What does Ultrasound Gel do?

You may be in hundreds of photos in your life, at birthdays, graduations, and so on. But the very first photo of you was probably taken while you was still inside your mom’s belly, thanks to the power of ultrasound. What is ultrasound? It’s just a sound with a frequency higher than 20 kilohertz that cannot be heard by humans. Doctors can use an ultrasound transducer to make ultrasound waves that travel through the body and reflect off organs, bones, or a fetus in order to create an image. The cold squeaky gel smeared on the body helps the waves make

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6 Animals that love to get High

Monkies love to get drunk by stealing alcoholic beverages from tourists. These smart primates exhibit the same behaviors as humans when intoxicated. Some get silly, some get violent. A fraction of the population gets severely addicted to the substance, making the monkies scavenge and steal to get a fix. Dogs get super high on cane toads by licking them. They develop a taste for the high and end up seeking the toads just for this reason. It’s rather a problem because they can also OD on them. Dogs are also known to get high on marijuana alongside their

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How to Dress for Hiking and Trekking

In both cold and hot environments, some general rules apply to minimize overheating and perspiration. Huge factors when undertaking long outdoor journeys as they can pose discomfort and in some cases life-threating risks. Regardless of the specifics but more so in cold weather, clothes that wick away moisture from your body are preferable. Base layer Thermal underwear comes in three weights: light, mid, and expedition weights. Avoid cotton as it traps moisture fairly easily. Having a damp cotton t-shirt can mean a lot of problems when in the cold wilderness. “Wick-away” fabrics such as Merino wool,

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