Uncommon Science

How to Make Time Go Faster: 5 Science-Backed Tips

We've all been there, perhaps this year more than ever! You're waiting for something, or possibly waiting it out, and…

2 years ago

William James Sidis: the Tragic Story of the Smartest Person Ever Lived

If I asked you to name the smartest person who ever lived, you might say Albert Einstein, Leonardo da Vinci,…

2 years ago

Grigori Perelman: the Reclusive Math Genius Who Declined a $1 Million Prize

Ask children today what they want to be when they grow up, and the chances are they will say ‘rich…

2 years ago

5 Dark & Unknown Santa Claus History Tales

When we think of Santa Claus history, we imagine a rather rotund, merry, and jolly old figure. We can picture…

2 years ago

‘Christmas Star’ Will Appear in the Sky for the First Time After 800 Years

This winter solstice brings us a one-in-lifetime chance to witness a rare astronomical phenomenon called ‘Christmas star’ or, more scientifically,…

2 years ago

Rare Halloween Blue Moon Is to Add Eeriness to All Saints’ Eve

Get ready - the rare Halloween blue moon is upon us! Halloween is on its own a very special holiday…

2 years ago

8 Hand Gestures That Have Totally Different Meanings Around the World

Have you ever been warned against using certain hand gestures when travelling abroad? Can you recognise where a person comes…

2 years ago

Here’s How Phone Addiction Alters Your Brain, Shown in Brain Scans

Technology has changed so many things, and not all these changes are for the better. Phone addiction is one of…

2 years ago

12 Interesting Word Origins You Had No Idea about

Our use of language makes us human. Yet, we pay little attention to where words come from. Well, here are…

2 years ago

This June, We Will Have Both a Lunar and Solar Eclipse!

All eclipses documented between 1900 and 2199 did provide or will provide over 2 centuries of amazing celestial beauty. Our…

3 years ago

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