A large body of recent research has identified that excessive time spent sitting down is a major risk factor for mortality from all causes and that it directly contributes to a range of health issues prevalent in first-world countries. Many of... continue reading
At the core of the polymathy construct is the person's relationship with knowledge in three dimensions: depth, breadth and integration.
Depth refers to expertise and to the cumulative penetration into certain subjects of interest (in which... continue reading
Bruce Yandle’s concept of Bootleggers and Baptists explains how seemingly opposing groups/individuals join forces for a single cause. The Bootleggers stand to gain from advocating the assumed policy position. The Baptists provide moral... continue reading
The anterior cranial floor is variably configured in primates. The sphenoid and ethmoid bones contact each other in strepsirrhines, orangutans, and modern humans, whereas... continue reading
Numerous treatments have been proposed for the relief of persistent or intractable hiccups, i.e., cases in which hiccups last for several days or up to two months or longer. Some of these treatments... continue reading
Quando nos deitamos sobre a questão da aprendizagem damos com vários bloqueios, quer nos métodos ou sistemas que estão sendo usados salas de aulas pelo mundo. Teóricos buscam e desenvolvem implicitamente pesquisas e técnicas a cada novo momento... continue reading
At the level of story, a genre is a proto-typical narrative (T) shared by a group of films. This leads viewers to form hypotheses about the future course of events based on their knowledge of what normally occurs in similar narrative situations.... continue reading
Recent research has established that hypoventilation at low pulmonary volumes during moderate exercise can result in hypoxemia, similar to exposure to extreme altitude. It has also shown that a training program incorporating this method result in... continue reading
Code Golfing refers to solving a problem by making use of the least number of characters i.e. by writing the shortest code as possible. Although studied extensively, the methods to solve the problem are still evolving. We generally think, “Smaller... continue reading
In football, as in many other sports, there is a sizeable advantage for the home team, found all around the globe, which means that home teams have a significantly higher chance of winning. While this effect has shrunk over the years, the exact... continue reading
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