Laughter Therapy

What Happens When We Laugh? We change physiologically when we laugh. We stretch muscles throughout our face and body, our pulse and blood pressure go up, and we breathe faster, sending more oxygen to our tissues. People who believe in the benefits of laughter say it can be like a mild workout — and may […]

How to Type the Water Symbol

The chemical symbol for water, H2O, stands for dihydrogen monoxide. This shorthand indicates that two hydrogen atoms, represented by H2, bonded to one oxygen atom, represented by O, forms one molecule of water. Typing the symbol for water involves using subscript for the number “2,” which both reduces its font size and lowers the base […]

Teach English in Nantong, China

The right candidate is expected to be energetic, enthusiastic, patient and reliable when working with children. Foreign teachers are obligatory to prepare lesson plans ahead of time and aided with a Chinese assistant when giving lessons. Foreigner teachers have 40 officially working hours per week. All the classrooms are equipped with computers, electronic whiteboards, WiFi […]

Pi

Pi is a name given to the ratio of the circumference of a circle to the diameter. That means, for any circle, you can divide the circumference (the distance around the circle) by the diameter and always get exactly the same number. It doesn’t matter how big or small the circle is, Pi remains the […]

All-American Landmarks

THE STATUE OF LIBERTY: Presented to the United States in 1886 as a gift from France, Lady Liberty is a near-universal symbol of freedom and democracy, standing 152 feet high atop an 89-foot pedestal on Liberty Island. You can get a sense of the thrill millions of immigrants must have experienced as you approach it […]

Microsoft Confirms Windows 10

For months Microsoft has been describing Windows 10 “as a service” and now we know why. Microsoft is going to introduce a monthly subscription fee for Windows 10 usage… That cost will be $7 per user per month but the good news is it only applies to enterprises, for now. The new pricing tier will […]

Nintendo’s Classic Mini

That dusty old NES in your attic might be rife with nostalgic memories, but it’s a pain to drag out of its box whenever you get the hankering for a rousing game of Super Mario Bros. Nintendo totally gets it, as well as the fact that you might want something a little more convenient to […]

Pulled Shoulder Muscle

A pulled shoulder muscle can cause excruciating pain and immobility in your shoulder. According to Sports Injury Handbooks, pulled muscles are one of the most common sports injuries, although you can also pull a shoulder muscle from everyday activities such as lifting or reaching. A muscle pull occurs when a sudden force rips some of […]