You are What You Wee

Imagine you are at your annual doctor’s check up. The doctor asks about your diet, probing to see how your health may be affected by it. What do you say? Are you honest and able to accurately recall what you eat? Researchers have shown that many people, whether intentional or not, are simply not honest…

How Much Should We Be Exercising? A Hunter-Gatherer Tribe May Help Us Find The Answer

Up to 10,000 years ago, all humans lived as hunter-gatherers, a semi-nomadic lifestyle involving a combination of hunting and gathering food from the land.   Searching for food requires a lot of walking, not to mention skill and patience. A recent study by anthropologist Herman Pontzer focused of determining just how much hunter-gatherers exercise everyday, and…

The Wallace Line: An Important Discovery That Nobody Knows About

In 1854, a young British naturalist named Alfred Russell Wallace was traveling through the East Indies observing and collecting specimens to study natural history. Wallace collected nearly 126,000 different specimens (with over half being beetles). Many of the specimens were completely new to science, and the exciting discoveries offered a view into the incredible biodiversity…

DB Cooper

He Pulled Off The Greatest Heist In History And Then Vanished

It all began on Thanksgiving Eve in Portland, Oregon. A man in his mid-forties dressed in a freshly pressed white shirt and a dark suit approached the Northwest Orient Airlines flight counter. Identifying himself as ‘Dan Cooper’, the man purchased a one-way ticket to Seattle, and boarded the plane with only a black suitcase. The…