What Happens When You Die?

Yes, partially decayed zombies are gross, but what REALLY happens to THIS BEAUTIFUL SPECIMEN OF HUMAN MEAT after it dies? Let’s get grossly detailed!!! Death is as natural as birth, but celebrated a lot less. At the moment of death, the brain has a surge of activity as its last oxygen is depleted, and it…

How does your brain respond to pain? – Karen D. Davis

Translator: Jessica Ruby Reviewer: Caroline Cristal Let’s say that it would take you ten minutes to solve this puzzle. How long would it take if you received constant electric shocks to your hands? Longer, right? Because the pain would distract you from the task. Well, maybe not; it depends on how you handle pain. Some…

Meet Your Microbiome!

Maybe you’ve heard this one before: the human body has ten times more microbial cells than human cells. Now, that claim isn’t totally accurate. Based on recent estimates, there are probably about as many microbial cells as human cells in your body. In fact my favorite thing that I heard was a single defecation event…