You have been invited to an important fundraising gala at your old college and decided that this black-tie event demands a short collar super white Italian shirt, like the one you bought years ago for your wedding. When you bravely tried the wedding shirt on (size 16), your wife noted that the collar suffocates you and you need about 1/4″ more space everywhere in-between your neck and the collar all around your neck. What size shirt do you need to buy? In case you don’t know the shirt size 16 means that a tape wrapped around your neck and two fingers positioned flat upfront will measure 16 inches.
Laughing feels good. Laughing is indeed good in most cases. A good belly laugh amounts to an aerobic exercise as your blood pressure and heart rate increase, your breathing changes and your diaphragm contracts. Laughing has also been shown to boost the immune system and reduce stress.
Laughing is thus good for your brain! Here are two fun ways to take a further look at laughter and the brain :
- Listen to these laughs and decide whether it is a human or a computer laughing.
- Try this to find out how much you are stressed. You may be surprised…
- What is going on in these 2 pictures below?
- Is there some element out of place?
Ready. Set. Go! [Read more…] about #11. What is going on with these pictures?