Posts by: Khryss

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It's A Bird, It's A Plane, No It's a Floating Plasma Ring!

Plasma, what? Plasma sounds like the stuff of sci-fi, yet you most likely experienced the fourth state of matter at least once a day. Whenever you se...

LEARNWTF

Published: 2017-12-05 14:11 0

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These Birds Have Outlived the Dinosaur Extinction!

How could this be? What looked like loons yet sounded like geese? A relative of a group of modern winged animals including ducks, geese and chickens?...

LEARN

Published: 2017-12-05 17:11 0

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Cheap, Origami-Inspired Artificial Muscles Can Lift 1000 Times Its Own Weight

Now to level up the lifting game...

LEARNWTF

Published: 2017-12-05 20:11 0

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Fecal Medicine: How One's Stool Could Save a Life

Some good shit. Fecal microbiota transplant or FMT is a medical procedure wherein a healthy person’s feces is injected into an unhealthy pers...

LEARNWTF

Published: 2017-12-05 23:11 0

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The Grim History of Humans' Overhunting that Wiped Out Giant Sea Cows

A story from the massive skeleton unearthed beneath Siberian beach. Just this month, there was a rare find of an extinct megafauna's skeleton; and to...

LEARNWTF

Published: 2017-11-29 17:13 0

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Social Stress Can Open the Door to Depression, Scientists Warn

It affects and alters your brain so much without you even noticing.

LEARN

Published: 2017-11-29 20:13 0

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Be One of the First People to See the Peculiar Interstellar Asteroid!

It looks phallic though...or some kind of a spliff? We just had a weird interstellar visitor — an odd-shaped asteroid. Quickly after seeing...

WTFLEARN

Published: 2017-11-29 23:13 0

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Rodents' Advice for a Lifetime Love? Don't Drink More than Your Spouse Do!

Or he/she will leave you! Dear humans, let prairie vole partners show you the perfect recipe for breakups: being a heavy drinker and having an abst...

WTFLEARNLAUGH

Published: 2017-11-30 02:13 0

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In Its Own Bubble: Fly ‘Scuba Divers’ Survive Under Salty and Toxic Lake

“You can hold them under water as long as you please – they do not mind it – they are only proud of it," American author Mark Twai...

LEARNWTF

Published: 2017-12-01 05:13 0

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Here's Why Whales Switch to being Left-Handed When Feeding

Yes, fellas, whales are generally right-handed. But they turn to the other side for food. Blue whales have their own preferred laterality or &ldquo...

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Published: 2017-12-01 08:13 0

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"Watch Me Flip, Watch Me Nae Nae," Says This Gym-Ready Humanoid Robot!

And he's better than you. Truth be told, we're still so far from what sci fi movies have suggested in terms of robotics. Bipedal robots (or those t...

LAUGHWTF

Published: 2017-12-01 11:13 0

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Making America Great Again? Trump Allows Import of Ivory And Hunting Trophies

Yep...again. Let's all pretend to be surprised as Donald Trump’s administration reverses the ban on importing elephant trophies (e.g. ivory) fr...

LEARNWTF

Published: 2017-12-01 14:13 0

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Rise To The Light: The Story of How Dinosaur Mass-Extinction Affected Mammals' Activity

It has been speculated that mammals were hiding in the dark when dinosaurs ruled the Earth and emerged only when these gigantic creatures were wiped o...

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Published: 2017-12-02 11:13 0

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New Special Camera Can Spot Hidden Oil Spills and Have Other Extensive Uses!

Not for your usual photography though. Oil spills are a major problem in the modern world. It is caused by illegal dumping of oil, faulty tubing, o...

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Published: 2017-12-02 14:13 0

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Swerve Or Die: An Interesting Car Crashing Experiment on Monkeys

In movies that involve so much cars and men ego (ehem, I'm talking about you, The Fast and The Furious), there's this usual scene wherein two men in...

