Miscellaneous

The curious origin of the castellers

The curious origin of the castellers

I The castles, which is how they call these spectacular emblematic human towers of Catalonia -the castellers are those who build their bodies-, come, apparently, a few smaller uprisings that were erected during the so-called dance of Valencia, a dance ...

Chemtrails, conspiracy chemtrails

Chemtrails, conspiracy chemtrails

I Between what are known as artificial clouds or anthropogenic, created by human activity, are those caused by smoke from industrial chimneys, forest fires, smog or contrails, left these white streaks in the sky to its step airplanes. Well, in ...

Darwin in the supermarket

Darwin in the supermarket

Can you explain Charles Darwin's theories on evolution why we fold our arms to hold a conversation? Why we left tips? Or why we all thought humans "paranoid"? Even if you have a clear sense despite the pain that destroys ...

The magician who defeated Rommel

The magician who defeated Rommel

I The border between the real and the imaginary blurs in the history of Jasper Maskelyne. If we believe the portrait he made the journalist David Fisher in his book The Wizard of war, we would be before the real ...

15 quotations of Kurt Cobain

15 quotations of Kurt Cobain

I Kurt Cobain was an American musician, best known as the singer, guitarist and main songwriter of the rock band Nirvana. I As a child he suffered greatly from the divorce of their parents, of which he was blaming himself for ...

How not bitter life

How not bitter life

The main enemy of cognitive psychologist is neuroticism, ie "bitter life through mental torture". Or put another way, the "bad life" self-inflicted. It is what ensures Rafael Santandreu in the book "The art of not embittering life," written under the ...

What is Biosphere 2?

What is Biosphere 2?

I In the late 80's it was built in Arizona Biosphere 2, an extraordinary complex consists of glazed domes and protected by ducts interconnected habitats. Inside hundreds of plant and animal species taken from very different ecosystems, from coral reefs ...

Benefits of exercise for patients with diabetes

Benefits of exercise for patients with diabetes

In addition to good nutrition, physical activity provides great benefits for people with diabetes and those at risk of having it. These are the four goals that you can achieve when you exercise: - Improving glucose levels: Staying active, your body makes ...