Japanese Imperial Sexual Slavery During World War II

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Over 200,000 women and girls were forced into sexual slavery by the Japanese Imperial Army during World War II across Asia. The Japanese referred to these people as “comfort women”. Since January 8, 1992, elderly Korean women and their supporters have protested in front of the Japanese embassy in Korea every single Wednesday without fail

The Most Vulnerable Cities Due To Climate Change

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Miami, United States of America is the number one city in the world in terms of risk related to global warming and flooding. Miami has experienced and continues to experience flooding of its streets as tides grow increasingly higher with each passing year. Projections estimate a full 6” of flooding by 2030, 2’ by 2060, and 7’ or more by 2100. The top 10 cities at risk in terms of population density by 2070 in ascending order are Kolkata, India, Mumbai, India, Dhaka, Bangladesh, Guangzhou, China, Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam, Shanghai, China, Bangkok, Thailand, Rangoon, Myanmar, Miami, United States of America, and Hai Phong, Vietnam

The Sense of Scent Utilizing Quantum Physics

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Almonds and cyanide have the same scent, and although they have different chemical bonds therefore giving them both different shapes, they vibrate at the quantum level on the same frequency. The nose listens for the quantum vibration more so than it looks for a certain shape to fit into its lock and key model of recognizing a scent which is why this is important. First a scent fits into the noses receptor which is the lock and key model and then molecular vibrations take over working in unison with the lock and key model to create the actual scent itself

Horse Racing Win Statistics

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Aside from racehorses at the highest echelon of the sport, most horses don’t repeat a win with consistency so choosing a horse with a recent previous win is statistically likely to result in a loss of the wager gambled. This is similar to how lottery numbers work. It’s not a past result which is likely to provide a future prediction, it’s the identification of a trend which is likely to come to fruition. Favorited horses only win 33% of the time, whether they are favorited because of their daily data or lifetime data. These horses however are almost always likely to “show” which means place in either 1st, 2nd, or 3rd place and occurs 99.8% of the time

William Ockham’s Philosophical Thought Experiment

William of Ockham was an English Franciscan friar, scholastic philosopher, and theologian who posited the question, “is something good because God wills it or does God will something because it is good?”. This essentially translates to “if God is infinite and always good, there cannot be evil in the world, but evil clearly exists, therefore God cannot be infinite and always good, ipso facto, is there really a God?”. William of Ockham is the person behind the theory of simplicity referred to as “Ockham’s razor” most often spelled as “Occam‘s razor”

Physical Size of Neanderthals

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Neanderthals were on average 6” shorter than human beings, due to their vast musculature caused by androgen hormones within their bodies which may have caused them to act more aggressive than their human counterparts. Neanderthals were barrel-chested with pectoral muscles twice the size that of a human beings chest. While Neanderthals were shorter than humans, their extra muscle mass would mean that a Neanderthal and human being could weigh the same mass but the Neanderthal would be up to 90% stronger than the human

Weight Lost Prior to Bariatric Surgery

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The reason bariatric patients are required to lose weight before undergoing bariatric surgery is because the liver becomes enlarged in obese patients and this enlarged liver sits directly atop of the area which needs to be operated upon. Shrinking of the liver is crucial prior to surgery to ensure the surgery is performed as safely as possible