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36 Beautiful Words for Ugly, Embarrassing, Sad or Unpleasant Things

By |2018-09-06T12:39:34+00:00May 11th, 2018|Categories: Food for thought|Tags: , , , , |

Beauty may be in the eye of the beholder, but when it comes to language, it is strange that some beautiful words have meanings that are... well... a bit ugly. Read on to find some beautiful words for ugly, embarrassing, sad or unpleasant things that you might just like to know. The following beautiful words [...]

5 Mind Control Techniques Used by the Media to Evoke the Worst in Us

By |2018-11-23T23:30:48+00:00April 25th, 2018|Categories: Food for thought, Human Brain, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , , , |

When you think of mind control techniques, do you envisage some shady government agent in an unknown location, using dodgy methods for evil manipulation? It appears that this is quite a common first reaction. The truth, in fact, is a lot more subtle, and disturbing. The mass media have been long using various mind control [...]

Boys Don’t Cry and 10 More Ridiculous Society’s Lies You Should Finally Stop Believing

By |2018-09-19T16:42:01+00:00July 1st, 2017|Categories: Food for thought, Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Have you ever heard the saying, boys don’t cry? Well, it’s just another one of society's standards that don’t mean squat. I remember my father reprimanding my big brother after he got hurt. My father gave him a scolding and when tears came to his eyes, my father said, boys don’t cry.” Yes, he was a [...]

7 Fun Facts You Probably Didn’t Know about Usual Things Around You

By |2018-11-23T18:32:49+00:00March 21st, 2017|Categories: Weird & Unbelievable Facts|Tags: , , |

The universe is made up of so many amazing things that we will never know. Let's learn some fun facts about quite ordinary things. Do you have the feeling that your life is more boring that it should be? Perhaps you have always imagined doing amazing things in a different way. It may seem that [...]

Is Modern Society Killing the Type Of Women Men Want?

By |2018-11-23T18:32:46+00:00July 15th, 2016|Categories: Food for thought|Tags: , , , , , |

What type of women do men want today? Is the society killing the image that men have about women or giving them a greater choice? It seems like the ultimate question when it comes to dating is ‘what do men actually want in a woman?’ An initial Google search and the first site tells me [...]

Vintage Postcards Show How Different Women’s Beauty Standards Were 100 Years Ago

By |2018-09-15T22:58:36+00:00April 3rd, 2016|Categories: Arts & Movies, Food for thought|Tags: , |

Women's beauty has been a subject which started wars, troubled philosophers and inspired poets. As far as we can remember a topic of lady's appearance was important to both sexes equally, although we haven't always lived in a world that allowed so much freedom to women. Some might argue that even the present day isn't [...]

The Nature of Reality and the Universe Is Mathematical

By |2017-01-13T21:52:46+00:00February 7th, 2014|Categories: Uncommon Science|Tags: , |

What is the universe made of? Romantics would say it is made of stardust, realists would say – of matter. A famous cosmologist of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology Max Tegmark has a different idea: he states that the Universe is made of… mathematics. Professor Tegmark, who has also formulated the so-called Ultimate ensemble theory [...]

Beauty lights up the brain

By |2017-11-26T17:15:32+00:00March 22nd, 2012|Categories: Human Brain, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , |

According to British scientists, each time you admire the beauty of a work of art or a musical piece a particular area in front of the brain “lights up”. Specialists from the Wellcome Laboratory of Neurobiology of the University College London (UCL) published a report in the PLoS One magazine in which claimed that seeing [...]