The human body is quite fascinating. The heart, for instance, beats about 80 times per minute which makes it around 115,200 times in one day. The human brain, on the other hand, can read up to 1,000 words per minute while experts believe our eyebrows’ main function is to keep sweat away from our eyes.
Moreover, each human being has a unique fingerprint plus our eyes can distinguish up to a million different colors and receive information better than any modern telescope.
So yes, you get the picture: our physical bodies are amazing indeed.
Now allow us to invite you to take a few seconds and look at your palms. Notice all those crazy lines?
According to palmistry, the lines on your palms correspond to your personality, fortune, and future.
Of course, those who practice palmistry (or ‘chiromancy’ also most commonly known as ‘palm reading’) will say that the lines on your palms tell something about your personality, fortune, and future.
The truth, however, is a little more based in science than that.
According to an article by the Business Insider website, these curved lines “form in the womb around 12 weeks” and that they have a very special function. In reality, the lines are actually creases in the skin and because of them, we can easily flex our hands.
Our palm lines are actually called ‘palmar flexion creases’ in science.
Holding and grabbing objects is much easier because of these creases.
Or as the Science Focus site effectively sums it up, the lines are there so that we can “scrunch our hands into a fist, or other complex shapes, without excessive stretching or leaving bags of loose skin.”
Moreover, science tells us that most people are born with three major palm creases. The thickness, frequency, and prominence, however, depends on our unique genes. In fact, there are even instances when an individual is born with only one dominant crease instead of three.
I guess we all learn something new each day!
This Technique Is the Best Way to Guess During Multiple Choice Exams
Apparently, trusting your first instincts is NOT exactly the best way to go.
We're often told to 'trust your instinct' or to 'follow your gut.' But psychological research and experiments have proven many times that following first instincts is not the best way to go. In many cases, changes in decisions actually prove to be better. Many people will argue there were many times they changed their minds and ended up being wrong, but there's an explanation for this.
Humans naturally possess something called the 'endowment bias.' This means we feel strongly attached to things we already have, for example our first instincts. We find it hard to give this up, and we especially feel bad when we do give it up and it later turns out to be right. Such instances stick with us more because of our attachment, making them seem to be the more common occurrence even when they're really not.
Contrary to popular belief, first instincts are not always the best choice.
Someone Has Discovered All The Secret Netflix Codes To Unlock Hidden Movie Genres
Feast on these hidden codes for the ultimate Netflix experience.
It’s hard not to love Netflix, especially with the seemingly endless options of movies and TV series that one can easily access. It’s also easy to be overwhelmed by just how many shows the streaming service can offer its subscribers. However, not a lot of people realize that there are actually hidden Netflix features that are waiting to be discovered.
You can either dwell on sorting through show titles for hours or make your search easier and more refined. Netflix actually has secret codes that subscribers can use to select the specific titles they want to see. One would usually stumble upon the more common genres like romance, thriller or comedy, but there is a way to search for something even more specific.
For instance, you may feel the need to watch an indie action-adventure film but all you see on the main page are the usual popular titles.
5 Answers To Simple Questions You Never Bothered To Ask
The advent of the age of Internet has made it easier for people to get the answers to the simplest questions.
The advent of the age of Internet has made it easier for people to get the answers to the simplest questions. All it takes is keying in the questions in the Google search box and the answers will appear in just a matter of seconds. People commonly search about the age or birthdays of their favorite celebrities, the explanation to scientific phenomena and the cause of health issues.
There are, however, curious questions that some people would be too embarrassed to ask someone. Do you know about that groove found in between your upper lip and nose? Why are people more prone to mosquito bites than others? It turns out that people have asked these questions and fortunately, the Internet has the answers.
#1. Why do people have different colors in each of their eyes?
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