Category: Humanity

Why we say “OK”

Most of us use the word “OK” every day without really thinking about what it means or where it came from. Back in the 1830’s, young people in Boston, Massachusetts, [ … ]

Why beautiful things make us happy

Although it can be hard to define exactly what beauty is, it’s something we can easily recognize when we see it. Our instinct for beauty probably evolved from recognizing patterns [ … ]

These two photos are exactly the same

These two photos are exactly the same, but your brain “edits” them to make them appear to be different. Much of what you consciously “see” is constructed or modified by [ … ]

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