Some people who visit Paris develop extreme symptoms — such as nausea, vomiting and hallucinations — when their expectations of the city do not jibe with reality.
Even when there is substantial evidence to the contrary, the allure of conspiracy theories may be too powerful for some to resist.
Of the 13 mass school shootings in the U.S., the three most deadly occurred in the last decade. Data from these attacks helped criminologists build a profile of the gunmen.
Reference Cinco de Mayo is an annual celebration of Latin culture, with origins in a 19th-century battle.
Race and ethnicity are terms that are sometimes used sloppily, almost interchangeably. But race and ethnicity are not the same thing.
The Mandela effect is when many people believe that something happened when, in reality, it never did.
Reference The birds and the bees is a story parents tell their children to deflect the question "Where do babies come from?" The phrase refers to the talk about sex.
Reference Engineering is the application of science and math to solve problems. Here we explore the different types of engineering.
Researchers found that people are more likely to seek variety for lunch and dinner, while eating the same thing for breakfast day after day.
Reference Mermaids — legendary half-human, half marine creatures — have fascinated people for centuries and inspired many "sightings."
A new analysis of a 1.5 million-year-old human vertebra found in Israel suggests that ancient human relatives dispersed out of Africa in multiple waves.
Reference Empirical evidence is information that is acquired by observation or experimentation and is used to prove or disprove a hypothesis.
Reference India is one of the world's oldest and most diverse cultures. Here is an overview of Indian customs and traditions.
Reference A scientific theory is based on careful examination of facts. It is much different from the non-scientific use of the word.
Reference How can red mean love AND war? Why is purple royal? Life's Little Mysteries answers these questions and more.
Reference Mexican culture varies widely throughout the country, but traditions are highly valued as is its long and storied history.
Reference Discover the world of French culture, the customs and traditions of France, as well as how it became a center of fashion, art and architecture.
Humans will likely never run out of regular, mundane ideas, but whether will will run out of big ideas is a more nuanced issue.