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Interesting, Weird, and Fun Facts - OMG Facts
The earliest mention of beer in history was in the year 974. Today, hops is the main flavoring agent used in beer, but that wasn’t always the case. Before the 11th century, a compound called gruit was where beer got its flavoring. Gruit is made of several different plants, including Hyoscyamus Niger, commonly known as “Stinking Nightshade”. When Stinking Nightshade is consumed by humans and most animals, it releases chemical to the brain as natural defense system. Side effects from ingesting the plant include hallucinations, dilated pupils, the sensation of flight, extreme energy, flushed skin, and in some cases death.

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The Benjamin Franklin Effect: The Surprising Psychology of How to Handle Haters “We are what we pretend to be,” Kurt Vonnegut famously wrote, “so we must be careful about what we pretend to be.” But given how much our minds mislead us, what if we don’t realize when we’re pretending — who are we then? That’s precisely what David McRaney explores in You Are Now Less Dumb: How to Conquer Mob Mentality, How to Buy Happiness, and All the Other Ways to Outsmart Yourself (public library) — a “book about self-delusion, but also a celebration of it,” a fascinating and pleasantly uncomfortable-making look at why “self-delusion is as much a part of the human condition as fingers and toes,” and the follow-up to McRaney’s You Are Not So Smart, one of the best psychology books of 2011. McRaney, with his signature fusion of intelligent irreverence and irreverent intelligence, writes in the introduction: The human mind is obviously vaster and more powerful than any other animal mind, and that’s something people throughout all human history couldn’t help but notice.

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