No Honor Among Ants
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Competition is fierce in nature, and betrayal is commonplace, especially in the Amazon rainforest in Peru. In order to protect the growth of its leaves, the Inga tree sapling uses ants as...
Return to Source
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When the 1999 film The Matrix hit movie theaters, it was an immediate success. The film eventually became a popular culture phenomeon, propelling its many philosophical ideas, such as taking the...
The Yogis of Tibet
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The "Yogis of Tibet" provides a unique look into the lives and beliefs of a group of people that have been physically isolated by mountains from the rest of the world for countless generations...
The Mechanical Marvel of "Big Ben"
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On May 31, 1859, Elizabeth Tower, also known as "Big Ben," began keeping time for the first time. The name "Big Ben" actually refers to the large, 13-ton bell of the clock tower, but the nickname...
The Horrific Experiments of Josef Mengele
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On May 30, 1943, Josef Mengele, doctor of philosophy and medicine, who performed horrifying experiments on humans, became the Chief Medical Officer of the Zigeunerfamilienlager (Romani family...
Light Is Affected by Gravity
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In May of 1919, the English astronomer, physicist, and mathematician Sir Arthur Eddington traveled to the island of Príncipe, off the west coast of Africa, to observe a solar eclipse which...
Solar Eclipse Prediction of 585 BC
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On May 28, 585 BC, a solar eclipse occurred, which was accurately predicted by the Greek philosopher and scientist Thales of Miletus. The prediction was recorded in The Histories by Herodotus...
The Underground Coal Mine Fire in Centralia
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On May 27, 1962, an underground coal mine began burning under the borough of Centralia, in Northeastern Pennsylvania. It is believed that the fire was caused by the deliberate burning of trash in...
Can Negative Thinking Affect Water?
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Is it possible that regular old H2O can be affected by things like music or even thoughts? Masaru Emoto, born in Japan in 1943, has conducted many experiments on water and he believes the answer...
Is the Modern Toilet Affecting Your Health?
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The introduction of the modern flush toilet has rasised the level of convenience and luxury for much of the world. Howver, humans were designed to squat when "going number two." Modern toilets...