Pseudo-science: Why phrases like “studies show” should strike an alarm bell inside your head

Did you know that several researches have shown that left-handed people tend to be more intelligent than their right-handed peers? If you believed the above fact, even for a second, then this article is made specially for you. And those who still didn't get it, I just made that up. The world we live in … Continue reading Pseudo-science: Why phrases like “studies show” should strike an alarm bell inside your head


Gambler’s Fallacy : Why balancing forces of nature is a myth

A classic cognitive error known as Gambler's fallacy gives us insight on how the human mind works. Perhaps the coin isn't biased, maybe its just you.

The real reason why mathematics is considered difficult/boring

This article tries to answer why mathematics of all disciplines, is looked down with so much hatred. Is there something inherently dull about this discipline, or is it just a subjective interpretation?

The Big Bang: How the universe came into being

The universe as known today, started out very different . Only after several thousands of years since the Big Bang, did it become fit for accommodating galaxies like the Milky Way.

The Butterfly Effect

Does our past affect our present? Will the decisions we make today affect our tomorrow? The answer to these questions is a little bit more complicated than a simple "yes". The link between cause and effect might be obvious to the world, but the extent to which this is true, is way beyond us. Many of us sci-fi fans might've dreamt of jumping into a time machine, and change certain initial events we think, had led to some undesired results in our lives, but in order to comprehend the ramifications of even the smallest of such changes, we need not look further into theories of science fiction. Science, itself have a theory backed up by experiment that indicate small changes create massive ripple effects in time and space. As ridiculous it might sound, altering the outcome of a die, say, tossed in 1995, could perhaps have led to a cataclysmic earthquake, through several invisible connectives of cause and effect! This is what Butterfly effect is all about, the invisible strings of causality that holds our universe together.

Is reality an illusion?

Did you know that the world we experience everyday could perhaps be nothing more than an illusion. Both science and religious theories support this claim - that our world is nothing more than a fake sensory experience fabricated by our subconscious mind.

Birthday Paradox: Why the odds of same birthdays are higher than we think!

How many times do we keep meeting people in a group sharing the same birthdays? The odds of such an occurrence might seem low at first, but is counter-intuitively quite large. Read this article to understand the game-changing effects of combined probability through an interesting example - The Birthday Paradox.