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How Did You Manage to Suck Up All the Water of this Ocean, Hurricane Irma?

Hurricane Irma is the most powerful storm to ever rage through the Atlantic Ocean. So powerful that it sucks water from the coastline, leaving the oce...

LEARNWTF

Published: 2017-09-18 06:45 0

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Watch The Fascinating Mating Ritual of Sea Angels

Just look at how graceful these angels dance! Sea angels are gelatinous (mostly transparent), tiny swimming sea slugs with the largest species reac...

LAUGHLEARN

Published: 2017-09-18 01:45 0

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The Real Reason Why Men are "Better" Scrabble Players than Women

Ever heard of the gender gap in the world of competitive Scrabble? A research team from the University of Miami noticed how all of the last ten wor...

LAUGHLEARN

Published: 2017-09-18 09:45 0

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Say Goodbye To These Eight Islands Drowned By The Rising Seas

Now that's alarming. Sea levels rise for about 3 millimetres per year around the world. And while there are a lot of people denying this, climate c...

LEARNWTF

Published: 2017-09-18 14:45 0

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How Sharing the Bedroom with Your Beloved Dog Affects Your Sleep

Now the debate among dog owners are over. A 2015 study showed that about 50% of pet owners allowed their furry buddies to sleep in their bedroom. O...

LAUGHLEARN

Published: 2017-09-29 14:57 0

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Extreme Wildfires and the Alarming Risk of People to Lung Damage

When will US be able to breathe again? This year's abnormally large profusion of wildfires have already scorched 3.3 million hectares in the US. Th...

WTF

Published: 2017-09-29 12:57 0

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Could this be Our First Peek at the Source of Nightmares?

Who never had woken up at night, rattled, with heart pounding due to a vivid memory of a scary dream? We all had it. All those hazy imagery of the e...

LEARN

Published: 2017-09-29 11:57 0

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Meet The Metal-Reinforced Vampire "Hell Ants"!

A long, long time ago, in the lands of Earth, lived the ant species with a demonic name. Unfortunately, with all their lethal upward-facing blades,...

LEARNWTF

Published: 2017-09-29 06:57 0

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Sneeze Out Your Vote! How Wild Dogs' Democracy Works

"Achoo!" Dogs: "What did you say"? Enter the wonderfully weird communication of African wild dogs! Just prepare for the solicited sneezes. Researc...

LAUGHLEARN

Published: 2017-09-29 05:57 0

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"Aeroice": The Lightest form of Water Ever Discovered

Frosty cubes from our freezers, fine snows, and even Elsa's "Let It Go" creations--those are just some of the 17 possible types of ice!  And n...

LEARN

Published: 2017-09-29 04:57 0

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What Do You Say We Treat Cancer with Alcohol?

No, we're not drinking. Previous research has shown how alcohol can be used to treat cancer. The process, called ethanol ablation, involves elimina...

LEARNWTF

Published: 2017-09-29 03:57 0

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Now the Ubiquitous Plastic is Also in Our Salts!

What's a dangerous seasoning called? A salt. Following the earlier revelation of the plastic contamination in tap water, here's a much worse news: Th...

LEARNWTF

Published: 2017-09-29 02:57 0

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Here's Why We Love Walking Our Dog

All dog owners know it: we get up feeling either so energetic and happy or just pure sht, we get up, nonetheless, to grab that leash and head outdoors...

LAUGHLEARN

Published: 2017-09-28 21:57 0

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Forget Your Cunning Disguise, This Face Recognition Tech Can See Through That!

I'm sorry, you're not fooling anyone. Ditch the hat and scarf, take off that mask. For those who are planning to rob a bank, beware (lol); you migh...

LEARNWTF

Published: 2017-09-28 20:57 0

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Ocean Water's Increasing Acidification and Its Debilitating Effects on Marine Life

Previous studies showed how the increase of carbon dioxide seeping into our ocean makes the bodies of water more acidic and less alkaline, ultimatel...

LEARN

Published: 2017-09-28 19:57 0

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Get Your Creative Juices Flowing by Listening to Happy Music!

