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Green Goodbyes: Go For Natural Burials to Save the Environment

Not only that, you even get to help wildlife! Traditional burials include embalming chemicals and coffin materials that's harmful for the soil. Mea...

LEARNWTF

Published: 2017-11-14 17:06 0

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Optical Illusions for AI: A Bad News?

Researchers have found a way to trick an AI into seeing a turtle as a rifle and a cat as a guacamole. A group of MIT students that calls themselves...

LAUGHLEARNWTF

Published: 2017-11-14 20:06 0

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Invisible Ink is In Again And This Time, You Get to Print It!

Got a secret. Can you keep it? Swear this one you'll save... Liang Li at Shanghai Jiao Tong University in China and colleagues created a new invisi...

LAUGHLEARN

Published: 2017-11-14 23:06 0

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No One Gets to Miss Out Disney's Fireworks Display--Even Those Who are Visually Impaired!

Disney for everyone! Thanks to these special water jets. People say your Disney experience would be incomplete without the firework displays but th...

LEARNWTF

Published: 2017-11-15 02:06 0

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Why are We Having More Aggressive Female Birds?

They seem to be stopping their silence and now sing like males. Female dark-eyed juncos (Junco hyemalis) occasionally sang in captivity when inject...

LEARNWTF

Published: 2017-11-15 05:06 0

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Not All Insects Get Eaten When on Spider Webs--Some Can Manage to Steal Food in There!

Like these freeloading mites! Yes, a newly-discovered mite showed a peculiar way of living: living on spider webs and stealing food. This is actual...

WTFLEARN

Published: 2017-11-15 08:06 0

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A Brand New Life for the Peculiarly Beautiful Piles of Rubbish

Now for your not-so-orthodox aesthetically pleasing photographs. A subject no one would bat an eye to: your good old trash! Why would even want to...

LEARNLAUGH

Published: 2017-11-04 19:21 0

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Under the Sea: Oysters Can Hear And It's Not Good News

A new study shows that oysters can "hear" without actually having ears. This study, published in the journal PLos ONE, suggests that hearing is a bi...

LEARNWTF

Published: 2017-11-04 22:21 0

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Get Weed From Yeast! GM Yeast That Produces Compounds Found In Cannabis

As countries around the world are starting to see the benefits of cannabis, ways to produce it are getting wider and wider. From outdoor growing wit...

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Published: 2017-11-05 01:21 0

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Alarming Increase of Self-Harm Among Teenage Girls: A Cry For Help

Self-harm or intentional self-injury of self-poisoning is a major public health issue among adolescents worldwide. Experts and scientist have acknow...

LEARNWTF

Published: 2017-10-27 09:33 0

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Our Close Relatives Can Now Quickly Lose Weight With This Amazing Injection!

See drastic results in just 42 days! An appetite-decreasing protein injected into the bloodstream of fat monkeys helps the primates quickly lose we...

LEARNWTF

Published: 2017-10-27 12:33 0

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This Cave Fish's Blindness May Have Been Due to Peculiar Evolution

If you've been following WowScience's articles, you might've known this Mexican cavefish that has no eyes. Living in the dark, Mexican tetra (Astyan...

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Published: 2017-10-27 15:33 0

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Our Ancestors May Have Not Had a Fixed and Consistent Skin Tone!

Black and white, they've coexisted as early as 900,000 years ago. Nicholas Crawford and Sarah Tishkoff at the University of Pennsylvania in Philade...

LEARNWTF

Published: 2017-10-27 18:33 0

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It's Up to You: Driverless Cars Now Allow You to Choose Who to Save in an Accident

Go full altruist and sacrifice yourself or sacrifice others in order to survive? An "ethical knob" that spells dilemma! With the rising popularity...

LEARN

Published: 2017-10-27 21:33 0

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How "Old" is Your Sperm? Let this Calculator Help You!

So you'll know how you baby fluids will turn out when they actually form into a human being. Men, it's not only women's age that can affect offspri...

