What Would Happen If You Don’t Sleep?

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It’s obvious that sleep is beneficial. Sleep plays a vital role in promoting physical health, longevity, and emotional well-being. After a good night’s sleep, you feel better, your mind is clear, and your emotions are less breakable.

Most of us have gone a night or two with little or no sleep, but what would happen if you don’t sleep at all? Lack of sleep can cause confusion, dizziness, headaches, and in extreme cases, death.

Here are some sequences of sleep deprivation:

  • 24 hours: you like someone with a blood-alcohol content of 0.1 percent. You are more emotional, attention is decreased, and hearing is impaired.
  • 48 hours: your hand-eye coordination has trouble. General memory function certainly decrease, but short-term memory may improve.
  • 72 hours: your mind is ripe for visual hallucinations. You are suffered from unintentional periods of microsleep (condition where a person suddenly falls asleep for 2-30 seconds).
  • 100 hours: you encounter mental psychosis and diminished organ functions. At this point, medical treatment become increasingly necessary for you to recover fully.
  • 11+ days: you win the prize for longest period a human has voluntarily gone without sleep. Current holder is Randy Gardner.
  • 2 weeks: Experiments with rats showed that they died after 2-4 weeks of researchers keeping them awake in an experimental setting. This could happen to human.
  • 6+ months: You’re having rare disorders like Fatal familial insomnia. If not, you will certainly die.

The bottom line? The requirement of sleep does matter and you should respect it.

How Much Do You Know About Your Brain?

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What is the brain?

Brain is one of the most important organs in your body – it is the center of the nervous system and controls all of your thoughts and movements. how-much-do-you-know-about-your-brain

A brain has three main parts:

  1. The cerebellum.
  2. The cerebrum, which has two parts, the left and right cerebral hemispheres.
  3. The brain stem, that controls automatic actions of your body such as breathing and heart beat.

What the brain does?

Your brain is faster than fastest computer. It sends more messages to your body everyday than all the phones in the world. It enables you to; move, think, learn, feel emotions, remember, dream, create, breathe, see, hear, feel and taste. It allows you to learn new things and avoid danger. Your brain keeps working when you’re asleep.

Your brain collects all the information, sorts it out, thinks, remembers, creates, compares, solves problems and coordinates actions all at the same time.

Interesting facts about your brain

  • Your brain doesn’t have pain receptors. It can’t feel anything.

 

  • You have over 100,000 miles of axons (a long fiber that carries impulses away from a nerve cell) in your brain. They could wrap around the Earth 4 times.

 

  • Your brain is the fattest organ in your body. It’s about 60% fat.how-much-do-you-know-about-your-brain-3

 

  • Brain tissue has a consistency that’s very similar to tofu.how-much-do-you-know-about-your-brain-1

 

  • Having a bigger brain doesn’t make you smarter. In fact, Albert Einstein had a relatively small brain.

 

  • It’s easy to trick your brain. For example, Square A and Square B are the same color. (What?!)

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  • Your brain will develop if you spend more time reading. 

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  • It ‘s a self development urban myth that we only use 10% of our brain. We use it all and if you don’t believe me cut a bit out and see what happens.Your brain is pink and weight around 1.3 kg. It takes 16 cm long, 14 cm wide, and 10 cm deep.

 

  • Even though the brain is just 2% of your body weight, it uses around 20% of all your energy from the blood and oxygen in your body. That’s a lot for such a small organ.

 

  • Your brain stops growing when your 18, but don’t be calling your parents silly just yet. It actually keeps on developing and learns new things until you’re in your 40’s. So your parents are really super smart! You won’t be able to fool them.

 

  • When you eat or drink cold food to fast, you might get Brain Freeze. However, it doesn’t freeze your brain, it just happen in the root of  your mouth.