Need a creativity boost? Try listening to Antonio Vivaldi's Spring or any happy music. Simone Ritter, at Radboud University in the Netherlands, and...

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Published: 2017-09-28 18:57 0

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Next on Plastic's Ubiquity: These are Taking Over Our Drinking Water Already!

Water is life, as a famous adage go. All of the billions of people living around this planet need to drink water from time to time in order to survi...

LEARNWTF

Published: 2017-09-28 13:57 0

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Sleepio: A New Online Therapy for Better Sleeps and Mental Health!

Were you asleep? Have you slept? Sleep can have a profound effect on the body--both physically and mentally. Sleep problems such as insomnia are co...

LEARN

Published: 2017-09-28 12:57 0

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Finding a "Match" in Facebook? A Tinder-like Upgrade

Last Wednesday night, some iOS and Android users from Toronto and New Zealand may have been greeted by a notification in Facebook that said "[Name] an...

WTF

Published: 2017-09-28 11:57 0

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I See Your Pain Clearly: AIs Can Tell How Hurt You are by Just Studying Your Face

From 1 to 10, how much pain are you in right now? When trying to help a patient, most doctors ask for their pain score and look at their facial exp...

LEARN

Published: 2017-09-28 08:57 0

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Drill Into Cancer Cells in Just 60 Seconds with Nanomachines!

Researchers from the Durham university may have developed a groundbreaking breakthrough--killing cancer cells in just about 60 seconds! They starte...

LEARN

Published: 2017-09-10 15:41 0

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Would You Dare Cover Yourself with Thousands of Bees?

Buzz- buzzzzz! Forget Owl City's 1,000 hugs from 10,000 lightning bugs for here's a better (?) feat! Prepare to be riled up as the cringy story...

LAUGHLEARNWTF

Published: 2017-09-10 16:41 0

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Fighting Deadly Brain Cancers with the Zika Virus!

About four years ago, a virus from Polynesia arrived in South America and generated panic to the public. It caused babies to be born with severe bra...

LEARNWTF

Published: 2017-09-10 17:41 0

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Spiders can Now Produce Enhanced "Super Silk" Strong Enough to Hold a Human!

There's no real life Spiderman but spider webs can soon help humans. A new study led by Nicola Pugno at Italy's University of Trento consisted of fee...

WTFLEARN

Published: 2017-09-09 03:41 0

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The Amusing Case of Homewrecker Ants Getting Robbed by Sneaky Beetles

Pests pestered by other pests. A very quick karma? Jet ants (Lasius fuliginosus)--popularly known as shining black ants--is one notorious species l...

LAUGHLEARNWTF

Published: 2017-09-09 06:41 0

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"Smell of Data" Device: A More Instinctual Approach to Virtual Security

Sniff, sniff. What's that smell? Creators Leanne Wijnsma and Froukje Tan is introducing a new way of securing our data. Ironically, the heart of this...

LAUGHLEARN

Published: 2017-09-09 11:41 0

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Researchers May Have Figured Out Why Ostriches Are Fast Runners

Looks like the bird world's most famous celebrity star has funny bones. Ostriches have long been known to be the largest living bird species and th...

LEARNWTF

Published: 2017-09-09 14:41 0

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Ebony and Ivory: The Peculiar Companionship of Cat and Rat

Move over, Tom and Jerry! Brooklyn Cat Café in New York City welcomes their customers with the cute meows and encourages kitty playtimes. In...

WTFLEARNLAUGH

Published: 2017-09-09 15:41 0

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Brighter Life Experiences for Blind People with the Use of Echolocation

Few more clicks and you would be able to sketch the entire room without seeing. Echolocation is basically using one's mouth to make clicks. These c...

WTFLEARN

Published: 2017-09-05 06:41 0

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Creating Battery-like Devices with Just Fallen Leaves in the Street!

What do people usually do with dry, autumn leaves? Simple; they just burn it, right? But what if I tell you that this seemingly normal and obvious...

LEARNWTF

Published: 2017-09-05 09:41 0

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