Benjamin Plackett

Author Archive

  • Aug 9, 2021
    Both psychopaths and sociopaths are severe types of an antisocial behavior, capable of extreme violence and a disregard for the feelings and experiences of other individuals. While...
  • Jun 2, 2021
    The Latin language used to be spoken all over the Roman Empire. But no country officially speaks it now, at least not in its classic form. So, did Latin really peter out when the...
  • Apr 19, 2021
      The ancient Egyptians are famed for their fondness of all things feline. There's no shortage of cat-themed artifacts — from larger-than-life statues to...
  • Apr 8, 2021
    Many of us may be hoping to shed a few of the pounds that we may have acquired during the pandemic. Accomplishing this will depend largely on whether we’re burning more...
  • Mar 1, 2021
      Which is better for Earth: an electric or gas-powered vehicle? The answer to this question might seem blindingly obvious: Of course electric cars must be better for...
  • Jan 25, 2021
    We Homo sapiens didn't used to be alone. Long ago, there was a lot more human diversity; Homo sapiens lived alongside an estimated eight now-extinct species of human about 300,000...
  • Jan 11, 2021
    Stonehenge is perhaps the most famous of all the henges, vast circular monuments constructed from wood or stone that litter the British countryside. The prehistoric...