When we want to protect our valuables, one of our first instincts is to place a lock on them and keep the key hidden. But as we’ve learned more than once, locks are actually much easier to break than we thought. And in this case, when I say “break,” I mean totally obliterate, rendering the lock completely useless. I think ... Read More »
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What is it with ghosts haunting bars? It seems like half of the ghost stories I read about are set in bars and pubs. Perhaps it has something to do with bars being places of life, or maybe spirits are drawn to these haunts because of the sadness that drives people to barstools around the world. While it’s a common ... Read More »
Little kids don’t have the same hang-ups about talking to strangers that adults do. If we don’t know people, we typically pass them on the street without a second thought. While that might get us where we need to go a little bit faster, it also forces us to miss out on connecting with those around us. We could learn ... Read More »
If you had the kind of family members who liked to pull coins out from behind your ear and trick you into thinking their thumb had fallen off, you’ve probably come across this weird optical illusion before. If you take a roll of paper and look through it with one eye whilst staring at your hand with another, it looks like a hole ... Read More »
I’m a ’80s kid. I played outside, drank from garden hoses, and rode my bike in the middle of the street. I wore my brother’s old t-shirts, straight-leg jeans, and Nike running shoes. This was the age before Facebook, you know! Sure, we had MSN Messenger, but that was only just starting to really take off in my town. So, ... Read More »
Dolce & Gabbana can’t stop putting its foot in its mouth. In this case that foot is wearing a multi-colored, pom-pom embellished sandal. The Italian luxury label recently uploaded pieces from its Spring Summer ’16 collection to its website for pre-order. Among them is a vibrant bedazzled shoe which the brand called the “Slave Sandal,” though it appears that the ... Read More »
In the United States, alcoholism is the third cause of preventable death which is accountable for nearly 88,000 deaths per year. Yet, a lot of the time, we’re blindsided by people’s alcohol intake because it’s such a socially acceptable activity. Just like taking medication, doing exercise and eating create chemical reactions in the brain, so does alcohol and the lack ... Read More »
It’s a question which has been poured over for centuries. What possesses a person to kill again and again? Only a tiny proportion of killers are prolific, with many murders falling under the category of “crime of passion”. However, scientists are now beginning to build a new understanding of what drives these individuals to kill again. A new infographic provided by ... Read More »