What Countries Does the Equator Run Through in Africa? In Africa, the equator runs along for almost 2500 miles, passing through 6 countries, and ironically the list does not include Equatorial Guinea. The six countries in Africa the equator does run through include: Gabon, Republic of Congo, Democratic Republic of Congo, Uganda, Kenya and Somalia. […]Read More
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Take your Vitamin D Supplement?
Women lose bone mass more rapidly than men? – spice4life Who’s most at risk for deficiency? People who have limited sun exposure or people who have dark skin in areas with weaker sunlight are also at risk since their skin exposure may not be adequate to make enough vitamin D. Breastfed infants are most at risk for […]Read More
An artificial toe from Egypt-world’s first medical prosthetic?
The original Cairo toe, made out of wood and leather, is housed at the Egyptian Museum in Cairo. The toe was found attached to a female mummy near Luxor and is thought to date back to between 950 and 710 B.C. If the parts were indeed used to help ancient Egyptians missing a big toe walk […]Read More
Europeans had dark skin, blue eyes 7,000 years ago, according to science.
According to researchers, this particular ancient man had a combination of African and European genes that led to dark skin and light eyes. Surprise! Ancient European had dark skin and blue eyes … Sunlight changes Many scientists have believed that lighter skin gradually arose in Europeans starting around 40,000 years ago, soon after people left […]Read More