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A New Plastic Inspired By Mussels Can Flex Its Muscles

Ooh, strong and stretchy. I like that! A new material inspired by mussels is flexing its muscles. It can stretch without snapping and repair its ow...

LAUGHLEARN

Published: 2017-11-12 14:06 0

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International Cooperation on the Efforts of Protecting Sharks!

Good news, ocean world! While we have been bothered by different news showing how people abuse our beloved bodies of water, here's something we can...

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Published: 2017-11-12 17:06 0

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Science Advice: Please Try Getting Injuries During the Day

Injuries can happen anytime. But if you can, go ahead and have it during daytime for faster healing--twice as fast than when you get those wounds at n...

LEARNWTF

Published: 2017-11-12 20:06 0

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Do You Approve Scotland's Move on Banning the Smacking of Children?

No to physical punishment? Almost all of us has grown with it thanks to a good psychologist's theory on rewards and punishment (or just our parents...

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Published: 2017-11-12 23:06 0

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First Ancestors of Pandas Might be Natives in Europe!

Although the panda species are only located in China, a new discovery suggests that it might not have originated there. In the small town of Rudab&a...

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Published: 2017-11-14 09:06 0

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Warning: Being Underweight Can Affect Your Menopausal Period

It can make you undergo menopause earlier and that's bad news. As much as you hated always having to go through that time of the month and wished t...

LEARNWTF

Published: 2017-11-14 12:06 0

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Would You Drink Virtual Cocktails that Turn Water into Wine?

It's a trick. If it looks like wine and it tastes like wine, is it wine? Digitally experience flavors and shake up the traditional cocktail with Vo...

LAUGHLEARNWTF

Published: 2017-11-14 13:06 0

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Sleep Deprivation--A Great Way of Weakening and Slowing Down Your Brain Signals!

Would you rather ride with a drunk driver or a sleepless one? Sleep deprivation disrupts the way brain cells communicate with each other, which may...

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Published: 2017-11-14 16:06 0

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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...

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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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