I had brain freeze writing my weekend column. I mistakenly said that the terrorists had shot and killed two police officers. Of course, they killed one officer, MIT Officer Sean Collier, while seriously wounding, but fortunately not killing, MBTA Officer Richard Donahue. Show More Summary
Since the earliest days of anatomical science, if you wanted to “see” inside an organ, like the brain, you had to remove it, wash it, freeze it, then section it (slice it into thin sections) and stain it for viewing under a microscope. Show More Summary
One of those joys of childhood was eating a popsicle and trying to figure out the riddle as you slurped down the delicious icy treat. Sometimes you would suffer a brain freeze (like I often did) just to get to the answer as quickly as possible. Show More Summary
Sometimes a prairie homo has nothing to write, so she writes about it.
A video featuring a woman collapsing after taking part in a brain freeze competition, has suddenly gone viral. It would appear that she was involved in an event where contestants had to consume a large iced-drink as quickly as possible through a straw. The video has become hugely popular over the last few days even [...]Show More Summary
In honor of bros and babes across the U.S. taking breaks from their studies and racking up student loans that will cripple them financially for the next 10 years, I’ll [...] The post Great Moments In Spring Break History: When Brain Freeze Chugging Contests Go Wrong appeared first on With Leather.
Quick links from the past week in mind and brain news: Brain freeze from a slurpee was blamed for a five car pile up in Texas according to Jalopnik. Salon takes a nuanced look at hook-up culture. It’s a culture? I thought it was a hobby. Housewives, tranquilliser use and the nuclear family in Cold [...]
Explain something to me: We have laws in this country that regulate all kinds of potentially dangerous substances, from toxic chemicals to alcohol and drugs. But why don't have stronger anti-Slurpee laws? It's time for the government...Show More Summary
Traumatic head injury not only can result in immediate seizures, it often causes chronic seizures which are frequently resistant both to medication and surgical intervention. For these cases, local cooling of the brain has been investigated...Show More Summary
How do you get rid of that itch in your throat, stop a nose bleed or prevent brain freeze after ice cream? Here are some body hacks you should know about The post The Best Body Hacks You Should Know About appeared first on Lifehack.
It might be chilly this time of year, but that doesn’t mean your brain has to freeze. The just-launched Brain Games Collection brings together some of the most challenging entertainment apps in the Windows Phone Store. Here’s a few of my own favorite highlights. Show More Summary
Despite the clear scientific consensus that climate change is occurring and that humans are causing it, CNN's Erin Burnett treated climate change as the subject of debate. Burnett set up a discussion on her Wednesday show with a weather...Show More Summary
From the January 23 edition of CNN's Erin Burnett OutFront: Previously: After Failed Climate Coverage, CNN Reports Americans Don't Understand Climate Change Brain Freeze: Conservative media still using winter weather to attack global warming
I'm sure that it's the coldest day we've had in some time...it won't be above freezing for at least a couple more days. This is Buffalo weather, without the snow. I find it exhilarating, in small doses, but I am happy not to have to deal with it for months on end. Show More Summary
Branislav Ivanovic had two moments of brain freeze and each proved costly. In the first instance robbed very cheaply by Jonathan De Guzman who lets the ball run to who else but Michu. Have we said the Spaniard only...
A guest post from Brad Phillips, author of The Media Training Bible. In November 2011, Texas Governor Rick Perry's presidential bid was effectively ended after he went blank for an excruciatingly painful 47 seconds during a primary debate. Show More Summary
Post by Lindsay ManneringYou may think that the gift giving season's over, but NO. You're wrong. It's time now to give yourself a gift for all the hard work you did this holiday. That turkey didn't cook itself, those sheets certainly didn't wash themselves, and those presents, good god, the presents definitely didn't wrap themselves. Show More Summary
Researchers solve the age-old mystery of why Rudolph has a bright red nose Rudolph's nose is red because it is richly supplied with red blood cells which help to protect it from freezing and to regulate brain temperature. This superior...Show More Summary
Rudolph's nose is red because it is richly supplied with red blood cells which help to protect it from freezing and to regulate brain temperature.