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NASA unveils future aircraft design ideas

NASA has revealed several unusual looking concept designs for its next generation of aircraft. Lockheed Martin, Northrop Grumman and The Boeing Compan…

The Insanity Virus

Is schizophrenia caused by genetics or environment? The answer may be both, but in a way you’d never imagine. The culprit may be a virus! The good news is that you don’t have to worry about catching this virus. The bad news is that we all carry it in every cell of our bodies. Sixty million [...]

Family Might Own Lost Michelangelo

A family in Buffalo passed this painting from generation to generation for years. While they called it a Michelangelo, no one in the family really took the claim too serious until Martin Kober retired in 2003 and decided to look into the painting’s origins. As he started contacting museums and art scholars, the claim started [...]

Were cavemen better parents than us ?

Today’s generation could learn a thing or two about raising a child from our ancient ancestors. Professor Darcia Narvaez has claimed that our ancestor…

The New Literacy

New technologies are often blamed for the “dumbing-down” of new generations, but it’s hard to see that any generation is “dumber” than the one before it in a historical context. Professor Andrea Lunsford of Stanford University studied college student’s writing and how it changed from 2002 to 2006. The first thing she found is that young [...]