Blog about everything.

Blog.

  • why do you jerk awake when falling asleep

    Hypnic jerks are a of the sleep process, so many doctors believe it\’s just the body \”twitching\” as it slowly shuts down for rest. Another leading theory, Breus says, is that it happens when the body goes through the first sleep stage too quickly, because it\’s so exhausted. During the first stage of sleep, which usually only lasts a few minutes, your breathing and heart rate slows down and your sleep is still very light.…

  • why do you need a deposit for a mortgage

    How big a deposit do I need? There is no standard amount that people need to have saved up before they can get a mortgage. But a basic principle to keep in mind is that the bigger the deposit you have, the cheaper the mortgage deals you will be able to get. This is because the more money you have to put towards a house, the less of a risk you pose to a lender.…

  • why do we see the colors we see

    The human eye and brain together translate light into color. Light receptors within the eye transmit messages to the brain, which produces the familiar sensations of color. Newton observed that color is not inherent in objects. Rather, the surface of an object reflects some colors and absorbs all the others. We perceive only the reflected colors. Thus, red is not in an apple. The surface of the apple is reflecting the wavelengths we see as…

  • why do we raise money for red nose day

    It\’s here! The third annual Red Nose Day in America is May 25, and NEWS CENTER is proud to participate in this wonderful cause. Red Nose Day is a campaign that uses the power of entertainment to raise money and awareness for children living in poverty. The very first Red Nose Day was held nearly 30 years ago in the U. K. Since then, they\’ve raised more than $1 billion. WCSH 6 (@WCSH6) NBC\’s Red…

  • why do you need a credit check for a job

    Applying for a job is stressful enough. Filling out an application and sitting for an interview are intense ways to put yourself out there. You might feel that everything about you is being judged: your experience, your intellect, even your appearance. After all that, the idea that you may be scrutinized based on your credit health as well might be too much to bear. Some worry that a credit score that needs work could affect…