A Life Spent Wondering

Being a Morning or Night Person May Affect Your Decision Making

Being a Morning or Night Person May Affect Your Decision Making

We may like to think we can act ethically when the situation calls for it, but as it turns out, something as simple as the time of day may affect our ability to make ethical decisions. read more

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Why Handwriting is Still Relevant

Why Handwriting is Still Relevant

With the proliferation of technology in the 21st century, the idea of writing something down using a pen or pencil can feel as antiquated and old-fashioned as using a home phone. But recent research has shown that when it comes to taking notes, choosing a keyboard over a pen and paper may be doing more harm than good. read more

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Earth's Radio Bubble

Earth's Radio Bubble

The first radio broadcast was made from Brant Rock, Massachusetts on Christmas Eve, 1906, when Reginald Fessenden sent out a Christmas concert to a fleet of ships located in the Atlantic and Caribbean. Since then, radio technology has become a ubiquitous technology for people all across the world. But while these radio waves have been great for communicating between ourselves, they are not all necessarily destined to stay on Earth. read more

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Why Isn't Pluto a Planet?

Why Isn't Pluto a Planet?

NASA successfully flew its New Horizons probe past Pluto on July 14, 2015. Among the data it sent back were brilliant images showing Pluto in sharper detail than ever seen before. These pictures show what certainly looks to be a planet, and yet with all this new information, scientists still won't assign it planetary status. What gives? read more

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Why Everyone Else on the Road Drives Like a Fool, but Not You

Why Everyone Else on the Road Drives Like a Fool, but Not You

You witness a person you swerve abruptly, hit the brakes out of nowhere, drive down a one-way the wrong direction, or perform any other seemingly nonsensical maneuver. Fool! Idiot! Are you blind?! What. A. Moron! Why is it, though, that if you yourself make a mistake, you never think to criticize yourself the same way? read more

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Why Do Knuckles Crack?

Why Do Knuckles Crack?

For some, cracking their knuckles is a daily routine. Others can't stand the sound of it. Regardless of which camp you fall into, there has always been one major, unanswered question: what causes the cracking sound? read more

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