The World’s Favorite Informative Website

With all the internet trends that have come and gone, there’s one thing that has never changed: people’s overwhelming love for Wikipedia. A new study conducted by the Knight Foundation found that Wikipedia continues to dominate when it comes to monthly unique mobile visitors with over 52 million—more than double than that of runner-up CNN and over triple of what BuzzFeed received. It’s a staggering …

Only Half of Human Friendships are Actually Reciprocated

According to a new study published in the journal PLoS, we’re a little too generous when counting our friends. In fact, only half of the people we consider as friends actually feel the same way. The researchers surveyed 84 college students asking them to rate other students from one to five, and results showed that just 53% of relationships were reciprocal as compared to the …

Dying From Heartbreak is a Real Possibility

Dying of a broken heart is more than just a dramatic saying, it’s a very real possibility. After analyzing the health data of nearly one million Danish people between the years of 1995 to 2014, a team of researchers—led by Simon Graff of Aarhus University—discovered that a life-threatening irregular heartbeat can develop eight to 14 days after the loss of a life partner, possibly leading …