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  • why do we say bless you when people sneeze

    The confusion and mild hurt you feel when no one says вbless youв when you sneeze makes you realise that this response has become second nature. Itвs just polite, isnвt it? Or is it? Come to think of it, does anyone actually know why we bless a personвs sneeze? Did you know? Disney once planned a prequel to Snow White And The Seven Dwarfs In all honesty: No. Nobody has been able to determine exactly…

  • why do we sneeze when we look at bright light

    Roberta A. Pagon, a professor of pediatrics at the University of Washington, explains. Reflexive sneezing induced by light, and sunlight in particular, is estimated to occur in 18 to 35 percent of the population and is known as the photic sneeze reflex (PSR) or the ACHOO (autosomal dominant compulsive helio-ophthalmic outbursts of sneezing) syndrome. Its genetic nature has been known for at least the last 25 years; it is periodically discussed in the medical literature…

  • why do we sweat when we exercise

    Why do we sweat? The purpose of sweat is to cool the body by sitting on the surface of the skin and allowing heat to escape from the body. Effective sweating is when someone is glistening as the moisture forms a cooling film over the skin. When sweat reaches the \’dripping\’ stage the body is struggling to effectively control the body temperature and will be less effective at cooling the body down. Whether someone glistens…

  • why do we shiver when we are cold

    Question: Why do we shiver when we getPcold? Answer: Shivering is the cold-weather equivalent of sweating. We sweat to cool off; we shiver to warm up. When our body runs out of fuel and energy out in the cold, it tries to produce more internal heat through the involuntary muscle movement we know as shivering. Moving our muscles burns calories and generates heat, which is why we get so warm when we exercise. Shivering, however,…

  • why do you need a facebook account for spotify

    Open the Spotify desktop app. In the top-right corner, click, thenВ Settings. Under Social, click DISCONNECT FROM FACEBOOK. Note: Itвs not possible to complete these steps on mobile. Donвt see this option? This means you created your account with Facebook, so itвs not possible to disconnect. In this case, you need to switch to a new account: If your current account is on a Premium subscription, (you can resubscribe on your new account). Note: If…