Little girls start believing gender stereotypes by age 6. A…

Little girls start believing gender stereotypes by age 6. A 2017 study found the stereotype of brilliance being more associated with men influences children as young as 6, an age when girls begin to ignore activities that are said to…

The National Academy of Sciences provides a free ‘science…

The National Academy of Sciences provides a free ‘science hotline’ for filmmakers in order to encourage more scientifically accurate movies. The service is free to both professional and amateur films, as well as TV and video game projects. Source

Being forgetful is not only normal, it makes you smarter. The…

Being forgetful is not only normal, it makes you smarter. The main function of memory is to improve decision making, and forgetting irrelevant details helps you to be more intelligent and make informed decisions. Source Source 2

Women of all ages are more likely to survive in times of…

Women of all ages are more likely to survive in times of crisis. A study of the last 250 years shows that women have longer life spans during famine or disease epidemics, and female survival rates are especially higher during…

According to anthropologist Robin Dunbar, you can only have…

According to anthropologist Robin Dunbar, you can only have about 150 solid friendships. “Dunbar’s Number” is the theory that, due to our brain size and long-term memory capacity, we can only maintain stable relationships with a limited number of people.…

If you want to know whether a diamond is real, breathe on it….

If you want to know whether a diamond is real, breathe on it. Diamonds are very efficient heat conductors, so the fog from your breath will disappear almost immediately if it is real. If the fog sticks around a few…

Almost all mammals take about 21   seconds to empty their…

Almost all mammals take about 21  seconds to empty their bladders.  Scientists conducted in-depth studies  of different mammals peeing and  discovered that an animal’s mass,  bladder pressure, and urethra size all  work together in harmony with the  gravitational pull and…