Je suis perdu: Van Gogh did not kill himself,... →
jesuisperdu: Steven Naifeh and Gregory White Smith say that, contrary to popular belief, it was more likely he was shot accidentally by two boys he knew who had “a malfunctioning gun”. The authors came to their conclusion after 10 years of study with more than 20 translators and researchers. The Van Gogh…
What You Don't Know Can Kill You →
youmightfindyourself: Humans have a perplexing tendency to fear rare threats such as shark attacks while blithely ignoring far greater risks like unsafe sex and an unhealthy diet. Those illusions are not just silly—they make the world a more dangerous place. We like to think that humans are supremely logical, making decisions on the basis of hard data and not on whim. For a good part of...
Je suis perdu: Indian summer →
jesuisperdu: An Indian summer is a meteorological phenomenon that occurs in the autumn. It refers to a period of considerably above normal temperatures, accompanied by dry and hazy conditions, usually after there has been a killing frost. Depending on latitude and elevation, the phenomenon can occur…