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Why You should Get Indoor Plants for Your Apartment

  Terry Pratchett and Neil Gaiman, in their book Good Omens, had joked that “almost the entire drive of human history has been an attemp...

LEARNLAUGH

Published: 2017-07-30 04:17 0

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Struggling to Maintain a Meatless Diet? Here are 5 Ways to Resist Temptation

People have a variety of reasons to begin and maintain a meatless diet. However, a lot of people find it difficult to completely cut meat out of their...

LEARNLAUGH

Published: 2017-07-30 07:17 0

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Almost Everyone Will Develop a Mental Illness at Least Once in Their Lives

  A new study claims that nearly all of us will develop one mental illness or another, though it will be temporary for most.   This ma...

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Published: 2017-07-30 10:17 0

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Fake News Spreads Like an Illness, According to Math

  Scientists have found that fake news spreads on social media because of information overload.   Receiving or reading fake news is lik...

LEARN

Published: 2017-07-30 15:17 0

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The Scientific Invention of Color

    The scientific invention of color doesn't involve color alone, but chemistry, physics, and new materials as well.   Humans fir...

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Published: 2017-07-30 18:17 0

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Scientists Found a Trace of Mysterious Human Ancestors in Our Saliva

  Scientists have found hints that a “ghost” species of human ancestors may have contributed to the genes of modern humans in Sub-...

LEARNWTF

Published: 2017-07-23 16:17 0

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We Have 6,909 Living Languages. How Did This Happen?

  There are currently 6,909 living languages in the world right now, but there are only 196 countries. How do people living in the same geogra...

LEARNLAUGH

Published: 2017-07-24 01:17 0

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Exhumation Reveals That Salvador Dali's Mustache Remains Intact

  Artist Salvador Dalí's mustache is intact and still in the (in)famous “ten past ten” position.   Dalí died...

LEARNWTF

Published: 2017-07-24 04:17 0

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Predicting Game of Thrones Character Deaths Using a Network Model

    Who will die next on Game of Thrones? As fans of the show know, Game of Thrones character deaths always come as a shock. Good guys,...

LAUGHLAUGH

Published: 2017-07-24 07:17 0

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Low-Fat Ice Cream Doesn't Taste Any Worse Than Regular Ice Cream

  Though we think that regular fatty ice cream is much better than low-fat ice cream, scientists say that there's actually no difference in ta...

LEARNWTF

Published: 2017-07-24 22:17 0

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The Oldest Smiley Face Emoji in the World

  At 4,000 years old, this smiley face emoji on an ancient jug may just be the oldest emoji in the world.   Turkish and Italian archae...

WTFLAUGH

Published: 2017-07-25 01:17 0

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Finding Antipodes: If You Dug Straight Through the Earth, Where Would You End Up?

  A new interactive map will show you where your location's antipode is on Earth. Antipodes are two points on a sphere that are furthest apart...

LAUGHLEARNWTF

Published: 2017-07-25 04:17 0

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A Son of Cecil the Lion Has Also been Killed by a Trophy Hunter

  You may remember that two years ago, Minnesota dentist Walter James Palmer shot and killed Cecil the Lion in Zimbabwe. This sparked global o...

LEARNWTF

Published: 2017-07-25 07:17 0

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The Beatles Didn't Start a Music Revolution—Hip-Hop Did

  When people think of the Beatles, they think of the music revolution that the band brought about. However, researchers now say that it was h...

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Published: 2017-07-25 10:17 0

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Wanna Sleep Better? Have a Sense of Purpose

  Scientists now say that having a sense of purpose is what will give you a good night's rest. Thus, if you want to sleep better, have a reaso...

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Published: -0001-11-30 00:00 0

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Doctors Reverse Brain Damage in Drowned Toddler

  A parent's worst nightmare miraculously did not come true. Two-year-old Eden Carlson had drowned in her family's pool, but doctors were able...

LEARNLAUGH

Published: 2017-07-21 06:04 0

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Don and Hilary are Wreaking Havoc Across the Oceans

  Don and Hilary are stirring up some trouble in the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans.   By that we mean the tropical storms Don and Hilary....

LAUGHWTF

Published: 2017-07-21 11:04 0

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Doctors Extract 27 Contact Lenses from a Woman's Eye

  A 67-year-old British woman went in for a routine cataract removal surgery and came out with a chunk of 27 contact lenses from her right eye...

WTF

Published: 2017-07-21 14:04 0

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Coaching Artificial Intelligence to Pass the Turing Test

  A Ph.D. student at McGill University is coaching artificial intelligence programs to pass the Turing test.   The Turing test is a te...

WTFLAUGH

Published: 2017-07-22 01:04 0

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Combating Pseudoscience and Peddlers of Snake Oil

  If there's anything that actress Gwyneth Paltrow's lifestyle company Goop contributed to 2017, it's a master course on how to sell pseudosci...

LEARNWTF

Published: 2017-07-22 04:04 0

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A New Evolution Story for Man's Best Friend

  There's a new narrative in the works that explains how man's best friend came to be what they are today.   The scientific community h...

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Published: 2017-07-21 03:04 0

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Is This Goat Guilty of Breaking and Entering?

  Security footage shows a goat breaking and entering a manufacturing company's office in Louisville, Colorado.   Well, maybe not neces...

WTFLAUGH

Published: 2017-07-19 18:04 0

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A Miracle in the Wild: Lioness Adopts Orphaned Leopard Cub

  Lions, known to make a habit of killing leopards, are the last things you'd expect to adopt a leopard cub. Then again, stranger things have...

LEARNLAUGH

Published: 2017-07-20 06:04 0

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We're Hardwired to Lean to the Right When We Kiss

  Here's an interesting thing about humans: most of us lean to our right when we kiss someone. If you lean to your left when you kiss—we...

RANDOMLEARN

Published: 2017-07-20 09:04 0

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Strange Radio Signals are Coming from a Neighboring Star

  Scientists report that they have detected radio signals coming from a nearby star.   At just 11 light-years away, Ross 128 is quite...

WTFLEARN

Published: 2017-07-18 19:45 0

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The Reason Behind Long Ladies Room Lines

  Why are ladies room lines longer than those at men's rooms?   Any woman who has ever been to a public bathroom knows to expect a long...

WTFLEARNLAUGH

Published: 2017-07-18 16:45 0

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Scientists Have Discovered the Smallest Star Yet

A size comparison between Saturn and EBLM J0555-57Ab.[Image by the University-of-Cambridge] Astronomers have found the smallest star ever discovered....

Published: 2017-07-13 06:30 0

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Making Art is a Relaxation Technique That Works, Scientists Say

Make art, even if it's not any good. Scientists say so. Stressed? Gone through every relaxation technique in the book? Can't find anything that works...

Published: 2017-07-13 02:23 0

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How Our Musical Tastes Change as We Age

What kind of music do you listen to? Scientists have discovered the way our musical tastes evolve over time. Surprisingly, it's almost exactly what w...

Published: 2017-07-13 00:50 0

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Our Sun may Have Once Had an Evil Twin

Do other stars have evil twins too? Findings offer new evidence that newborn stars come into existence in pairs. Scientists think that our own sun ma...

Published: 2017-07-12 08:37 0

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