Certain features of the face are built by testosterone,” said Helen Fisher. Those stereo-typically masculine features include a strong, square jaw, prominent brow ridges, high cheekbones, thin lips and a high forehead. What is a bit spooky is that upper body strength can even be read on a person’s face. What it is in the […]Read More
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Science: Women can exercise longer than men?
Research has shown, for example, that women retain more strength in their legs after running a marathon or cycling for a long period of time. Ladies, you now have some science-backed bragging rights: Women can exercise for longer than men before getting tired, according to a new scientific review. If men and women fatigue differently, they […]Read More
Why exercise is good for the brain
Working out keeps your brain young, suggests a new study from Columbia University and the University of Miami. The benefits of physical exercise, especially aerobic exercise, have positive effects on brain function on multiple fronts, ranging from the molecular to behavioral level. According to a study done by the Department of Exercise Science at the […]Read More
Science Explains The Attraction To The Hour Glass Shape
A common aim is to identify specific features that possibly evolved as signals indicating mate breeding potential. Several cross-cultural studies have already determined that men from all countries and from all races tend to find hourglass-shaped women more appealing. Even from ancient times, women with larger, curvier hips have been associated with fertility, and so, strictly […]Read More
Sequencing My Genome
For privacy reasons I will not post my specific genetic variations but will share & summarize some pretty interesting facts… 1 – Intelligence; longevity a May 2014 paper suggests this variant improves intelligence. Has higher cranial capacity. Another IQ gene? Better intracranial volume? Slightly increased lifespan? This is a well known longevity gene. Longer telomeres, […]Read More
Ancient Egyptian Martial Arts?
In ancient Egypt, Tahteeb or Tahtib was used as a form of martial arts. Its role has since changed to that of a festive game but some of the symbolism and values associated with the practice remain. Performed in front of an audience, it involves a brief, non-violent interchange between two adversaries, each wielding a long […]Read More
African Gladiators Under Caesar’s Rule?
Caesar, Morituri te salutant! [“Caesar, Those about to die salute you.!”] The city was becoming an important trade center. Probably in the first half of the sixth century, the Carthaginian admiral Hanno founded several colonies along the coast of what is now Morocco and proceeded to the gold river Senegal, and even reached Mount Cameroon. […]Read More
Great Olympic Athlete: Simone Arianne Biles
Nationality: American Ethnicity: African descent Biles is the 2016 Olympic individual all-around, vault and floor gold medalist. She was part of the gold medal-winning team dubbed the “Final Five” at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro. She also won the bronze medal for the balance beam during the Olympics. Biles is a three-time […]Read More
Olympic Gold Medalist: Sherri Howard, as Queen Isis in The Scorpion King
Nationality: (Sherman, Texas) American Ethnicity: African descent Sherri Frances Howard is a former athlete who competed mainly in the 400 metres. She is the older sister of 1988 relay teammate Denean Howard. More fascinating is she has a B.S. Degree in Electrical Engineering from California State University. She competed in the 1980 Olympic trials in the […]Read More
Great Athlete: Serena Williams
Nationality: American Ethnicity: African descent. She is 5’9 Ft tall. Williams was the highest paid female athlete in 2016, earning $28.9 million in prize money and endorsements. In addition to English as her native language Williams also speaks conversational French, and knows some Spanish and Italian. At the 2013, 2015, and 2016 French Open she […]Read More