What Exactly Is Typhoid Fever?

What Exactly Is Typhoid Fever?

Typhoid fever. Simply put, it’s a bacterial infection that comes largely from contaminated food, water, or sewage. But it’s not just a fever, typhoid can tear holes in your intestines and infect many other organs in your body. Oh, and it’s uniquely evolving to become …

The World’s Seafloor Is Rapidly Dissolving, Here’s Why

The World’s Seafloor Is Rapidly Dissolving, Here’s Why

Welcome to a very special week, where we’re joining The Swim to raise awareness around ocean health. Now climate change may call to mind: clouds of gases, smog blanketing cities, and rising temperatures around the globe. But it has also has many profound impacts on …

It Shouldn’t Be This Hard For Scientists To Study Weed

It Shouldn’t Be This Hard For Scientists To Study Weed

A couple hours outside London, thousands of cannabis plants are growing in this enormous glasshouse. Scientists here are testing different strains, processing raw plant matter, and converting it into potent medicinal extracts. But this isn’t your typical grow house, it’s a pharmaceutical research operation in …

This Special Training Keeps Astronauts From Vomiting Everywhere

This Special Training Keeps Astronauts From Vomiting Everywhere

Some people are incredible human beings, who are mentally and physically so special they earn their place among the select few we call astronauts. And some people get sick to their stomachs riding in a car let alone blasting off on a rocket, or heaven …

What Really Causes a Migraine?

What Really Causes a Migraine?

Migraines are more than just headaches. They’re pre-headaches, post-headaches, sensitivities, nausea, fatigue and can even bring on food cravings. But most of all they are painful and frustrating for those who suffer from them. For years they were misunderstood, but now we know it comes …

This Is How the Body Reacts to Competitive Eating

This Is How the Body Reacts to Competitive Eating

This is Nela Zisser… She ate a 10,000 calorie english breakfast in 42 minutes! 20 eggs, 3 pounds of meat and almost a whole pound of butter. Ok, I gotta admit, it looks delicious, but still… Competitive eating has taken off in the US and …