Over time, there has been a net depletion of ozone in the atmosphere. As a result, there is a higher risk of exposure to harmful UV radiation from the sun. Only a big international ban on CFCs prevented further destruction of ozone.

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Bluetooth signals are very similar to the wireless signals used in WiFi devices, radio and television broadcasts and mobile phones. These signals are transmitted by electromagnetic radiation, the very same phenomenon that produces light that you can see.

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Scientists aren't really sure as to why your heart rate is linked with your breathing, but some studies suggest that the human body saves energy in this way, by increasing the efficiency of oxygen and carbon dioxide exchange in your lungs.

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How on earth do monarchs find their way so far from home, when many people can’t find their cars in a mall parking lot? Well, they fly south using the sun as a compass.

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At a time when many schools are cutting music programs due to budget constraints, researchers are trying to understand how music affects our minds and bodies by asking, "What are the benefits of music?"

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Google, Facebook, Wikipedia, Twitter, YouTube ... can you imagine a world without access to the internet? Mobile phones, BlackBerries, laptops, iPads and iPhones ... what about a world without instant access to the Internet everywhere?

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Have you ever wondered whether it’s the ball or your swing that affectsyour golf game? Although your swing has a lot to do with it, the modern design of the golf ball — with itslittle dimples — also has an impact on how well you play.

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Giant hogweed, why the frenzy of fear? The sap of the giant hogweed can cause severe burns and even temporary blindness. It’s a very obnoxious noxious weed!

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In the game of tennis, it is absolutely critical to be able to read how the ball is going to bounce; however, not all surfaces are equal. Differently surfaced tennis courts can have extreme effects on the ball, completely changing your strategy.

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For decades, women have relied on mascaras to enhance the look of their eyelashes by making them appear thicker and longer.

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