Back to basics: mechanics, history of the ballpoint pen

It consists of a hollow barrel containing the ink and a pressurized gas. The cap contains an inner mechanism which when activated by pressing the button, releases a small amount of gas from the rear section. This forces the ink out through a hole in front where it can be used to write with.  Those […]

Our dull article: Aichmophobia, the fear of sharp objects

Aichmophobia is the fear of sharp objects. It’s not known to be a common phobia, even though it can cause intense anxiety and also panic attacks in some people. Most people suffering from aichmophobia have had very bad experiences with knives or other pointed objects that caused them physical harm. Or they might have seen […]

CBD Oil for Alzheimer’s & Dementia, Fact and Fiction

CBD for Alzheimer’s and neurodegenerative diseases is currently being examined by the medical community. There is no hard evidence showing that CBD or CBD products can stop, prevent or slow the progression of Alzheimer’s. However, CBD has been shown to be effective in treating some of the most common behavioral symptoms of the disease, such […]