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That kilt-like garment worn by men in ancient #Egypt was called a shendyt. They were worn by men because they provided freedom of movement during battle. #history https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shendyt
The golden ratio is not as big a deal as people think it is. For example, the famous nautilus shell example is just wrong. Nautilus shells don't fit the golden ratio, not even close. Another classic example, Greek architecture, doesn't fit the golden ratio either. The Vitruvian Man does, but that was on purpose. Da Vinci had a fascination with the ratio. But even still, the Mona Lisa doesn't fit the ratio. In fact not even the canvas of the Mona Lisa...
Sirius is the brightest star in Earth's sky. It is actually a binary system, meaning it is 2 stars, known as Sirius A and Sirius B. It is so bright partly because it is a really bright star to begin with, but also because it is very close to Earth. It is only about 8.6 light years away. Over the next 60,000 years in will be gradually moving closer to our solar system. Sirius has historical significance in various cultures around the world, because in some areas it is only...
Stridulate: to make a shrill creaking noise by rubbing together special bodily structures — used especially of male insects (such as crickets or grasshoppers). #vocabulary https://www.merriam-webster.com/word-of-the-day/stridulate-2017-11-04
Adiponectin - A #hormone that is released during weight lifting. It enhances #insulin sensitivity, causing your muscles to take in more sugars and carbs. Resistance training also improves nutrient portioning, which means it causes you body to use more of the food you eat for building #muscle rather than fat. #fitness #exercise #nutrition
disponibile available #italian
Il corridoio = hallway #italian
campo da Basket #Italian
Sagacious Definition: Of keen and farsighted judgement. #vocabulary
Color constancy - The ability of our brain to recognize 2 instances of a color as being the same color even though one is in a light setting and the other is covered by a shadow. #GraphicDesign #DesignForHackers