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  • 10 Lesser-Known Cases Of People Who Tried To Achieve Immortality

    For human beings, death has always been an experience as undesirable as it is inevitable. Regardless of any effort, everyone eventually ceases to exist. And such is the case that many more people have died throughout history than the number of those who live today.[1] But as much as this is a reality, not everyone […] More

  • 10 Lesser-Known Cases Of People Who Tried To Achieve Immortality

    For human beings, death has always been an experience as undesirable as it is inevitable. Regardless of any effort, everyone eventually ceases to exist. And such is the case that many more people have died throughout history than the number of those who live today.[1] But as much as this is a reality, not everyone […] More

  • Top 10 Strange And Scary Psychological Effects

    Unsettling as it may be, every person is controlled by psychological effects. Some are common, while others are thankfully rare. Either way, many of these complex processes are strong enough to override logic and empathy. There are deep roots to why sexists rarely change or certain strangers win trust more easily. As with all mental […] More

  • Top 10 Strange And Scary Psychological Effects

    Unsettling as it may be, every person is controlled by psychological effects. Some are common, while others are thankfully rare. Either way, many of these complex processes are strong enough to override logic and empathy. There are deep roots to why sexists rarely change or certain strangers win trust more easily. As with all mental […] More

  • 10 Famous Women Who Disguised Themselves As Men To Get Ahead

    Throughout history, people have been known to change their identities for various reasons. The following women decided to disguise themselves as men to get ahead either in battle or in their careers. They went on to achieve great things, whether that meant temporarily cross-dressing, adopting an alias, or impersonating a man for a long period […] More

  • 10 Famous Women Who Disguised Themselves As Men To Get Ahead

    Throughout history, people have been known to change their identities for various reasons. The following women decided to disguise themselves as men to get ahead either in battle or in their careers. They went on to achieve great things, whether that meant temporarily cross-dressing, adopting an alias, or impersonating a man for a long period […] More

  • 10 People With Amnesia Who Literally Lost Their Minds

    For most of us, memory is the cornerstone of who we are. Our past defines us and shapes both who were are now and who we will become. Many of us deliberately set out to make memories that we can enjoy later. It is commonly known that memories fade a little with age, and conditions […] More

  • 10 People Who Actually Survived Getting Hit By A Train

    Trains have been staples of our travel, shipping, and overall culture for a long time. Over the centuries, trains have grown up and expanded from the humble steam-powered versions of old to the modern, technologically advanced, driverless trains which cross entire continents with ease today and serve as the backbones of our transportation infrastructures. In […] More

  • 10 Shocking Discoveries We Uncovered From Analyzing Ancient DNA

    DNA is present in every living thing, including humans. It carries our genetic information, passing our traits onto the next generation. It also allows us to trace our origins down to our earliest ancestors. It also works the other way. By analyzing the DNA of ancient humans and prehumans and comparing it with ours, we […] More

  • Top 10 Unbelievable Types Of Illusions And Hallucinations

    When you think of the words “illusion” and “hallucination,” you may think of a crazy person seeing something that isn’t there. But there are many more types that are not discussed as frequently. You don’t need to be crazy to experience illusions and hallucinations, and many of them are not things that are seen. Both […] More

  • 10 People Who Survived Suicide Attempts By Gunshot To The Head

    Suicide is an epidemic that we tend to think of as a modern thing. While suicide rates have gotten worse in the US[1] and are projected to get worse in developing countries, humans have been taking their own lives for about as long as we’ve had the tools and knowledge to do so. It’s a […] More

  • 10 Gross And Horrible Facts About Babies

    We all know that babies are gross. That’s just a fact of life. Parents are often surprised by how gross their lives have become after their little ones are born. Diaper changes lose their shock value, the smell of spit-up clings to everything, and eating food that’s been on the floor becomes totally normal. That’s […] More

  • 10 People Who Actually Fell Into A Volcano

    Humans have always been attracted to nature. Being the curious species that we are, we tend to love to wander in the great outdoors and enjoy the beauty of nature (even if we’re just viewing pictures taken on the hikes of others). Many people love to be out and about, exploring different parts of the […] More

  • 10 Unbelievable Cases Of Self-Amputation For Survival

    When it comes to the need to survive, most organisms will do anything to stay alive. While self-preservation isn’t the ultimate goal of every life-form, it’s definitely up there as one of the most important facets of our existence. It is the satisfaction of successive goals which keep us alive and make our lives valuable, […] More

  • 10 Unnerving Facts About Human Violence From Modern Science

    What are the causes of violence? Why does it exist in the world? Even today, many people believe that some individuals are just violent and there is no sense in trying to understand it or do anything about it. Others have sought deeper explanations to understand the underpinnings of violence. Enlightenment liberalism has taught us […] More

  • 10 Grisly Human Remains With Mysterious And Revealing Pasts

    Ancient body parts are like books. Most tell the same old story, but a good few rewrite everything. Rare remains reveal mysteries and new information and prove that certain legends were real events. For some reason, gruesome finds do this the best. From massacres to macabre rituals, mutilated handprints to sacrifices, researchers are getting front-row […] More