Posts Categorized: Body

How much urine in a swimming pool would kill you

Urine, when mixed with chlorine, can create a toxic substance called cyanogen chloride. This is a particularly nasty blood agent that was once proposed for chemical warfare. So, just how much urine in a pool would be enough to kill you? Ars Technica has the answer.

See yourself as you truly are

Here’s a fantastic invention called the True Mirror. This wonderful contraption allows you to see yourself as others see you! Instead of seeing yourself in a mirror image, a True Mirror allows you to see yourself as you are. We’ve discovered some fascinating aspects of human nature that arise when people see their true appearance…. Read more »

The secret to happiness

If one was to judge by sheer wealth, the last half-century should have been an ecstatically happy time for people in the US and other rich nations such as Canada, Japan and Great Britain. Happiness, it seems, boils down to your commute. The happiest cities in the world tend towards shorter commutes by walking, running… Read more »

Hearty Art

Sometimes the heart sees what is invisible to the eyes One Human Heartbeat, however, will let everyone see the heart beat. Read more about the project by Jen Lowe.

What will you be able to do at 103?

At 103, Fauja Singh might just be the oldest marathon runner ever. Mr Singh really does get better with age. He ran his first marathon at 89 and since then has run in no fewer than nine more! When he ran his first marathon, he posted a time of 6:54. Three years later at 92… Read more »