How some parasites can end up in your eye and turn you blind
An adult black fly with the parasite Onchocerca ... As unpleasant as it sounds, the shark does not seem too affected by the parasite's intrusive presence. But of all places, why the eye? It has been suggested eyes provide a safer attachment site for ...
This Is Why You're Ugly When You Cry
Do you feel horrible ... too. Here is why tears, especially emotional tears, come along with puffy red eyes and a puffy red face. Eyeball redness comes from two different sources. First of all, your eyes don't have permanent bags of fluid hidden just ...
Jeepers, Peepers: Why Spiders Have So Many Eyes
Jumping spiders, a group of spiders that actively hunts its prey rather than trapping it in webs, have four pairs of eyes (as do most spiders ... of a human ducking and covering when a baseball flies toward his or her face. But humans rely on just ...
Ebola outbreak: All you need to know about the disease and how safe it is to fly
Below are some key questions about the disease, what airlines are doing and how safe it is to fly. Q: Why are ... who might have been exposed to the virus. They're watching for signs of fever, achiness, sore throat, stomach pain, rash or red eyes.
Why doesn't Old Glory fly over St. Augustine's Bridge of Lions?
As I look at the span of the beautiful Bridge of Lions, I have to wonder where is our red, white & blue: Our stars and stripes? Why isn ... could not fly one flag to the exclusion of others, But now that point is moot. The new bridge does not have ...