Tagged: health

Kings of Cannabis

You might not know who Arjan Roskam is, but you’ve probably smoked his weed. Arjan’s been breeding some of the most famous marijuana strains in the world—like White Widow, Super Silver Haze, and many others—for over 20 years.

Giant man rescued by firefighters (13 pictures)

Firefighters had to smash a hole in the wall to save a 882-pound man (400 kg). Michael Lehberger Riegelsberg, Germany, called emergency services when he had heart failure. Firefighters used a cat digger and an ambulance built for four people to take him to a hospital.

Portable scanners “read” brains on the go

Though EEG (Electroencephalography) has been around for decades, now, new technology allows us to detect and measure brain activity with a lightweight headset and mobile phone. National Geographic Emerging Explorer and entrepreneur Tan Le demonstrates how her company’s EEG headset and software can be used for a variety of research purposes.

Amazing close-up of the blood vessels in a human eye

The human eye is an organ which reacts to light for several purposes. As a conscious sense organ, the mammalian eye allowsvision. Rod and cone cells in the retina allow conscious light perception and vision including color differentiation and the perception of depth. The human eye can distinguish about 10 million colors.