Tagged: health

Why Is Yawning Contagious?

Contagious yawning can be annoying, but it might also be a sign of good social skills. It’s a type of emotional contagion, a phenomenon in which we tend to share the feelings of people around us. Scientific American MIND editor Sandra Upson explains.

25 Unexpected Things That Are Dirtier Than Your Toilet

It seems that the toilet has gotten a bad rap. We all shun it as the dirtiest part of the house when in reality there are a lot of supposedly clean places that are exponentially filthier. These are 25 unexpected things that are dirtier than your toilet.

Bad Facts About the USA (15 pictures)

We hear it all the time, from every corner of the political sphere: There’s no other country on the planet quite like the United States of America. It’s indisputably true that this country is exceptional in a large number of ways.

But there are things you can not be proud of. Let’s see them.