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About Valerie

I'm a law student who is fond of reading and writing about interesting topics on science (especially cognitive science and psychology), technology, and different extraterrestrial and paranormal stuff. I'm passionate about movies, travelling and photography.

4 Biographical Movies That Will Make You Learn History and Think about Life

By | 2018-01-20T23:36:17+00:00 January 20th, 2018|Categories: Arts & Movies, Food for thought, History & Archaeology|Tags: , , |

Biographical movies are a very popular genre in the movie industry. Who doesn't like watching an emotive story that has extra gravity because the events actually happened and the people actually existed? The problem with Hollywood biographical movies though, even those reportedly based on true stories, is how accurate they are. Sometimes, film-makers distort the [...]

How Will Virtual Assistants Shape Our Lives in the Near Future?

By | 2018-01-06T14:26:38+00:00 January 6th, 2018|Categories: Futurism & Technology, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , |

Virtual assistants like Alexa, Siri and Cortana are slowly becoming part of our everyday life. What prospects does the digital assistance technology have and how will it shape our lives in the future? The first iPhone was released just over a decade ago, sending shockwaves across the entire mobile industry. Personal computing was brought to [...]

7 Types of Liars and How to Recognize and Deal with Each

By | 2018-01-10T19:41:59+00:00 December 23rd, 2017|Categories: Dark Personalities, Personality|Tags: , , , , |

Did you know that there are different types of liars? In order to confront each of them effectively, it’s important to recognize which type you are dealing with. Lying is a terribly destructive thing. Not only does it cause pain and hurt for the one being lied to but the one doing the lying too. [...]

10 Motivational Quotes about Life That Will Make You Think

By | 2017-12-17T22:56:25+00:00 December 17th, 2017|Categories: Food for thought, Self-Improvement, Success Skills, Thought-Provoking Quotes|Tags: , , , |

This list of motivational quotes about life will make you think about life from a different perspective and will help you believe in yourself. The idea of having a successful life can mean so many things to so many people. Unfortunately, when we enter into the world, it can be very rare that your parents [...]

7 Amazing Facts about the Brain You Need to Know

By | 2017-11-21T20:28:52+00:00 November 21st, 2017|Categories: Brain Power, Human Brain, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , |

As you already know, the human mind is a very interesting thing. Here are some amazing facts about the brain backed by studies. While you utilize your brain on a daily basis, you must remember that the human brain is not fully understood. A significant amount of research has been put into this specific subject, [...]

3 Ways the Invasion of Privacy Takes Place Today through Current Technology

By | 2017-11-12T13:07:04+00:00 November 12th, 2017|Categories: Food for thought, Futurism & Technology, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , |

You may not be aware of that, but the invasion of privacy takes place every day in the modern world. Current technologies have made it possible to happen. Imagine there were people watching and listening to you every moment of every day. From when you woke up in the morning, during your commute to work, [...]

How a Good Night’s Sleep Is Crucial for Mental Health and Cognitive Performance

By | 2017-11-01T13:37:42+00:00 November 1st, 2017|Categories: Brain Power, Human Brain, Psychology & Mental Health, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , |

Multiple studies show that good night’s sleep is essential for maintaining one’s mental health and cognitive functions in shape. It used to be that sleeping was associated with weakness or attributed to being boring. How many times have you heard the sayings, "sleep is for the weak" or "I'll sleep when I'm dead!" Sage advice? [...]

Sleep Research Reveals Scary and Amazing Facts You Didn’t Know about Sleep

By | 2017-09-26T19:38:54+00:00 September 20th, 2017|Categories: Human Brain, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , |

Sleep research studies a thing we all do every night – sleeping. You will be surprised to learn that there is much more to this ordinary activity than you thought. There are only two things that happen on an average day: sleep, and everything else. And, since we spend our waking lives thinking about everything [...]