Carl Sagan

Carl Sagan sued Apple Computer in 1995

Carl Sagan sued Apple Computer in 1995. Apple used ‘Carl Sagan’ as an internal code for the Power Macintosh 7100. After a cease-and-desist letter, Apple renamed it ‘BHA’, for Butt Head Astronomer. Sagan sued. Apple then changed the name to “LAW”, short for “Lawyers are Wimps”. In 1994, engineers at Apple Computer code-named the Power […]


Who Has the Most Testosterone

Testosterone is a hormone produced primarily in men’s testes. The adrenal glands of both men and women also produce small amounts of testosterone. In men, testosterone produces sperm, facial and body hair, deep voices, and muscle mass and strength. Testosterone is associated with two behaviors in males: aggressive dominance of other males, and sexual activity. […]


There is a Disorder related to crying called Pathological laughing and crying

There is a Disorder related to crying called Pathological laughing and crying, where the patients experience uncontrollable episodes of laughing, crying, or in some cases both. Pseudobulbar affect (PBA), emotional lability, labile affect, or emotional incontinence refers to a neurologic disorder characterized by involuntary crying or uncontrollable episodes of crying and/or laughing, or other emotional […]


Do you bite the skin around your fingernails if yes then you suffer from anxiety and obsession

People who constantly bite the skin around their fingernails or on the inside of their cheeks suffer from dermatophagia, an impulse control disorder linked to anxiety and obsession Dermatophagia (sufferers can be called wolf-biters) is a type of Impulse Control Disorder andObsessive Compulsive Disorder wherein a sufferer compulsively bites their own skin. Sufferers typically bite […]


There are species which live inside old books protecting them by eating booklice and dustmites

Tiny pseudoscorpions (about 4mm) live inside old books, effectively protecting them by eating booklice and dustmites Pseudoscorpions are generally beneficial to humans since they prey on clothes moth larvae, carpet beetle larvae, booklice, ants, mites, and small flies. They are tiny and inoffensive, and are rarely seen due to their size. There are more than […]