Everything Is Relative

Everything is relative, at least to human eye. And human hands. And human brain, too. Don’t believe me? Look at the orange circles in the figure. Both have same size, but it would seem to you that the one on left is smaller than the other (by the way, this is known as Ebbinghaus illusion).

Distance Makes Hearts Grow Colder

Recently, US journalist James Foley was shown to be executed at the hands of a masked ISIS terrorist, who demanded America back off its air assaults against the militant organization in Iraq. Then, subsequent to President Obama’s willingness to continue the airstrikes at the expense of another US journalist, emerged the video of Steven Sotloff’s beheading. Although the veracity