Brain

People Outcried Over “Wheel of Fortune” Puzzle Answer That Seemed to Be Senseless

People Outcried Over “Wheel of Fortune” Puzzle Answer That Seemed to Be Senseless
Stories
3 months ago

Wheel of Fortune is known for delivering entertaining puzzles that families can enjoy solving together. However, the stakes can become far less amusing when thousands of dollars hang in the balance, and a single error proves to be costly. Such a fate befell an unfortunate contestant who missed out on a substantial prize but garnered the unwavering support of the online community.

17 Women Who Were Acting Extremely Weird While Pregnant

17 Women Who Were Acting Extremely Weird While Pregnant
Stories
5 months ago

Pregnancy is a special time, full of magic and surprises for both the expectant mother and those around her. You never know how your new self will react while waiting for a miracle. Some people have a calm and uneventful pregnancy, but the characters of our selection have some stories to share with the internet.

22 Unsettling Images That May Leave You Feeling Cheated

22 Unsettling Images That May Leave You Feeling Cheated
Fun
5 months ago

In our everyday lives, we often encounter optical illusions that leave us scratching our heads and questioning the authenticity of what we see. These seemingly ordinary scenes can deceive our senses, making us wonder if our eyes are playing tricks on us. Whether it’s a perfectly timed photograph that distorts reality or a cleverly designed piece of street art, these illusions remind us of the captivating and sometimes bewildering nature of our visual perception.

10 Things Your Body Can Do That You’ll Never Take for Granted Again

10 Things Your Body Can Do That You’ll Never Take for Granted Again
Facts
3 weeks ago

Nature has made our bodies wondrously full of marvels and curiosities that scientists are still researching today. For instance, most of us can hold our breath underwater for 90 seconds, without training, and yet in 2016, Spain’s Aleix Segura Vendrell clocked a time of 24 minutes. While he breathed in pure oxygen before immersion, scientists are still trying to figure out how he was able to do that.

9 Things Your Body Can Do That Are Just Plain Weird

9 Things Your Body Can Do That Are Just Plain Weird
Facts
6 months ago

The human body is like a puzzle full of surprises. All these tiny parts inside us work together, reacting in a domino effect due to things around us or the decisions we make. People have been studying it for thousands of years. And yet, there are still lots of things we’re finding out about it! Let’s dive into eight mind-blowing facts that you’ve probably never heard before. Get ready to be amazed!

15+ Photos in Which You Will See What Is Not Really There

15+ Photos in Which You Will See What Is Not Really There
Fun
6 months ago

Optical illusions are captivating windows into the intricate relationship between our eyes and our brain. These mesmerizing visual puzzles play tricks on our perception, revealing the brain’s ingenious ability to interpret the world around us. Sometimes it takes more than several minutes to understand what is really going on in the photo.

15 Confusing Photos Where Everything Is Not What It Seems

15 Confusing Photos Where Everything Is Not What It Seems
Fun
6 months ago

We see what we want to see because our brain is not always ready to understand what is in front of it. This is exactly what happens with photographs where the perspective or angle is distorted. Check what your eyes will see while looking at these 15 photos.

10+ Brain Twisters That Can Be a Challenge Even for Geniuses

10+ Brain Twisters That Can Be a Challenge Even for Geniuses
Quizzes
6 months ago

Practicing mental agility improves problem-solving abilities as the brain forms new neural pathways and strengthens with practice. So, solving quizzes and brain teasers allows our brains to learn new skills. For that reason, we decided to come up with a few visual riddles that will encourage you to dig deeper and see things from different perspectives. Give it your best shot!

19 Photos With Perspectives so Wild, You’ll Need to See Them to Believe Them

19 Photos With Perspectives so Wild, You’ll Need to See Them to Believe Them
Fun
4 months ago

Certain images have the power to play tricks on our brains, leaving us puzzled and bewildered. These are the types of pictures where the perspective and angle are perfectly aligned to create mind-bending optical illusions that can take a few minutes or even hours to unravel. Today’s collection includes photographs that depict an invisible straw, levitating dogs and people, and missing limbs, all designed to challenge and tease the mind.

