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5 Case Studies that Taught Us About the Body

When everything is going well, our bodies just kind of work. All the complicated biological systems simply run in the background, and we’ve no idea what’s really going on. But sometimes we learn a lot when things break down. Here are five crazy case studies that taught science a huge amount about how the body works, because something went wrong.

8 of the Most Mysterious Places in the World

While there may only be one of the original Seven Wonders of the Ancient World standing today, it doesn’t mean that there aren’t plenty of other captivating places left to explore. The world is full of places that are downright mysterious, grabbing onto our imaginations and refusing to let go until we’ve seen them for ourselves.

6 of History’s Most Infamous Supernatural Hoaxes

These days, many of us like to think that we’d be able to spot a fake if we saw it, whether it’s a doctored photograph or simply a tall tale. However, plenty of supernatural hoaxes from history fooled everyone—even the most skeptical of observers—when they first arrived on the scene.

4 Seriously Strange Norse Myths

Mkasahara [CC BY-SA 4.0 (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/4.0)]Thanks to Thor and Loki’s roles in the Marvel universe, you’re probably already familiar with some of the more popular Norse myths. But unless you’re a born-and-bred Viking, you’d probably be surprised to hear what else the Norse gods were up to.

Did Knights Really Live by a Code of Chivalry?

The many-headed internet beast seems to have grown increasingly fascinated with the medieval period over the last several years. One focal point has been that men were better back then, and part of that was derived from strict adherence to chivalric code.

Did You Know?

Despite the perception that America is a very mobile society where people leave the nest and live their adulthood far from home, surveys reveal otherwise: approximately 40 percent of Americans never move from the place in which they are born.

5 Mysteries of the Moon Explained

The moon gets blamed for all sorts of things. Anytime there’s a full moon and something goes wrong, people look to the sky accusingly. But how much effect does the moon have on us and the world?
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