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Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Top 10 Strange Sleeping Disorders You Might Have

Top 10 Sleeping Disorders You Might HaveSleeping is a natural process that our body undertakes when the night comes. Through sleeping, our body can rest and relax. But we cannot deny the fact that each and everyone of us are experiencing some sleeping disorders. Even myself, sometimes I wake up after I kicked while I am sleeping. And my parents said to me that one time before, I am walking while asleep. That really felt a little scary.

Now for this top ten article, we are showcasing some of the 10 sleeping disorder that you might have. Have some time to read and check out the 10 listed disorders below. Here are the top 10 sleeping disorders.

Related article : Top 10 Unexplained Medical Conditions



TOP : 10
Disorder : Nocturnal Lagophthalmos
Source : Livestrong
About : Condition that causes people to sleep with their eyes open. Millions worldwide suffer from it without knowing. It leads to dry painful eyes.

Sleeping with the eyes open
Sleeping with the eyes open



TOP : 9
Disorder : REM Behavior Disorder
Source : BBC, CBS
About : Sufferers physically act out their dreams while sleeping. While asleep, they are prone to violent actions like punching, kicking and swearing.

REM Behavior Disorder
REM Behavior Disorder



TOP : 8
Disorder : Exploding Head Syndrome
Source : BBC
About : People hear a loud booming noise in their heads just before they fall asleep. These painless episodes often have no pattern and can take place at any time.

Exploding Head Syndrome
Exploding Head Syndrome



TOP : 7
Disorder : Narcolepsy
Source : BBC, ABC, US National Library of Medicine
About : Leads to excessive sleepiness and abrupt bouts of sleep or "sleep attacks". Thought to affect 1 in 2000 people. There is no known cure.

Narcolepsy sleeping disorder
Narcolepsy sleeping disorder



TOP : 6
Disorder : Sexsomnia
Source : Daily Mail - UK, Daily Telegraph - UK
About : Causes sufferers to engage in sexual acts while asleep. Approximately 75% of "sexsomniacs" are male.

Sexsomnia
Sexsomnia



TOP : 5
Disorder : Sleep Paralysis
Source : CBS, Wired Magazine, The Guardian
About : People unable to speak or move when waking up or falling asleep. Often described as a waking nightmare, 50% of people experience it at least once during their lifetime.

Sleep Paralysis
Sleep Paralysis



TOP : 4
Disorder : Sudden Unexpected Nocturnal Death Syndrome
Source : The Atlantic, Huffington Post
About : Death caused during sleep when the body mistakenly paralyzes the heart and diaphragm. Particularly common among men of the Hmong ethnic group.

Sudden Unexpected Nocturnal Death Syndrome
Sudden Unexpected Nocturnal Death Syndrome



TOP : 3
Disorder : Fatal Familial Insomnia
Source : CBS, MSNBC
About : Essentially prevents people from sleeping, leading to mental and physical breakdown. Death can take years. It affects just 40 families worldwide.

Fatal Familial Insomnia
Fatal Familial Insomnia



TOP : 2
Disorder : Homicidal Somnambulism
Source : BBC
About : The act of committing murder while sleepwalking. A rare occurrence, there were only 68 reported cases in history as of 2000.




TOP : 1
Disorder : Kleine-Levin Syndrome
Source : BBC
About : Causes excessive sleeping (up to 22 hours a day) as well as binge eating and hypersexuality when awake. There is no known cause or cure for this disease.

Kleine-Levin Syndrome
Kleine-Levin Syndrome



Data Sources :
  • www.en.wikipedia.org
  • www.youtube.com/watch?v=jtmwuI-j2Pk
Photo Sources :
  • www.uratex.com.ph (10th photo)
  • www.hoag.org (9th photo)
  • www.zakitrend.com (8th photo)
  • www.middlesexhospital.org (7th photo)
  • www.mamamia.com.au (6th photo)
  • www.psychonauticus.blogspot.com (5th photo)
  • www.topnews.in (4th photo)
  • www.insomniaduringpregnancy.wordpress.com (3rd photo)
  • embracelife of www.deviantart.com (2nd photo)
  • www.globalgenes.org (1st photo)
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Top 10 Unexplained Facts About the Black Holes

Top 10 Unexplained Facts About the Black HolesFor this top ten article we are showcasing some of the unexplained facts about the black holes. Some of the facts included for this list are black holes can spin, they are dense, they have intense gravity, and more.

