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10 Psychological Experiments That Went Horribly Wrong

10 Psychological Experiments That Went Horribly Wrong

Psychology as we know it is a relatively young science, but since its inception it has helped us to gain a greater understanding of ourselves and our interactions with the world. Many psychological...

The Ten Most Revealing Psych Experiments

The Ten Most Revealing Psych Experiments

Psychology is the study of the human mind and mental processes in relation to human behaviors - human nature. Due to its subject matter, psychology is not considered a 'hard' science, even though psychologists...

10 Most Radioactive Places on Earth

10 Most Radioactive Places on Earth

Intro: While the 2011 earthquake and the worries about Fukushima have brought the threat of radioactivity back into the public consciousness, many people still do not realize that radioactive contamination is a worldwide danger. Radionuclides are in the top six toxic threats as listed in the 2010...

15 of the Worst Experimental Deaths of All Time

15 of the Worst Experimental Deaths of All Time

When you run experiments, there's inherently an element of the unknown. After all, we're trying to figure out things we don't know. And sometimes, things go wrong. FATALLY WRONG! Here are some of the most interesting, most intriguing, and sometimes most horrific, experimental deaths we've ever...

15 Cute Animals That Will Cause You Horrible Harm

15 Cute Animals That Will Cause You Horrible Harm

When we think of animals that will destroy us, rend us limb from limb, and leave us in a bloody mess, we usually thing of the huge and horrifying. Which means we forget about the real threats: the tiny, the cute, the gorgeous. The animals at which we ooh and aaah over, but are deadly, poisonous...

10 Astonishing Animals With No Eyes

10 Astonishing Animals With No Eyes

Image Source What’s so great about having eyes anyway? If these eyeless animals could talk, they’d tell you that vision is overrated. Each one of these ten incredible creatures has an amazing story to tell. In the darkest environments, with nothing to go on but smell, touch and hearing, they manage...

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What Is Mob Mentality?

Mob mentality refers to the behavioral tendency of people (or other social animals) to act in unison with the group of which they are a part. This is an evolutionary adaptation that provides the mechanism for collective intelligence, but also explains how morally reprehensible consensus can form....

10 Most Toxic Places on Earth

10 Most Toxic Places on Earth

Any substance, no matter how seemingly benign it may be, can cause damage to an organism. Something as simple as water can be considered toxic as most toxins are dose dependent. Whether whole or in part, toxicity is a huge problem on this planet we all rely on for survival. Though we do our best...

Narwhals Jousting for Superiority Over the Seas

Narwhals Jousting for Superiority Over the Seas

For a brief period during the summer weeks the sea ice around arctic inlets melts, leaving the ocean waters dotted with floating icebergs. Great chunks of ice drift serenely through freezing waters, and arctic birds stand watch ready to pluck their...

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The Universe Magnified

This is one of the most beautiful infographics we've ever seen: a high resolution view of different levels of the universe. Our favorite parts are the jaw-dropping nebulae and then the point where you see the size of Pluto compared to Texas. Puts things into perspective. Try it out in full-screen...