We “see” color based on what wavelength of light is being reflected off objects and into our eyes. Therefore, the answer to the question “Why are clouds white?” lies in how different-sized particles scatter the light that passes through clouds.
Scientists are fascinated and confounded by Walking Corpse Syndrome, a condition that leaves people believing that they are real-life versions of the walkers that fill our television and movie screens.
Some people experience a compulsion to step off the edge of high places. This illogical urge is called l’appel du vide by the French but translates into English as the more ominous-sounding call of the void.
Thalassophobia is different than aquaphobia, which is simply a fear of water. Those who suffer from thalassophobia fear large bodies of water that are dark and deep, where what lays beneath is unknown.