Chimpanzees are our closest living relatives. Much about them has only been discovered recently, and misconceptions abound dueRead more
This list looks at rather unfortunate parts of Western history in the 18th century.
Today we place high value on personal hygiene but back in the day people could go from cradle to grave without ever immersing themselves in water.
Many people believed that bathing was unhealthy and that soaking in water, especially hot water, would let disease enter the body.Read more
Advertising… bad to lying…
While most people know that banner ads from companies you’ve never heard of that promise to melt away “20 pounds in a week, no exercise required!” should be taken with a grain of salt, some huge and highly respected brands are also guilty of telling their consumers major lies to make sales.
You’d have to be pretty dumb to believe some of them.
Origin. Does the recent news by scientists of a comet containing a chemical building block of life furnishRead more
Mind-reading device… Recently, a respectable scientific journal Nature published an article that ten years ago would have beenRead more
Nether world… Many of those people, who wake up from clinical death, say that they were traveling alongRead more
What is this, brain? The human brain is the center of the human nervous system. It has theRead more
Cholesterol at… High cholesterol level is on the top of the list among the risk factors causing fatal diseasesRead more
Immortality is the ability to live forever. It is unknown whether human physical immortality is an achievable condition.Read more
The immune system of modern humans has developed thanks to the genes of another species. Homo sapiens may have survived only for the reason that in Europe they had sex with Neanderthals, and in Asia – with the Denisovans, the recently discovered hominids.Read more