Tag: Cartoon

What Would Happen To Your Body In Space?

What Would Happen To Your Body In Space?

Space: the final frontier, and for anyone unfortunate enough to be sucked out an airlock without a space suit, it will definitely be the fatal frontier. It’s an old Hollywood trope- humans inside a flimsy spacecraft have an accident of some type, and now the hull’s been breached and everyone is about two seconds away …

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Brain Tricks – This Is How Your Brain Works

Brain Tricks – This Is How Your Brain Works

You may not realize it but your brain actually processes information in two very distinct ways. Like when you look at this photo, you instantly know she has blond hair, is visibly angry, and likely has some choice words to yell. Without any effort you experience fast thinking, but if you look at the following …

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Is Masturbation Good For You?

Is Masturbation Good For You?

Surveys show that 95% of men and around 72% of women have masturbated in their life. But with rumours that it’s unhealthy, can cause blindness, and even infertility, can masturbation be good for you? Feeling yourself isn’t just for single people. 70% of men and 40% of women in relationships reported masturbating within the 4 …

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Prokaryotic vs. Eukaryotic Cells (Updated)

Prokaryotic vs. Eukaryotic Cells (Updated)

Captions are on! Click CC at bottom right to turn off. Get updates from @AmoebaSisters on Twitter and Facebook! I’ll never forget a circular red spot I developed on my arm when I was in elementary school. It left a lasting memory in my mind, because it was something called ringworm and, with my active …

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What If You Stopped Eating?

What If You Stopped Eating?

Food is a favorite pastime for many which is convenient because we needed to live but what would happen to you in your body if you were to completely stop eating food right now in the first six hours all is fairly normal your body begins to break down glycogen which stores energy in your …

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Inside the Cell Membrane

Inside the Cell Membrane

Captions are on! Click CC button at bottom right to turn off. Updates on Twitter (@AmoebaSisters) and Facebook! In my second year of teaching, I was looking to improve an osmosis lab I had had done the year previously. Osmosis, if you remember from our osmosis video, involves water traveling through a semi-permeable membrane. Potentially …

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What Happens To Your Body in a Coma?

What Happens To Your Body in a Coma?

We’ve all seen countless tv shows where a patient falls into a coma- the weeping family members try everything possible to resuscitate their loved one, from standing by their side and reading them stories to playing their favorite music, all in hopes of ‘breaking through’. Unfortunately, comas are medically complicated phenomenon with different causes and …

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Gasp! | A Mickey Mouse Cartoon | Disney Shows

Gasp! | A Mickey Mouse Cartoon | Disney Shows

MICKEY: Oh. Here, boy. (WHISTLES) Come on, boy. Fetch. That’s my Gubbles. Okay, Gubbles, now sit. Roll over. Now catch your treat. (CLANGS) (STRAINING GRUNT) Hmm, looks like that little house is to small for my big fishy. (PANTING) Well, time to order you a bigger bowl. (MEOWS) (CLINKING) MAN ON PHONE: Fish Bowls Emporium. …

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Does Stretching/Warming Up Actually Help?

Does Stretching/Warming Up Actually Help?

More than 10 million sports related injuries occur in the world every year. To avoid this, athletes and coaches alike are using a variety of pre-competition techniques to decrease injuries and increase performance. But, what does science tell us about stretching and “warming-up”? Many studies have looked at how stretching can affect athletic performance, and …

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The Science of Boobs

The Science of Boobs

Breasts. They provide nourishment for our babies, they are one of the few organs not fully developed at birth, and of course are a major obsession in western culture. Yet there is so much about breasts that isn’t discussed or is deemed taboob, sorry “taboo”. So, what does science say about breasts? Forget water into …

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