Why Do Dogs Eat Grass?

Of all of life’s most pressing questions, the question of exactly why our believed canines indulge in sod snacks probably doesn’t top the list. Nevertheless, there are those who make it their mission to resolve these issues, and their findings might surprise you.

Is Your Boss A Psychopath?

Psychopath

Source: Draft House

He seemed so normal.

It’s fairly well known that while only about 1% of the entire population are psychopaths, around 4% of all CEOs can be classified as such. Just so we’re clear, a psychopath can be defined as “a person with a psychopathic personality, which manifests as amoral and antisocial behavior, lack of ability to love or establish meaningful personal relationships, extreme egocentricity, [and] failure to learn from experience.” Psychopaths are broken down into two groups: people displaying Factor One psychopathic tendencies would simply feel no emotional response if they saw an image of a child crying or a natural disaster, while people displaying Factor Two psychopathic tendencies would be excited by these images.

April Psychopath

Source: NBC Parks And Rec

April Ludgate: Potential Factor One Psychopath.

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Doing Yoga In An X-Ray Machine: A Study Of The Human Body

This incredible video was created by Hybrid Medical Animation, a group dedicated to the accurate depiction of the human body in dynamic, 3D images. Painstakingly stitched together from a series of x-rays, this video is meant to show the stress, cooperation, and grace of the human skeleton in motion.

Hidden Water

Unless you’ve been cryogenically frozen for the past decade, you know that water shortages are becoming a huge problem. According to UN estimates, by 2025, 1.8 billion people will be living in countries or regions with absolute water scarcity, and two-thirds of the world’s population could be living under water stressed conditions.

To date there have been no scientific studies performed regarding the amount of water wasted this summer by people trying not to donate money to charity, but below is an image that shows the hidden water in a products you likely consume every day.

How Much Water Does It Take To Produce These Consumer Goods?

hidden water food

*there are about 3.8 litres (liters) in one gallon

We love a good beef burrito here at ATI, but a single steak takes 1,100 gallons of water to produce. In other words, if you have five of them you’ve used the same amount of water it takes to fill AN ENTIRE 15′ ROUND SWIMMING POOL. Cutting out meat consumption–even just one or two days a week–will save hundreds of thousands of gallons of water.

Source: Sustainable Lafayette