Have you ever wondered about certain things you come across every day, but never had an answer to those questions? Here is a list of a few of those scenarios.
The age-old myth that humans use only 10% of their brain does not seem to die. Nevertheless, humans do think about a lot of things that at times are mind-boggling.
These things, however, are not major points of discussion, but tiny or irrelevant subjects that we come across in everyday life.
Here is a list of topics that you can discuss (and mind you, they are not irrelevant) within your social circle and maybe, just maybe, find answers to those –
How come British singers sound like Americans when they sing?
Obviously, British cadence and phonetics are quite different than that of America and yet singers like Sir Elton John, Paul McCartney and Adele have accents similar to Americans, but only while they are singing.
Why do we get the best ideas while in the shower or on the toilet?
You certainly cannot deny this fact that the best ideas often arrive to you in the bathroom or while you are using the toilet. American rapper Eminem has confessed to creating his alter-ego Slim Shady while sitting on the toilet and we all know how popular Slim Shady is.
What is the significance of age 21 when it comes to drinking age?
A hundred years is how much every individual is predicted to live. Where some of them live more than a hundred years, others die before that. But have you ever though why many governments from around the world have decided the number 21 as drinking age? There were 99 other numbers to choose from!
Why can’t we decide whether tomato is a fruit or a vegetable?
It has been officially concluded that tomatoes are fruits; however, they look like vegetables and we use them as a vegetable.
Why do people inside a lift push the same button that you have already done?
“Don’t you trust me?” is my general wondering.
Why do we say “cheese” while getting a picture clicked?
The common notion and evident truth behind the same is that the word “cheese” gets the corners of our mouth to lift and helps us display a smile. So, my question is, when did smiling become that difficult.
Why do countries have a different name for other nations?
Indians know their home country as Hindustan whereas Germans call their homeland Deutschland. Many other countries have names in their local tongue as well as an English name. Well, the local names are not hard to pronounce, you know.
Why don’t humans look skywards while walking?
It is obvious that humans look forward and downward while walking in order to prevent themselves from stumbling. But it is surprising that they never look skywards (unless of course a bird poops on their head, shoulder or worst, face). Isn’t there something called aerial threats?