Curiosities

Curiosities can enrich the mind and open it to new perspectives. In this section, we reveal fascinating and interesting things about the mind, science, nature, history, technology, and art with a firm theoretical foundation. Innovative and even surprising subjects to stimulate your mind.

Intimacy and Privacy – The Right to Protect It

The need to protect one’s intimacy and privacy is innate in every human being. One must understand certain things about individuality in order to develop one’s identity and personality. Thus, it’s understandable for human beings to want to have a…

The Myth of Aphrodite and Ares

The myth of Aphrodite and Ares is one of the most interesting in Greek mythology. Let’s start off by saying that Aphrodite was the goddess of beauty and sexual love. She emerged from the sea and was more beautiful than…

Three Great Moral Dilemmas

Moral dilemmas are paradoxical situations in which there’s a contradiction of values. In these scenarios, an individual’s actions are somehow always going to create damage. What one needs to evaluate is which option causes less damage and/or which of the…

All about Freedom of Expression

For democracy, dialogue, and development to thrive, society needs a critical element: freedom of expression. This is because it’s a universal right that everyone should enjoy. Thus, all human beings must have the right to express their opinions and express…

Aston Hall Psychiatric Hospital – The Grim Story

The Aston Hall psychiatric hospital became infamous after several allegations of abuse from former patients became public. It all happened in 1993 and, shortly after, the building was torn down and a residential complex arose in its place. We’ll never…

Three Incredible Death Rituals by Gorillas

A group of researchers startled the world by publishing three videos of spontaneous death rituals by gorillas. From what the videos show, it seems like these primates have an idea of what death is, and they mourn and feel sad…

The Digital Gap – What Is It?

This article is about “the digital gap”. Pretty much from the end of the 20th century until the beginning of the 21st century, there have been remarkable technological advances. However, is everyone on board? Kofi Annan, former UN Secretary-General said:…

Forgetting Some Dreams – Why Does It Happen?

Humans spend a good part of their lives sleeping, immersed in a suggestive dream universe and yet forgetting some dreams. But why does this happen? Regardless of the incredibly intense and almost vivid experiences, they’re gone as soon after you…

What’s Murderabilia?

The new Quentin Tarantino movie has revived interest in the story of murders perpetrated by Charles Manson’s’ cult. It was an event that rocked Hollywood and continues to fascinate people to this day. This fascination has led to countless theories…

What’s the Purpose of Bail?

The main purpose of bail is to ensure that the accused is controlled by a specific legal process. The accused is so controlled that, at a later date, it can be judged if they complied with the conditions or not.…

The World’s Strangest Social Rituals

It isn’t easy to choose a selection of the strangest social rituals in the world. If you delve a little deeper into the subject, you’ll realize that the planet is full of customs that are very different from your own.…

Coincidences and Opportunities

Some coincidences and opportunities go beyond mere chances for many people. It’s fate tracing a route, bits synchronicity that often leaves us amazed because there’s no logical explanation to something that happens. All of us have experienced something like it…

Working with Your Hands Is Good for Your Brain

Working with your hands is a way of improving your mental health. Modeling clay, knitting, shaping, sculpting, sewing, gardening, and painting, among other activities, are wonderful ways to stimulate your brain. They’re also a great way to relieve stress, improve…