What Exactly is the Equinox, and Why Does it Happen?
We experience equinox twice in a year or every six months. During these times, the Earth experiences roughly the same amount of day and night – about 12 hours of daylight and 12..
How Sticking a Body Part Out The Window Could Result In Losing It
Is it harmless or utterly stupid to stick out an arm out a moving car window? How many times have your parents reprimanded you not do it? The excitement is too great, you end up..
The Top 3 Hiking Spots in Japan
You may not be the only person surprised to hear about the best hiking spots Japan has to offer, and that’s because the Land of the Rising Sun isn’t famously linked to the activity,..
Lonely Planet’s 2019 Must-Visit City is Also One of the Happiest Places On Earth
Lonely Planet is the best company to get the most comprehensive, genius and portable travel guides across the world. Their yearly guides help even the most seasoned travelers get..
Do All Alcohols Freeze?
Many of us enjoy an occasional alcohol freezer. Whether it's a watermelon granita or an accidental half-frozen beer. Although alcohol does freeze, we may notice that not all alcohol..
Facebook’s Battle Against Fake News
Facebook has just announced that it is in the process of launching a range of updates intended to fight the spread of fabricated and harmful information on its site, intensifying..
Should You Be Required to Prove You’ve Actually Read an Article Before Commenting?
Reading online comments you may have already noticed this strange phenomenon that 62% of adult Americans are guilty of, according to the Pew Research Center. We’re talking about..
Tip of the Day: Always Fill Your Gas Tank on Mondays
Is there a ‘good’ and ‘bad’ day to fill up your gas tank? Apparently, there is and it is based on some very good if not practical reasons. We will cut to the chase and tell you..
4 Facts About the Classic Ginger Jar
Ginger jars (those blue and white ceramic urns on display inside your mom's sideboard in the dining room) have been a classic part of our decorating vernacular, but we hardly ever..
Is ‘New Car Smell’ Bad for Your Health?
In this episode of BrainStuff, Ben Howlin reveals that the smell of new cars is a combination of different substances. People love the "new car scent" so much that people buy sprays..
Find Out These Celebrities’ Rags-To-Riches Stories
Celebrities are usually the best source of rags-to-riches stories. Whether they are actors, ball players, or singers, we rounded up a list of famous people who started out very..
Poisonous Death Cap Mushrooms are Taking Over North American Eco-Systems
Back in 2016, a sudden mushroom-bloom in the San Francisco Bay area of the amanita phalloides, notoriously known as, the “death cap” mushroom. 14 individuals ate the toxic shroom..
The 12 Best Online Coding Academies
As we forge deeper into the 21st century, the phrase “learn to code” has become a common catchcry, heard every time someone loses a job or mentions they’re thinking about trying..
#Pinkseason: 12 Pink Plants That Will Upgrade Your Home Decor
In the plant world, the green color reigns supreme, but pink is getting it's much deserved moment. With plants having striped, speckled, or mottled variations, you won't need to..
What You Can Do About Global Warming
In the end, it’s all about one vital thing: As much as possible, avoid using those things that produce greenhouse gas emissions. In your own locality, you can start by consuming..
How to Grow Gorgeous Orchids
Orchids require different water care depending on their potting media. It's essential that owners know the proper way to do it if they want their orchid to stay healthy and bloom..
The World Wide Web Celebrates it’s 30th Birthday
The idea of the World Wide Web was first introduced on March 12, 1989. Way before the craze of MySpace, Youtube, Facebook, and even Instagram, Tim Berners-Lee, a software engineer,..
Science-Based Benefits to Fasting
Fasting is the practice of abstaining from food and drink for a particular period of time. People fast as part of their culture, religion or simply for their health. Studies show..
Game of Thrones Author Wishes He Finished His Books First
Now that the HBO hit series Game of Thrones has come to an end, we can now reflect on how different the ending was, compared to A Song of Fire and Ice books by George R.R. Martin...
A Taste of Greece: Tinos’ Brand New Culinary Scene
From beekeeping to winemaking, native islanders and guests armed with different agricultural expertise are establishing a food enthusiast haven at Tinos on the Cyclades. And they..