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Signs Asperger’s Syndrome Could Be the Next Stage of Human Evolution

By |2019-05-23T17:32:12+03:00May 24th, 2019|Categories: Food for thought, Psychology & Mental Health, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Asperger’s Syndrome is a disorder characterized by poor social skills - however, some believe there are signs it will contribute to our evolution. Before I explain why, I’d like to tell you a story. Years ago, I worked for a government office that dealt with sick leave and benefits payments. One of my jobs was [...]

13 Commonly Misused Words That May Belie Your Intelligence

By |2019-05-21T22:30:03+03:00May 21st, 2019|Categories: Food for thought|Tags: , , , , , , |

Our language is a wonderful tool. We use it to communicate our innermost thoughts and feelings. Writers in particular love to seek out words that add nuance and layers to their work. But in doing so, they can sometimes pick commonly misused words. It can be tempting to pop that unusual word into your blog [...]

7 Signs of Ignorant People Who Just Pretend to Be Smart

By |2019-05-18T11:22:14+03:00May 18th, 2019|Categories: Personal Development, Personality|Tags: , , , , , |

Some people appear to be intelligent, but usually, these individuals are more ignorant than smart. There are ways to tell. Have you ever met someone who seemed to know everything? Well, if you’re a bit naïve or just young, you might believe the things they say. However, if you use your head, your actual intelligence, [...]

What Is Existential Intelligence and 10 Signs Yours Is Above Average

By |2019-05-09T19:14:16+03:00May 9th, 2019|Categories: Personal Development, Self-Improvement, Self-Knowledge & Personality Tests, Spirituality|Tags: , , , , , |

Existential intelligence is the ability to think philosophically and use your intuition. The following signs indicate that yours might be above average. If you have high existential intelligence, you probably don't spend much time thinking about shopping or celebrities. Instead, you think about the big questions of life - a lot! Many people are happy [...]

5 Remarkable Examples of Animal Intelligence That Will Leave You in Awe

By |2019-04-19T15:53:54+03:00April 19th, 2019|Categories: Physics & Natural Sciences, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , , , |

Animal intelligence could stretch to more than just an elephant’s excellent memory! As these examples will reveal. The intelligence of animals surpasses what we realize. But the first question is, how is animal intelligence measured? There have been many experiments carried out that could prove animal intelligence really exists. We only have to look at [...]

How the Power of Names Influences Our Life, According to Science

By |2019-04-17T17:54:32+03:00April 17th, 2019|Categories: Personality|Tags: , , , , , |

Is there such as thing as a powerful name? More to the point, can our names have an influence on our lives? What’s behind the power of names? We make instant judgements about people when we meet them. First impressions count. Names bring with them a lot of information about a person. We can tell [...]

What Is the Halo Effect and 5 Ways It Distorts Your Perception of Others

By |2019-04-15T14:35:59+03:00April 15th, 2019|Categories: Personality, Psychology & Mental Health|Tags: , , , |

Have you ever thought you could tell what a person was like just from a superficial impression of them? You might have been under the influence of the halo effect. This term refers to a tendency of people to make global evaluations of people they don’t know based on specific perceived characteristics. There are several [...]

The Intriguing Holographic Universe Theory and Its Roots in Ancient Philosophy

By |2019-04-05T15:17:40+03:00April 5th, 2019|Categories: Food for thought, Physics & Natural Sciences, Uncommon Science, Universe|Tags: , , , , , , |

The idea of a holographic universe is a relatively new scientific theory. It suggests a whole new way of perceiving the universe. However, the concept of the holographic nature of our universe and the questioning of our physical reality have been incited by and explored by humans for thousands of years. Some ancient philosophers have explored [...]