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The Patterson–Gimlin film is a famous (especially among cryptozoologists), short motion picture of an unidentified subject the film-makers said was the cryptid known as "Bigfoot." The film-makers were Roger Patterson and Robert "Bob" Gimlin. Patterson died of cancer in 1972 and...
Looking for an edge so you can win your next big argument? Learn the 10 Commandments of Rational Debate and use them against your enemy as you obliterate their argument point by point (rationally, of course).  Knowing your logical fallacies and...
Our brains are incredibly powerful, but as we all know, they can be fooled with illusions of any sense.  You're likely more familiar with optical illusions, as they are frequently shared in social media circles.  But auditory illusions can...
Cryptids have long fascinated humanity. A cryptid is a mythological creature which has not yet been discovered. It is disputed within the zoology field due to lack of supporting evidence of its existence. Classic, well-known cryptids are creatures like...
Historians describe world history through various channels. They usually focus on regions and topics which include people's interactions and migrations. For instance, some study history by tracking developments in a specific time frame. Most historians utilize an expanded time...
Here's a list of 20 jokes that only intellectuals will understand (found originally on Tickld)... how many do you get? My two favorites: "It's hard to explain puns to kleptomaniacs because they always take things literally." "Helium walk into a...
Do you have the courage to question your beliefs and worldview? Arguably, there is no stronger belief than one's religion.  What would it take for you to entertain the thought that you - and the other followers of your religion...
Leonardo da Vinci was certainly one of the greatest inventors, artists, and humans of his time. Many prolific inventors have impressed mankind with their intelligence and ingenuity. They remarkably improved our way of life. From Thomas Edison’s light bulb...
Logical Fallacies are used when we form an argument using a misconception or presumption. An argument will be invalid if the logic used to reach the conclusion is false. This is regardless of whether the assumptions of that argument...
Have you ever lay on the beach, looked out across the ocean, and wondered what you could see on the other side? Well, then you might find this relatively interesting -  a map that shows the countries that are due...
We’ve all been there. You find yourself in the grocery store. Hopelessly, you try to find the fastest line for checkout. This can leave you feeling as frustrated as ever. Honestly, it’s enough to put a person of frequenting...
Geography has always been taken for granted. As a child, nothing was more mundane than learning about Europe and its geographical layout at school. Now that we are older and have been bitten by the travel bug, we can...
When the American space program achieved a moon landing on July 20th, 2969, the Apollo 11 spacecraft was launched by a powerful rocket called the Saturn V.   The Saturn V rocket was used to launch all the Apollo...
How to spot fake news

How to recognize fake news

How to identify and protect yourself from fake news In today's post-truth era, the concept of "fake news" has taken center stage.  Agenda disagrees with the facts?  It's fake news.  Don't like what the other networks are saying about you? ...
We've already used GIFs to explain how things work:  like how a lock and key works, how zippers work, and how sewing machines work. But now we've got 17 more GIF explainers.  Ever wonder how a massive cruise ship is...
Now that we're all carrying tiny computers around in our pockets, we have a universe of data at our fingertips. Most people use the easily accessible sum total of human knowledge to keep up with the Kardashians, but not...
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