You have brown eyes like your mom and long legs like your dad. Things like this are incredible when you think about it: we inherited every physical attribute from our parents, from copies of their genes. But what other things came from our predecessors? Homo-Intelligentis took a look at the latest research into genetics and discovered some surprising things. Here are ten personal features you inherit from your parents…
There are places in this world which are so incredible that all you can do is stare open-mouthed. Here are 15 such places which are nothing short of breathtaking. We’re determined to visit them all one day. Quite simply, fantastic!
Do you doubt your own intelligence? Here are 12 indications that you’re mistaken. The chances are you’ll recognize at least two of these things in yourself straightaway.
Those who have ever studied German still wince at the mention of its grammar rules. And for the rest of us, this language sound terrifying and looks even worse on paper. But despite its complexity, German is an interesting, unique, and incredibly cool language. And here are 16 proofs for it.
How many women do we know who changed the world and left their imprint on it forever? Brave, intelligent, compassionate, and strong, they didn’t fear the future.
In Japan, it’s usually women who show their affection and give gifts to men on Valentine’s Day. This tradition allows girls to express their feelings, and they don’t have to wait for the man to make the first move. In the Land of the Rising Sun, everyone normally makes a snowman with just two snowballs.
Our brain is amazing. It can help us to reach any peak, make our most cherished dreams come true, and achieve the most complicated goal. Yet, if we want it all, we should first understand the principles on which our brain works.
By Erin Brodwin and Samantha Lee 27/02/2017, 14:35 A puff of this, and the world transforms into a colorful kaleidoscope of dancing patterns and waves of sound; a sip of that, and the muscles in your body relax like jello. We know different drugs make us experience the world around us in very different ways — and their after-effects are often nowhere near as pleasant as the immediate results they produce. So what exactly are these drugs doing to prompt these feelings? Marijuana Silvia Izquierdo/AP Samantha Lee/Business Insider Magic…
“A drunk mind speaks a sober heart” is a saying often attributed to French Enlightenment philosopher Jean-Jaques Rousseau, himself quite a drunk. The idea is that when we are drunk we lose our inhibitions and allow ourselves to verbalize our true thoughts and feelings.
For everyone, there are times when a dark cloud just seems to be following you around. You may not even even know why. While we don’t mean to minimize the value of medication for those who experience this on a daily basis, UCLA neuroscientist Alex Korb, author of The Upward Spiral: Using Neuroscience to Reverse the Course of Depression, One Small Change at a Time, has some insights that might just get you back on the sunny side. It’s all got to do with neuroscience.