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Man arrested for throwing Batman-style ninja star at Seattle police

Man arrested for throwing Batman-style ninja star at Seattle police

The Dark Knight attempted to rise again earlier this week — but not in Gotham. Police in Seattle arrested a 23-year-old man who allege...

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India's Got a Vape Problem

India's Got a Vape Problem

Two years ago a drug inspector raided a small crockery shop in Mohali, a city in India’s northern state of Punjab. He found a single vape and ei...

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Quinoa? Kale? How about the new "Superfood" Cockroach Milk

Quinoa? Kale? How about the new "Superfood" Cockroach Milk

Pour out that almond milk — the new hip thing is cockroach milk. Well, kind of. The female Pacific beetle cockroach is one of a ...

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Huge Void Discovered In The Centre Of Milky Way

Huge Void Discovered In The Centre Of Milky Way

Astronomers have found a huge stellar void around the center of our Milky Way galaxy. There has been no star formation in a a region stre...

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California closes the Steve Jobs license plate loophole

California closes the Steve Jobs license plate loophole

One of the many things Steve Jobs was famous for was his refusal to put a license plate on the back of his car, a Mercedes-Benz SL55 AMG. Jobs—o...

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Not knowing...

Not knowing...

We need to watch out for ourselves a little here. Because our thinking is just bad sometimes. And is not everyone in some sort of danger. In the meani...

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How to Avoid Laughing at Obese Girls

How to Avoid Laughing at Obese Girls

This wikihow article was removed for being offensive - so why not post it here? Grats to the guy who wrote this gem, I did not write this article: ...

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King Tut's dagger blade made from meteorite, study confirms

King Tut's dagger blade made from meteorite, study confirms

A famous dagger found in the wrapping of Egyptian King Tutankhamun's mummy was made with iron from a meteorite, a study confirms. An ...

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1,500 scientists lift the lid on reproducibility

1,500 scientists lift the lid on reproducibility

More than 70% of researchers have tried and failed to reproduce another scientist's experiments, and more than half have failed to reproduce their...

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A Long-Lost Manuscript Contains a Searing Eyewitness Account of the Tulsa Race Massacre of 1921

A Long-Lost Manuscript Contains a Searing Eyewitness Account of the Tulsa Race Massacre of 1921

The ten-page manuscript is typewritten, on yellowed legal paper, and folded in thirds. But the words, an eyewitness account of the May 31, 1921, racia...

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10 Times Bill Murray Proved He's The Best

10 Times Bill Murray Proved He's The Best

The legend of Bill Murray has grown to insane proportions, but it seems pretty legit. Here's 12 times Bill Murray proved he's as great as the ...

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Chimps filmed grieving for dead friend

Chimps filmed grieving for dead friend

A unique, remarkable and intimate film may change the way we think about animals, and their ability to feel grief. The newly-published film capture...

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Dr Heimlich saves choking woman with manoeuvre he invented

Dr Heimlich saves choking woman with manoeuvre he invented

The 96-year-old American inventor of the Heimlich manoeuvre has used the technique himself to save a choking woman at his retirement home. Dr Henry...

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Italy unearths huge Roman barracks during Rome metro dig

Italy unearths huge Roman barracks during Rome metro dig

Excavation work for a new metro line in Rome has unearthed a huge Roman barracks from the 2nd Century AD when Emperor Hadrian was in power. The fin...

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People of no religion outnumber Christians in England and Wales

People of no religion outnumber Christians in England and Wales

The number of people who say they have no religion is rapidly escalating and significantly outweighs the Christian population in England and Wales, ac...

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Nation Unable To Recall If Trump Said He’d Personally Fund Abortion Bombings Or If That Just Sound

Nation Unable To Recall If Trump Said He’d Personally Fund Abortion Bombings Or If That Just Sound

WASHINGTON—Saying they vaguely remembered the presidential candidate making the statement in front of a large rally but that they might be mista...

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SEND YOUR D&D CAMPAIGN BACK TO THE DARK AGES WITH THESE REFERENCE SHEETS

SEND YOUR D&D CAMPAIGN BACK TO THE DARK AGES WITH THESE REFERENCE SHEETS

So much is unknown about the period of history we call the Dark Ages, including when they actually took place. Historians, for the most part, can agre...

