Italian mafia gangsters.

What Is Cosa Nostra?

How different is the Hollywood version of Cosa Nostra from the real Cosa Nostra, organized crime that originated in Italy and Sicily?

January 27, 2020 09:11

Confirmation bias is simply human.

What Is Confirmation Bias?

Confirmation bias most commonly appears when the information is critical to the person finding out about it.

January 24, 2020 11:31

Dirty Dancing poster. Credit: 360b /

Where Was Dirty Dancing Filmed?

The plot of the movie takes place in a fictional resort, called the Kellerman’s, which was inspired by a real resort in Catskills, called Grossinger’s.

January 24, 2020 08:46


What Is A Paradigm?

A paradigm represents a set of rules and conventions that are used in a particular field of study.

January 23, 2020 07:50

Acid rain cycle in nature ecosystem.

What Is Acid Rain?

Acid rain mainly occurs due to atmospheric pollution and can be very harmful to both man-made objects and natural ecosystems, especially lakes and forests. 

January 22, 2020 14:11

Schrodinger's cat - dead and alive.

What Is Schrödinger's Cat?

In his experiment, the cat can be both alive and dead when certain experiment factors are deconstructed.

January 21, 2020 13:24

Occam's razor.

What Is Occam's Razor?

Occam's Razor is a principle of thought that suggests how we should always prefer simple explanations to complex ones.

January 21, 2020 09:21

A child holding a ''Not for sale'' sign.

What Is Human Trafficking?

Apart from intimidation or physical force, human traffickers also use fraud and exploit economic or emotional vulnerability of their victims.

January 20, 2020 07:10

See what I did there?

What Is Figurative Language?

Figurative language tries to go beyond the literal meaning and is opposed to direct language, which we use more often in everyday life.

January 15, 2020 06:53

Fermented preserved vegetarian food.

What Is Fermentation?

If beer or sauerkraut is the first thing that comes to your mind, you would be right!

January 14, 2020 08:51

Woman Holding Remote Control Relaxing Under The Air Conditioner.

How Does Air Conditioning Work?

The summer periods around the globe have become hotter, and it isn't very easy to live without some type of air conditioning system in your household. How do they actually work?

January 13, 2020 08:04

Moving chess figure.

Is Chess a Sport?

Chess is a two-person strategy game, played on a chessboard with 64 light and dark squares, with sixteen pieces (pawns, rooks, bishops, knights, a queen, and a king) for each player.

January 12, 2020 13:07

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