There is a persistent stereotype that geeks (let's formally define that as people a couple of standard deviations better than average in math, computers or other related abilities) as a whole have ...
In a move often seen in action movies (very often!), someone takes the head of another person with both hands, usually from behind, and twists it only once or twice in order to break their neck. A ...
During the athletics world championship a commentator mentioned casually during the marathon discipline that humans are faster on long distances than all animals. I'm unsure if this can be said ...
Related: How do Shaolin monks break spears with their neck? For anyone unacquainted with the fairly impressive looking feat of breaking bricks (or wood) in martial arts, see THIS 1.5min video. I'd ...
I've heard, and even once recall reading, that people have a sort of "6th sense" where they can tell if they're being looked at. From personal experience, there were many times where I felt I was ...
While investigating the topic of speed reading for a school project, I came across this Slate article. The general idea ( which I encountered in most articles I read which discussed this topic ) would ...