LAUGHLEARN

Published: 2017-10-28 00:33 0

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No More Goodbyes for the Hair of People Undergoing Chemotherapy

Save your life.. and your hair! When one has cancer, you usually have to undergo chemotherapy to help stop or slow the growth of cancer cells. But...

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Published: 2017-10-29 03:33 0

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Here's a New Soft Robotic Inspired from Octopus Skin

A new skin-like material inspired by how an octopus uses its body can expand and inflate into different shapes! This material can be used for &ldquo...

LEARNWTF

Published: 2017-10-29 06:33 0

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You Can't Sing Better! Angry Songbirds Due to Brilliant Rivals

Songbirds are wonderful creatures, they warble to attract a potential mate and to defend its territory. But males are more aggressive when a rival s...

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Published: 2017-10-29 09:33 0

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Herbal Medicine Gone Wrong: One Linked to Liver Cancer Mutations

A lot of health conscious people would most likely prefer herbal medicine over pharmaceutical ones when it comes to treating illnesses. And while a lo...

LEARNWTF

Published: 2017-10-29 12:33 0

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Can Caesarean Section Make Your Child Obese in the Future?

If you’re born via C-section, you’re more likely to grow up overweight, have allergies, and have asthma. But here's a catch: you have to b...

LAUGHLEARN

Published: 2017-10-26 12:33 0

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Mood Reset? The Magic This Mushroom Does to Depressed People's Brain

A hope? We'll see. Magic mushroom has long been thought by enthusiasts to have therapeutic uses. With the drug's ability to " induce profound-feeli...

LEARNWTF

Published: 2017-10-26 09:33 0

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The Edge of Tomorrow at Home: Skin-tight Exoskeleton to Aid in Walking

With the advent of robotics, exoskeletons are one of those things that make life easier for old people and people with disabilities. With motors to he...

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Published: 2017-10-26 06:33 0

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The Heartbreaking Separation of Seconds-Old Chimp and Its Mom as Male Chimp Snatched it!

No! My baby! The expectant mother, who finally gave birth to her child, had been taken away its chance to spend time with her baby. Just within sec...

LEARNWTF

Published: 2017-10-26 03:33 0

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The Disturbing Fate of Horses Bred to Look Like Cartoon

An alarming trend that vets warn to soon harm horses. Fast and beautiful in their own way but still not enough for some. So, what about we do some...

LEARNWTF

Published: 2017-10-26 00:33 0

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Pufferfish for Dummies: Here's How and Why They Inflate

Spoiler: they're not sucking in air for Christ's sake! Pufferfishes inflate themselves when they sense danger. They do it to defend themselves for...

LAUGHLEARNWTF

Published: 2017-10-24 12:33 0

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A Huge Hole Has Opened Up in Antartica--What's Going On?

Still figuring it out, folks. A gigantic, mysterious has opened up in Antarctica's Weddell Sea, a "quite remarkable" phenomenon according to atmosphe...

LEARNWTF

Published: 2017-10-24 09:33 0

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Versatile Stem Cell Used to Understand the Causes of Miscarriages

About 15 to 20 percent of pregnancies fail in the US, ending up to miscarriages. And when no specific cause was know, this is usually blamed to gene...

LEARN

Published: 2017-10-24 06:33 0

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"Asleep" Human Heart Kept in a Box is Still Alive!

Yes, organs may now be able to survive outside the body! New technology may bring an end to deaths due to "stuck-in-waiting-list" system on heart t...

LEARNWTF

Published: 2017-10-24 03:33 0

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No Rape for These Dolphins: Females Can Fend Off Unwanted Males with Their Powerful Vaginas!

Female empowerment! Sex is part of life--people do it mostly either to procreate or just have fun. However,  while today's dating scene is dif...

LAUGHLEARNWTF

Published: 2017-10-24 00:33 0

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Hippo Killers: Lifeless, Upturned Creatures Spotted Due to Suspected 'Anthrax Outbreak'

Anthrax is a type of infection caused by the spores of the bacterium Bacillus anthracis. It is a common disease of livestock and, occasionally, of hum...

LEARN

Published: 2017-10-23 21:33 0

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