Scientists analyzed three years of major league baseball games to see if they could find a link between jet lag, and home field advantage.
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They discovered that baseball teams playing at home won over half the time. However, if the visiting team had just traveled eastward, say, from L.A. to New York, the home team scored more runs.
The terrain of the city, all that concrete and those rooftops, absorbs heat during the day. At night the hot air rises, creating the low-pressure heat island that sucks in cooler air from the perimeter of the city.
Sometimes an abnormality can mean that the area is cancerous or will become cancerous.