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Here’s What’s Special About the Brains of Creative People

Scientists have found that creative people have the ability to simultaneously engage three different brain networks at once, two of which typically op...

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Published: 2018-01-28 12:16 0

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Asteroid Longer Than the World’s Tallest Building is Set to Pass Earth

There’s a massive, “potentially hazardous” asteroid that will fly close to Earth on February 4. Fortunately, astronomers say that th...

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Published: 2018-01-28 07:16 0

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What’s Buckingham Palace Made Of? Microscopic Fossils.

Buckingham Palace, as well as other famous or historic buildings, are made of tiny fossils that date back to the time of dinosaurs. We haven't had...

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Published: 2018-01-28 02:16 0

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Tide Pod Challenge: Why You Shouldn’t Rise to the Bait

Thinking of doing the Tide Pod Challenge? Don’t. What's the harm in the Tide pod challenge? A lot, it turns out.   Humanity has made a...

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Published: 2018-01-27 21:16 0

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Cats Can be Right- or Left-Pawed, Researchers Find

Domestic cats have been found to favor either their right or their left paws, though researchers still aren’t sure why this is. What's your c...

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Published: 2018-01-27 16:16 0

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How Did This Fake God Helmet Induce “Mystical Experiences”?

A device called the “God Helmet” has been said to induce “extraordinary experiences” in the wearer. However, this device is no...

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Published: 2018-01-27 11:16 0

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Would You Eat 100-Year-Old Butter?

A village along the Silk Road harbors a curious delicacy: butter that’s been buried in the ground for decades up to a hundred years. What wou...

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Published: 2018-01-27 06:16 0

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Can Artificial Intelligence Finally Crack the Famously Indecipherable Voynich Manuscript?

The Voynich manuscript has eluded translation for ages, with even the best codebreakers failing to decipher its contents. Can artificial intelligence...

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Published: 2018-01-27 01:16 0

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Why Perfectly-Shaped Volcanoes are Deadly

Mayon volcano, one of the most active volcanoes in the Philippines, is known for its perfectly conical shape. While this shape makes the volcano beaut...

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Published: 2018-01-26 20:16 0

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Extraterrestrial Life in the Solar System “Likely”, Scientists Say

Not only is there life beyond Earth, but researchers say it’s likely that we’ll find it on our own neighbors in the solar system. What'...

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Published: 2018-01-26 15:16 0

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Great Pyramid’s Void May Contain Real-Life Iron Throne

The void nestled in one of the Great Pyramids of Giza may contain an ancient “throne of iron” carved out of the core of a fallen meteorite...

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Published: 2018-01-26 10:16 0

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Scientists Reconstruct the DNA of the Only Black Man in 1800s Iceland—Without His Remains

The remains of Hans Jonatan, a former slave who escaped to and settled in Iceland, have unfortunately been lost. In spite of this, however, scientists...

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Published: 2018-01-26 05:16 0

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What Killed the Aztecs? Scientists Find New Answers

A sickness spread out through the once-mighty Aztec Empire and killed 15 million people in the span of just five years. What exactly caused the death...

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Published: 2018-01-26 00:16 0

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Were We Wrong? Rats May Not Have Spread the Black Death

It’s common knowledge at this point that rats were instrumental in spreading the Black Plague in medieval Europe. However, it’s possible t...

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Published: 2018-01-25 19:16 0

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Watch How Our Thoughts Run Through Our Minds

Scientists have found a way to track the journey of a human thought through the brain, from start to finish.   Video uploaded by UC Berkeley...

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Published: 2018-01-25 14:16 0

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