The Power of Poop
Of course, we all poop. But, the real question is how well do you ... Medicine is known for its above average ability to help these symptoms through the use of probiotics, carminatives, botanicals and lifestyle therapy. So, the next time you are ...
Average American consumes 50,000 pounds of raw materials annually for the stuff they buy
The average American car weighs about 3,000 pounds ... us in the U.S. uses 25 tons of raw materials every year to produce our stuff and our energy. That is the weight of about 20 cars. By comparison, the average Chinese person uses 12 tons and the average ...
How many times does it have to be said?
But welcome as that push-back is, well, you can do the math. If the commission's recommendations ... "All these claims are nonsense." No matter how many times it gets said, the privatizers, whackers and hackers of Social Security, the guys who want to ...
Rethinking the Meat-Guzzler
Americans eat about the same amount of meat as we have for some time, about eight ounces a day, roughly twice the global average. At about 5 percent ... and hardly insignificant), an increase of 50 pounds per person from 50 years ago.
How many cells are there in the human body?
It is not clear why this number matters but I suppose if we want to impress students with the smallness of cells and the complexity of life it is worth pointing out, and if it is worth pointing out it might be worth getting it right. So, how many are there?