversy around the subject of hair care. So far, we’ve known one thing for sure: heat is bad. That makes the...