Monthly Archives: November 2020

Make Me Smarter #19

Make Me Smarter #19: Violet Jessop survived three of the largest ship disasters in history. Violet Jessop may be one of the luckiest or unluckiest women in history, depending on how you look at it. The ocean liner stewardess not … Continue reading

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Speech and Deception: Pauses

Speech and Deception: Pauses The most common vocal deception clues are pauses, being too long or too frequent. Suspicion is aroused when a person hesitates when starting to speak (particularly if the start is answering a question). Too many shorter … Continue reading

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Make Me Smarter #18

Make Me Smarter #18: Nettle pudding is one of the oldest recipes in the world and goes back 8,000 years. If you like to tackle old-school recipes, then how about trying out the oldest known recipe in the world? Researchers … Continue reading

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Unite.

I’m not American, however I think this message speaks stronger than politics and where you live. United. This is the message everyone in the world should embrace. From all the way in New Zealand it looks to me like “The … Continue reading

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Make Me Smarter #17

Make Me Smarter #17: Unlike most snakes, anacondas give birth to live babies as opposed to eggs. Anacondas aren’t like the typical snake for plenty of reasons, including the fact that they can grow up to 30 feet in length … Continue reading

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Make Me Smarter #16

Make Me Smarter #16: There’s a chapel in Spain that’s inside of a volcano. If you want to visit the Santa Margarida de Sacot chapel, you won’t just have to head to northeastern Spain, you’ll also have to trek down … Continue reading

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