Thump! Thump! Thump! Your heart beats in synchrony with the basketball as you dribble down the court. You swiftly shift gears into a pure state of flow as your eyes lock with the net. After the game, your body is a whirlwind of excitement, relief, and exhaustion.
A game of basketball is truly a full-body workout; you’re running, dribbling, shooting; your heart rate increases; and it takes a whole lot of concentration (let’s not forget, your brain accounts for 20 percent of all calories consumed by the body), too.
So, just how energy-intensive is a game of basketball? Experts at Dunk or Three slam-dunked it down to a science and have the answer.
Summer’s over but the coronavirus pandemic appears to have no end in sight. Case numbers are still on the rise, schools change their plans for reopening every other day, social injustice continues to take more victims, and 10.2 percent of Americans remain unemployed.
Oh, let’s not forget to mention there’s an incredibly important presidential election looming over our nation, too.
Needless to say, 2020 has left us in a global fugue, confined to our homes and a prisoner of our minds, using moods like chalk to tally down the days spent in quarantine. After all, the varying emotions seem to be the only way to tell the days apart anymore.
DNA sequencing, a once distant, sci-fi fantasy that took over 20,000 CPU hours just 21 years ago has found its way into our hearts and homes through at-home DNA test kits.
But with so many different companies offering DNA tests that range from ancestry to health analysis — all of which, are available at highly-competitive prices — how does one determine which one is “the best?”
Fortunately, experts at The DNA Tests have stepped up to the plate to answer everything you’ve been curious about.
From social media marketing tips to taking pride in your business, motivational speaker and writer Rosalyn L. Farmer helps entrepreneurs grow their business through her enriching weekly podcast, “Words of Advice Business Show.”
Your heart’s beating like a racehorse and you’re gasping for air. Beads of sweat break from your pores and trickle across your skin. Your stomach’s in a twist and your mind is either shouting garbled nonsense or filled with cotton balls.
Sound familiar? These are among the most common symptoms of anxiety. About 31 percent of adults in America will experience anxiety at some point in their life, according to the National Institute of Mental Health.
In addition to interfering with your daily life, anxiety can make sleeping seem like an impossibly arduous task. But… why?
Fortunately, Vanessa O. of Sleepopolis is here to explain the ins and outs of anxiety-induced insomnia.
Indie-electric band Moontower encourages you to join them for unique, cutting-edge, interactive performances as they jam from home on their “What Day Is It?” virtual tour.
“The tour will include live performances in front of captivating art installations, LED light shows (from the same team as Coachella), interactive elements such as choose your own adventure setlist voted by the fans, giveaways, social hour complete with Q&A’s and games, custom Zoom downloads and exclusive merch and lots of special guests from around the world,” the press release for the virtual tour states.
Tickets for the performances tomorrow night and Thursday evening are just $9 — and it’s in support of a great cause. A portion of the proceeds will be donated to the National Independent Venue Association.