Why is Florida So Crazy?

By all means, let’s have a Californian make an article about why Floridians are so crazy. At the risk of being the pot that calls the kettle crazy, I’ll attempt a short answer. Florida is super crazy because there is high diversity, high population, and it’s not very big geographically speaking. Simply put, we’ve packed […]

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How did Albert Einstein come up with his ideas?

Albert Einstein made some significant contributions to science throughout his career. He is hailed for having one of the most brilliant minds in the (somewhat) recent past. But how did Albert Einstein come up with his ideas? It may surprise you to know that his loafing around doing nothing was a large part of his […]

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Did Joseph Stalin allow free elections?

Many consider Joseph Stalin to be a tyrant. But would such a tyrant allow free elections? Well, he did promise and pledge to allow free elections in Poland after World War II. Doesn’t sound so “tyranty,” right? Well, he must have known about the phrase, “It’s the thought that counts,” because he never followed through […]

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Was Napoleon Bonaparte evil or good?

Napoleon Bonaparte was a conqueror, which makes him prone to being kind of a jerk. He came out victorious in many great battles and accomplished quite a bit, but did he do evil things along the way? Yes. So, was he evil? By whose standard? The Bible? Then yes. The Qur’an? Yes. Buddhism? Yes. Okay, […]

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Was Albert Einstein right-handed, left-handed, or ambidextrous?

While we cannot give a definitive "yes" to answer whether Albert Einstein was ambidextrous, there is some evidence that suggests that he in fact was ambidextrous. There are some rumors that state that Albert Einstein was left-handed, but those have been easily debunked with photographic evidence of Albert Einstein writing with his right hand. It […]

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Did Stalin improve the economy?

Although he was a terrible tyrant, initially Joseph Stalin did improve the economy of the Soviet Union (USSR). He was not a good man by any stretch of the imagination. He ruled by fear, terrorizing his citizens, and often having them killed or letting them die. That said, the question still remains, did this horrible […]

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If there is a smallpox, why isn’t there a bigpox or largepox?

We've all heard of smallpox was there a bigpox? The name of the disease smallpox comes from the Latin word for "spotted." The viral infection causes the forming of small pustules (pimple-like bumps filled with pus) on the skin. The term "smallpox" is not to distinguish it from another disease called "bigpox," but there does […]

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Was Benjamin Franklin Deaf?

The short of it is no, Benjamin Franklin was not deaf and the picture above is of hard of hearing man in the 1800's. Then why do so many ask the question: Was Benjamin Franklin deaf? And is there evidence that he wasn't deaf? We think we have answers. Why did I think Benjamin Franklin […]

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Who is the earliest person in history whose name we know?

For purposes of answering the question of who is the earliest person in history whose name we know, it will be assumed that we all know we are talking about having solid, tangible proof of a real person in history, not any religious names like Adam and Eve, or anyone we cannot definitively say, “Yes, […]

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Are Aztecs considered Native American?

Are Aztecs considered Native American? Aztecs are considered Native American for two reasons. First, because they lived in the American continent. Second, because they inhabited the land before colonization by Europeans. Part of the curiosity of this question stems from whether we’re talking about the America the continent or the United States. What do you […]

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