Category Archives: Body Language

California’s 7.1 Magnitude Earthquake Interrupted This Comedian’s Stand Up Set, And She Handled It Perfectly – Digg

In a moment that could have been truly terrifying, Atsuko Okatsuka‏ somehow kept the crowd laughing.
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Bicycle Racing is Called Suffering for a Reason

Think about pushing yourself for 3 to 6 hours through blazing heat and humidity, freezing rain, long leg-cramping climbs up a mountain, or against 20 to 30 mph headwinds – peddling at least 90 revolutions a minute with no breaks, no timeouts, nothing but constant effort. And you have to do it until the end of the cycling race.

It hurts more than any other sport. It’s painful. It can only be described as suffering.

Why do we do it? What would cause you to do it?

Please leave an answer in the comments.

Cycling Pain-Face

What’s So Funny? The Science of Why We Laugh – Scientific American

Scientific American is the essential guide to the most awe-inspiring advances in science and technology, explaining how they change our understanding of the world and shape our lives.
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Drowning Doesn’t Look Like Drowning – Soundings Online

Mention drowning and we all tend to envision a person in the water waving his hands, splashing and screaming for help. That’s not even remotely close to what a drowning person looks like, writes Mario Vittone in this week’s Lifelines: Safety And Rescue At Sea blog.
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As a professional ocean lifeguard with over 70 rescues, this article is 100% true. –R. Michael Brown, Former Lieutenant Boca Raton Beach Patrol

Beneath the Wild Blue

“Air Force children are tough, resilient, and self-reliant. Early in life they learn to solve their own problems, to get along with all classes and all kinds of people, and to make necessary social adjustments.” —Nancy Shea, The Air Force Wife