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Meet some amazing animals and plants that are new to science

Meet some amazing animals and plants that are new to science

fe on Earth can be found in the most surprising places, from the deep sea to pitch-black caves to just off the main road of a Gabonese ...

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Swarms of Octopus Are Taking Over the Oceans

Swarms of Octopus Are Taking Over the Oceans

Giant Australian cuttlefish (Sepia apama). Image: Wildlife Photographer Scott Portelli Something strange is happening to the oceans. As co...

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5 Totally Harmless Phrases (Are Secretly Offensive Jokes)

5 Totally Harmless Phrases (Are Secretly Offensive Jokes)

Languages are like Pokemon: The more we use them, the more they evolve until we can't even recall the bizarre little things they started out as. D...

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The Powerful Subliminal Psychology Hidden Inside The Sound & Imagery Of HBO’s “Static Angel

The Powerful Subliminal Psychology Hidden Inside The Sound & Imagery Of HBO’s “Static Angel

Since 1993, HBO‘s opening intro to its programming has become one of the most recognized and Pavlovian branding icons in television history...

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Twitter cuts off intelligence agencies from data feed

Twitter cuts off intelligence agencies from data feed

Twitter has cut off U.S. intelligence agencies from a data feed that provides real-time information of events around the world produced by Twitter use...

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How Jellyfish, Nanobots, and Naked Mole Rats Could Make Humans Immortal

How Jellyfish, Nanobots, and Naked Mole Rats Could Make Humans Immortal

Dr. Chris Faulkes is standing in his laboratory, tenderly caressing what looks like a penis. It's not his penis, nor mine, and it's definitely...

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I Trick Bulls Into Gay Sex: 5 Realities Behind Your Beef

I Trick Bulls Into Gay Sex: 5 Realities Behind Your Beef

The world consumes a lot of beef and milk, and to get as many healthy animals as we need, we can't just rely on Mr. Bull and Mrs. Cow to...

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What Makes a Blond Blond? Very Little.

What Makes a Blond Blond? Very Little.

From a biological point of view, your skin and hair color is 1/ 3,200,000,000th of your body’s chemistry. That’s it. We humans may think o...

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Parents Choose to Break Daughter’s Leg Three Times a Day for Four Months to Avoid Amputation

Parents Choose to Break Daughter’s Leg Three Times a Day for Four Months to Avoid Amputation

Parenting is tough at the best of times, but it has been nothing short of harrowing for Jackie and Matt Moravek, from Kalamazoo, Michigan. The young c...

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Animal intelligence has been widely underestimated, says primatologist Frans de Waal

Animal intelligence has been widely underestimated, says primatologist Frans de Waal

Ever stare out into space and look for signs of intelligence? Well, we should be looking right here on Earth, primatologist Frans de Waal argues in hi...

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What cocaine does to your body and brain

What cocaine does to your body and brain

Whether it's snorted, smoked, or injected, cocaine enters the bloodstream and starts affecting the brain in a matter of seconds. But ...

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Your Diet Might Be Causing Anxiety and Depression

Your Diet Might Be Causing Anxiety and Depression

You are what you eat. We’ve known this for a long time. Michael Pollan’s observation took it a step further: you are what what you eat eat...

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Using Emotional Intelligence to Combat Racial Prejudice

Using Emotional Intelligence to Combat Racial Prejudice

It's a difficult topic, but one you'll be faced with at some point. How will you respond? Race. What a complicated subject. Growing up, ...

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How Melatonin Helps You Sleep

How Melatonin Helps You Sleep

If you’re having trouble sleeping, melatonin is a popular and easy remedy. It’s effective for many people, doesn’t have an...

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Pusha T on the White House, UK garage and Dilla

Pusha T on the White House, UK garage and Dilla

“I feel like this is the part of my career that I’m in, you gotta start helping to propel others. That’s a part of pushing the hip h...

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Face of Neanderthal 'Altamura Man' Recreated

Face of Neanderthal 'Altamura Man' Recreated

The calcite-encrusted face of a Neanderthal who lived around 150,000 years ago has come alive as researchers reconstructed a hyper-realistic model of ...

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Hikaru Dorodango – The Delicate Japanese Art of Making Perfect Shiny Spheres Out of Dirt

Hikaru Dorodango – The Delicate Japanese Art of Making Perfect Shiny Spheres Out of Dirt

Hikaru Dorodango, which translates to ‘shiny dumpling’, is a relaxing Japanese art that involves crafting shiny spheres from dirt. Th...

