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How To Win Rock Paper Scissors. I admit it.

How To Win Rock Paper Scissors

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. 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.

Short Stories that Will Leave You Smiling, Crying and Thinking

Every day, users share their thought-provoking life stories and vote on stories that other users have shared. Some are happy, some are sad, and others twist your emotions, pulling them in several directions at once. As stated on the MMT About page, sometimes the most random everyday encounters force us to stop and rethink the truths and perceptions we have ingrained in our minds. 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. Body Language. Introduction 1.

Body Language

Understanding the Basics In the Beginning ... Why It's Not What You Say How Body Language Reveals Emotions and Thoughts Why Women are More Perceptive What Brain Scans Show How Fortune-Tellers Know So Much Inborn, Genetic or Learned Culturally? Some Basic Origins Universal Gestures Three Rules for Accurate Reading Why It Can be Easy to Misread Why Kids are Easier to Read Can You Fake it? Guide to flirting. Why do we flirt?

Guide to flirting

Flirting is much more than just a bit of fun: it is a universal and essential aspect of human interaction. Anthropological research shows that flirting is to be found, in some form, in all cultures and societies around the world. Flirting is a basic instinct, part of human nature.

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Palmistry. Life line The length and character of the line represents the level of vital energy.

Palmistry

Person's ability to resist disease and unfavorable outward circumstances. Change in its direction reflects changes in the life of a person. Bizarre Mental Delusions. Here are 15 of the most bizarre syndromes to be documented since that time. . . 1.

Bizarre Mental Delusions

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. 15 styles of Distorted Thinking Filtering: You take the negative details and magnify them while filtering out all positive aspects of a situation.

Styles of Distorted Thinking

Polarized Thinking: Things are black or white, good or bad. You have to be perfect or you're a failure. There is no middle ground. Overgeneralization: You come to a general conclusion based on a single incident or piece of evidence. 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.

Psychology-Proven Facts You Should Know About Yourself

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. Common Faults in Human Thought. Humans This list is a follow up to Top 10 Common Faults in Human Thought.

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.

Human World

When Albert Einstein died, his final words died with him. The nurse at his side didn't understand German. St Patrick, the patron saint of Ireland, was not Irish. The lance ceased to be an official battle weapon in the British Army in 1927. 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 . The odds against this coincidence happening must be millions to 1. First Contact With Aliens. Insane Coincidences You Wont Believe Actually Happened.

Normally at Cracked, we're all about finding answers to tough questions. Whether we're using simple science to explain day-to-day nuisances or showing that the world's "greatest mysteries" actually have totally obvious solutions, we're always trying to strengthen our status as leaders in the extremely specific field of "Informative Comedy Websites That Occasionally Feature Explosions of Male Nudity. " Most recently, we found an idea that seems totally crazy -- how three different people invented Harry Potter at pretty much the same time -- and recorded a podcast where we came up with multiple explanations for how it could've happened.

And only one of our ideas involved ghosts. But that show reminded us of this old Cracked Classic and its sequels, which talk about coincidences so crazy that, honestly, we're not even sure blaming ghosts makes sense. They're normally way more subtle than this. Different Ways to Lace Shoes. Mental Math Tricks. One thing that fascinates me is performing mental math.

Being able to quickly perform additions, subtraction, multiplications etc is a good way to impress your friends. The problem is, I’m not a math genius, and I don’t know much behind simple arithmetic. Little Known Verses Of Children's rhymes. Either I had a really short attention span as a kid and never made it past the first verse of a song (which is entirely possible), or there are some obscure lyrics to the songs we all know and love. Here are a few examples. 1. I’m a Little Teapot. Interesting Unknown Facts. An Essay by Einstein: The World As I See It. Global Food Disparity: How Segregated Is Your City? Extraordinary Things Happening Right Now. Wedding superstitions.