Category: research

In 1996 and 1997, Emily Rosa, 9, tested 21 therapeutic touch…

In 1996 and 1997, Emily Rosa, 9, tested 21 therapeutic touch practitioners whether their claims to detect “human energy fields” were true. After finding they were right only 44% of the time, she published the results on 1998, becoming the youngest person to have a research paper published.

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The average, commercial-sized public pool contains about 20…

The average, commercial-sized public pool contains about 20 gallons of pee.

The perfect length of time to be on vacation is 8 days. Your…

The perfect length of time to be on vacation is 8 days. Your health and wellness levels rise rapidly while on vacation, but they peak on the 8th day and return to baseline within your first week back no matter how long you’re gone. Because lengthier vacations don’t seem to make a difference, experts say the key to improved overall satisfaction is to take more vacations, not longer ones.

Isaac Newton had a dog called “Diamond” who knocked over a…

Isaac Newton had a dog called “Diamond” who knocked over a candle and set fire to twenty years worth of his research.

A researcher once played a recording of an elephant who had…

A researcher once played a recording of an elephant who had died. The sound was coming from a speaker hidden in a thicket. The elephant family went wild calling, looking all around. The dead elephant’s daughter called for days afterward. The researchers never again did such a thing.

There is no limit to the brain’s ability to terrify…

There is no limit to the brain’s ability to terrify itself, according to research. source

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