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8 Examples of Butterfly Effect That Changed the World Forever

By | 2017-05-27T16:14:44+00:00 May 27th, 2017|Categories: History & Archaeology, Uncommon Science, Weird & Unbelievable Facts|Tags: , , , |

The Butterfly Effect is a theory that a butterfly flapping its wings in one part of the world can cause devastating consequences in another part. Previously, the term was weather-related, but nowadays it is a metaphor for how a small and insignificant event can cause a major change in circumstances. It is virtually impossible to [...]

5 Classic Horror Movies That Have Changed the Way We Think

By | 2017-05-25T23:39:21+00:00 May 25th, 2017|Categories: Arts & Movies, Food for thought, Psychology & Mental Health|Tags: , , , , |

Since the beginning of filmmaking, horror fiction has always been popular. In many ways, classic horror movies have changed our perception of the world. The genre of horror has given mankind a new outlook on their fears. Classic horror movies of the past few decades have brought our worst nightmares to life. They have given [...]

The Hare Psychopathy Checklist with 20 Most Common Traits of a Psychopath

By | 2017-05-25T23:40:57+00:00 May 24th, 2017|Categories: Dark Personalities, Personality, Psychology & Mental Health|Tags: , , , , , , |

Here is an adapted version of the Hare Psychopathy Checklist, which can help you find out that someone you know might be a psychopath. The term ‘psychopath’ was first coined in the mid- to late 1800s, and comes from the Greek psykhe and pathos, which mean ‘sick mind’ or ‘suffering soul.’ In those days, psychopathy [...]

Are You Dating A Sociopath? 11 Signs to Look Out for

By | 2017-04-26T17:08:17+00:00 April 26th, 2017|Categories: Dark Personalities, Personality|Tags: , , , , , |

If you're in a relationship with someone who thrills you to bits, and you feel empty when he or she leaves you, you could be dating a sociopath. However, you feel used at times. Also, your partner may abuse you verbally. Dating a sociopath may make you emotionally uncomfortable. So, how would you know that your [...]

What Are the Dark Triad Traits and How to Spot Them in Someone You Know

By | 2017-05-25T23:42:57+00:00 April 10th, 2017|Categories: Dark Personalities, Personality, Psychology & Mental Health, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , , , , , |

The term Dark Triad may seem like words out of a crime novel. However, they refer to personality traits that make people magnets for conflict and disagreement. These negative qualities are a concern because they destroy relationships and compromise overall well-being. The good news is that there are saving graces. If people in your life [...]

The Effects of Child Neglect Demonstrated in Two Shocking Brain Scans

By | 2017-01-13T21:46:58+00:00 November 5th, 2016|Categories: Human Brain, Psychology & Mental Health, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , |

As it seems, child neglect causes irreparable damage to the brain. To a layperson, there is one big difference between the two brains in the image above, and that is size. Without knowing who they belong to we might surmise that they are of different ages, and that accounts for the discrepancy in volume. But [...]

3 Things Psychopaths Say to Make You Feel Crazy

By | 2017-05-26T23:07:29+00:00 May 3rd, 2016|Categories: Dark Personalities, Personality, Psychology & Mental Health|Tags: , , , , , |

Although many people think psychopaths are serial killers and mass murderers, it’s actually a term used for a personality type who fulfil basic non-violent criteria. Psychopaths are all around us, including our politicians, local business men & women and that person you sat next to on the bus this morning. Anybody can be a psychopath, [...]

Understanding Criminal Minds: What Is the Difference Between a Psychopath and a Sociopath?

By | 2017-05-25T23:42:15+00:00 April 4th, 2016|Categories: Dark Personalities, Personality, Psychology & Mental Health, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Both a psychopath and a sociopath are types of antisocial personality. These terms appear to be bandied around in today’s media more than ever. In fact, they are quite often used to define the same person. This is hardly surprising when you consider that they share many similar qualities. Both a psychopath and a sociopath [...]

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