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Your Body Is Amazing

  • When your-body-is-amazing-1you were young, you had more bones than grown-ups. You’ve born with about 300 bones, but when you grown up you end up with around 206. The reason is when you get older some of your small bones grow together into big ones.
  • Your body needs food, water, and air. Food gives your body energy. Water keeps your body moist. Air delivers oxygen to your body.
  • Doctors said that you tend to grow faster in spring season as compared to any time of the year.
  • When you hug your family members, you release something called Oxytocin, which  helps to heal physical wounds and make someone trusts you more.
  • I wonder if you know that 50% of human DNA is same as in banana?
  • When you wake up in the morning you are at taller than when you go to sleep, because you have let your spine straighten back out after all the bending, sitting, and moving you have done!
  • Have you heard about “Glabella”? It is the space between your eyebrows!
  • your-body-is-amazing-2The only part of the body that has no blood supply is the Cornea in the eye.It takes in oxygen directly from air.
  • Your blood takes a very long trip through your body. If you could stretch out all of a human’s blood vessels, they would be about 60,000 miles long. That’s enough to go around the world twice.
  • There is more bacteria in your mouth than the human population of the United States and Canada combined. And every square inch of the human body has an average of 32 million bacteria on it.
  • The only part of your body that stats the same your whole life is the eyes.
  • A hiccup is usually last for 5 minutes.
  • You will die from total lack of sleep sooner than from starvation (Death can occur about 10 days without sleep while starvation takes a few weeks)
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Discover Solar System – Part 2

For thousands of years humans were unaware of the Solar System and believed that Earth was at the center of the Universe.

The Babylonians and others of long ago thought Earth was just as it looks—flat. Astronomers such as Nicolaus Copernicus, Galileo Galilei, Johannes Kepler and Isaac Newton helped develop a new model that explained the movement of the planets with the Sun at the center of the Solar System.

The Voyager 1 spacecraft is the furthest man-made object in the solar system, it is around 11 billion miles (18 billion km) from the sun and is still sending data back to Earth.


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  • Jupiter is the largest planet in the Solar system, with a mass more than 300 times the mass of the Earth and is called after the ancient Roman sky-god, Jupiter, known to the Greeks as Zeus.
  • At the center of Jupiter is a rocky core, bigger than Earth but weighing about 20 times more.
  • Surrounding the core is an ocean of liquid hydrogen with 1000 kilometers deep.
  • Jupiter is the stormiest planet in the Solar System. There is a big red spot which is the largest hurricane in our Solar System. It’s been raging for over three hundred years.

Here is an example of the sky of Jupiter from artist view:

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  • Saturn is the sixth planet in the Solar system and the most beautiful.
  • Saturn also has a small rocky core covered with liquid gas.
  • Saturn is surrounded by a system of rings that stretch out into space for thousands of kilometers. It has at least 18 moons and satellites.
  • Saturn is very light because it is made up of hydrogen. However, it is not peaceful planet because storms winds race around the atmosphere at 800 km/h.

 

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  • We can not see Uranus from Earth without telescope
  • Uranus is also made up by gas. Most of the center of Uranus is a frozen mass of ammonia and methane, which gives it the blue-green color.  The atmosphere also contains hydrogen and helium.
  • Uranus takes 84 years to complete one orbit.
  • Scientist believe that under the hydrogen-methane atmosphere is a hot, slushy ocean of water, ammonia, and methane thousands of miles deep wrapped around a rocky core.

 


 

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  • Neptune is a large planet, nearly four times the size of Earth.
  • Neptune is one of the four “gas giants”.  Like Jupiter, Saturn and Uranus, it is composed only of gas.  Neptune is a great ball of hydrogen and helium.
  • In 2011 it finally made it’s first lap around the sun since we discovered it. One Neptune year lasts 165 Earth years.
  • Like Jupiter, Neptune has a dark spot caused by a storm.  Neptune’s spot is smaller than Jupiter’s — it is only about the size of the planet earth.

 

Discover Solar System – Part 1

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We all know that we have nine planets in our Solar System. These planets circle around the sun and this is called orbits.

The Inner Solar System has Mercury, Venus, Earth and Mars . These are closest to the sun and are called the terrestrial planets simply because the have very solid rocky surfaces.

The Outer Solar System has Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, Neptune and are called gas giants.

There is a small planet named Pluto out past Neptune which has ice surface. Many scientist don’t think this as a planet anymore.


