Posts by: Khryss

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Even Brainless Jellyfish Needs Enough Sleep to Function Properly

Cassiopea, pretty name for a jellyfish isn't it?

LAUGHLEARNWTF

Published: 2017-09-27 22:57 0

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No Need for A Mirror, Dogs Say "I Can Recognize Myself from Just The Smell"

Now, you might've had this in mind already but here's a scientific evidence for you. Scientists have long used mirrors to know if animals recognize...

LAUGHLEARN

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

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No Need for A Mirror, Dogs Say "I Can Recognize Myself from Just The Smell"

Now, you might've had this in mind already but here's a scientific evidence for you. Scientists have long used mirrors to know if animals recognize...

LAUGHLEARN

Published: 2017-09-27 23:57 0

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A Baffling Case of Mourning Mother Monkey Eating Her Own Baby

Take note: they belong to a vegetarian species. Tonkean macaques are a species endemic to Southeast Asia. But facing a threat today on habitat loss,...

LEARNWTF

Published: 2017-09-28 00:57 0

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A Closer Look at the Interesting Sensitivity of Touchscreens

Fingerprint-sensitive. How much do you really know about the touching mechanism of your phone screens? Did you know how long would it really take t...

LEARN

Published: 2017-09-28 01:57 0

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Size Matters: Ducks' Dick-Growing Mating Competition

Ducks are among the small minority of birds that has penises. Adding up to that odd physiology is their ability to develop new penises every year....

LAUGHLEARNWTF

Published: 2017-09-28 03:57 0

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Saving Climate Change’s Latest Victim: The "Champagne of Teas"

What was once a British outpost now lies a well-known tea industry. At base of the Himalayas, nearly 7,000 feet deep, lingers a musky, floral smell on...

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Published: 2017-09-28 04:57 0

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Why Chemotherapy Drugs Sometimes Fail

Ravid Straussman at the Weizmann Institute of Science in Israel and his team were studying why healthy cells somehow helps cancer cells to resist dr...

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Published: 2017-10-02 01:57 0

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Check How Nutritious Your Food is in No Time with This Handheld Scanner!

Forget the "nutrition facts" section of your food, here's a better way to instantly determine nutritional content--GrainSense! GrainSense is a hand...

LEARN

Published: 2017-10-02 00:57 0

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Genes For Blindness? Iconic Kiwi Birds May be Evolving to Losing their Eyesight

Blind but perfectly healthy. Okarito brown kiwis (Apteryx rowi) is the New Zealand's pride.  Known to be flightless and nocturnal, these endan...

LAUGHLEARNWTF

Published: 2017-10-01 17:57 0

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Legal Cannabis on Fighting the Opioid Crisis

Prescription drug overdose is a huge problem in the United States. In 2015, more than 33,000 people were killed by opioids alone (this includes stre...

LEARNWTF

Published: 2017-10-01 14:57 0

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Accepting the Inevitable Death with New Chatbots' Help

"I'm here if you need to talk." Now here's the undeniable truth of this universe: we're all dying. Rest assured everyone dies soon, whether we want t...

LEARNWTF

Published: 2017-10-01 13:57 0

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Purrfect! "Neko Atsume" Will Make Our Cat Dreams Come True with Its VR Version!

This is not a drill. Cat lovers, does the game Neko Atsume ring a bell? Well, this kitty app was just about to get a VR version! Neko Atsume, dev...

LEARNLAUGH

Published: 2017-10-01 10:57 0

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Robot Delivery!: Transporting and Picking Up Cargo in Your Blood with a DNA Strand Machine

Just as how we've created robots to explore places too distant for humans to search, such as the deep sea, advancements on minuscule robotics could...

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Published: 2017-10-01 09:57 0

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Age Matters: Old Fathers and Old Mothers on Genetic Mutations

Society has long and constantly pressured ageing women to having kids as early as possible due to health concerns on their offspring. And while your w...

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Published: 2017-10-01 00:57 0

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Meet the Sun-Like Star that Ate Its Own Planetary Children

Star: HD 240430. Nickname: Kronos. Now here's something you don't get to read everyday--twinkling travel buddies go through galaxies about 320 light...

LAUGHLEARNWTF

Published: 2017-09-30 21:57 0

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Damaging Gender Stereotypes Ingrained To Kids Around the World!

As early as age 10! A recent study utilized 450 children aged 10 to 14 from 15 countries--high, middle and low-income--across different cultures in...

LEARNWTF

Published: 2017-09-30 20:57 0

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Extend Your Life with Mundane, Daily Exercise

Just go walk to work or clean your house; it helps. The World Health Organisation recommend adults (18 to 64 years old) to have at least 150 minutes...

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Published: 2017-09-30 17:57 0

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Today On Sea World: Old Fish's Population is Declining and It's Not Looking Good

Save the elderly! A recent study showed an alarmingly drastic change on the sea creature's population. Researchers utilized different techniques t...

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Published: 2017-09-30 10:57 0

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A Radical Solution to Climate Change: Burying Carbon Dioxide Underground

Will it work? The undeniable climate change has been becoming more and more debilitating as time goes by. It was even found that Earth’s temper...

LEARNWTF

Published: 2017-09-30 09:57 0

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How Cargo Ships Trigger Lightning Storms

World Wide Lightning Location Network's 2005 to 2016 lightning strikes records have some interesting pattern that caught Joel Thornton at the Universi...

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Published: 2017-09-30 08:57 0

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Fighting the War with Nothing But Flour, Eggs, and Firecrackers!

Attaaaack!!! A yearly festival called Els Enfarinats has been celebrated by the people of a small town Ibi, Spain for two long centuries already. T...

LAUGHWTF

Published: 2017-09-30 07:57 0

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Global Hunger is on the Rise Again Thanks to Constant Wars and Climate Change

What the... Sad news, everyone: the world's getting hungrier and hungrier due to our own faults. Or would it be more appropriate to congratulate each...

LEARNWTF

Published: 2017-09-30 06:57 0

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Female Spiders Offer Themselves as Sacrificial Food for Spiderlings

"Eat me!" says the sacrificial spider to the babies. Now to challenge the Jon Snow-Khaleesi Targaryen bond, here's another weird incest-ish happenin...

LAUGHLEARNWTF

Published: 2017-09-29 22:57 0

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Just A Shot of "Omni-Vaccines" Will Soon Protect Us From a Whole Host of Diseases

Wouldn't it be good to have a way to deliver a vaccine and a booster shot all at once? Small plastic cubes with a mighty kick! Kevin McHugh at the Ma...

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Published: 2017-09-29 21:57 0

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And The "Award" for the Hottest Place on Earth Goes to...

With scorching 2370°C heat, the home of delicious maple syrup has the hottest temperature ever recorded on Earth’s surface. Aye! Millions...

LEARNWTF

Published: 2017-09-29 20:57 0

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Butterfly Wings Make-Over with the New Gene-Editing Technique

The secret behind one of nature's greatest artworks revealed, thanks to people's favorite gene-editing tool! There are more than 20,000 different s...

LEARNWTF

Published: 2017-09-29 19:57 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...

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Published: 2017-09-17 16:45 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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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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