Tuesday, 20 August, 2019

Month: August 2018

The Lepus Constellation

The Lepus Constellation

Lepus is a constellation lying just south of the celestial equator. Its name is Latin for hare. It is located below—immediately south—of Orion (the hunter), and is represented as a hare being chased by Orion’s hunting dogs. Lepus was one of the 48 constellations listed by the 2nd-century astronomer Ptolemy, and it remains one of the 88 modern constellations. Lepus

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Poached For Its Horn, This Rare Bird Struggles To Survive

Poached For Its Horn, This Rare Bird Struggles To Survive

The helmeted hornbill (Rhinoplax vigil) is a very large bird in the hornbill family. It is found on the Malay Peninsula, Sumatra and Borneo. The casque (helmetlike structure on the head) accounts for some 11% of its 3 kg weight. Unlike any other hornbill, the casque is almost solid and is used in head-to-head combat among males. It has mostly blackish

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Binge-Eating Disorder

Binge-Eating Disorder

Binge eating disorder is compulsive overeating. People who binge use food as a way to cope with unwanted emotions or stress. Available treatments for binge eating include individual counselling, nutrition counselling, group/family therapy, and sometimes medication. SYMPTOMS OF BINGE EATING DISORDER Most people overeat from time to time, and many

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