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Let's Apply The Female Stereotypes In These Commercials To Male Actors And See How That Looks

Have you ever heard about that experiment where people wore special glasses that turned their vision upside down? And after less than two weeks, everyone could see the world just fine? Because their eyes had accepted what they saw as reality even though it was changed by someone else?Do you think women are used as window dressing by lazy ad agencies, presenting distorted stereotypes of complex human beings? Also that it's pretty awful?

So is selling chips, web hosting, and burgers a little less important than contributing to how half the world is seen by the other half in almost every aspect of life?

Or can a burger be that delicious?

via UNSW

This article originally appeared on 07.10.21


Dr. Daniel Mansfield and his team at the University of New South Wales in Australia have just made an incredible discovery. While studying a 3,700-year-old tablet from the ancient civilization of Babylon, they found evidence that the Babylonians were doing something astounding: trigonometry!

Most historians have credited the Greeks with creating the study of triangles' sides and angles, but this tablet presents indisputable evidence that the Babylonians were using the technique 1,500 years before the Greeks ever were.


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This article originally appeared on 09.08.16


92-year-old Norma had a strange and heartbreaking routine.

Every night around 5:30 p.m., she stood up and told the staff at her Ohio nursing home that she needed to leave. When they asked why, she said she needed to go home to take care of her mother. Her mom, of course, had long since passed away.

Behavior like Norma's is quite common for older folks suffering from Alzheimer's or other forms of dementia. Walter, another man in the same assisted living facility, demanded breakfast from the staff every night around 7:30.

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