In the anime, Ash Ketchum was supposed to be a huge Pokémon fan before he left on his journey. But every time he sees any kind of Pokémon, he has to pull out his Pokédex because he doesn’t know what it is. Ash Ketchum was a poser before he left on his journey.
When you cry your brain releases an endorphin to reduce pain and better your mood. This is like the chemical equivalent of your own brain patting you on the back and saying "everything's gonna be okay."
A game of minecraft perfectly recreates the history of humanity: start off scared and foraging; create renewable easy source of food; spend time doing ridiculous stuff using endless resources just because you can and you're bored.
Zombies in popular media went from being caused by dark supernatural forces to viral or parasitic outbreaks. It kinda says a lot about how we used to explain the world around us, and how differently we explain it now
If humans had evolved to be able to drink salt water, we’d be far more efficient, firstly, we’d have discovered the Americas tens of thousands of years ago, secondly, we’d have not fucked up the oceans as bad