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10 Psychological Experiments That Went Horribly Wrong

10 Psychological Experiments That Went Horribly Wrong

Psychology as we know it is a relatively young science, but since its inception it has helped us to gain a greater understanding of ourselves and our interactions with the world. Many psychological...

10 Most Radioactive Places on Earth

10 Most Radioactive Places on Earth

Intro: While the 2011 earthquake and the worries about Fukushima have brought the threat of radioactivity back into the public consciousness, many people still do not realize that radioactive contamination is a worldwide danger. Radionuclides are in the top six toxic threats as listed in the 2010...

The Ten Most Revealing Psych Experiments

The Ten Most Revealing Psych Experiments

Psychology is the study of the human mind and mental processes in relation to human behaviors - human nature. Due to its subject matter, psychology is not considered a 'hard' science, even though psychologists...

10 Astonishing Animals With No Eyes

10 Astonishing Animals With No Eyes

Image Source What’s so great about having eyes anyway? If these eyeless animals could talk, they’d tell you that vision is overrated. Each one of these ten incredible creatures has an amazing story to tell. In the darkest environments, with nothing to go on but smell, touch and hearing, they manage...

10 Spectacular Glow-In-The-Dark Animals

10 Spectacular Glow-In-The-Dark Animals

http://inhabitat.com/solar-cells-made-from-bioluminescent-jellyfish/ Bioluminescence in animals is one of nature’s most fascinating phenomena and may greatly delight the casual observer. However, the showy displays of light produced by the creatures themselves, or by luminous symbiotic microorganisms,...

15 of the Worst Experimental Deaths of All Time

15 of the Worst Experimental Deaths of All Time

When you run experiments, there's inherently an element of the unknown. After all, we're trying to figure out things we don't know. And sometimes, things go wrong. FATALLY WRONG! Here are some of the most interesting, most intriguing, and sometimes most horrific, experimental deaths we've ever...

15 Incredible Applications of Biomimicry

15 Incredible Applications of Biomimicry

The 15 Coolest Cases of Biomimicry listed such great ideas as Velcro, Gecko Tape and Whalepower Wind Turbines to illustrate some applications of the developing engineering practice of designing sustainable human technologies inspired by nature. Here are some more examples coming out of the biomimetics...

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What Is Polymerization?

Polymerization is the process where monomers—or single molecules like amino acids and hydrocarbons—bond to create polymers. There are two kinds of polymers. The first are natural polymers, like deoxyribonucleic acid (or DNA), cellulose and rubber. The second are artificial or man made polymers,...

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What Is Mob Mentality?

Mob mentality refers to the behavioral tendency of people (or other social animals) to act in unison with the group of which they are a part. This is an evolutionary adaptation that provides the mechanism for collective intelligence, but also explains how morally reprehensible consensus can form....

10 Most Bizarre Looking Sharks on Earth

10 Most Bizarre Looking Sharks on Earth

Forget outer space; there are aliens far closer to home! These bizarre looking and strangely fascinating sharks look like they’re from another world.