7 tricks fast-food restaurants use to get you to spend more money
Fast food is supposed to be cheap and convenient, but do you ever find yourself spending more on fast food than you expected to? You’re not alone. According to one study, Americans spend about $1,200 on fast food every year. Places like McDonald’s and Burger King do everything in their power to get you to spend more money, and it turns out fast food isn’t as cheap as you think.
Child abuse may change brain structure and make depression worse
A study of over a hundred people’s brains suggests that abuse during childhood is linked to changes in brain structure that may make depression more severe in later life.
Last survivor of US slave ships discovered
The last known survivor of the transatlantic slave ships, brought to the US in 1860, has been identified by an academic at Newcastle University. Sally Smith was kidnapped from West Africa by slave traders and lived until 1937 in Alabama, staying for more than 70 years on the plantation where she had been enslaved.
How File Sharing Broke the Internet's First Forum
Usenet—a formative online protocol intended for conversations—was forever changed once the public figured out you could transfer binary files through it.
[VIDEO] Unbelievable Ways The Victorians Caused Their Own Deaths
In a genuine horror story, Suzannah Lipscomb reveals the lethal products, gadgets and conveniences that lurked in every room of the Victorian home and shows how they were unmasked.