Mercury

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  • The surface of Mercury is very similar to our moon.
  • Being so close to the Sun, the daytime temperature on Mercury reaching over 400 Degrees Celsius.
  • At night however, without an atmosphere to hold the heat in, the temperatures dropping to -180 Degrees Celsius.
  • Mercury has a very low surface gravity.
  • Mercury has no atmosphere which means there is no wind or weather to speak of.
  • There is also no water on the surface of Mercury, it is possible however that there could be water underneath the surface.
  • Likewise, there is no air on the surface but it could be trapped underneath.

 

 


Venus

  • The atmosphere of Venus made up mainly of carbon dioxide.discover-solar-system-venus
  • Its size is slightly smaller than Earth.
  • Venus is surrounded by clouds. These clouds create acid rain. The clouds are so thick that little light even reaches the surface.
  • The surface of Venus is covered by deserts and active volcanoes.
  • Venus features no liquid water.

 

 


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  • Earth is unique from all other planets in this respect. Earth is our home.
  • 71 per cent of the Earth is covered with water. Earth is the only planet where water can exist in liquid form on the surface.
  • The land on Earth is made of several plates and at one time all of these plates were joined together.
  • Only 11 percent of the Earth’s surface is used to grow food.
  • Antarctica is the coldest place on Earth. The entire continent is made of ice.
  • The Earth is orbited by one moon.

 

 

 


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  • Mars is called the red planet because it is covered with dust. Even the atmosphere is a pinkish red
  • Mars experiences violent dust storms which continually change its surface.
  • Mars has many massive volcanoes and is home to Olympus Mons, the largest volcano in our solar system, it stands 21km high and is 600km across the base.
  • Mars has a very thin atmosphere made mostly of carbon dioxide. It is not thick enough to trap the sun’s heat like Venus, so the planet is very cold.
  • Mars has many channels, plains and canyons on the surface which could have been caused by water erosion in the past.
  • Mars has very weak gravity which cannot hold onto the atmosphere well

Things Worth Knowing About Cat

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The decision to adopt your first cat is an important one. You’re cat will be an important family member, and you will have responsibility to take care of it. Before bringing home a new cat, Kila will give you number of things worth knowing about cat. The information found here can help you make that important decision.

Prepare a safe room for your cat. A safe room doesn’t need to be a separate room. A safe room need to be a low-traffic room your kids and other pets don’t frequent.  This could be an empty closet or a corner of your bedroom where he can rest.

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Prepare basic supplies. Raising a cat is just like raising a baby. You have to prepare basic supplies to support cat’s needs. These include high-quality food, food and water bowls (steel, glass or ceramic preferred) litter box and litter, toys, a scratching post and a carrier for trips to the vet.

Cats do not need to go outside. Outdoor cats have a higher risk of infection or being killed by cars or other animals. Indoor cats  live much longer as long as you provide them what they need. However, make sure your cat has access to plenty of sunlight and windows.

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Cats need attention. Cats, like all pets, need sufficient love and attention. He may voluntarily choose to socialize with you and other family members, but you have to take first step creating a human bond to developing a lasting relationship with your cat: pet your cat whenever you pass it; let you kids play with your cat and engaging it in physical and mental stimulation;

Cat-proof your home. When you cat are familiar and ready to explore the rest of your home, be sure to keep an eye of stray items that she might chew or swallow. These can include poisonous plants, shopping bags, plastic bags, chemical cleaners, toilet paper. Pen, pencils, knife, and scissor need to be kept in drawer. Make sure foods that aren’t healthy for cat’s tummy are placed securely out of reach.

Speaking with cats.  Average cat has more than 16 different sounds, including purring, howling, hissing and meowing—with a wide-range of playful and serious body language. Understanding your cat’s behavior will help you take care of it better.

Cats give positive effects to kids. Cats can help kids cope with a variety of ailments – depression, emotional disorders, and even poor immune function. Cats are also good preventive medicine for healthy children to help them avoid developing allergies, increasing weight, or becoming social outcasts. Pets can also teach children empathy and compassion.

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