Miller's law suggests how our short-term memory is limited when it comes to remembering more than seven information "objects."

What Is Miller's Law Or Miller's Magic Number?

Miller's law suggests how our short-term memory is limited when it comes to remembering more than seven information "objects," and how retaining that information does not last longer than 30 seconds.

March 19, 2020 13:07

Can you imagine a future without electricity? 

What Is A Future Without Electricity?

Electricity has not been a part of our human experience for such a long time. Invented in 1879 and spread out across the world in the 20th century, it is hard to imagine a life without it, at least for a ‘’modern’’ human. But, can you imagine a future without electricity? 

March 18, 2020 10:57

Mao Zedong declares the founding of the modern People's Republic of China, October 1, 1949.

Presidents Of Communist China Through History

President office was created in 1954 with 1st Constitution, the position was abolished between 1975 and 1983, then revived under the fourth constitution in 1982.

March 17, 2020 13:28

Essential oil use is an example of pseudoscience.

What Is Pseudoscience?

Pseudoscience consists of practices that are claimed to be scientific and factual but in reality, are incompatible with the scientific method.

March 16, 2020 20:53

Union and labor activists gathered along Varick Street to urge the NY Wage Board on its first ever meeting to seek a $15 per hour minimum wage.

The Largest Labor Unions in the US

Labor Unions are a huge force at work in the United States. They advocate for and negotiate on behalf of their members and have a long history here in the US.

March 16, 2020 15:27

Catch-22 is a thought concept that explains the impossibility of completing a task because it depends on conflicting conditions.

What Is A Catch-22?

Catch-22 is a satirical novel written by Joseph Heller. Catch-22 explains the inability to complete tasks because you get stuck in a loop of inter-depending factors.

March 16, 2020 13:23

If we were forced to answer such a question, the most reasonable answer would be "both."

Are Murderers Born Or Made?

The most reasonable answer would be that murderers are both born and made. And that is the closest you will get to the truth; both genetics and upbringing play a significant role in the development of psychosocial behavior.

March 16, 2020 08:18

Microscopic "holes" are characteristic in prion-affected tissue sections, causing the tissue to develop a "spongy" architecture. This causes deterioration of that "spongy" tissue in the brain. Image credit: Dr. Al Jenny / Public domain

What's The Deadliest Prion Disease?

One of the most drastic prion diseases is the Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease. Aound 70% of all people who develop it die within one year of being diagnosed, and some only last about 6 months. 

March 16, 2020 06:58

Chinese New Year reunion dinner.

Chinese Food Habits That Westerners Will Never Understand

Chinese food is a favorite choice for North Americans when ordering take away, dinners on the go, or dine-in celebrations.  One thing that hasn't changed, however, are the different dining traditions that take place in these two parts of the world.

March 15, 2020 12:29

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