Cryonics is a small industry that provides low-temperature storage (via vitrification, not freezing) of the body and brain on death. The mind is just structure, and that structure can be preserved for a future in which advanced medical engineering can restore a vitrified mind to life. Show More Summary
Winter starts in just under a month, but Mother Nature has no plans to hold off on snow until then. Soon most of us will be back to shoveling sidewalks, sprinkling salt and cursing the days we have to actually drive the car. And though...Show More Summary
Will Ferrell‘s ’70s-classy character seems to have a permanent case of brain freeze. Now he has a potential excuse. With Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues a couple of months away, Ben & Jerry’s is following such showbiz-themed stunt flavors as Stephen Colbert’s AmeriCone Dream and Late Night Snack with Ron Burgundy’s Scotchy Scotch Scotch. Show More Summary
High-priced brain freeze for high rollers. Sure, this year's nascent white-truffle season abounds with all sorts of big-money deals and bargain-basement pricing strategies, but let it be known that Shaun Hergatt is not messing around...Show More Summary
Answers to why you get the chills, pruney fingers, pins and needles, brain freeze, and that falling sensation when you’re about to fall asleep. [Buzzfeed]
This brain-shaped cake not only looks fantastic, but it certainly tastes wonderful as Say It With Cake used a red velvet cake with a cherry chip filling, buttercream frosting and a red-chocolate syrup layer of blood. It would be truly perfect for a Halloween party where late October is still marked with notably warm weather -like Southern California. Link
Justin Crockett and his family were raising money for chemotherapy to combat his aggressive brain tumor. They received a donation from a "friend of a friend" on Tuesday, but struggled to make PayPal pay up.
How to kill the brain freeze? What to do when your limbs fall asleep? These 11 body hacks get your tiny itchy issues fixed. The post 11 Body Hacks that You Should Know About appeared first on Lifehack.
You know how when you eat ice cream too fast it fees like your brain’s actually frozen? The folks at PopSci address the subject and the results aren’t that chilling. Still, a fun read (via David Lebovitz).
by Alex Balk "Can 'Brain Freeze' Cause Long-Term Brain Damage?" [Via] 0 Comments The post Could Your Crippling Ice Cream Headaches Make You Stupid? appeared first on The Awl.
It would take a simple experiment to prove, once and for all, what causes "brain freeze". Unfortunately/fortunately the condition isn't particularly serious, so nobody has ever gotten a grant to perform that simple study.
Are all those ice-cold smoothies and vegan sorbets more headache than they're worth? Keep watching to learn what exactly causes that dreaded brain freeze and what you can do to put an end to it!
Maybe blender drinks aren't the most sophisticated cocktails, but once you're sipping something chilly enough to bring on the brain freeze, do you really care? Here are six chilly recipes we love.
Artist Ali Graham has created 99 Problems, a Tumblr blog collecting his illustrations of what his imagines Jay-Z’s 99 Problems might be. Currently Graham is up to problem #41, Brain Freeze, and all of the illustrations so far can be found at 99 Problems. images via Ali Graham via DesignTAXI
Prepare yourself for a bigger brain freeze than in days gone by, people: Not only is it 7/11, the day when 7-Eleven doles out free small Slurpees, but the frozen drinks are 42% larger this year. Don’t worry, I’ll tell you my trick for easing brain freeze, if you’re lucky. Instead of that tiny — yet appropriately sized 7.11-ounce Slurpee … [More]
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Thrillist documents the slow motion brain freeze of one of its Eat/Drink editors as he taste tests all 25 of Sonic's Summer shakes. His goes from feeling like he "jumped into a pool filled with milkshakes in heaven" to spouting...
The three day weekend threw me off, and I didn’t get the reminder out this weekend for our Murder He Writes guest we set up … 2 months ago. Bad me. Also, I’ve spent all weekend working on revisions for COLD SNAP, writing upcoming guest blogs and articles for the release of STOLEN next week, Read more...
There are moments in politics when an argument is advanced that is so surpassingly stupid or dishonest that it momentarily freezes your brain....
Brain freeze is practically a rite of summer. It happens when you eat ice cream or gulp something ice cold too quickly. The scientific term is sphenopalatine ganglioneuralgia, but that's a mouthful. Brain freeze is your body's way of putting on the brakes, telling you to slow down and take it easy.