What Was the Strange and Unusual CIA Project Artichoke?

Spy Camera and Top Secret files

Brainwashing and mind-controlling can be used for good and bad purposes, but both are ultimately unethical. Several groups and organizations use many forms of brainwashing and mind-controlling such as coercion, prejudice, psychoactive drugs, and hypnotism on other people to believe a particular unethical idea. They are even used in the enslavement of … Read more

Did You Know about These Common Misconceptions

coffee beans, a cup of coffee and fortune cookies

Chances are, you have heard several misconceptions that your parents or grandparents have told you, or you have even seen circulating on the Internet. Such misconceptions include: peanuts are nuts, fortune cookies are part of Chinese cuisine, Vikings wore helmets, or Frédéric Chopin is the composer of “Spring Waltz.” These misconceptions are … Read more

What Are the Oldest Sports in the World?

Gymnastics

Many countries have a sports culture of some sort. These generate a lot of excitement and activity for everyone, even if their teams don’t make it to an international tournament. Americans gather to watch the Super Bowl very religiously, while several countries go crazy about World Cup tournaments regarding cricket and football. … Read more

The Craziest Medical Theories and Practices

The Craziest Medical Theories and Practices

Most of us assume that medical practitioners operate under the motto  of “do no harm”, but might not always be the case even if unintentional. Advancements in the field of medicine and technology have enabled medical practitioners to do amazing things. However, there is no shortage of crazy theories and practices in … Read more

What are Blue Bananas?

What are Blue Bananas

Most of us probably tasted the popular Cavendish variety of the banana. These bananas are nutritious and they can survive even if you ship them overseas. But Cavendish bananas are definitely not the most delicious type of bananas. In fact, there are a thousand different types of bananas around the world that … Read more

The Surprising Origins of Popular Foods

The Surprising Origins of Popular Foods

We all have our favorite foods that seem to be embedded in our daily diets. These are the foods we crave for every once in a while. Though we may like these certain foods so much, some of us do not have any idea where they really came from. Whenever you eat … Read more

What Are the Different Types of Clouds?

What Are the Different Types of Clouds

Most of us might have observed that there are different forms of clouds on a typical day. Sometimes the sky is full of white fluffy clouds, but there are instances that they are dark and menacing. Clouds are responsible for revealing how air and moisture move in the atmosphere. There are also … Read more

Unusual Names for Groups of Animals

Groups of Animals

Almost all animals gather in groups at some point in their lives. When they form groups, it’s mainly for safety purposes because they are less likely to be attacked by predators if they come in groups. Well, whatever their other reasons are for gathering together, there’s one thing common that happens when … Read more

The Strangest and Most Unusual Natural Phenomena

The Strangest and Most Unusual Natural Phenomena

In our everyday lives, it’s very seldom people encounter something strange and unusual. Most of these things are only heard and watched on the news when they occur. But did you know that there are some magnificent things that happen naturally in some places? If you’re curious about what they are, here … Read more

Strangest Collections in the World

Strangest Collections in the World

It’s fun to collect the things we love such as jewelry pieces, shoes, bags, stamps, coins, and comic books. Hobbyists even spend a great amount of their time and income just to find the special items they want to collect. But there are some people who took it to the next level … Read more

Strange and Unusual Scientific Studies

Strange and Unusual Scientific Studies

There are a lot of Scientific studies being conducted every day in different places. And many of these studies are very informative. However, some studies are strange and unusual that sometimes it’s hard to believe that they are actually studied. Here are some of the bizarre scientific studies that will make you … Read more

It’s Shocking! Static Electricity!

It’s Shocking! Static Electricity!

Static electricity is something we can see every day. In fact, it can even build up on us. Have you experienced rubbing your feet on a carpet for instance, then zap something when you touch it? That is an example of having built up static electricity on the surface of our skin … Read more