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Golf is a complex sport that requires many different skills to be successful. A top golfer needs to be able to hit the ball a long way without compromising accuracy. They must also be able to play finesse and recovery shots, and be able to putt accurately when they reach the green. For most amateur golfers, and some professionals for that matter, this is a lifelong battle. Even if you are a relatively good golfer a bad shot that flies in the wrong direction is still a real possibility. When this happens a golfer yells “fore.” Let’s take a look at why golfers do this.
Sneezing is a reflex that occurs when the lining of our nose becomes irritated. It is not something we have control over, but happens as a result of stimuli and muscle reactions. The nose is the main organ involved in sneezing and has the important job of filtering the air that enters into the body. As the air passes through the narrow passageways of the nose heat and moisture are exchanged and dissolvable particles in the air are cleared. This is done by the lining of the nose or the nasal mucosa. This ensures that minimum irritants, bacteria or virus enter the respiratory system and causing problems.
Onions are the edible bulb of the onion plant. There are many different species of onion plants and each produce a different type of onion with unique characteristics. Although most species are rarely eaten on their own, onions are a popular ingredient in many foods. One of their least popular attributes of onions is that many people begin to cry when chopping them. If you have ever wanted to know why onions make people cry, keep reading to find out.
Golf is a multimillion dollar sporting industry that spans the globe. It is one of the most difficult sports to master because a player must master multiple skills. The equipment that is used also makes a difference to a player’s game. Hours upon hours of research has gone into creating high quality clubs and balls that help players to achieve those difficult shots. One of the most distinctive pieces of golf equipment is the dimpled ball. Let’s take a look at why they are made this way.
A yawn is a natural reflex that causes air to be inhaled and the eardrums to stretch. It is commonly accompanied by stretching, which is referred to as pandiculation. It occurs in humans and many animals. It commonly occurs when a person is tired, stressed or bored. We have all heard that yawning is contagious (you might even be yawning reading this), so let’s take a look at what causes people to yawn.
Thanks, in part, to the popularity of military movies and television shows almost everyone is familiar with the fact that soldiers are required to salute. This is also true for many of the armed forces around the world, although the regulations and type of salute may differ. If you have ever wondered why soldiers salute, read on to find out.
Crickets are insects related to grasshoppers and katydids. They have flat bodies, hind jumping legs and long antennas. There are over 900 species of crickets and they can be found throughout much of the world. Some species have been known to bite humans, but they are generally harmless. They are best known for the chirping sound that they make during the night. If you have ever wondered why a cricket does this, continue reading to find the answer.
Most waves are caused by the wind blowing across the water. A wave occurs when the wind causes the surface of the water to rise as the wind pulls it and then gravity pulls it down. This causes the down and up movement of the waves that most people are familiar with. The size of the wave is generally influenced by the distance the wave travels and the strength and direction of the wind. The top of the wave is called the crest and the bottom is called the trough. When the crests break on the surface of the water they are called whitecaps. But, why do waves break when they reach the shore? Read on to find out.
A nail is a hard metal or alloy that is pin-shaped and used to fasten materials such as wood and metal together. They come in a variety or lengths and thicknesses and are typically made of steel. Nails are often coated or galvanized to make them corrosion resistant. Nails have been used for centuries and their history dates all the way back to Biblical times. The one downside to nails is that eventually they rust and become useless. Why do nails rust? Read on to find out.
Ice baths have become an important part of exercise and recovery in the sporting arena. Many famous athletes use ice baths as part of their training regimes. Ice baths are exactly what they sound like, a bath like container filled with water and ice. The temperature in the bath needs to be between 12 and 14 degrees Celsius to be effective. Many top athletes use them as a way to help their body better recover from their training activities and match play. It is most often used by athletes that do a lot of running such as football players and triathlon athletes.