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Black is the darkest color, and something we call an achromatic color, meaning it has no hue.

Is Black A Color?

Black is the darkest color, and something we call an achromatic color, meaning it has no hue.

January 31, 2020 20:53

People with aphantasia are not noticeably different; they just cannot imagine things like the rest of us do

What Is Aphantasia?

Aphantasia describes a neurological condition in which a person cannot visualize images in their mind.

January 31, 2020 13:18

Vacuum tubes for collecting blood samples in the lab

What Is Phlebotomy?

The goal of phlebotomy is to obtain a blood sample for analysis to be able to diagnose a medical condition.

January 31, 2020 11:50

A stamp commemorating the 1968 Olympic Games in Mexico. Editorial credit: MarkauMark / Shutterstock.com.

The 1968 Mexico City Olympics

In 1968, the Summer Olympics were held in Mexico city, making it the first olympics to be held in Latin America.

January 30, 2020 01:55

A young elephant seal on a beach.

What Do Elephant Seals Eat?

These impressive mammals hunt in the ocean, and they can spend up to two hours underwater, without resurfacing!

January 25, 2020 11:23

Lance Armstrong made history by winning seven consecutive titles before they were withdrawn due to doping allegations. Editorial credit: Randy Miramontez / Shutterstock.com

Who is Lance Armstrong?

Lance Armstrong is a former professional racing cyclist from Texas, US.

January 24, 2020 22:30

Uncut and rough deep red rhodolite garnet gemstone.

January Birthstone: Garnet

If you are born in January, a magnificent garnet is your birthstone. At least according to the Birthstones symbolism.

January 24, 2020 13:37

Bokmakierie bird calling - Telophorus zeylonus - South Africa

Why Do Birds Sing?

Birds evolved to rely on the way of communicating that does not require proximity or being in the line of sight: sound. Bird’s vocalization is, in a way, a language. 

January 23, 2020 14:15

Precious gemstones on a wooden board.

What Is The Significance Of Birthstones?

Although birthstones are undoubtedly a superstition, its development is an interesting part of the history of Western mysticism and symbolism.

January 23, 2020 12:47

Human eye close-up. Heterochromia iridum.

Why Do People Have Different Eye Colors?

Have you ever thought, why do people have so many different eye colors? Or why do you have this specific shade of eyes yourself? Here is some science behind it.

January 16, 2020 11:32

Murphy's Law, what can go wrong will go wrong.

Is Murphy's Law Real?

The whole paradigm can basically be put into one sentence: If anything can go wrong, it will.

January 9, 2020 10:13

Stars and material falls into a black hole.

How Are Black Holes Formed?

A black hole is a space object that has such powerful gravity that not even light can escape it.

January 8, 2020 16:25

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