How To Win Rock Paper Scissors. I admit it.
When I first heard there are actual tournaments for Rock-paper-scissors, sanctioned by the World Rock Paper Scissors Society, I laughed. I mean seriously, $50k to the winner of a game that requires no skill whatsoever? Absurd. Boy was I wrong. Rock-paper-scissors isn't just a silly game kids play or a way to decide who has to be the designated driver at parties. Short Stories that Will Leave You Smiling, Crying and Thinking. Post written by: Marc Chernoff Email Since its inception eighteen months ago, our sister site Makes Me Think (MMT) has truly evolved into a remarkable online community.
Every day, users share their thought-provoking life stories and vote on stories that other users have shared. 2010 DARWIN AWARDS. Eighth Place In Detroit, a 41-year-old man got stuck and drowned in two feet of water after squeezing head first through an 18-inch-wide sewer grate to retrieve his car keys. Seventh Place A 49-year-old San Francisco stockbroker, who "totally zoned when he ran", accidentally jogged off a 100-foot high cliff on his daily run. Body Language. Guide to flirting.
Why do we flirt?
Flirting is much more than just a bit of fun: it is a universal and essential aspect of human interaction.
Palmistry. Life line The length and character of the line represents the level of vital energy.
Person's ability to resist disease and unfavorable outward circumstances. Change in its direction reflects changes in the life of a person. A long and clear Life line represents a large amount of living forces, health of a person. A short line represents a lack of energy, physical unsound state. A break in the lines on one hand - disease and fast recovery, a break on the both hands means serious disease. Branches rising up out of it mean sound health; branches down of it mean financial trouble and bad health. Bizarre Mental Delusions. Here are 15 of the most bizarre syndromes to be documented since that time. . . 1.
Capgras Delusion In the heat of an argument it’s normal to want to disown your parents or kids, but for the sufferer of Capgras delusions that feeling never goes away. It’s commonly caused when the “wire” that connects the visual section of the brain to the emotional section is damaged. As a result, the sufferer sees their loved ones but no emotional response is triggered; they truly believe that the person in front of them is nothing more than an imposter. Styles of Distorted Thinking. Psychology-Proven Facts You Should Know About Yourself. WHAT YOU ARE ABOUT TO READ IN THE NEXT PARAGRAPH IS COMMONLY BELIEVED, BUT NOT TRUE – You read by recognizing the shapes of words and groups of words.
Words that are in all capital letters all have the same shape: a rectangle of a certain size. This makes words displayed in all uppercase harder to read than upper and lower case (known as “mixed case”). Mixed case words are easier to read because they make unique shapes, as demonstrated by the picture below. OK, NOW THE TRUE STUFF STARTS — When I started this article the topic was supposed to be why all capital letters are harder to read. Common Faults in Human Thought. Humans This list is a follow up to Top 10 Common Faults in Human Thought.
Thanks for everyone’s comments and feedback; you have inspired this second list! It is amazing that with all these biases, people are able to actually have a rational thought every now and then. Death Trivia. Human World. Human World The women of the Tiwi tribe in the South Pacific are married at birth.
When Albert Einstein died, his final words died with him. The nurse at his side didn't understand German. Asian Parenting. Personalilty and Intellegience Tests. Married Couple In The Same Photo As Children. Here's a photo coincidence on the lines of the post I published called Photo Taken Of Father Showed His Missing Daughter.
I came across this new one by chance on a video from WXII 12 TV . First Contact With Aliens. Insane Coincidences You Wont Believe Actually Happened. We're not going to bullshit you.
Look hard enough, and you can find "amazing" coincidences anywhere. With a whole universe to work with, sometimes the stars are going to align just right. But, even cynical types like us have to admit that sometimes this stuff can get downright creepy. #6. A Terrifyingly Accurate Prediction by Edgar Allan Poe In 1838, future horror-god Edgar Allan Poe released a book called The Narrative of Arthur Gordon Pym of Nantucket, his only full novel. Where it Gets Weird: Poe did a Blair Witch thing with his novel, which claimed to be based on true events. Different Ways to Lace Shoes. Mental Math Tricks. Little Known Verses Of Children's rhymes.
Interesting Unknown Facts. An Essay by Einstein: The World As I See It. "How strange is the lot of us mortals! Each of us is here for a brief sojourn; for what purpose he knows not, though he sometimes thinks he senses it.
But without deeper reflection one knows from daily life that one exists for other people -- first of all for those upon whose smiles and well-being our own happiness is wholly dependent, and then for the many, unknown to us, to whose destinies we are bound by the ties of sympathy. Global Food Disparity: In an increasingly globalized world, it’s still sometimes shocking to see just how disparate our lives are compared with other human beings around the world. A book of photographs by Peter Menzel called "Hungry Planet: What the World Eats" ("©Peter Menzel www.menzelphoto.com.
Ten Speed Press, published in 2005) makes a relevant point with great irony: at a time when hundreds of millions of people don't have enough to eat, hundreds of millions more are eating too much and are overweight or obese. In observing what six billion eat for dinner the authors note, How Segregated Is Your City? Recently, cartographer Bill Rankin produced an astounding map of Chicago, which managed to show the city's areas of racial integration.
Eric Fischer saw those maps, and took it upon himself to create similar ones for the top 40 cities in the United States. Fisher used a straight forward method borrowed from Rankin: Using U.S. Census data from 2000, he created a map where one dot equals 25 people. The dots are then color-coded based on race: White is pink; Black is blue; Hispanic is orange, and Asian is green. Extraordinary Things Happening Right Now. Wedding superstitions. Most American brides are sure to have something old, something new, something borrowed and something blue on hand when they tie the knot.