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Say Goodbye To These Eight Islands Drowned By The Rising Seas

Now that's alarming. Sea levels rise for about 3 millimetres per year around the world. And while there are a lot of people denying this, climate c...

LEARNWTF

Published: 2017-09-18 14:45 0

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The Real Reason Why Men are "Better" Scrabble Players than Women

Ever heard of the gender gap in the world of competitive Scrabble? A research team from the University of Miami noticed how all of the last ten wor...

LAUGHLEARN

Published: 2017-09-18 09:45 0

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How Did You Manage to Suck Up All the Water of this Ocean, Hurricane Irma?

Hurricane Irma is the most powerful storm to ever rage through the Atlantic Ocean. So powerful that it sucks water from the coastline, leaving the oce...

LEARNWTF

Published: 2017-09-18 06:45 0

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Watch The Fascinating Mating Ritual of Sea Angels

Just look at how graceful these angels dance! Sea angels are gelatinous (mostly transparent), tiny swimming sea slugs with the largest species reac...

LAUGHLEARN

Published: 2017-09-18 01:45 0

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Cancer Pen: Your Surgeon's Next Bestfriend Can Detect Unhealthy Tissues

Pathologists have the power to diagnose cancer and provide essential guidance for treating it. But analysing tissue samples to see if they’re...

LEARNWTF

Published: 2017-09-17 22:45 0

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Faster Movement, Flatter Shape--At Least For Galaxies

Edwin Hubble, an American astronomer where the Hubble telescope was named after, first discovered that just about any galaxy in the universe will ha...

LAUGHLEARN

Published: 2017-09-17 19:45 0

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Unveiling The Hidden Reason Behind Air Pollution's Link to Diseases

Well, it's all about our respiratory "juices". Air pollution has been previously shown to increase one's risk of debilitating conditions like heart d...

LEARN

Published: 2017-09-17 16:45 0

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The Cassini Mission is Set to End with a Bittersweet Goodbye Kiss

The Cassini mission ends this week as the spacecraft makes a final rendezvous with Saturn's moon Titan.         Spacecraft...

LEARN

Published: 2017-09-17 13:45 0

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No One Can Control the Weather, Scientists Reiterate

In the wake of hurricanes that left devastation in their path, some people have been asking an intriguing question: can we control the weather, and if...

LEARN

Published: 2017-09-17 10:45 0

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A Sedentary Lifestyle Can be Deadly, But Here's What You Can Do About It

Researchers say that leading a sedentary lifestyle can shorten your lifespan, but short and frequent bursts of activity can mitigate these effects. &...

LEARNWTF

Published: 2017-09-17 05:45 0

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Viking Sunstone May Have Indeed Aided Navigation

Scientists have found that a Viking sunstone may have indeed been helpful when it came to navigating the seas under sunless or starless skies.  ...

LEARN

Published: 2017-09-17 00:45 0

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Rare Footage Shows How Lions Expel Members of Their Pride

Young male lions grow out their manes and outgrow their pride.   Footage by Rodney Nombekana     It looked to be a routine show...

LEARNWTF

Published: 2017-09-16 19:45 0

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How Overdevelopment Makes Natural Disasters Worse

Meteorologist and disaster risk expert Stephen Strader explains how overdevelopment can be dangerous in times of natural disasters.   Florida...

LEARN

Published: 2017-09-16 16:45 0

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Reddit Found the Best Way to Shut Down Hate Speech, Study Finds

The most effective way to shut down hate speech is to shut it down at the source, as Reddit's 2015 ban on hate subreddits has shown.   Image...

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Published: 2017-09-16 13:45 0

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Reconstructing the Face of Mary Magdalene

Scientists have been able to reconstruct the face of Mary Magdalene using a skull that may or may not belong to the infamous biblical woman.  ...

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Published: 2017-09-16 10:45 0

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