Now have some time to read and check out the 10 listed black holes facts below. Here are your top 10 unexplained facts about the black holes.

Related article : Top 10 Things You Didn't Know About Antimatter



TOP : 10
Fact : Black holes can spin. 'GRS 1915+105' spins over 950 times a second. Objects on its event horizon travel at approximately half the speed of light.

GRS 1915+105
GRS 1915+105



TOP : 9
Fact : Black holes are incredibly dense: one with the mass of the Earth would only be 9mm across. That's half the size of a penny.

Incredibly dense black hole
Incredibly dense black hole.



TOP : 8
Fact : To escape the pull of their gravity you must travel faster than the speed of light.

Black hole pulling a star
Black hole pulling a star



TOP : 7
Fact : Their gravity is so intense that it can slow down time. This is called gravitational time dilation.

Black hole gravitational pull
Black hole gravitational pull



TOP : 6
Fact : They break down mass into energy 50x more efficiently than nuclear fusion. Some pull matter from stars and eject it as giant bullets of plasma moving at 1/4 the speed of light.

Black hole power
Black hole power



TOP : 5
Fact : A black hole 30 million times the mass of the Sun has been found. It swallowed another black hole, 1 million times the Sun's mass, that drifted close by.

Amazing black hole
Amazing black hole



TOP : 4
Fact : Material caught in a spin around black holes is super heated by millions of degrees. Magnetism forces this material into 2 beams of energy, visible from millions of light years away. These active black holes are brighter than stars.

Inside the black hole
Inside the black hole



TOP : 3
Fact : A black hole's core continues to collapse, reaching "Planck Length". This is the smallest measurable unit in the universe.

Black hole's core
Black hole's core



TOP : 2
Fact : The oldest known black hole was born around 770 million years after the Big Bang. Scientists cannot understand how it became so massive so soon after the Big Bang.

Sagittarius A black hole
Sagittarius A black hole 



TOP : 1
Fact : Gravitational waves from merging black holes can cause wandering rogue black holes. One about 600 million times the Sun's mass is moving through space at 5.9 million mph (9.5 million kph) others like it are invisible to us.

Binary black holes
Binary black holes



Data Sources :
  • businessinsider.com
  • space.com
  • ted.com
  • discovery.com
  • discovermagazine.com
  • universetoday.com
  • www.youtube.com/watch?v=mWm8fmkTsUo
Photo Sources :
  • www.chandra.harvard.edu (10th photo)
  • www.universetoday.com (9th photo)
  • www.redorbit.com (8th photo)
  • www.student.societyforscience.org (7th photo)
  • www.phys.org (6th photo)
  • www.universetoday.com (5th photo)
  • www.spaceanswers.com (4th photo)
  • www.ir.isas.jaxa.jp (3rd photo)
  • www.sci-news.com (2nd photo)
  • www.blogs.discovermagazine.com (1st photo)
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Sunday, July 20, 2014

Top 10 Most Important Numbers in the World

Top 10 Most Important Numbers in the WorldFor this top ten article, we are showcasing some of the world's most important and most famous numbers. This list includes the Speed of light constant, Pi, Boltzmann's Constant, Gravitational Constant, The Golden Ratio, Imaginary Unit, Planck's Constant, Euler's Number, The Hubble Constant, and the Avogadro's Constant.

Now have some time read and checkout the 10 listed significant numbers below that really changed and affected the present world that we are living today. Here are your top 10 most important numbers in the world.

Related article : Top 10 Mathematical Equations that Changed the World



TOP : 10
Number : Avogadro's Constant
About : 6.0221415 x 1023 mol-1, defined as the number of constituent particles in one mole of a substance.
Importance : Used to establish relationships between physical constants and properties.

Avogadro's Constant
Avogadro's Constant



TOP : 9
Number : The Hubble Constant (500 km/s/Mpc or about 160 km/sec per million-light-years)
About : Determines the distance of galaxies from Earth and how fast they are moving away from us.
Importance : Proves that the universe is expanding and is used to estimate the size and age of the universe.

The Hubble Constant (500 km/s/Mpc or about 160 km/sec per million-light-years)
The Hubble Constant (500 km/s/Mpc or about 160 km/sec per million-light-years)



TOP : 8
Number : Euler's Constant also Euler's Number (6.0221415 x 1023 mol-1)
About : The exponential growth constant used in finance to determine compound interest.
Importance : Euler's number is critical to the description of decaying relationships, such as Carbon 14 dating.

