The 300-Page Proof that One Plus One Equals Two
With all of life’s complexities, it’s nice to know that some things are so obvious that anyone can recognize them. When the world is falling to pieces everywhere you look, you can […]
How to Recognize a Logical Fallacy — Part 1
Reasoned, civil discourse is increasingly a thing of the past. Rather than analyze disagreements through some rational filter, social media seems to encourage the debate strategy of screaming loud enough to drown […]
Can You Solve the Fork in the Road Brain Teaser?
Imagine you walking along a path. You reach a fork in the road. Each of the divergent paths is blocked by a guard. A sign tells you that one path leads to […]
Brainteasers To Keep Your Mind Sharp
One of the best ways to prevent mental decline is to take some time every day to exercise your brain. As a public service, Commonplace Fun Facts offers you this opportunity to […]
Creative Ways to Increase Student Loan Debt: the Weirdest College Courses Available
With the average annual cost of a college education being in excess of $25,000, schools are eager to give plenty of opportunities for students to spend that money. Traditional college degrees in […]
When You Win By Losing … Or Do You Lose By Winning?
An act of charity by one of the fathers of modern thought led to one of the greatest paradoxes of legal and philosophical history. Protagoras was one of the early great thinkers […]