Why “Statistics Show” And “Science Says” Can’t Always Be Trusted

“Lies, damned lies, and statistics!” Have you heard this phrase before? It demonstrates how people can use statistics to strengthen arguments, specifically weak arguments. This simple comic demonstrates a logical fallacy we often fall for. We have all deferred to an expert or a position of authority before, yet how do we know they were accurate? This is called Authority Bias. Let’s take a look at how this works:[1] Person X is an authority in a particular field. Person X says something about a topic in their respective field. Person…

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These 5 Famous Introverts Show That You Don’t Need To Be An Extrovert To Be Successful

Introverts can often go unnoticed as they don’t constantly showcase their talents or talk about their successes. They are often quiet and unassuming when they are around other people, so they can easily be overshadowed by louder extroverts. There are lots of misconceptions that surround introverts. Many people assume that because they are quiet, they don’t have much to say – but this couldn’t be further from the truth. While introverts may seem quiet on the surface, deep down they are bubbling with creative thoughts and ideas. This is one…

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How to Tell Stories About Yourself to Show You’re the Best Fit for the Job

Prepare well for an interview and you have a great chance of showing off what you’re really made of. But preparation can be tricky when there are so many different kinds of questions that could potentially come up. Behavioral interview questions are one such type and the way you answer them could be crucial to getting that perfect job. What’s the Intention of Asking Behavioral Interview Questions? These types of questions aren’t designed to test how you behave in an interview but are incorporated to allow the interviewer to assess…

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Make the Most of Your Trade Show Appearance

Deciding to invest time, energy, and money into a trade show appearance is a big decision. While it presents an opportunity to secure new customers, leading to higher sales, it can also result in losses if you can’t convert visitors into buyers. To help ensure you get the most out of your trade show investment, here are some tips designed to give you the best experience possible. Choose the Right Trade Show The first step to a great trade show experience is picking the right one. Begin your search by…

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15 Heartwarming Illustrations To Show No One Will Ever Love You Like Your Mom Does

Throughout our lives, we would fall in love with a lot of people…You have a bunch of friends, family members, girlfriends/boyfriends…They come and go, and only the best of them would stay. But no one ever would stay with you and love you like your mom does. Because a mother’s love is surely incomparable. Below are 15 illustrations we created to show the love between moms and daughters. 1. She Never Forgets Your Birthday 2. She’s Happy To Make What You Love To Eat 3. She’s The Best Nurse When You’re Sick 4.…

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A Broadway show had the perfect musical response to the ridiculous bathroom debate.

<br> Going to the bathroom can be controversial these days. Photo by Kinky Boots/Facebook. Across America, a furious debate over who belongs in which restroom continues to rage. It’s a debate that’s raised some hard questions. Photo by Kinky Boots/Facebook. Should states pass laws regulating who can pee where? How should those laws be enforced? Should ordinary Americans patrol public restrooms checking IDs? Would these bathroom vigilante squads be volunteer or would there be some kind of draft? Doesn’t confronting a perfect stranger in a restroom for no good reason…

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These 14 mesmerizing photos show Earth’s many forces juxtaposed against each other.

<br> We all contain contradictions. It’s part of what makes us human. Walt Whitman wrote, in “Song of Myself”: “Do I contradict myself?Very well then I contradict myself,(I am large, I contain multitudes.)” And it’s true. You can be conservative but want to stop climate change. You can be liberal but support rights for gun owners. And though at first glance this juxtaposition, these side-by-side comparisons, might seem fraught, these combinations can also be beautiful. In fact, the entirety of planet Earth has always been made up of a harmony…

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These 14 mesmerizing photos show Earth’s many forces juxtaposed against each other.

<br> We all contain contradictions. It’s part of what makes us human. Walt Whitman wrote, in “Song of Myself”: “Do I contradict myself?Very well then I contradict myself,(I am large, I contain multitudes.)” And it’s true. You can be conservative but want to stop climate change. You can be liberal but support rights for gun owners. And though at first glance this juxtaposition, these side-by-side comparisons, might seem fraught, these combinations can also be beautiful. In fact, the entirety of planet Earth has always been made up of a harmony…

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A rover dived to the bottom of the ocean. 15 photos show what they found there.

<br> Have you ever wondered what it looks like miles below the surface of the ocean? Image from NOAA Office of Ocean Exploration and Research, 2016 Deepwater Exploration of the Marianas. The Mariana Trench is the deepest point in the Earth’s oceans, and scientists and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration are sending cameras down into its depths. They’ll be exploring the deep water around the entire area, from relatively shallow undersea mountains to down in the deep valleys more than six miles underwater. They’re scheduled to explore until July…

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Stunning Illustrations To Show What It Would Be Like If Human and Animals Switched Roles

We love animals and we go to the extremes with our pets, just to make them happy. But are we really making them happy? Are we pampering our pets when we go to shelters to walk them and enjoy having a pet for a day? What about the animals we use as food and entertainment? The following series of images are going to answer these very questions and show the scary side of humanity by revealing how life would be like if animals and humans switch roles. Imagine how would…

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