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Here's How A Salt-Rich Diet Affects Your Brain

Beyond heart problems and high blood pressure, here's what you should know. Researchers fed mice a super salty diet to know its effects on the brai...

LEARNWTF

Published: 2018-01-31 08:16 0

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No Need To Cough Or Sneeze, Merely Breathing Can Spread The Flu!

Oh, you feel like coughing or sneezing? "Cover your mouth!" they say so that you won't spread the virus. But what if I tell you that you can spread th...

LEARNWTF

Published: 2018-01-31 13:16 0

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What Are Nightmares Made Of? This Sac Full of Deadly Spiders!

Oh no, they opened it! A resident in Newcastle, Australia recently found a strange sac in their garden. Out of curiosity, they opened it a little t...

LEARNWTF

Published: 2018-01-31 18:16 0

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Here's An Amazingly Handsome Reconstructed Face of 9,000-Year-Old Woman

Meet Avgi, an ancient badass! Once warm and alive nearly 9,000 years ago, she lived her life in Greece during the end of the Mesolithic period arou...

LEARNWTF

Published: 2018-01-31 23:16 0

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Is This The New World's Longest Underwater Cave?

Mammoth Cave in Kentucky is the world’s recent longest cave of any kind. However, archaeologists and divers on Mexico’s Yucatan peninsula'...

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Published: 2018-02-01 02:16 0

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Can You Believe That We Can Now Somehow Eat Our Own Feces?

Is humanity doomed? "We envisioned and tested the concept of simultaneously treating astronauts' waste with microbes while producing a biomass that...

LAUGHLEARNWTF

Published: 2018-02-01 05:16 0

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An Underwater Fireworks Display? No, It's A Deep Sea Creature!

Say hi to Halitrephes maasi, a jellyfish that looks like an underwater display of fireworks. It was seen at 1,225 meters (4,019 feet) in the Revill...

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Published: 2018-02-01 06:16 0

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Smoking One Cigarette A Day Is Half As Dangerous As A Full Pack!

Time to cut down...way down. To zero. Statisticians, together with Cancer Research UK wants to look into the health risks posed by light smoking. I...

LEARNWTF

Published: 2018-02-01 07:16 0

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We Are Actually More Genetically Similar To Our Friends Than Random Strangers

What better way to bond with your friends than have similar genes? Previous research have already shown how people seemed to be genetically similar...

LAUGHLEARNWTF

Published: 2018-01-28 22:16 0

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This is Why You Shouldn't Hold Back a Sneeze

Surprise, surprise,  one man ruptured his throat! Yes, you read that right, a 34-year-old patient had problems a.k.a. swallowing difficulties...

LEARNWTF

Published: 2018-01-29 03:16 0

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Saving Thousands of Baby Bats, One at a Time

She isn't a veterinarian nor a wildlife official! 11 years ago, Denise Wade started rehabilitating and taking care of flying foxes. It all started...

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Published: 2018-01-29 06:16 0

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Swipe Left? Chickens Prefer Beautiful Humans

About 8,000 years ago, chickens descended from the red jungle fowl of Southeast Asia. These domesticated animals (birds, generally) are actually amazi...

LEARNWTF

Published: 2018-01-29 11:16 0

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"Baby Brain" Is Real: Pregnancy and How it Affects the Brain

Pregnancy is notorious for having all sorts of strange effects on the body. We've known the good 'ol morning sickness or even the heightened sense o...

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Published: 2018-01-29 16:16 0

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Ever Seen A Butterfly Wing Transplant? Here's One

Don't worry, it ended amazingly successful! This is a "love story" between Romy McCloskey and butterflies. It started when when she came across a pai...

LEARNWTF

Published: 2018-01-29 21:16 0

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Novel Nanoparticle Spray to Prevent Heart Damage?

Who would've thought puffing particles could soon treat heart failure? Just breath in deeply! Heart failure is the deterioration of the heart subse...

