Christy Milbourne

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Finally! Jeff Goldblum Jigsaw Puzzles Have Arrived

When <i>A Christmas Story</i> was first released in 1983, it was a sleeper that attracted only a small (but quite cultish) following. Over the past three …

11 Scenarios Where Certain Disaster Was Avoided

It could have ended in total disaster, but right at the last split second the crisis was averted.<p>In the following eleven scenarios the outcome seems …

When Your Favorite 2013 Holiday TV Specials Will Be on TV

Time to set your DVR!<p>For many families, the holiday season is all about decorating Christmas trees, hanging stockings by the chimney with care, …

Animal Sanctuary on the Greek Island of Syros Wants to Pay You to Take Care of 55 Cats

What these animals lack in size, they make up for in their ability to make you wish you were dead, thanks to their painful bites and stings. …

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20 Fun, Obscure Facts About ‘Scrubs’ That You Might Not Know

Ask most people what the <i>best</i> sitcom of the modern era is, and they’ll probably say <i>Seinfeld</i> or <i>Arrested Development</i>. I wouldn’t disagree with them. Ask an egghead (or Josh), and they’ll probably say something like <i>The Simpsons</i> or even <i>NewsRadio</i>. I wouldn’t disagree with them, either. But while I …

Meet The Sourpuss Gene

A genetic variant predisposes people to perceive events more negatively than others.<p>The inability to look on the bright side might have a genetic basis. A new study from the University of British Columbia has found a genetic variant might make the negative more salient than the positive for its …

What Would Happen If You Drank Water From The Gowanus Canal?

The story of how one of the most polluted waterways in America came to be located in one of the country's most expensive neighborhoods. Also: dysentery, cancer, and arsenic poisoning.<p>"So, right off the bat, you'd have a massive problem with dysentery," Ludgen Balan, founder of the Urban Divers …

Why corporate boards are still ruled by white men

Even as more women and minorities serve as directors of corporate boards, few have attained the elite status that comes from serving on multiple …

Male brain versus female brain: How do they differ?

Chapter 16 of my book, <i>50 Human Brain Ideas You Really Need to Know</i>. Here's the introduction to the book, the chapter about topographic mapping, the chapter about mirror neurons, and my post about the most important idea in neuroscience.<p><b>Summary</b>: Subtle observable differences exist between male and …