Day: May 20, 2022

How Much Energy Does the Brain Use?

Like all the other parts of your body, your brain needs energy to operate.┬áSimon Laughlin, professor in the department of zoology at Cambridge University, explains why the brain needs so much energy, how it uses energy, and how those needs have affected our evolution. How much energy does the brain require? For the average adult […]

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Top 10 Ancient Roman Games and Recreation

Roman life was not always about negotium (work) and revolved much around otium (leisure). As much as they devoted their lives to their business (both upper class and lower class), they believed that fitness and recreation are equally important. The upper class would be occupied by their power struggle, while the lower class would farm […]

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