5 Things That CAN’T Kill You

Did you know that no Americans have legally died of old age since Bonus Video @Patreon Narration provided by JaM Advertising New Mexico www.tasteofjam.com the 1950’s, and that in the entire history of humanity, nobody has biologically died from old age either? When someone is deemed to have died from old age that’s not strictly …

Quantum Immortality: Why You May Be Immortal

Imagining the prospect of your own death is a frightening thing.. Bonus Video @Patreon Narration provided by JaM Advertising New Mexico www.tasteofjam.com and until you experience it I’d wager many are convinced it will never fully happen. But what if there is something else after your biological death? What if you continue to exist, just …

How To Power Nap

There’s nothing like a good nap. But it’s a fine line between a good one, and a nap that leaves you all groggy and out of it. Laci breaks down what’s going on inside your brain when you go down for a quick sleep. Read More: How Come I Feel More Tired When I Sleep …

Are We Doing Too Much Homework?

Homework can be a pain during your teenage years. Some teachers give too much, and others give too little. Laci and Trace did some research of their own to find out if doing homework actually helps the learning process. Read More: Study Suggests More Than Two Hours of Homework a Night May Be Counterproductive “Education …

Why Astronauts Have A Hard Time Sleeping In Space

Sleeping in space can be very difficult, and many astronauts turn to sleeping aids to fall asleep. Are these astronauts abusing these drugs? Join Trace as he explains why it’s hard to sleep in space. Read More: Prevalence of sleep deficiency and use of hypnotic drugs in astronauts before, during, and after spaceflight: an observational …

Why Polar Bears Don’t Hibernate

Many different types of species hibernate, and they all do it a little bit differently. Many bears hibernate, but for some reason, polar bears do not. Why is this? Trace explains why polar bears don’t need to hibernate, and also explains how hibernation works in a few different species. Read More: Why Polar Bears Don’t …

Do Sleeping Pills Really Help You Sleep?

Many people who aren’t able to sleep or suffer from insomnia turn to sleeping pills to help get some rest at night. But do these pills actually put you to sleep? Join Trace as he explains how sleeping pills actually work. Be sure to check out Second Chance Subaru at Read More: Stages of Sleep …

How Do Blind People Dream?

Dreams are generally visual, so what is the experience like for someone who doesn’t have a sense of sight? Laci dives into this interesting topic and examines how the blind dream! Follow DNews on Twitter: Follow Laci on Twitter: Read More: The sensory construction of dreams and nightmare frequency in congenitally blind and late blind …

How Some People Can Sleep Through Anything

Do you know someone who can sleep through almost anything? Why don’t they wake up? Read More: Sleep Spindles: Where They Come From, What They Do “Sleep spindles are extensively studied electroencephalographic rhythms that recur periodically during non-rapid eye movement sleep and that are associated with rhythmic discharges of neurons throughout the thalamocortical system.” Reduced …

Why Your Brain Needs Sleep

Scientists have just discovered a new, very important reason for you to get a good night’s sleep. For the first time, they’ve actually been able to see the brain physically cleaning itself while you’re catching Zzz’s! Anthony explains how this cerebral garbage disposal system works. Read More: To sleep, perchance to clean “In findings that …