Fun Fact Friday: Nutella was invented during WWII

Did you know that Nutella was created during WWII in Italy due to a shortage of chocolate? According to the history of Nutella, it was created during the 1940's by Pietro Ferrero as a way to deal with the shortage of chocolate during the war by incorporating hazelnuts, which were abundant in the "Piedmont region of Italy." … Continue reading Fun Fact Friday: Nutella was invented during WWII

Fun Fact Friday: Video Games and Empathy

Did you know that violent video games that objectified women caused less empathy among young players that identified with the characters? It is true according to a recent study. I heard this one a while back on NPR news, but it's been a while since I've blogged a "fun fact friday." Although this isn't quite … Continue reading Fun Fact Friday: Video Games and Empathy

Fun Fact Friday: Play is Good

Did you know that playing, as an adult, continues to be a necessity for good health? Let us begin with an important question; what is play? Play consists of something enjoyable that doesn't always have an end goal. Once again, it should be enjoyable. Play and Children: Playing teaches children to share, to be imaginative … Continue reading Fun Fact Friday: Play is Good

Fun Fact Friday: Gravitational Waves

Do you know what two black holes colliding a billion light years away registers as? It registers as a chirp. According to Scientists, Einstein's theory of gravitational waves has finally been proven--a century later--as they found that two black holes, greater than 30 Suns each, really do exist. In fact, Einstein made a claim that these black … Continue reading Fun Fact Friday: Gravitational Waves

Fun Fact Friday: Planet 9

Did you know that a new theory has surfaced stating that there is a 9th planet that is 10 times larger than Earth and takes about 10-20,000 years to orbit the Sun? According to researchers Konstantin Batygin and Mike Brown, this planet has not been seen, but according to computer simulations and mathematical models, they believe it does … Continue reading Fun Fact Friday: Planet 9

Fun Fact Friday: 12/18/15 Junk food is a Trigger food

Did you know that junk food is actually a trigger food that makes you want to eat more. . .and more? According to Women's Magazine, if you eat bacon, cheese and sugary foods, you trigger something in your brain that really pushes you to eat until you are stuffed and the need for more food … Continue reading Fun Fact Friday: 12/18/15 Junk food is a Trigger food

Fun Fact Friday: 12/4/15 Women respond to romance on a full stomach

Did you know that studies suggest that a woman is more responsive to romance if they eat first? According to a journal article in Appetite, 2o women were asked to fast for 8 hours and, when given romance cues to respond to, the women were not as responsive to romance on an empty stomach. Suddenly, when … Continue reading Fun Fact Friday: 12/4/15 Women respond to romance on a full stomach