Mashable explains why so many people can't stand the word "moist." It turns out it has to do with both word association and the bandwagon effect.
People with aphantasia can't form mental images. Sydney Dahl was born with the condition, and in this essay, she describes what it's like. If I was an art student it may be a problem. But I think it still does affect me, I've just adapted to it. For example, I'm also a double major in… READ THE REST
A cognitive bias is a "systematic error in thinking that occurs when people are processing and interpreting information in the world around them and affects the decisions and judgments that they make." This cognitive bias codex categories and defines each cognitive bias. Under the "too much information category" I learned about the Confirmation bias, which… READ THE REST
The internet destroyed or irreparably damaged many industries and ideologies, and the Western world has become increasingly secular with its growth. But cults weathered the storm and prospered. With more documentaries that explore the mentally corrosive nature of cults than one can shake a stick at, it's hard to believe people still fall for them.… READ THE REST
Belgian waffles are a blank template for unforgettable weekend breakfasts. From savory creations with avocado, bacon, and goat cheese to the traditional sweet kinds with berries, powdered sugar, and syrup, waffles are unstoppable. However, nothing brings down a waffle-inspired dream morning like the antiquated, dirty waffle iron that cooks unevenly or worse, unexpectedly burns and dries… READ THE REST
Summer is here, which means we're spending less time under blankets and more time under stars. And, while we're no longer chasing the sun quite as fast, sometimes random household chores do need an extra flash of light here and there. This One80 LED Headlamp will help you get the darker things done so you can get back… READ THE REST
From your music streaming subscriptions and bank accounts to your work laptop, passwords unlock the most vital things in our lives. Unfortunately, that's a mess to track unless you're exceptionally organized or have some intricate communication system for your passwords and logins. If you aren't, you might deal with many forgotten unique passwords, annoying security questions, and botched password… READ THE REST