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If You Have An Onion And Some Gatorade, You Can Charge Your Phone In A Pinch

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Like bobby pins, car keys, and sanity, phone chargers are experts when it comes to disappearing. And the fact that they can now be split into two pieces only doubles your chances of losing one or both of them. I don’t know about you, but whenever I have the cord in my possession, the block […]

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These Women Made Incredibly Difficult Decisions To End Their Non-Viable Pregnancies

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Girl Who’s Been Struggling With Heart Disease Gets Call About A New Heart

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I can’t imagine there’s anything more stressful and nerve-racking than being on an organ waitlist. Getting on a donor list is hard enough, but the wait for a perfect match can be almost unbearable. Some patients go months, even years before doctors find a donor for them. Unfortunately, some people pass away before a match […]

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Kevin Delaney Conducts Science Experiments On Tonight Show With Jimmy Fallon

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Most kids are bored in science class, but that’s usually the fault of the teacher. When Kevin Delaney of Little Rock’s Museum of Discovery is teaching science nobody falls asleep. Kevin visited The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon to conduct some fun science experiments and shock viewers with his knowledge.  Science!    Read more: http://www.viralviralvideos.com/2014/05/06/kevin-delaney-conducts-science-experiments-on-tonight-show-with-jimmy-fallon/

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23 Times Neil DeGrasse Tyson Was So Sassy It Hurt

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Astrophysicist with attitude. 1. On the end of the world: In 5-billion years the Sun will expand & engulf our orbit as the charred ember that was once Earth vaporizes. Have a nice day — neiltyson (@Neil deGrasse Tyson) 2. On measuring the length of blood vessels: Just an FYI: If you removed all veins, […]

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What Does Sound Look Like?

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What does sound actually look like? No, not just a digital representation, but the sound waves in real life? NPR explains that with the help of a Schlieren Flow Visualizer, we are able to see the very real sound distortions created by clapping or a book falling.  Incredible.    Read more: http://www.viralviralvideos.com/2014/04/09/what-does-sound-look-like/

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Love UFOs? Well, Then I Have Some Bad News For You — All Those Sightings Are Fake

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If you’re anything like me, then you’re a firm believer in UFOs and life on other planets. Sadly, we UFO believers lead hard lives because even though we have faith, there is little to no hard evidence of UFOs actually existing. Usually, this is where the article would take a turn and I would say, […]

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What The MythBusters Think About 14 Science Things

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Vaccines? Climate change? Yup. MythBusters Adam Savage and Jamie Hyneman have been making things explode for 13 seasons. But we wanted to hear what they think of some of the biggest recent science headlines, from the Jurassic Park sequel to Mercury retrograde. Here are 14 of their answers from our lightning round of word association. […]

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Woman Discusses Life With Short Term Memory Loss Animation

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Remember the 2000′s movie Memento where the main character had short term memory loss and had to write everything down to remind himself of simplest things, like who his friends were?  Gweneviere Mann has a very similar short-term memory disorder following a bumpy brain surgery to remove a tumor.  She and her boyfriend Yasir Salem discuss the […]

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It Looks Like Our Best Evidence For Intelligent Alien Life Just Went Out The Window…

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In 1977, an astronomer at Ohio State University named Jerry R. Ehman detected a radio signal from space so bizarre he circled it in red and wrote, “Wow!” Since then, many have speculated that the sequence was a message from extraterrestrial life, but experts now believe it’s something decidedly less fun — a passing comet. […]

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People Are Killing Themselves By Eating The Fruit From This Tree

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The Cerbera odollam plant grows in abundance across certain regions of Asia. While it looks pretty standard at first glance, its seeds are actually deadly to humans. It’s estimated that one person per week takes their own life with these seeds in India. In fact, researchers believe that they’re linked to more suicides than any […]

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First Hand Transplant

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Emily Fennell lost her hand in a tragic accident. But thanks to the doctors at UCLA, she now has a new hand. She underwent the first hand transplant procedure in the West. Science is fantastic. As expected, her mom is more emotional than her.   Read more: http://www.viralviralvideos.com/2011/04/21/first-hand-transplant/

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This Is What Happens To Your Heart When You Dive Into The Sea

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James Nestor, author of DEEP: Freediving, Renegade Science, and What the Ocean Tells Us About Ourselves, takes us on a transformative journey into the ocean. BF_STATIC.timequeue.push(function () { if (BF_STATIC.bf_test_mode) localStorage.setItem(‘posted_date’, 1408724058); }); BF_STATIC.timequeue.push(function () { document.getElementById(“update_posted_time_3425513”).innerHTML = “posted on ” + UI.dateFormat.get_formatted_date(1408724058); }); View this image › Jenny Chang / BuzzFeed The next time […]

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After Learning That His Daughter Had Autism, He Made An Odd Discovery About Himself

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Just after their daughter was born, Jessica and Chris Offer realized that she wasn’t “neurotypical,” which means that their unique little girl has some quirks. They do everything they can to make her happy and comfortable, but caring for her is way less overwhelming now that they know she has autism. While the little one’s […]

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17 Delightful Facts About Kissing

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Pucker up, it’s for science. 1. When you kiss someone for the first time, you get a spike in the neurotransmitter dopamine, making you crave more. View this image › Via giphy.com 2. Dopamine can also make you lose your appetite and make it hard for you to sleep. View this image › Nickelodeon / […]

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She Started Work 70 Years Ago, But This Woman Has No Plans To Stop…Ever

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To many, April 10, 1946, is just a day in history. To Elena Griffing, it was the first day of the rest of her life. At just 20 years old, the bright-eyed woman started her first job at Sutter Health Alta Bates Summit Medical Center. Of course, 70 years ago it went by a different […]

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24 Big Questions Science Still Needs To Answer

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Will we ever have jetpacks? To celebrate the launch of its new publication Mosaic the Wellcome Trust asked leading scientists, journalists and thinkers what they thought was the biggest question remaining in science. These are what they came up with. 1. How does the brain generate consciousness? View this image › Via missionjill.tumblr.com Mo Costandi, […]

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Life Through An MRI Will Blow Your Mind

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MRI’s, or magnetic resonance imaging, have the ability to look ‘inside’ of a person without the dangers of  harmful radiation that x-rays give off. That allows doctors to take many more pictures than they would dare with alternative devices. As MRI’s become more common, doctors are taking more and more pictures, enough for a short film. Vox put […]

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Why Do People Have Anxiety

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With million of anti-anxiety pills flying off the shelves, there’s no question that America has a serious anxiety issue. Countless people are ailed by generalized and chronic anxiety, and feel nervous and worrisome all the time for no apparent reason. Anxiety is so real, it can actually have very real and physical negative side effects […]

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Bill Nye Explains If We Can Stop An Asteroid

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The popular educational-science channel AsapSCIENCE has become such a hit, Bill Nye the Science Guy himself guest stars in their newest episode.  Mitchell Moffit and Gregory Brown wonder what would happen if an incoming asteroid was heading towards Earth. Could we stop it in time to save Humanity and life as we know it? Bill isn’t sure, but […]

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This Is What An Upside-Down Iceberg Looks Like

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Belly up! Here’s what the icy behemoths look like when they’ve had a few too many. 1. On a recent excursion to Antarctica, San Francisco-based filmmaker and designer Alex Cornell, 30, caught a rare glimpse of an iceberg’s underside. View this image › Alex Cornell / Via alexcornell.com Most icebergs’ hefty bodies are submerged under […]

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