Recently I gave a talk on a concept I have that I refer to as "the bully and the brain freeze." Some people who are very smart otherwise, can, when traumatized or vulnerable in particular areas, sort of freeze if someone accentuates the wounds, and provokes doubt as well. Show More Summary
Zoe Fennessy, who suffers from a rare condition called musicogenic epilepsy, doesn't particularly dislike Ne-Yo's music, it's just that whenever she hears it, she freezes up and begins vomiting uncontrollably. In June, the 26-year-old had brain surgery in an attempt to ease her symptoms, but it didn't work. Read more...
Tim Walz, Congressman from the 1st District in Minnesota, must be suffering from brain freeze. He said that if someone had never served a day in uniform they had “zero credibility on national security issues.” That’s right, he said it. Show More Summary
It’s clearly a brain freeze, but if a Republican had said it about a female Democrat, they’d be screeching in fauxtrage. So watch it and laugh. Skip to 1:00 if you’re in a hurry. I can’t embed it because it’s one of these retarded auto-start videos, and what’s more you have to sit there 10 […]
After 116 days of being subjected to extremely frigid temperatures like that in space, the heart of the James Webb Space Telescope, the Integrated Science Instrument Module (ISIM) and its sensitive instruments, emerged unscathed from the thermal vacuum chamber at...
Strawberry brain freeze forever. That's the sensation you'll get from Taco Bell's new Strawberry Starburst-flavored slurpee.
That terrible pain the befalls us when enjoying an icy treat! How does that happen? Is there a cure? Let Hank explain. [SciShow]
SciShow (see previously) host Hank Green explains what causes brain freeze, also known by its scientific name sphenopalatine ganglioneuralgia. That terrible pain the befalls us when enjoying an icy treat! How does that happen? Is there a cure? Let Hank explain.
The shifting weather of the dome threatens to freeze everyone in Chester's Mill in 'Under the Dome' season 2, episode 11: 'Black Ice'.
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Find out which stars have been brave enough to take on the Ice Bucket Challenge in support of ALS research.
Life's too short to eat mediocre ice cream, so churn your own. Listen, we're not saying that your supermarket's two-for-one deals on ice cream cartons aren't an absolute steal. But if you really want ice cream that's rich, creamy and...Show More Summary
This Frozen Beer Slushie Maker is going to put a whole new spin on the term brain freeze.These machines were a big hit in Japan when they opened special beer gardens serving these drinks in Tokyo…
It's at 20th Street and Fifth Avenue. Today Kelvin Natural Slush Co. celebrates the birthday of its namesake Lord Kelvin, the lauded 19th-century physicist who probably never got brain freeze from "tangy citrus" or "spicy ginger" drinks,...Show More Summary
Who said non-alcoholic drinks are safe? It's 7:30 p.m. at Whiskey Soda Lounge and I'm sucking down limeade without regard for the brain freeze that might follow. May my cranial health be damned — I'm quelling the pain of...
[I haz all this, it's pretty good. Best of all, The Dog will get nothing, MWAH HA HA HA HA. So there. Yeah. It's like THAT.] Imgur.Filed under: Uncategorized Tagged: cat, Caturday
Writer's block happens to the best of us. We know we need to create great content, but the creative synapses just aren't firing. So how do we keep the content machine going?
Which fast food outlets have vanilla milkshakes that actually go beyond "boring, plain, and unexciting?" We picked nine nationwide chains, put our waistlines on the line, and braved the worst case of brain freeze in recorded history to find out. Going from worst to first, here are our unabashedly-unscientific rankings.
A point mutation that alters one protein sufficiently to turn a cold-sensitive receptor into one that senses heat has been discovered by researchers. Understanding sensation and pain at this level could lead to more specific pain relievers that wouldn't affect the central nervous system, likely producing less severe side effects than existing medications.