This August we will have two full moons! The second one that is called “Blue Moon” falls on the last night of summer.
Blue moon is a second full moon that takes place within one month. This year it will happen in August: the first fool moon will be on August, 2 and the second and more “rare” one – on August, 31.
It is not a very common phenomenon when two full moons are observed within one month, especially when it comes to the August moon. The second full moon in the month is called “blue”, not only because it is rare and unusual but because once it really used to be blue. And not for just one night, but for years. (more…)
In our society the word “laziness” has negative connotations. Epithets that are associated with the word “lazy” are not too attractive: boring, uninteresting, passive, inactive. Laziness is not even a feature of character. From the standpoint of psychology, laziness is a lack of motivation. Very often, laziness can be a sign of depression or waste of personal energy. The causes of laziness can be: (more…)
Eyes do not betray the liar, say researchers from the University of Edinburgh, Scotland, breaking an “incriminating evidence” which has been defining the conclusions of experts, authorities or even partners for decades. Tests carried out by experts with the help of video, showed that eye movements reveal nothing about whether someone is telling the truth or not. However, they found five other signs that could reveal a little (or big) Pinocchio.
To date, several psychologists believed that when a right-handed is looking at the right direction, then he is probably lying; and when he is looking at the left direction, then he is probably sincere.
According to Professor Richard Wiseman and his research team, that is not true. (more…)
For some it is an ordinary day and for others, whose number amounts up to 60 million people, is an unlucky day that causes fear. It gives inspiration for thriller movies and becomes a true nightmare for superstitious people. In addition we are having a leap year, which already includes two other, except for today, “superstitious” days…
Research of the University of Hertfordshire in Great Britain showed that one in four people who face this fear is more anxious and thus more prone to accidents on Friday, 13. (more…)
If you believe that aliens are little green men, you should probably forget it, since, according to scientists, these beings (if they exist) would probably look like giant jellyfish with orange underbelly!
According to British scientist Maggie Aderin-Pocock, it is likely that extraterrestrial life exists and is even stranger than we imagine. She claims that alien beings look like known jellyfishes that swim the seas. The difference is that they have a metal outer skin, and their internal parts are of orange color. (more…)