Tag: Brianna Acuesta

Were Energy Drinks The Cause Of This Severe Head Trauma?

By Brianna Acuesta Her claims have been controversial, but she’s just lucky her husband is alive. During a pregnancy, women often want a support group consisting of their partner, family, and friends in order to get through the difficult parts of being pregnant. When Brianna, a young woman who did not reveal her last name, got pregnant…

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Student-Made Tiny House Represents New American Dream

By Brianna Acuesta College students created this beautiful tiny home. Every year, students from California State University, Sacramento’s STORC school get to work on projects that pave a way to a more sustainable and technological future. Most years, students working in the the Sustainable Technology Optimization Research Center (STORC) build a tiny house from scratch, which is an incredible feat….

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“Super Sponge” Removes Mercury From Water In Seconds

By Brianna Acuesta It takes just a few minutes to absorb the mercury from an entire lake. Scientists from the University of Minnesota College of Food, Agricultural and Natural Sciences just invented a device that many are calling a “super sponge” that can absorb mercury from polluted water in a matter of seconds. With the many water…

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This Man Drank A Gallon Of Water Every Day For A Month: Here’s What Happened

By Brianna Acuesta “Normally, I need a cup of coffee ASAP to get my motor a’ runnin’, but I’ve been waking up refreshed, and with more energy than normal.” -Day 10 When Wil Fulton, a journalist at Thrilist, embarked on the Water Gallon Challenge he didn’t expect the results he got. Some of the things…

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Solar-Powered Handheld Vessel Could Turn Hot Air Into Cool Drinking Water

By Brianna Acuesta Scientifically speaking, photovoltaic modules on the outside of the device would absorb the solar energy throughout the day, which would then used to cool the air and produce condensation while also pushing airflow through the canister with a fan. The water drops that are produced would be collected in a small region of…

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Forest Ranger Explains How Trees Have Social Networks And Complex Relationships

By Brianna Acuesta Trees protect each other, sometimes even more than humans do. Longtime forest ranger in Germany, Peter Wohlleben, has been studying the forest since he first decided to become a conservationist at 6 years old. He followed his passion for nature throughout college, where he studied forestry and went on to work as…

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Practicing Yoga Can Positively Alter Your DNA And Prevent Chronic Diseases

By Brianna Acuesta Yoga is seriously one of the best hobbies you can take up for both your mind and body. As though yoga needed any more evidence of its positive effects on the body, two recent studies found that its effects are far-reaching and even more impressive on the body than researchers initially thought….

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The Amazing Benefits Of Aloe Vera And How To Use It To Improve Your Health

By Brianna Acuesta This wonderful plant could change your life. Aloe vera has long been heralded as a plant with amazing benefits, but with modern technology natural remedies are falling by the wayside more and more. The plant, which the ancient Egyptians used often and called the “plant of immortality,” can be used for a…

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Thousands Of “Organic” Beauty Products Found Containing Banned Chemicals

By Brianna Acuesta Beauty products that claim to be “organic” or “natural” are far from it. When it comes to the term “organic,” there’s actually not as much regulation surrounding use of the word as consumers would like. The U.S. Department of Agriculture regulates organic claims in farm products, but it’s the controversial Federal Drug Administration…

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Cannabis Protects The Brain From Traumatic Injuries And Concussions, Study Finds

By Brianna Acuesta Big Pharma doesn’t want you to know about everything marijuana can do. More and more studies on the abilities of THC are being released recently, and the results are astonishing. Though many have suspected that the drug works wonders on the brain and central nervous system, studies on these theories have been…

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