5 Most Important Scientific Discoveries of the Year

This year 2018 has been marked by interesting discoveries and advances in different science fields. This list includes some that I find important enough to mention in this scientific closing post of the year: THE ROSEHIP NEURON “We don’t yet understand what these cells might be doing in the human brain, but their absence in…

10 Things I Hate About Christmas

[the_ad_placement id=”into-the-content”] 10 Things I hate about Christmas 1. I hate it that original Claymation Christmas stories have gone out of fashion! 2. I hate it that I can only find the best Christmas candy cane ONLY this time of the year. 3. People calling Xmas decorations “decs”. Nearly as bad as writing “Xmas” 4. …

Happy Saturnalia 2018 … a little bit of History

[the_ad_placement id=”into-the-content”] HAPPY SATURNALIA December 17-23 Predating the birth of Jesus by centuries, this Ancient Roman celebration, in honor of the God Saturn, is marked by parties, gift-giving, and role reversals. The first-century AD poet Gaius Valerius Catullus described Saturnalia as ‘the best of times’: dress codes were relaxed, small gifts such as dolls, candles…