Is the Rosa Parks Story True?

Please rate. From Origin Of Everything. We all know Rosa Parks as the tired old lady on a bus who unknowingly sparked a civil rights firestorm by refusing to give up her seat in Montgomery, Alabama. But is that true? Not entirely. Rosa Parks was in fact a radical, civil right activist who spent years…

Does the Rorschach Inkblot Test Work?

Please rate. From Origin Of Everything. A psychiatrist holding up an inky blob and saying “what does this look like?” might be the most famous psycholigical test of all time. Originally developed by Hermann Rorschach as means of detecting schizophrenia, this little known and abstract test went on to become a pop culture staple featured…

Why Do Kids Have Their Own Bedrooms?

Please rate. From Origin Of Everything. “Go To Your Room!” might be the most well known parental demand in America, but why do kids have their own sleeping area at all? It’s a good question. Because while a bedroom might just seem like a “normal” thing for people who can afford a certain amount of…

How Did Martin Luther King Jr. Get a Holiday?

Please rate. From Origin Of Everything. Did you know Martin Luther King Jr Day wasn’t celebrated in all 50 states until 2000? And that in order to create the holiday honoring the civil rights leader we needed help from Stevie Wonder and the National Football League. Why was this the case? Well MLK Jr, wasn’t…

Why Does Santa Wear Red?

Please rate. From Origin Of Everything. It’s the holiday season and we all know that means seeing old St. Nick in his big red suit. But have you ever stopped to wonder why he doesn’t wear any other color? Because he used to be seen wearing blue suits, purple suits, yellow suits and sometimes he…