In the world’s top restaurants you will not find salt on the table. This is because the greatest chefs in the world believe that their dish has been made to perfection and if you, the lowly customer, want to add more salt to it, then you are insulting the dish and do not have the highly developed taste buds required ...

Freckle Butt Fred recently took his first flight on a plane. While you may think that the flight attendants were surprised by his name, it was not the name that would have surprised them. That is because Freckle Butt Fred is a horse.  Fred (as his friends call him) is a service horse and so was accompanying his owner Ronica ...

If you slept through high school chemistry then you will have never heard of serotonin. To most others, the name is obvious but you may not know what role it plays in the body. Actually scientists didn’t know the exact role it played for many years. Now their understanding is increasing steadily as they come to a full understanding of ...

Dreams play a significant role in our life. Although it’s tempting to think they are just random images and stories that form while we’re asleep, most dreams have some meaning to them. By understanding the subconscious mind, we can better understand ourselves. Why are dreams important? Dreaming can alert you to the thoughts and feelings you may not be aware ...

It is the same song and dance at every company during the summer: "The holiday season is starting again. Where are you going on vacation?" "I am going to Turkey for 19 days this year. I love going to the beach, having good food and drinks, and recovering because I really need that," says your colleague. You quickly start talking ...

We love our furry friends. The companionship, laughter, and entertainment they provide adds immeasurable joy to our lives. While we love our pets, we certainly don’t love what often comes with them: fleas. You’re not the only one -- dogs and cats dislike these biting creatures as much as you do. Do not despair. Here are five tips for ridding ...

Gift-giving can be stressful, especially around the holidays. The expectations can feel monumental and crowds are stressful for many people. Instead of worrying about what to get everyone and how much to spend, changing the psychology of how we look at gift-giving can greatly improve this time of year. What makes a good gift? Depending on who you’re buying a ...

People who have Alzheimer's tend to sleep a lot. It is not because of the illness, which gradually destroys their thinking skills and memory; it is the changes in the brain. This is caused by the degenerative disease, which can cause issues with the person's circadian rhythm. This rhythm is the daily cycle that helps to determine a person's patterns ...