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Most Adults Know About 42,000 Words

Researches at the Ghent University in Belgium have developed a test to estimate people’s vocabulary stock. The test includes a list of 62,000 words in English. It’s really simple: you see a word on...


How Dreams Can Affect Real Life

Public surveys show that many people believe dreams are coded messages from our unconscious. According to statistics, this seems to be true for 56% of Americans, 65% of South Koreans, 74% of Indians.


Top Ten American Fears of 2017

Sociologists from Chapman University asked 1207 adult Americans to estimate how much they are afraid of 80 different things from government, environment, man-made disasters to specific phobias like the fear of clowns, spiders and...