Sadly, it looks very much like Comet ISON did not survive its brush with the Sun.
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My name is David, I'm majoring in philosophy and political philosophy at Syracuse University 17'. My main fascinations are prose & literature, astronomy, and neuroscience. I'm spending my first college semester abroad in Florence, Italy.
Turkey is the star of the most famous dinner of the year; it is also the victim of a myth that persists every holiday season. At the end of Thanksgiving dinner, there’s a good chance that someone will mention that a molecule called tryptophan is the culprit for the post-feast drowsiness. The science seems sound enough. Turkey contains tryptophan, which is a precursor for serotonin, a neurotransmitter. In turn, serotonin produces melatonin, a hormone that helps regulate sleep. This myth perpetuates, like many others, because it is based on a huge oversimplification of the truth. Read more…
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The truth about what actually causes the Thanksgiving dinner food coma! Hope you’re eating lots of tasty food today!
So APPARENTLY yesterday was World Philosophy Day?!
I need to mark down when these important, yet pointless “holidays” happen.