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Conspiracy theories can sometimes be so compelling and well presented that it can be easy to be swept up in them. Thankfully, there are people out there who are experts in dealing with the misinformation and disinformation found within...
10 Facts You Thought Were True… But Are Not… “Fact 1” The Color Red Makes Bulls Angry Bulls are actually colorblind, and it doesn’t make a difference what color is used for a matador’s cape. Bulls are naturally aggressive, and they...
What's so special about Pi?

What’s so special about Pi?

Formally, Pi is a mathematical constant whose value is the ratio of a circle’s circumference to its diameter (Pi = C/d). It’s also the same ratio of a circle’s area to its radius (Pi = A/r^2). Pi is an irrational number, meaning...
Pyramid Schemes: An Impossible Way to Make Money At some point in your life, you were probably approached by a friend or acquaintance who just discovered an incredible investment or business opportunity, and said that you, yes you, could join...
Evolution VS Creationism: How many times have you heard those words bundled together? Although there is no real debate in the scientific community with respect to evolution, creationists and “IDers” (those who believe in Intelligent Design, a fancy name for...
  Males out there, this post is for you. Females - I suppose the same rules could apply for stalls, but due to the proximity and openness of urinals, you must know that the rules for urinal etiquette listed below...
Over 2300 years ago, the Babylonians came up with the idea that the gods lived among the stars and other celestial objects, and were able to impose their will on humanity by controlling the destinies of individuals and nations...
Andrew Wakefield is in deeper, hotter water. Wakefield’s study fueled the MMR/vaccination/autism debate, and served as trusted evidence for the anti-vaccination movement, led now by Age of Autism, Jenny McCarthy, among others. An analysis conducted by British journalist Brian Deer, by...
Psychic Fails for 2010 2010 has come and gone, and predictably, a slew of failed psychic predictions have also passed.  Let’s take a look at a few and see how well the psychics fared.  The author’s comments will appear in...
What causes the phases of the moon? The phases of the moon are caused by the changing angles (or relative positions) of the Earth, moon, and Sun. The length of time from New Moon to New Moon is called the...