15+ Things That Caught Us Off-guard

15+ Things That Caught Us Off-guard
Fun
10 months ago

Some people love surprises, others hate them. Scientists say it all stems from how our brains are wired: one way to react to novelty is with curiosity; such people feel positive emotions. The other option is fear, which, of course, is unpleasant. But whether we enjoy unexpected events or not, they are a part of our lives. Let’s look at some things that caught today’s heroes off-guard.

20+ Mind Blowing Real Life Optical Illusions People Came Across

20+ Mind Blowing Real Life Optical Illusions People Came Across
Fun
year ago

Perception is a fascinating subject that has puzzled scientists and philosophers for centuries. Our eyes and brains work together to interpret the world around us. But sometimes the information we receive can be misleading. Optical illusions and perspective tricks are examples of how our perception can be deceived. Let’s enjoy a list of puzzling photos that you need to look at twice to figure out what they really are.

21 Tricky Images That Could Confuse Even the Brightest Minds

21 Tricky Images That Could Confuse Even the Brightest Minds
Fun
year ago

When we take an image quickly, we often do not stop to examine its perspective, and when we see it again, we realize that something is not quite right. For a few seconds, the “confusing” images may make our brain spin like a whirlwind until we finally understand what was really going on when we made the pic.

13 Tricky Pics That Prove Animals Are Masters of Camouflage

13 Tricky Pics That Prove Animals Are Masters of Camouflage
Animals
year ago

Finding hidden elements in pictures could be a complex exercise that may help you sharpen your visual skills. Also, its effect on your brain could be profoundly beneficial. However, within this same challenge, there are different levels of complexity, and there are animals that know very well how to hide so that not even Sherlock himself would see them.

15 Tricky Brain Teasers That Are Waiting Anxiously to Find Their Masters

15 Tricky Brain Teasers That Are Waiting Anxiously to Find Their Masters
Quizzes
year ago

Mental exercises, such as puzzles, riddles and quizzes have a variety of benefits for the human brain. First of all, they all increase our concentration and therefore make our mental abilities better. And it’s even better when you try to solve puzzles that are a bit harder than you’re used to. In fact, your brain will appreciate that increased level of difficulty and will get more satisfaction when you finally get to solve them.

17 Peculiar Pictures We Wish Someone Could Explain to Us

17 Peculiar Pictures We Wish Someone Could Explain to Us
Fun
year ago

There is a quote that says “In a multicultural, diverse society there are countless ways in which people negotiate the everyday lived experience and reality of diversity.” And if you take a look around you and really start noticing things and people, you will realize exactly that. Maybe you won’t have an explanation for everything you see, but you will realize that each brain functions differently.

15+ Surprising Things Proving That There’s Truly Amazing Stuff Around Us

15+ Surprising Things Proving That There’s Truly Amazing Stuff Around Us
Fun
year ago

Our brain is designed to notice only the most important things and ignore everything else. Scientists even found out that the stores you remember in a new city depend heavily on your mood and what you want at the time of your visit. That’s good news: if we noticed absolutely everything all the time, we’d be overloaded.

20 Sweet Pics That Can Turn Your Heart Into Mush

20 Sweet Pics That Can Turn Your Heart Into Mush
Fun
year ago

Looking at cute images — like animal videos for example — can “heal” you, according to experts. It’s because aww-worthy pictures or clips trigger the release of chemicals in our brain, which help us feel better.

20+ Pics That Are Sweeter Than a Drop of Honey

20+ Pics That Are Sweeter Than a Drop of Honey
Fun
year ago

A study says that when we look at something that is overly cute, our brain can get aggressive. This is why we often feel like squeezing the cheeks of a baby. But most of all, adorable sights put us in a good mood and have the power to turn a bad day upside down. That is why they hold a special place in our hearts. After all, most of us like to reopen our childhood albums from time to time or spend endless hours watching sweet clips of playful pets online.

