What is a Brain Freeze and What’s The Science Behind it?

You know what the worst thing about devouring delicious ice cream is? Brain freeze. Or, as some people call it, an ‘ice cream headache.’ Have you ever wondered what is actually going on in your brain, however? When that sudden, sharp pain takes over, what is really happening? We’re going...

How Does Color Affect You Physically And Mentally

We all have our favorite colors, patterns or shapes. But have you ever wondered if you’d feel different in a blue room than you would in a red room? Pablo Picasso once said that colors follow the changes of emotions, and this theory has since been researched. Many scientists now...

Why Do Cats Like Cardboard Boxes?

It does not matter if you own a cat or not, you are bound to see it, or at least know about it. Cats absolutely, positively love cardboard boxes. It is many a cat owner’s angst that their feline friend prefers the cardboard box over the deluxe cat tower which...

These Tiny Hacks Will Help You Fight Your Jet Lag

If you travel a lot, or if you’ve got a long-haul flight coming up – knowing the tips to fight jet lag can make the difference between a great trip and an I-wish-I-was-asleep trip. Flying across multiple time zones can really mess up your body clock, making you feel tired,...

How to Make a Dutch Braid in Six Steps

There comes the point when you’re so bored with your everyday hairdo that you just want to try something different – but you don’t quite know how or where to find the best ‘do to suit you. Braids are some of the easiest hairstyles to do on yourself. They’re fashion...

Where And How To Plant a Vegetable Garden (for beginners)

Growing your own fruit and vegetables can seem like a great idea – until you get all the gear and realize that you actually have no clue what you’re doing! Edible gardening is a growing market (quite literally) that will save you money, give you more options, and save the...

These Inventions Changed Everything

The modern world is full of wonders. Can you imagine living in a world where the fastest way to get a message from one place to the next is via pigeon? There was also, at one time, a world where your house would be destroyed anytime it rained, snowed, or...

Amazing Facts You Probably Didn’t Know About Salvador Dali

Salvador Dali is perhaps the most famous surrealist painter of all time, painting crazy pictures, and just being an eccentric person overall. There are tons of stories of him and his crazy antics, all of which only served to increase the mystique surrounding him and his crazy paintings. Dali never...

Liberia – The World’s Best Surf Spot

Surfers around the world are always looking for the next big wave, the next unspoiled location where they can catch big waves undisturbed by novices. Ideally, this type of pristine surf location will have perfect wave after perfect wave, big enough to surf on while at the same time uncluttered...

Surprising things you didn’t know were created by people

Ahh nature, so full of abundance, working perfectly in unison with everything else. Mother earth grows amazing foods for us to eat, rainforests to clean the air we breathe, and, sometimes, she gets angry and sends earthquakes to remind us who’s boss. Except, a lot of that isn’t true. In...

The World’s 5 Best Treks

The world’s best treks will challenge you both mentally and physically, however, will expand your view of the world, and will feed your desire to explore the unknown and experience a spectacular journey. They are only for the most adventurous of people. Here are the 5 best. Kilimanjaro, Tanzania The...

10 Reasons To Visit Canada

Canada has a lot to offer between its wide open spaces, beautiful cities, the Rocky Mountains and the Arctic archipelagos.  If this isn’t enough for you, here are 10 reasons to visit this unique country. Its 150th birthday This year, Canada is celebrating its 150 birthday. There are endless special...

Did You Know Climate Helped Shape Your Nose?

The nose is one of our most distinctive facial features. It conditions the air in which we breathe and ensures that it is moist and warm when it gets to the lungs, and assists in preventing infections.  But from an aesthetic perspective, have you ever wondered how we get the...

What Really Happens When You Swallow Gum?

Throughout your entire childhood, you probably heard the rumor that swallowing your gum will stay in your stomach for an entire seven years. This made you completely terrified to swallow your gum and you avoided it at all costs. But did you ever really check the facts, and see what...

The Ancients Actually Did This Better Than Us

Merely a few decades ago, ancient civilizations were thought to be extremely primitive and simple. Although, there have been several discoveries since that time that in fact reveal a lot of shocking information about these ancient cultures.  Mainly, that many of them had highly advanced knowledge about metallurgy, astronomy, chemistry...

These 5 tricks will help you become more charismatic

Learning to be charismatic is simple and starts with the first step: focus on others more than you do yourself. From here, you can only succeed, and soon you’ll love yourself, and others will love you. Listen more than you talk Normally, it’s said that the loudest and the most...

The science behind color blindness

Being color blind most often is caused by a genetic condition that is hereditary. In simpler words, people are usually just born with it. Blue as well as red/green color blindness is generally passed from parents to their children. The specific gene which causes color blindness is carried through the...

Why Do We Often Feel Like Everyone is Staring at Us?

You have inevitably felt at some point or another that people are starting at you. And although a myriad of conclusions probably went through your mind, you also definitely never figured out why exactly. Unless, of course, you noticed your fly was open after. Well, for one, if there is...

Why Do Some People Believe The Moon Landing Never Happened?

The United States celebrated the fortieth anniversary of the first landing in the summer of 2009. However, among all of this excitement, almost every news story about the anniversary had some skepticism about whether or not the moon landing actually happened. This idea of a “fake moon-landing” is not something that...

A Closer Look At The Benefits of Drinking Water

Other than the fact that we humans need water in order to survive, there are plenty of other reasons to drink H2O that aren’t related to survival, but for thriving! First of all, we are mostly made up of water, meaning we need it in order to keep ourselves alive...
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