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Link Between Cognitive Decline Genes and Healthy Aging

Link Between Cognitive Decline Genes and Healthy Aging

An eight-year-long accrual and analysis of the whole genome sequences of healthy elderly people, or “Wellderly,” has revealed a higher-tha...

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10 obscene ways to satisfy the munchies in Toronto

10 obscene ways to satisfy the munchies in Toronto

    Doritos Smash Bag  Everyday is 4/20 at Junked Food Co., a snack bar on Dundas West. And this Doritos smash bag is jus...

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Can A Protein Reverse Alzheimer’s Symptoms in One Week?

Can A Protein Reverse Alzheimer’s Symptoms in One Week?

Research co-led by the University of Glasgow has made a potential breakthrough in the treatment of Alzheimer’s disease. The study, led by sci...

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Can A Protein Reverse Alzheimer’s Symptoms in One Week?

Can A Protein Reverse Alzheimer’s Symptoms in One Week?

Research co-led by the University of Glasgow has made a potential breakthrough in the treatment of Alzheimer’s disease. The study, led by sci...

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The Gateway to the Brain

The Gateway to the Brain

the brain. Scientists from Duke-NUS Medical School (Duke-NUS) have derived a structural model of a transporter at the blood-brain barrier called Mf...

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Ruby-red seadragon species spotted in the wild for the first time

Ruby-red seadragon species spotted in the wild for the first time

ere are rubies in the sea. Not gemstones, but ruby-colored seadragons that have been spotted in the wild for the first time, in the waters off West...

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Seen That Before: What Causes Déjà Vu?

Seen That Before: What Causes Déjà Vu?

Glitches in the brain or a glimpse into the future? You walk into a room and suddenly your brain goes fuzzy with an overwhelming wave of familiarit...

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Reproducing Long Lasting Effects of Stress on Memory

Reproducing Long Lasting Effects of Stress on Memory

A group of researchers at Osaka University, succeeded in reproduction of the same phenomenon as memory consolidation by using organotypic slice cultur...

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More Than 40 Percent of Retired NFL Players Had Brain Injuries

More Than 40 Percent of Retired NFL Players Had Brain Injuries

More than 40 percent of retired National Football League (NFL) players in a recent study had signs of traumatic brain injury based on sensitive MRI sc...

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Fish Eyed Lens Cuts Through the Dark

Fish Eyed Lens Cuts Through the Dark

Combining the best features of a lobster and an African fish, University of Wisconsin–Madison engineers have created an artificial eye that can ...

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MAPS: Multidisciplinary Association For Psychedelic Studies

MAPS: Multidisciplinary Association For Psychedelic Studies

CNN chief medical correspondent Sanjay Gupta, M.D, interviews MAPS Founder Rick Doblin, Ph.D., and Acid Test author Tom Shroder about past and pr...

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Video: Can Space Elevators Actually Work?

Video: Can Space Elevators Actually Work?

Space elevators fascinate me. They've been a subject of debate since the late 1890s when Konstantin Tsiolkovsky proposed the first version of...

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Small-brained ravens are just as clever as chimps

Small-brained ravens are just as clever as chimps

Ravens have the same level of self-control as chimpanzees despite having tiny brains, a new study has found. This provides strong evidence that i...

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Found: The Lost Grave of One of Mexico's First Catholic Priests

Found: The Lost Grave of One of Mexico's First Catholic Priests

The tombstone. (Photo: Instituto Nacional de Antropología e Historia) Miguel de Palomares was one of the first Catholic priests to come...

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The Czech Republic Is Changing Its English Name

The Czech Republic Is Changing Its English Name

Two words, it seems, is just too much. The Czech Republic is expected to change its English name to one-word: Czechia, part simplification, part ma...

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Liver of Piacenza in Piacenza, Italy

Liver of Piacenza in Piacenza, Italy

The Palazzo Farnese is a 16th century palace-turned-museum in the northern Italian city of Piacenza. Inside is something 1,600 years older than t...

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Found, With a Robot: A Loch Ness Monster

Found, With a Robot: A Loch Ness Monster

A Loch Ness monster. (Photo: Visit Scotland) Almost 600 feet deep, in the bottom of Loch Ness, a robot named Munin has foundthe remains o...

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