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Why can’t I own a Canadian?  Revisiting a letter to Dr. Laura.

Why can’t I own a Canadian? Revisiting a letter to Dr. Laura.

May 1, 2016 0

In May 2000, the state of Vermont permitted homosexual couples to contract “civil unions,” an official recognition that gave same-sex partners the legal benefits of marriage.  This “everything that is marriage but the name” decision pleased

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Visualizing how an impact crater forms

Visualizing how an impact crater forms

April 29, 2016 0

Watch this slow motion video of a rock crashing into water.  Take a minute to think what that might look like if you scaled up the size of the rock and the body of

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How to Ensure You’re Both on the Same Financial Page

How to Ensure You’re Both on the Same Financial Page

April 28, 2016 0

When you take the plunge and get engaged it can certainly be a very exciting time. You’ll begin to look forward to the big day and then your life together. Suddenly, both of you will

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10 Cognitive Biases that Affect Your Everyday Decisions

10 Cognitive Biases that Affect Your Everyday Decisions

April 26, 2016 0

We make countless decisions every day. Some may be life changing, while others are so trivial we’re not even aware they’re taking place.  In scenarios we haven’t faced before, pre-existing biases – formed based

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4 Sinister Urban Legends From Around the World

4 Sinister Urban Legends From Around the World

April 25, 2016 0

It seems every culture has its share of terrifying and disturbing stories spanning generations. While there have been some claims of genuine incidents that inspire these stories, many remain a mystery.   More often than not, they tap

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Has NASA’s Curiosity Rover found photo evidence of life on Mars?

Has NASA’s Curiosity Rover found photo evidence of life on Mars?

April 22, 2016 1

Since it’s dramatic landing on August 6th, 2012, NASA’s Mars Curiosity Rover has been sending back incredible images back to Earth.  Conspiracy theorists have been trawling through the publicly accessible photos taken by Curiosity

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5 of the world’s most bizarre sports (which you can try too)

5 of the world’s most bizarre sports (which you can try too)

April 19, 2016 0

It’s natural for humans to make a game out of exercising:  hitting balls with bats, throwing them into baskets and to each other, hitting pucks with sticks, and many more.  But conventional sports like

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50 of the most misleading, misused, ambiguous, and logically confused terms in psychology

50 of the most misleading, misused, ambiguous, and logically confused terms in psychology

April 14, 2016 0

The goal of this article is to promote clear thinking and clear writing among students and teachers of psychological science by curbing terminological misinformation and confusion. To this end, we present a provisional list

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What is it like to eat like an astronaut?

What is it like to eat like an astronaut?

April 13, 2016 0

Have you ever wondered what it’s like taking a trip very far away, and not to any exotic place on Earth, but to space? Leaving your home planet and heading for the endless vacuum

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Kick Off Euro 2016 With Football Star

Kick Off Euro 2016 With Football Star

April 13, 2016 0

The football world has major competitions every several years (otherwise known as the soccer world, for those of you living in the US).  The World Cup, much like the Olympic Games, is organized every four

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