16 Mind-Boggling Photos Where Reality Is Not What It Appears

16 Mind-Boggling Photos Where Reality Is Not What It Appears
Fun
3 months ago

Sometimes it’s impossible to capture the right shot, no matter how hard you try. But some random photos can turn into true works of art. That’s because at first glance, you can’t even tell what’s depicted in them and how it happened.

15 Gifts From the Universe That Threw People For a Loop

15 Gifts From the Universe That Threw People For a Loop
Fun
year ago

Our brain loves it when something we might enjoy pops out of the blue, according to research. It responds more strongly than when we receive something we like while expecting it. This is especially great because the world never gets tired of throwing surprises our way. Whether they’re one of Mother Nature’s wonders or a mighty coincidence, it’s hard to not grab for the camera once they’re in our way.

19 Lucky People Who Stumbled Upon Really Cool Surprises

19 Lucky People Who Stumbled Upon Really Cool Surprises
Fun
year ago

Surprises cause humans to freeze for about 1/25th of a second. And within that time frame, our brain tries to figure out what’s going on and what to do next. The people on this list were surprised to see something extraordinary in their surroundings, and lucky for us, we get to see their awesome finds too, because their next move was to take a picture of them.

18 Pics That Will Take Your Mind for a Spin

18 Pics That Will Take Your Mind for a Spin
Fun
2 years ago

The angle from where a photo is taken can define the whole picture. The chosen perspective can make certain parts disappear, and it can also make some objects look like they are defying logic. These images often confuse our brains, but it can also be quite fun to figure them out.

14 Pics That Can Trick Us More Than Any Magician

14 Pics That Can Trick Us More Than Any Magician
Fun
2 years ago

Sometimes we don’t see things that are right in front of us, and we don’t mean those times when we were looking for our phone that had been in our hand the entire time. Scientists carried out an experiment and found that when the object doesn’t coincide with our expectations of its size (when they are bigger than normal, for example), our brain simply doesn’t recognize it in a picture.

20 Pics That Can Make You Beg For an Explanation

20 Pics That Can Make You Beg For an Explanation
Fun
2 years ago

Scientists learned that our brains create our own realities and that, when faced with unclear images, they analyze the information based on past experiences and expectations. The extremely confusing photos on this list, however, may make our brains work a bit harder to figure them out.

15+ Things That Looked Completely Different Until We Paid Closer Attention

15+ Things That Looked Completely Different Until We Paid Closer Attention
Fun
2 years ago

They say that reality is constructed by our brains depending on what each of us tends to think. That’s why when we see a highly confusing picture, 2 different people might see 2 separate things. But, maybe some pictures are universally perceived the same way and everyone is seeing the same thing. So, basically everyone is confused in the exact same manner.

20 Pets Who Got Bigger, but Didn’t Shake Off Any of Their Habits

20 Pets Who Got Bigger, but Didn’t Shake Off Any of Their Habits
Animals
2 years ago

Like humans, pets pick up habits that they keep for their entire lives. Most of them connect with a toy or accessory so deeply that they keep it close even after it’s not fit for playing anymore. This just proves how similarly our pets’ brains and ours work, and maybe that’s why we grow to feel so close to them.

15 Pictures That Require a Closer Second Look

15 Pictures That Require a Closer Second Look
Fun
year ago

There are many ways that our brain manages to confuse us and optical illusions is just one of them. This happens when we usually look at something we haven’t seen before and our eyes don’t perceive everything as they are. Luckily, we eventually see what is really going on and feel satisfied we found the solution.

19 Pictures Your Eyes Will Need to Focus on Closely to Understand What’s Going On

19 Pictures Your Eyes Will Need to Focus on Closely to Understand What’s Going On
Fun
year ago

Sometimes we make assumptions about a picture we see based on our way of thinking. We don’t necessarily concentrate solely on what is in front of our eyes, but our brain wins over our eyes. But some other times, the camera happens to be in a location that hides a big part of the truth. That’s why we often see things that don’t exist or misinterpret the existing information.