LEARN

Published: 2017-12-02 17:13 0

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The Secret to Lowering Heart Failure Risk? Less Meat, More Coffee

Live with a plant-based diet, add that up with caffeine hits, goodbye heart problems! Sort of.

LAUGHLEARN

Published: 2017-12-02 23:13 0

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Don't Let a Female Fly Fall in Your Drink or She'll Ruin It!

But what about males?! Sorry ladies, this ain't girl power. Drosophila melanogaster females releases a pheromone that attract males. Identified and...

LEARNWTF

Published: 2017-12-03 02:13 0

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Important Question: How Long Should You Wait Before Inducing Birth?

It seems quite normal for some to have their pregnancy run past it due date. But until when is it still safe to wait? Gordon Smith of the Universit...

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Published: 2017-12-03 05:13 0

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No Jetlags for These Spiders, They Just Have to Manipulate Their Body Clocks

And trust me, they could reset it easily! A blessing or a curse? Certain species of spider have fvcked up biological clocks that result to some sor...

LEARNWTF

Published: 2017-12-03 08:13 0

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Alzheimer's as a Blood Transfusion Transmissible Disease? You've Got to be Kidding

Can a person transmit Alzheimer’s disease to another one? Well, that's long know to be true in terms of the passing of genes... Similar disea...

LAUGHLEARNWTF

Published: 2017-11-17 01:31 0

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Watch The Gruesome Death of A Seabird as Giant Coconut Crab Attacks!

Well, that escalated quickly... The largest land dwelling crab in the world, the coconut crab or Birgus latro is more than just their name. Other t...

LEARNWTF

Published: 2017-11-17 02:31 0

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Facebook's Bringing Harry Potter Universe's Moving Portraits Into Reality!

Have you seen this wizard? Who would've forgotten the awesome moving portraits and pictures in the movie, Harry Potter? Smiling, gasping, winking,...

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Published: 2017-11-17 05:31 0

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Levitating Sand on Mars: Not a Magic Trick, Just Pure Physics!

Martian summer usually accompanies warm temperatures (duh?) up to 20°C. This melts some of the planet's ice deposits which, due to a thin atmosp...

LEARNWTF

Published: 2017-11-17 06:31 0

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Have You Ever Seen a Monkey Casually Flossing Its Teeth Using Bird Feather?

Because you're about to. No monkey business, just being practical and hygienic. A special species, the Nicobar long-tailed macaque (Macaca fascicul...

LAUGHLEARN

Published: 2017-11-17 09:31 0

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And The Winners of The Biggest Computer Face-recognition Contest Are...

Led by the Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity (IARPA) and the US National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), this competition...

LEARNWTF

Published: 2017-11-17 10:31 0

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Sheep are Clever: They Can Actually Recognize People from Different Angles

Including your favorite US president, Barack Obama! Eight sheep showed people an unexpected ability: they were able to recognize four celebrities'...

LAUGHLEARN

Published: 2017-11-17 13:31 0

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Brain Damage Due to Concussion May be Repaired by Inhaling Pure Oxygen!

Does it work? Let's find out! While common in contact sports, concussions can sometimes lead to long-term symptoms like headaches, mood changes, sl...

LEARNWTF

Published: 2017-11-17 16:31 0

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Lab-Grown "Killer Mosquitoes": Our Hope To Eradicating the Disease They Carry?

Small but terrible. Although mosquitoes are tiny, they are dangerous, and rightfully so. As carriers of many diseases such as malaria, yellow fever,...

LEARNWTF

Published: 2017-11-19 07:31 0

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The Journey of a Jurassic "Sea Monster" that Led it To India

In a small village of Lodai in India, a fully intact marine dinosaur fossil that roamed the seas 150 million years ago has been recently found. The...

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Published: 2017-11-19 08:31 0

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Internet Gaming Addiction: A Real Condition or Not?

In the latest version of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders or DSM, a new disorder called Internet Gaming Disorder (IGD) is a...

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Published: 2017-11-12 11:06 0

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