Uncommon Science

Recent scientific findings and technological advances. Interesting facts and controversial theories about Human, Earth and the Universe

8 Foods That Will Help You Stay Focused

By | July 22nd, 2016|Categories: Brain Power, Psychology & Health, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , |

Do you find it difficult to concentrate on one task? These foods will help you stay focused and develop mental clarity. Whether you’re a student or someone in the workforce, maintaining a high level of focus during the day can be a challenge. In today’s world, there are too many distractions, like the internet, social [...]

Why Is Loneliness More Common Than Ever in Today’s Over-Connected World?

By | July 20th, 2016|Categories: Food for thought, Psychology & Health, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , |

Studies show that humanity is experiencing a real epidemic of loneliness even though in this day and age, we are more connected than ever. Gone are the days when you had to wait weeks and months for a letter from your loved one – now a second or two is all it takes. It has [...]

Here’s What the Sun Would Look Like from All the Planets of Our Solar System

By | July 19th, 2016|Categories: Uncommon Science, Universe|Tags: , , , , |

Have you ever imagined what the Sun would look like from all the planets of our solar system? This phenomenon is explored in these wonderful illustrations created by Ron Miller. Space is a mystery that has been confusing to humans since the dawn of time. After centuries of observation and research, we still do not [...]

Are Children with ADHD Actually Indigo Children?

By | July 18th, 2016|Categories: Food for thought, Parapsychology & Psychic Phenomena, Psychology & Health, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , , |

Children with ADHD or ADD are exhibiting some characteristics of the indigo children. If you’ve come to the realization that you are different than everyone around you, then you’re probably searching for some diagnosis of imperfection. Sadly, society has embraced the idea that if you aren’t a copy of everyone else, then something is wrong [...]

Powerful Photos Capture What Life with Anxiety Is Like

By | July 17th, 2016|Categories: Arts & Movies, Psychology & Health|Tags: , , , , , |

Life with anxiety can be tough. This series of beautiful photographs accurately depicts all the challenges of a life with anxiety. How ironic it is that people cannot live without fear and that at the same time, fear accompanies almost all psychological disorders. Fear is a powerful tool that shaped the evolution of human beings. [...]

How To Deal With Intrusive Thoughts – Suppress, Repress or Accept?

By | July 16th, 2016|Categories: Psychology & Health, Self-Improvement, Self-Knowledge & Personality Tests|Tags: , , , , , , |

Everyone is subject to intrusive thoughts on a daily basis. They are ideas, or images which occur spontaneously in the person’s mind, against their will. Most of the times, these thoughts are merely annoying. However, if they are coupled with a deeper, underlying issue, such as OCD or depression, intrusive thoughts can become more of [...]

13 Graphs Perfectly Demonstrate What Depression Feels Like

By | July 14th, 2016|Categories: Psychology & Health, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , |

Sometimes, words just aren’t enough, but there are other ways to get ideas across. These images will help you understand what depression feels like. Through drawings or illustrations, you can understand more than thousands of words put together could ever convey. Besides, when there are pictures involved, the audience is always more engaged - especially [...]

Speaking Different Languages, Multilinguals Experience a Sort of Personality Switch

By | July 13th, 2016|Categories: Languages, Psychology & Health, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , , , |

Science reveals the surprising effect speaking different languages has on one's personality. Being multilingual is something many of us have dreamed of achieving, but only a few manage to actually succeed. Being able to adapt to different languages and pick up the words and grammar of other cultures is something that is fascinating to those [...]

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