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  • After 75 years of being upstaged by plastics, the tagua nut, known as "vegetable ivory" has resurfaced as one of the most sustainable products in the world. Hopefully, its comeback will put an end to the senseless slaughter of animals for their tusks.

    Vegetable Ivory: A Humane Alternative to Elephant Poaching

    Vegetable Ivory: A Humane Alternative to Elephant Poaching

    by Catherine Tally21

  • This article explains many facts associated with dreaming, the physiological and psychological components. It recounts the history of scientific studies, and many little known facts are included. Nightmares and lucid dreaming is also discussed. The difference between men and women’s dreams is expl

    Dream Facts

    Dream Facts

    by Pamela Oglesby34

  • So much faith and perfection is put into these ceremonies that even one slip of the tongue in a recitation, one omission of a word, one stumble in a dance, can discredit the performer and bring misfortune for the entire village and a failed crop for the year.

    Ancient Hopi Rituals and Ceremonies

    Ancient Hopi Rituals and Ceremonies

    by Phyllis Doyle Burns35

  • Have you ever noticed the rabbit in the moon? Are you familiar with the Moon Rabbit, or Jade Rabbit as it's sometimes called? "The Moon Rabbit In Legend and Culture" is dedicated to that big bunny pounding away in its pestle!

    The Moon Rabbit in Legend and Culture

    The Moon Rabbit in Legend and Culture

    by truefaith712

  • Summarizing 10 scientific theories about the purpose of dreams. Possible functions include aiding memory, preventing heat loss, and rehearsing threats.

    10 Theories About Why We Dream

    10 Theories About Why We Dream

    by Thomas Swan10

  • Somebody is watching me... and I need to know what to do. Do you have the feeling you are not alone, that your life is being monitored by some unknown person or organization? Here's how to find out and what to do if it's true.

    I'm Being Watched—How to Deal With Stalkers and Spies

    I'm Being Watched—How to Deal With Stalkers and Spies

    by Bev G144

  • Being poor is no fun; among the many negatives are bad health, exposure to crime, and lack of education.

    The Side Effects of Poverty

    The Side Effects of Poverty

    by Rupert Taylor8

  • "Emerging Adult” is now recognized as a life-stage occurring after the teen-aged years and before full adulthood. What are the characteristics, problems, and advantages of these years?

    The Emerging Adult: The Life Stage of 20-Somethings

    The Emerging Adult: The Life Stage of 20-Somethings

    by Catherine Giordano22

  • Norse and Celtic Europe is plentiful with myths and folklore that mention nine maidens. Where do these legends originate? Might there be a spiritual legacy to these maidens?

    The Cult of Nine Maidens in Northwest Europe

    The Cult of Nine Maidens in Northwest Europe

    by Chris Pinard4

  • Parents are delighted when their babies first start to laugh. But why do babies laugh? What do they laugh at? With some wonderful video footage and a bit of science, everything is explained here.

    Why Do Babies Laugh?

    Why Do Babies Laugh?

    by Amanda Littlejohn41

  • The words 'Latin America' are used to describe the group of 21 countries (listed below) in the American continent where Latin languages are spoken. These countries are all located south of the US-Mexico border, starting with Mexico in North America,...

    What Is Latin America? Geography, Language and Culture Explained

    What Is Latin America? Geography, Language and Culture Explained

    by Marie McKeown95

  • This article discusses differences between suicide related OCD and other types of OCD. Reasons that compulsions associated with suicidal obsessions are ineffective at decreasing anxiety are provided.

    Suicidal Thoughts vs. Suicidal Obsession in OCD

    Suicidal Thoughts vs. Suicidal Obsession in OCD

    by Natalie Frank10

  • This article discusses lucid dreaming, provides instructions to help individuals achieve lucidity in dreams, and offers two practical applications of the lucid dream state for proficient lucid dreamers.

    The Lucid Dream State and Its Practical Applications

    The Lucid Dream State and Its Practical Applications

    by Jeremy S3

  • Is religion wishful thinking? This work summarizes the experimental evidence, and incorporates comfort theories into the cognitive science of religion.

    Comfort Theories of Religion

    Comfort Theories of Religion

    by Thomas Swan27

  • This article explains the different unique characteristics of the right and left brain. It explains the brain mapping done at the Mayo Clinic from the procedure to the results. This article also explains brain anatomy and how the right and left brain have distinctly different functions.

    Right Brain vs. Left Brain Functions

    Right Brain vs. Left Brain Functions

    by Pamela Oglesby94

  • The Myers-Briggs personality INFJ. Introverted + intuitive + feeler + judging. In this article, I will show you how to identify someone with this type of personality and I will also go over their strengths and weaknesses.

    How to Identify an INFJ Personality

    How to Identify an INFJ Personality

    by Andrea Lawrence151

  • In the folklore and mythology of every culture there have been stories and legends of giants. Were the myths based on facts or were the facts exaggerated into mythological legends over time?

    Human Giants in Lore, Myth, and Life

    Human Giants in Lore, Myth, and Life

    by Phyllis Doyle Burns21

  • Fascism is a threat to democracy. It's even more dangerous when someone attempt to equate it with an ideology they oppose. This is a rebuttal to an article recently written on the subject.

    The Fascism Connection: A Rebuttal

    The Fascism Connection: A Rebuttal

    by Dean Traylor11

  • A group of American hunters were murdered in the Canadian wilderness, and a local woodsman and guide was fingered for the crime. But did he do it?

    Did Justice Fail Wilbert Coffin?

    Did Justice Fail Wilbert Coffin?

    by Rupert Taylor5

  • The use of IQ tests to prove that immigrants and minorities were inferior to the white majority is discussed. The roles of Binet, Terman, Goddard and Yerkes in the Eugenics Movement are considered.