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Published: 2018-01-30 02:16 0

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U.K. Now Have a Minister for Loneliness!

Finally, a government that understands! This all started when Jo Cox Commission on Loneliness--established by U.K. lawmaker Jo Cox before her assas...

LEARNWTF

Published: 2018-01-30 07:16 0

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Heat Wave in Australia Caused Bats to Boil to Death!

"Their brain just fries." Australia's weather has been viciously hot this past week. Sydney's temperature even reached 117 degrees, which is the ci...

LEARNWTF

Published: 2018-01-20 16:06 0

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Would You Use Pet Translators in The Future?

By future, I meant within the next 10 years. Imagine a world like in the Pixar's movie "Up" or in the Adults Swim's Rick and Morty series wherein you...

LAUGHLEARNWTF

Published: 2018-01-20 21:06 0

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This New Swallowable Sensor Can Monitor Your Intestinal Health In Real Time

It's about time we use fart-detecting pill to keep on top of this very internal issue. We all know the importance of knowing what's happening in yo...

LAUGHLEARNWTF

Published: 2018-01-21 02:06 0

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Muscles of the Future: A Cheap Artificial Actuator That's as Strong as an Elephant

It costs only about 10 cents to make! The University of Colorado Boulder scientists introduced what's called HASEL last January 5. HASEL (pronounce...

LEARNWTF

Published: 2018-01-21 07:06 0

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Gardening In Moon or Mars? Technology Used To Grow Cannabis Could Soon Grow Food In Space!

Now that’s a spacebucket right there.

LEARNWTF

Published: 2018-01-21 12:06 0

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Intel’s Processors are Slowing Down For Your Security!

Intel’s processors might be slowing down due to a security flaw being fixed. The security flaw makes personal details and easy target for hack...

LEARNWTF

Published: 2018-01-21 17:06 0

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Robotic Implant That Can Be Put Inside The Body Helps Stretch and Grow Tissues

Surgeons will soon feel the future getting to them, via robots. Today, babies suffering from malformed esophagi can take up to months and have to b...

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Published: 2018-01-21 22:06 0

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There's A Newly Discovered Arboreal Marsupial Lion That’s The Size of a Dog!

Marsupial lions are the largest carnivores in Australia (as if the country is in short supply of animals that can kill you). But fret not, it’...

LEARNWTF

Published: 2018-01-22 03:06 0

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No One Likes Humblebraggers So You Better Stop Doing That!

Enough with your false modesty, we can see through that crap. According to a new study from researchers at Harvard and the University of North Caro...

LAUGHLEARN

Published: 2018-01-22 18:06 0

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The Newest Self-Driving Electric Car Design? No Steering Wheel and Pedals

Would you want to have this in the mere future? General Motors, Detroit-based automaker, recently unveiled the beauty of the future transportation: a...

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Published: 2018-01-22 13:06 0

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Skull Asteroid Will Haunt Earth Again This Year!

In October 31, 2015, a bizarre, skull-shaped asteroid passed Earth at a distance of 486,000 kilometers (302,000 miles)--that's actually just 1.3 tim...

LEARNWTF

Published: 2018-01-22 23:06 0

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Birds May Now Suffer From PTSD Thanks To Our Noise Pollution

It is just so, so stressful! Oil and gas operations must have been really proud of being one of the major contributors of noise pollution. And guess...

LEARNWTF

Published: 2018-01-23 04:06 0

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Magic Mushrooms in Treating Depression? Here's What You Still Don't Know

Not convinced? You better read on. Scientists from Imperial College London, UK, asked 20 patients with moderate to severe depression to have two th...

LEARNWTF

Published: 2018-01-15 22:06 0

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Did You Know that Narcissists Actually Follow Fellow Narcissists on Instagram?

Sad to say, those who post Instagram selfies are more likely to follow 'arrogant' and 'attention-seeking' users. A study on 276 adult Instagram use...

LEARNWTF

Published: 2018-01-16 03:06 0

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