Euler's Constant also Euler's Number (2.7182818284590452353602874713527)
Euler's Constant also Euler's Number (2.7182818284590452353602874713527)



TOP : 7
Number : Planck's Constant (6.62606957 × 10-34 m2 kg/s)
About : Named after Max Planck, a founder of quantum theory.
Importance : The number reflects the size and energy quanta in quantum mechanics, used to help determine the Uncertainty Principle.

Planck's Constant (6.62606957 × 10-34 m2 kg/s)
Planck's Constant (6.62606957 × 10-34 m2 kg/s)



TOP : 6
Number : Imaginary Unit
About : Equaling the square root of -1.
Importance : This number is used to get around the conundrum of there being no square roots of negative numbers.

Imaginary Unit
Imaginary Unit



TOP : 5
Number : The Golden Ratio
About : Used in financial technical analysis to predict a market's path.
Importance : Equating to approximately 1.61803, it is observed frequently in nature and is said to provide the mathematical basis of beauty.

The Golden Ratio
The Golden Ratio



TOP : 4
Number : Gravitational Constant
About : 6.67384 x 10-11 m3 kg-1 s-2, known as the constant G. Appears in Einstein's theory of relativity.
Importance : It helps calculate the force between two masses and is crucial for engineers.

Gravitational Constant
Gravitational Constant



TOP : 3
Number : Boltzmann's Constant
About : Occurs in nearly every statistical formulation of quantum and classical physics.
Importance : Can explain why ice cubs melt in water but are not spontaneously created in tepid water.

Boltzmann's Constant
Boltzmann's Constant



TOP : 2
Number : Pi (3.14159265358979323846264338327950288 or 3.14)
About : Known as Archimedes' constant, after he estimated the 1st calculation of Pi. It is the ratio of the circumference of a circle to its diameter and is used in fundamental principles of the universe.

Pi (3.14159265358979323846264338327950288 or 3.14)
Pi (3.14159265358979323846264338327950288 or 3.14)



TOP : 1
Number : Speed of Light
About : Measured at 299,792,458 meters per second and is in fact the most accurate way to define a meter's length.
Importance : The speed of light has been used in many formulas - most famously in E = mc2.




Data Sources :
  • www.youtube.com/watch?v=wISqQRj_AkI
  • www.businessinsider.com
  • NASA
  • Harvard
  • The Franklin Institute
  • Fox News
  • Wolfram
  • BBC
Photo Sources :
  • www.lrrpublic.cli.det.nsw.edu.au (10th photo)
  • www.en.wikipedia.org (9th photo)
  • www.dtop10list.com (8th, 7th, 5th, 4th, 3rd, 2nd and 1st photos)
  • www.tex.stackexchange.com (6th photo)
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Saturday, July 19, 2014

Top 10 Mathematical Equations that Changed the World

Top 10 Mathematical Equations that Changed the WorldFor this post we are showcasing some of the most famous mathematical equations ever constructed, created, formulated and proven by the most famous scientists, physicists and researchers. These equations are very important because it really influenced the present day that we are living today. Some of these equations calculates financial derivatives, calculates lengths of sides of triangle, calculate rate of change and more.

Now for this top ten article have some time to read and checkout the 10 listed mathematical equations that changed the world below. Here is your top 10 list.



TOP : 10
Equation : The Black-Scholes Model

The Black-Scholes Model
The Black-Scholes Model
Function : Calculates the price of financial derivatives.
Importance : Helped create the trillion dollar derivatives market but incorrect use contributed to the financial crisis.



TOP : 9
Equation : The Pythagorean Theorem

The Pythagorean Theorem
The Pythagorean Theorem
Function : Working out the lengths of the various sides of a triangle.

Pythagorean Theorem illustration
Pythagorean Theorem illustration
Importance : Foundation of modern trigonometry - used in surveying, mapping and navigation.



TOP : 8
Equation : The Fourier Transform

The Fourier Transform
The Fourier Transform

Function : Describes pattern in time as a function of frequency.
Importance : Used in JPEG compression, signal analysis and discovering the structure of molecules.



TOP : 7
Equation : Fundamental Theorem of Calculus

Fundamental Theorem of Calculus
Fundamental Theorem of Calculus

Function : Working out instantaneous rates of change.
Importance : Measurement of solids, curves and areas - used in medicine, economics and computer science.



