Blog

Page: 3

Snooze Alarm – The button that replaced our childhood memories of “mommy just 5 minutes moorreee please!”. Ever wondered why snooze is for 9 minutes and not 10 minutes. Why this strange odd number! Its because back in the day of the mechanical clocks it was easier to have a cog that triggered the alarm […]

Read

The earliest pillows were made about 9,000 years ago. They were made out of stone! That’s a very far departure from our fluffy goose feather pillows. Some of these stone pillows were made specifically to invite good dreams and keep demons away. Others were created to prevent bugs from crawling into the sleepers mouth and […]

Read

Anxiety, quite literally, stinks! People with anxiety describe neutral smells as bad smells. The reason is their emotional system becomes a part of their olfactory processing system. No wonder the expression ‘life stinks’ is so popular. Anxiety today is a very big deal, especially in developed countries. Some estimates put anxiety disorders at 40 million […]

Read

Did you know America wastes more ketchup than the rest of the world consumes? Just think about this insane thought. I remember reading this over 5 years ago and it never quite left me. For the first time in human existence, we have more food than we know what to do with. We waste it! […]

Read

No ancient cultures or tribes have breakfasts as part of their culture? When we study tribes, they eat at random times in the day, whenever they feel hungry. But almost never first thing in the morning. More importantly, traditional cultures don’t have names for their timed meals. For example, while English have Breakfast, lunch, and […]

Read

Did you know that all diets are not just about weight loss? When we hear the word diet, it sends chills down our spine. We immediately think about how much weight we can lose. But the world of nutrition is full of different kinds of therapeutic diets. Diets that heal the body. Diets designed for […]

Read

As we age there are many changes that start taking place in the body. Our hair changes colour and we have hair dyes for it. Our skin gets wrinkled and we have a whole host of solutions for that too, right from creams to botox injections. However, one of the most significant changes is a […]

Read

Ever wondered why treadmills are called TREAD- MILLS? Sir William Cubitt, in 1818, designed these machines to punish prisoners! He was the son of a Mill owner and thought it would be a good idea to have his mill run on prisoner power. He designed the machine so that a man can walk on it […]

Read

Did you know salt was once a very precious commodity? Most of the ancient settlements and cities were created because of the salt trade. Salt was also once used as currency. Imagine, buying two carrots for a pinch of salt! In fact, people were paid in salt. The word “Salary” comes from the Latin word […]

Read

September 3, 2019

Sleep Tracker

Did you know that there are different stages and cycles of sleep? There are four stages of sleep. Stage 1, stage 2, stage 3 and REM or rapid eye movement. Stage 1 and 2 can be called light sleep stages. Stage 3 and REM are deep sleep stages. You are more likely to wake up […]

Read



Search