Why Do People Have Toenails?

Nails, like human hair or the claws and hooves of animals, are made of keratin. New cells are formed in the root of the nail, hidden mostly under the skin. As new cells grow, the “old” ones are pushed out. According to Wikipedia, the speed with which toenails grow depends largely on the terminal phalanx… Read More »

Why is the Drinking Age 21?

The U.S. is only one of three developed nations who have set their drinking age over 18. You might ask, “Why do we bother? Why 21?” After all, the other two countries–Japan and Iceland–only set theirs at 20. There are only three other nations that set theirs as high as 21: Indonesia, Mongolia, and Palau.… Read More »

Why Do Men Cheat?

Men and women alike go through trials, tribulations and temptations. We all find our own way of escaping them or dealing with them head on. However, a great number of us will also succumb to them. This is what happens to men in committed relationships. They cheat on their partners bringing hurt, shame and lack… Read More »

Why Do We Yawn?

Why do we yawn? This question has not been definitively answered, but there is plenty of conjecture on the subject. It is assumed that yawning must serve some purpose or function, but what has not been agreed upon. In simplest terms, all humans yawn and most animals having vertebrates do also, but why is still… Read More »

Why is the President Called the Commander-in-Chief?

A commander-in-chief is a person or a body that exercises supreme operational control of nation’s military and/or significant elements of the forces. It is a term that is normally used to refer to presidents and heads of states of countries. Practically, the term commander-in-chief is used to refer to the military competencies that a nation’s… Read More »

What Is the Fastest Way to Make Money in the Stock Market?

Making money in the stock market is not an easy task. It requires a lot of ingenuity, hard work, and insight. In other words, you cannot just go into the stock market blindly and still expect to make a quick buck. Contrarily, you will end up losing all that you had. This happens to many… Read More »