    Intelligence Testing and the Beginning of Eugenics

    Intelligence Testing and the Beginning of Eugenics

    by Natalie Frank8

  • The INTJ women is the most unique woman of all types when it comes to Myers-Briggs. Learning what makes her tick and how to get close to her takes some expertise.

    INTJ Women: A Rare Myers-Briggs Category

    INTJ Women: A Rare Myers-Briggs Category

    by Tessa Schlesinger173

  • Psychology has played an important role in the U.S. Space Program since it's inception. However, at the beginning it was relied upon for selection & to address initial problems in the program. Today, psychology is regularly utilized to ensure the well-being of astronauts & their families.

    Keeping Astronauts Sane

    Keeping Astronauts Sane

    by Natalie Frank17

  • Psychologist Dr. Billy Kidd interviews a 1960s Acid Guide. They discuss the psychology of psychedelics and make the counterculture movement come alive.

    LSD: Interview With a 1960s Acid Guide

    LSD: Interview With a 1960s Acid Guide

    by Dr Billy Kidd5

  • People who want to purchase condominium homes in Florida would do well to find out about the biased and unfair laws in that state that strip them of many rights once they become owners. Here are the worst of them.

    What You Need to Know About Florida's Condo Laws

    What You Need to Know About Florida's Condo Laws

    by Sondra Rochelle2

  • It takes a lot of effort to avoid doing what should be done; distractions have to be found and not acted upon.

    A Guide to Procrastination

    A Guide to Procrastination

    by Rupert Taylor6

  • This article discusses the development of criminal law, from inception as an act in itself, towards understanding that both intent and act are vital to the judicial view of the commission of a crime

    Evolution of Criminal Law

    Evolution of Criminal Law

    by Colleen Swan18

  • As working people struggle to pay their bills, the masters of the financial universe trundle along, rewarding themselves with massive bonuses and risking a repeat of the financial implosion of 2008.

    Capitalism Is in Crisis

    Capitalism Is in Crisis

    by Rupert Taylor5

  • Ghana has myths ingrained in its society and directs the way of life and behavior of its people. Some of these myths have evidence to back them up and serve as sacred and tourist attraction sites.

    Six Amazing Ghanaian Myths and Legends

    Six Amazing Ghanaian Myths and Legends

    by Charles Nuamah5

  • Life in rural Honduras is hard. The people are poor by monetary standards, but they accept their lot stoically as the traditional way of life handed down to them from many past generations.

    Life in Rural Honduras

    Life in Rural Honduras

    by Lew Marcrum0

  • Who were the Neanderthals? Were they related to us? How were they different from us?

    Who Were the Neanderthals?

    Who Were the Neanderthals?

    by Tiffany R Isselhardt5

  • The cognitive science of religion tries to understand the psychology of religious belief and behavior. This article summarizes important research and findings.

    The Cognitive Science of Religion

    The Cognitive Science of Religion

    by Thomas Swan83

  • Americans are simply in love with England. They just can't help themselves! There are many reasons to love England, but here are the top fifteen, from the accents to the royalty to the literature.

    Top 15 Reasons Why Americans Love England

    Top 15 Reasons Why Americans Love England

    by Rose West529

  • What are the main reasons for war? This article lists the most common causes of conflict.

    The 8 Main Reasons for War

    The 8 Main Reasons for War

    by Paul Goodman134

  • Who wants high-tech instruments, algorithms, and forecast models when all you need to know is that a plentiful crop of pine cones means a harsh winter is coming? Or not.

    Weather Folklore

    Weather Folklore

    by Rupert Taylor2

  • What is the meaning of clasping the hands? A look at the variations of this commonly seen pose, including its possible genetic component.

    What Does Clasped Hands Mean?

    What Does Clasped Hands Mean?

    by Howard Allen0

  • Susan Cain's book "Quiet" provides an interesting perspective on the unique strengths of introverts and explains why the world needs to embrace both extroverts and introverts.

    What's Wrong With Being an Introvert?

    What's Wrong With Being an Introvert?

    by Kathy Sima28

  • Historically the law of torts, consisting of the right of one person to sue another, is a fairly recent development, as is the intent of a defendant, as well as his act

    Evolution of Tort Law

    Evolution of Tort Law

    by Colleen Swan24

  • Information designed to help the reader gain a basic understanding of the Jungian animus archetype. Explains concepts such as masculine and feminine principles, the divine hermaphrodite, and how to identify and interpret animus dreams.

    What Is the Jungian Animus Archetype?

    What Is the Jungian Animus Archetype?

    by Aisling Ireland16

  • INFJ, intuitive, feelers, funny people, smart people, Myers Brigg, Billy Crystal, Jamie Foxx, humanitarians, counselors, super creative people, you know.

    24 Struggles All INFJs can Understand

    24 Struggles All INFJs can Understand

    by Andrea Lawrence92

  • Fact-checking the fact-checkers is an important activity in today's news cycle. Is snopes.com a truly reliable source? How can we know?

    Snopes and Facts

    Snopes and Facts

    by Linda Sue Grimes2

  • "Ghosts of Rwanda" is a Frontline documentary that explores the Rwandan genocide and how the international community reacted. Various international relations theories can be applied to the tragedy and explain how the world let it happen. European imperialism and national interests played a role.

    Analyzing and Summarizing The "Ghosts of Rwanda: Frontline" Documentary

    Analyzing and Summarizing The "Ghosts of Rwanda: Frontline" Documentary

    by Nicholas Weissman0

  • INTP struggles in this world, from dating, to interacting with others, to spaceships, and goblins, and some of these things are not true, but which??

    29.5 Struggles That All INTPs Face

    29.5 Struggles That All INTPs Face

    by Andrea Lawrence52

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