Why do songs get stuck in your head?

Why do songs get stuck in your head?

Songs get stuck in your head because of earworms, songs which have quite a fast tempo and a common melodic shape with unusual intervals of repetitions

What are earworms?

What are earworms?

Earworms are undesired catchy tunes that keep repeating in your head. A recent study shows that about 98% of the people living in the western world have

How does duty free work?

How does duty free work?

Duty free is where you go when you want to spend your leftover foreign currency before heading for home. Usually, this happens in the airport which also serves as the border between countries. No matter if you want that or not, you inevitably walk into a duty-free shop to spend your remaining $20 or $50…

Why do paper cuts hurt so much?

Why do paper cuts hurt so much?

Paper cuts hurt so much because the paper is quite rough, much like a saw blade rather than a knife and it does a lot more damage to cells and nerves

What are the Santa Ana winds?

What are the Santa Ana winds?

The Santa Ana winds are dry and often hot winds that blow through Southern California towards the coast and originate from the high-elevation deserts

How do teeth whiteners work?

How do teeth whiteners work?

Teeth whiteners provide for an entire $11 billion industry in the US. Studies show that more than 12 percent of American households use teeth whiteners. People are definitely crazy about whiter teeth ever since those TV ads of families with perfectly-white teeth and now all these Instagram influencers and TV starts whose teeth are flawless…

Why are there no B Batteries?

Why are there no B Batteries?

Why are there no B Batteries? Read more about the unexpected truth about why the B battery size didn’t catch on, in this article.

What do cockroaches do? Plus Facts about Cockroaches

What do cockroaches do? Plus Facts about Cockroaches

Cockroaches are disgusting. This is the general opinion. Whenever we see a cockroach we tend to kill it and then act disgusted. Sometimes we’re even afraid of them because of the intense, instinctive repugnance they trigger in us.  So, cockroaches are an absolute “no” around the house and about. But still, they do exist and…

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