People who diligently follow their horoscopes may claim that it's all just good fun. But on closer examination, this claim falls flat. Here's why astrology is potentially damaging to our understanding of science, relationships — and even our place in the universe itself.
This year marks the centenary of the start of the First World War, a conflict that still rouses considerable debate and controversy. It's also a war that's shrouded in many myths and misconceptions — and these ten are among the worst.
Are you convinced that the shuffle mode on your iPod is messing with your mind? Or that certain numbers are bound to come up in the next lottery? If yes, you may be holding on to some serious misconceptions about randomness. Here’s what it means for something to truly happen by chance.
Readers, I know you're intelligent. You know the average person doesn't swallow eight spiders each year, that the Great Wall of China isn't visible from space, and that cracked knuckles don't result in arthritis. But some of your friends are probably dumb, so show them this.
We got the whitest geek we could find and threw him into Japan to see if he'd survive. Here are his pleas for a return ticket.
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