TOP : 6
Equation : Euler's Formula Polyhedra

Euler's Formula Polyhedra
Euler's Formula Polyhedra

Function : Calculating the space of shapes.
Importance : Led to the development of topography - used in 3D mapping and by biologists to understand DNA.




TOP : 5
Equation : Universal Law of Gravitation

Universal Law of Gravitation
Universal Law of Gravitation

Function : Calculates the force of gravity between two objects.
Importance : Critical to astronomy - helped discover Pluto, used in space exploration and putting satellites in orbit.



TOP : 4
Equation : Maxwell's Equations

Maxwell's Equations
Maxwell's Equations
Function : Explain relationships between electric and magnetic fields.
Importance : Prediction and understanding of electromagnetic waves - used in radar, TV and modern communications.



TOP : 3
Equation : Second Law of Thermodynamics

Second Law of Thermodynamics
Second Law of Thermodynamics

Function : Explains entropy - the dissipation of energy and heat over time.
Importance : Proved perpetual motion is impossible and helped prove matter is made from atoms.



TOP : 2
Equation : The Schodinger Equation

The Schodinger Equation
The Schodinger Equation

Function : Models matter as a wave rather than a particle.
Importance : Revolutionized small-scale physics - crucial in developing modern computers via semiconductors and transistors.



TOP : 1
Equation : Theory of Special Relativity


Theory of Special Relativity
Theory of Special Relativity

Function : Shows mass and energy are interchangeable and explains behavior of objects at very high speeds.
Importance : Introduced the idea of time dilation and helped lead to nuclear weapons.



Data Sources :
  • Five Equatios that Changed the World by Michael Guillen
  • In Pursuit of the Unknown by Ian Stewart
  • Business Insider
  • BBC
  • The Guardian
Photo Source :
  • www.youtube.com/watch?v=KGpb3_XkEvg
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Tuesday, July 15, 2014

Top 10 Highest Mountains in Asia

Top 10 Highest Mountains in AsiaMountains are considered to be the highest point on Earth. They contain vast forests and wildlife. Without mountains there would be no high natural places to hide when there is a flood and other calamities that requires high places to survive. Mountains also block strong winds that can destroy properties or even kill people.

Now for this top ten article, we are showcasing some of the most highest mountains found in Asia - the largest continent. Have some time to read and checkout the 10 listed tall mountains below. Here they are guys!



TOP : 10
Mountain : Annapurna I
Location : Nepal
Height : 26,545

Annapurna I
Annapurna I



TOP : 9
Mountain : Nanga Parbat
Location : Pakistan
Height : 26,660

Nanga Parbat
Nanga Parbat



TOP : 8
Mountain : Manaslu
Location : Nepal
Height : 26,781

Manaslu Mountain
Manaslu Mountain



TOP : 7
Mountain : Dhaulagiri I
Location : Nepal
Height : 26,795

Dhaulagiri I Mountain
Dhaulagiri I Mountain



TOP : 6
Mountain : Cho Oyu
Location : Tibet and Nepal
Height : 26,864 feet

Cho Oyu Mountain
Cho Oyu Mountain



TOP : 5
Mountain : Makalu
Location : Nepal and China
Height : 27,838 feet

Makalu Mountain
Makalu Mountain



TOP : 4
Mountain : Lhotse
Location : Tibet and Nepal
Height : 27,940 feet

Lhotse Mountain
Lhotse Mountain



TOP : 3
Mountain : Kangchenjunga
Location : Nepal and India
Height : 28,169 feet

Kangchenjunga Mountain
Kangchenjunga Mountain



TOP : 2
Mountain : K2
Location : Pakistan and China
Height : 28,251 feet

K2 Mountain
K2 Mountain



TOP : 1
Mountain : Mount Everest
Location : Nepal and Tibet
Height : 29,029 feet

Mount Everest
Mount Everest



Data Source :
  • www.en.wikipedia.org
Photo Sources :
  • www.amical.de (10th photo)
  • www.itspak.wordpress.com (9th photo)
  • www.manaslutrailrace.org (8th photo)
  • www.halesitreks.com (7th photo)
  • www.hdwallpapersin.com (6th photo)
  • www.summitpost.org (5th photo)
  • www.forum.xcitefun.net (4th photo)
  • www.en.wikipedia.org (3rd photo)
  • www.thelovelyplanet.net (2nd photo)
  • www.snowbrains.com (1st photo)
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