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Name tag image via Shutterstock Enacted in 1982, the Naming law in Sweden was originally created to prevent non-noble families from giving their children noble names, but a few changes to the law have been made since then. The part of the law referencing first names reads: “First names shall not be approved if they can [...]

This Is a Blue Lobster

Earlier this week, Adam Raymond brought up blue lobsters: “About one in every 4 million lobsters is born with a rare genetic defect that turns it blue. Sadly, these prized critters rarely survive to adulthood. After all, a bright blue crustacean crawling around the ocean floor is simply easier for predators to spot.” People have been asking [...]

How Secure Is Your Password

One password I use would take about 154 nonillion years for a desktop PC to crack. Reassuring.In order to access computer networks, online bank or e-mail accounts, we need a wide range of usernames and passwords.Read More :- How Secure Is My Password

How to Make Chewing Gum

Chewing gum has been around in commercial form for over a century. Even as far back at 5,000 years ago the act of chewing tree sap has been common in the americas. This instructable will show you how to make chewing gum at home using chicle without gum base and flavorings to make your own [...]

10 Amazing Phenomenon of a Normal Human Mind

10 Amazing Phenomenon of a Normal Human MindThe basic fact you should know is that your mind isn’t just a mirror, not even a passive observer of reality. What we assume out there in the world we stand in, is actually coming from in here. And we have come up with these few phenomenons which [...]

The Late Movies: Kim Peek, the Original “Rain Man”

Kim Peek was an autistic savant who inspired the movie Rain Man. Peek died on December 19, and below I’ve posted a five-part documentary about him, featuring neuroscientist V.S. Ramachandran, among others. If you haven’t seen Rain Man, you probably should, but in short let’s just quote Wikipedia on Peek’s abilities: “His reading technique consisted [...]