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  • 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

  • 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 McKeown26

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  • 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 Frank4

  • The advantages and disadvantages of the democratic system of government in the form of pros and cons lists.

    Pros and Cons of Democracy

    Pros and Cons of Democracy

    by Paul Goodman34

  • 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 Lawrence70

  • According to genetics, it is extremely rare but possible for a black person to have blue eyes. Here are some black people with blue eyes and the origin of their unusual genetic trait.

    The Origin of Black People With Blue Eyes

    The Origin of Black People With Blue Eyes

    by Edmund Custers24

  • 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 Frank0

  • Finfolk are an unsual breed of mythological creatures unique to Orkney and Shetland Islands. Similar to Mermaids and other mythic sea creatures. And connections to Norse mythology.

    The Finfolk of Orkney Folklore

    The Finfolk of Orkney Folklore

    by Carolyn Emerick9

  • 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 Swan17

  • Conspiracy in itself can constitute a crime. Assistance given in any form, with knowledge of its intended use in a criminal act, involves the provider in whatever conduct ensues.

    Criminal Law - Conspiracy

    Criminal Law - Conspiracy

    by Colleen Swan7

  • Assault is a deliberate creation of a well based belief that a harmful or offensive contact is about to occur. Battery comprises this contact.

    The Tort of Assault and Battery

    The Tort of Assault and Battery

    by Colleen Swan6

  • 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 Burns30

  • "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

  • Serena, 3, and Sophia Campione, 19 months, were drowned in a bathtub by their own mother. This is an account of the events surrounding the murders including home videos and footage of a police interview.

    Parents Who Kill: Elaine Campione Drowned Her Daughters

    Parents Who Kill: Elaine Campione Drowned Her Daughters

    by Antonia Monacelli8

  • 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

  • The development of ethnography, important figures in cultural anthropology, and how ethnography changed history.

    Why Ethnography is Important

    Why Ethnography is Important

    by Melanie Shebel26

  • Some modern critics disparage fairy tales for their depiction of women. But, the truth is that fairy tales are complex with much to offer women of any age.

    The Divine Feminine in Fairy Tales

    The Divine Feminine in Fairy Tales

    by Carolyn Emerick12

  • The late 19th century was a critical time of change: social, economical, political, and more. This change resulted from the revolutions of the previous centuries. Three such revolutions in particular are the French Revolution, Scientific Revolution, and the Christian Reformation. The culmination of these three revolutions gave birth to new political, social, and economical ideologies of Capitalism, Socialism- governmental and non-governmental, and Communism/Anarchism. Each ideology broke bonds w

    Revolution: Its Impact on Economic Theorists

    Revolution: Its Impact on Economic Theorists

    by enewcomer7

  • An analysis of utopian and dystopian literature as well as some real-world attempts at creating utopian societies during the Protestant Reformation. I also have a summary of modern day utopias.

    Analyzing Utopian and Dystopian Societies

    Analyzing Utopian and Dystopian Societies

    by JourneyHolm7

  • "I'm bored," you say. But what is boredom and why does it happen? Exploring the scientific perspective leads to surprisingly helpful insights that might banish boredom forever. Interested ? Read on...

    Why Do We Get Bored?

    Why Do We Get Bored?

    by Amanda Littlejohn60

  • Arguably, both intellectually and physiologically our species may be fast reaching the limits of its potential. What may come next?

    Has Homo Sapiens Peaked?

    Has Homo Sapiens Peaked?

    by John Paul Quester3

  • 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 Swan81

  • A central aspect of Irish folklore is the wealth of traditional beliefs and superstitions which have been held by Irish people over the centuries. Many of these beliefs can be traced to Celtic traditions which the Catholic church failed to...

    Irish Folklore: Traditional Beliefs and Superstitions

    Irish Folklore: Traditional Beliefs and Superstitions

    by Marie McKeown20

  • The Myers Briggs personality INFJ. Introverted + intuitive + feeler + judging. Hanging out with the friend most likely to be Gandhi, Mother Teresa, or Martin Luther King Jr... or Seinfeld

    How to Identify an INFJ personality

    How to Identify an INFJ personality

    by Andrea Lawrence100

  • The Montessori Method of Education often attracts parents of children with ADHD because of its individualized learning methodology, but is this really the best method for children with ADHD?

    The ADHD Child and the Montessori Classroom

    The ADHD Child and the Montessori Classroom

    by Tracy Lynn Conway12

  • There is scholarly debate on whether or not shamanism was present in many European cultures. Prehistoric shamanism lingered on in the European folk tradition, it is simply often overlooked.

    The Question of European Shamanism

    The Question of European Shamanism

    by Carolyn Emerick9

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  • 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

  • It was the summer of 1968 in Scotswood, a community north of London in England. Martin Brown's lifeless body was discovered lying on the floor inside a boarded-up, condemned house, with blood and saliva trickling down his cheek. With no obvious...

    Murderous Children: 11-Year-Old Serial Killer Mary Bell

    Murderous Children: 11-Year-Old Serial Killer Mary Bell

    by Antonia Monacelli80

  • There are many forms of government, and the different forms are often intermingled. Learn about monarchy, oligarchy, fascism, communism, and a few others you probably never heard of.

    What Are the Various Forms of Governments?

    What Are the Various Forms of Governments?

    by Catherine Giordano21

  • 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 Schlesinger149

  • Feral children have fascinated us for millennia. We've concoted many fanciful stories of children who have lived and survived in the wild. But this hub reveals that there is substantial truth behind the myths and the legends. In this hub, you'll meet the real Mowgli's and Tarzan's and learn how they survived, how they were rescued, and whether they were successfully rehabiliated...

    Feral Children: Fact or Fiction?

    Feral Children: Fact or Fiction?

    by James Kenny39

  • How a con man duped struggling farmers into a pigeon breeding scheme that had fraud written all over it.

    The Pigeon King Swindle

    The Pigeon King Swindle

    by Rupert Taylor1

  • Twenty percent of all women fit the ISFJ category in MBTI. She wants marriage and motherhood and she's good at it. Don't say something nasty to her. She's hyper-sensitive and she'll never forgive you.

    ISFJ women. The most common Myers Briggs category

    ISFJ women. The most common Myers Briggs category

    by Tessa Schlesinger5

  • Join me in my quest to find out, at last, who really stole the cookies from the cookie jar. There is a sure way to ID that little rascal! Exploring microexpression analysis and how to spot a liar.

    Lying and Microexpressions: Catching a Thief

    Lying and Microexpressions: Catching a Thief

    by Schatzie Speaks22

  • 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

  • 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 truefaith78

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