Where did the Moon come from?

By J. Richard Gott The standard theory for the origin of the Moon is that a Mars-sized planet (named Theia) collided with the Earth about 4.5 billion years ago, and that the splash debris formed the Moon. This theory can explain why the Earth and Moon have identical oxygen isotope abundances (as discovered by the

UFOs: Believe or Not?

Global warming. Species extinction. The end of fossil fuels. Without doubt, there are plenty of problems to cause you to sweat and fret if you’re concerned about our planet’s near-future. But how about adding this to your plate: alien invasion. Sure, it happens regularly in the movies, but what if it’s for real. One-third of

Nanorobots in Your Future

An exciting revolution in health care and medical technology looms large on the horizon. Yet the agent of change is microscopically small, and will be made possible by nanotechnology. Nanotechnology is the engineering of molecularly precise structures and, ultimately, molecular machines. The prefix nano- refers to the scale of these constructions. A nanometer is one-billionth

My Training

I have the highest regard for The Institute for Integrative Nutrition where I honed my craft and gained highly expert knowledge and experience in health and nutrition counseling.  The driving philosophy of IIN is to create a change in the world for the better.  Guiding people to be their best in health and life.  This

Could Daytime Sleepiness Be A Warning Sign For CVD?

A French study, published in the journal Stroke, has reported that sleepiness during waking hours may increase your chances of dying. The study looked at 8269 subjects over the age of 65. Even after adjusting for other risk factors, including age, gender, body mass index and previous cardiovascular disease, subjects who reported excessive day time

Is There Gluten in Wheatgrass?

Is there gluten in wheatgrass? I have celiac disease [gluten intolerance] and have found a lot of green food supplement products that say they are gluten free but they have wheatgrass or barley grass in the ingredients lists. Are these products really gluten free? I don’t know if I should be risking it. This is

No Pain, No Gain

The evidence, both actual and anecdotal, started as a trickle, lately has seemed like a flood. I know, it’s been the case since the dawn of time: each generation of adults laments the laziness and softness of each new generation of kids, saying stuff like: “Why, there, you whippersnapper, in my day I walked three

Marriage Stress: You Take Him– and Go Away!

A couple of posts on this site generated quite a few comments recently, and I wanted to add a few of my own. Specifically on a couple of paragraphs with Stephanie Coontz, who recently published an op-ed piece in the New York Times about the impact of kids on marriage: “First, when a couple enters

Comedy of Remarriage: Romcoms of Yesterday

These days, in Hollywood, the romantic comedy, aka “romcom,” is mostly about people hovering around the age of thirty who haven’t “hooked up” yet. And since they tend to be written by men and women around that age, the hijinks can be pretty sophomoric, jejeune, and– well, from my POV, downright dull. The verbal interplay:

First Nap Fitness: Leg/Back Interval Workout

Today’s workout is actually one I’ve done a few times lately. I like to bring it back on the days that I may be short on time or don’t feel like using a lot of brain power counting reps. Similar to Tabata, there are 11 exercises that are broken down into rounds that are to

Using Senna Tea – My Story

First of all I know what it feels like to be ‘bunged up’! It’s the worst feeling in the world isn’t it? Well I’m going to reveal to you how senna tea helped me when nothing else would. I am very regular, twice a day like clockwork. Before this incident I had never even thought

Plyometric Exercises

Using plyometric exercises are a great way to jump higher, run faster and also be quicker. In order to get the best results you will also want to add these exercises to a weight lifting routine as well. Below you will find a plyometric workout that you can start doing today to improve your speed

Damaged or Delighted?

Why broken bones can be a good thing for a kid.You know the world’s going to hell in a hand-basket when you can’t even sit at the park, trying to drown out the cacophony of your ennui by listening to your iPod in peace while your kid rides her bike. One minute I’m feeling old