Katja (editor) likes to try new things and tell the world about what the experience was like. So while she cooks a different meal every day, travels as far as she can, checks out all the art-house movies possible and never stops advertising her recent discoveries, she decided to give her friends a break and put her enthusiasm about new topics into writing.
How chimps can act as caretakers and murderers of their predator’s cub This video and picture were made in 2011, but are currently reliving their fame on social media. The material is cute, of course, and interesting. It shows how encaptured chimps can be taught to care for their predator’s cubs. A chimp’s natural environment …Continue Reading
Do stories about connected minds have anything to do with science? Why do humans often make independent but similar discoveries at about the same time? What makes us repetitively stumble upon that new word or phenomenon that we just learned about the other day? And how do mice know all about our poison and traps? Is …Continue Reading
I Share, therefore I Am? Loneliness is a fast-growing problem in our society. All thanks to new technologies making us obsessed with endless personal promotion, replacing real-life conversations with meaningless connections and giving us a new idea of existence: I Share, therefore I Am. This tripping video of Shimi Cohen will put your whole social …Continue Reading
How people cope with embarrassment through material products. Always wondered why some people just love moisturizing cream and those enormous sunglasses? A new study shows it could be embarrassment. People that are temporarily suffering from this unpleasant feeling are more likely to use a product that could help to ‘save their face’. Earlier studies already showed …Continue Reading
‘Take a look at this drawing of a flower and a butterfly’, designer Richard Seymour once asked hisTED-audience. ‘Look at it and feel. Do you think it is beautiful? Now take another look after I have told you that this drawing was the last act on this world of a five year old girl that …Continue Reading