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What’s Wrong with Our Economic System? The Ugly Truth Most People Neglect

By |2019-02-20T14:22:46+00:00February 19th, 2019|Categories: Food for thought|Tags: , , , , |

More and more people start to realize that something about our current economic system is deeply wrong. There are some ugly truths many of us are unaware of or prefer to neglect. Some ideas and technologies are so old and entrenched that we can easily forget that they were once created. In fact, it's hard to [...]

The Psychology of Ethical Decision Making or Why We Make Immoral Decisions

By |2019-02-18T21:24:56+00:00February 18th, 2019|Categories: Food for thought, Psychology & Mental Health|Tags: , , , , , , , |

What goes on in our minds during ethical decision making? How do we justify ourselves when we make immoral decisions? There are several areas of research that can give us insight into ethical decision making. Ethical Decision Making and the ‘Meat Paradox’ I’d like to ask you two questions. Is animal torture morally wrong? I’m [...]

The Mystery of Wrinkled Fingertips in Water and 4 More Evolutionary Quirks

By |2019-02-08T20:20:05+00:00February 10th, 2019|Categories: Human Brain, Physics & Natural Sciences, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , , , |

Have you ever wondered why you get wrinkled fingertips if you are in water for long periods of time? It’s actually a neat evolutionary quirk, developed over time, designed to enable us to survive. So how does it work? Why do we get wrinkled fingertips? Not only that, but why is it only our fingertips [...]

10 Rare Mental Disorders You Have Probably Never Heard about

By |2019-02-06T19:40:40+00:00February 6th, 2019|Categories: Psychology & Mental Health, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , , , , , |

We can all name some common mental disorders. For instance, depression, anxiety, OCD are just a few. But what about rare mental disorders? The mind is a wonderful thing. After all, it’s what makes us human. It separates us from animals. But when it goes wrong, it can produce some horrifying symptoms. Here are 10 [...]

7 Controversial Theories of Evolution That Will Give You Food for Thought

By |2019-01-29T14:23:58+00:00January 29th, 2019|Categories: Earth, Food for thought, Physics & Natural Sciences, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , , , , |

It’s that age-old question – how did we get here? Theories of evolution can help us understand our origins. And yes, there are controversial ones. Whether you believe it or not, I would imagine that the majority of us have heard of Darwin’s theory of evolution. Darwin believed in natural selection. The premise of natural [...]

10 Questions That Make You Think about a Deeper Meaning of Life

By |2019-01-19T21:10:47+00:00January 19th, 2019|Categories: Food for thought, Self-Improvement, Spirituality|Tags: , , , , , |

The meaning of life is one of those questions that make you think.  It is one we all ask ourselves, but one which encompasses so many other questions. Finding the meaning of life can be almost impossible. It depends on who you are, how old you are, and what is truly important to you. We [...]

Has an Alien Signal Been Detected? SETI Research and the First Contact

By |2019-01-16T13:27:03+00:00January 16th, 2019|Categories: Extraterrestrials & UFOs, Uncommon Science, Unexplained Mysteries, Universe|Tags: , , , , , |

Astronomers have detected mysterious radio bursts from a galaxy 1.5 billion light-years away. So could this be an alien signal? Before we talk about an alien signal, let's mention that the universe is an overwhelming vast and silent space. This is because sound waves cannot travel through a vacuum. But we can hear electromagnetic or [...]

5 Controversial Theories of the Universe That Will Blow Your Mind

By |2019-01-14T23:02:16+00:00January 14th, 2019|Categories: Uncommon Science, Universe|Tags: , , , |

Have you ever sat under the stars and contemplated how it all begin? Then you might be interested in the many theories of the universe that attempt to explain its origins. We’ve all heard of the Big Bang Theory and are aware that our universe is expanding, but what other theories are out there? Are [...]