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At First They Thought This Purple Thing Was Sea Garbage. The Truth Was Way More Amazing.

During an expedition in the Gulf of Mexico, researchers on the Ocean Exploration Trust’s EV Nautilus came across a weird-looking purple thing. At first, they thought it was garbage, but upon further inspection, they were able to determine that it was a siphonophore. Yes, a siphonophore–everyone’s soon-to-be favorite living colony. Take a look! 1. Garbage? That’s no way to talk about a siphonophore. EV Nautilus 2. What if they heard you? They’d probably all be so upset. […]

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Did The U.S. Government Poke A Hole In Space And Time? Some Say Yes

Have you heard of the Montauk Project? For those who aren’t familiar with it, it is a supposed secret government project with the aim of facilitating time travel and ways for us to travel between dimensions. Some of the stories (all of them unconfirmed) about the Montauk Project became the basis for Netflix’s most recent smash hit, “Stranger Things.” googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display(‘VN_PG_DCBP_ATF’); }); While the conspiracy theory of the Montauk Project breaks down into many different individual […]

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11 Reasons Why Running Is Not As Good For You As You Might Think

Running is an incredibly simplistic form of exercise. All you need is some jogging clothes and a pair of shoes and you’re off. It’s a go-to for a lot of people who are trying to lose weight and work up a sweat. But running may not be as good for you as you think. There are a lot of dangers associated with running that you might not even know about. Here are just a few of the […]

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To Prove A Point, This Factory Foreman Drank Something Extremely Poisonous

Even if you’re not scientifically inclined, you probably know that mercury and the human body just don’t mix. Even a small amount of mercury can be deadly. Sadly, toxic mercury is found in a variety of devices that we use every day. While it’s hard to avoid exposure to the substance, you can (and should) avoid drinking it. This guy, however, appears to have missed the memo. (via Reddit) While I don’t know for sure what happened […]

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23 Incredibly Cute Facts About Animals That Make Them Even MORE Adorable.

Animals don’t have to do much to make us say “awww!” Simply rolling around, making a silly face, or just being very sleepy can be enough to kill us with cuteness. The bar isn’t set too high, which makes these adorable facts all the more heart-melting. You’re gonna want to snuggle up with each of the sweet animals when you hear how ridiculously endearing they really are. 1.) Puffins mate for life, each year only laying one egg to be […]

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A Surgeon Assaulted His Patient…The Reason Why Is Even More Appalling

Anytime you go in for surgery, there’s a chance you might walk away with complications…or worse. But when there was a payment dispute between a doctor and a patient in China, one woman received more hurt than she bargained for. The following video was taken at a hospital in Inner Mongolia, and it’s believed that it was captured in the gynecology unit. Allegedly, the woman was about to be operated on when the doctor asked for more […]

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This Little Girl Became Paralyzed After Catching A Cold — Now She’s Relearning How To Walk

When Ameliya Pellett caught a cold, her parents likely believed that she would recover quickly without any lasting issues. It was only a cold, after all. But just days later, the Ottawa residents were horrified to find that their two-year-old had lost all feeling in one of her legs. Her condition only got worse as time went by. Eventually, she became paralyzed from the neck down. Fewer than two weeks after Ameliya got sick, she couldn’t move. […]

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Watching Night Turn To Day Because Of A Passing Meteor Is Jaw-Dropping

On December 6, people in Siberia got to witness an incredible sight when a meteor flew by. It was so bright that it completely lit up the night sky, making it look like daytime for a few seconds. Shortly after it passed by, witnesses heard a bang so loud that it caused car alarms to go off. Some thought it was a bomb, but the sound came from the meteor exploding in the atmosphere. Though you’d think […]

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This Strange Object Might Be A Relic From An Ancient Civilization

A bizarre sphere has been found in the forest near Zavidovići, Bosnia, and some speculate that it’s an artifact that was left behind by an ancient civilization. Archaeologist Semir Osmanagić thinks that this strange find could be part of a series of several other spheres that were sadly destroyed by treasure hunters decades ago. If that’s true, then this one could be 1,500 years old. Here’s the ball in question. It’s approximately 5 feet in diameter and […]

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‘OMG you guys’! IowaHawk’s ‘A-HA moment’ about the March for Science is chilling (and hilarious)

Yesterday thousands of people from around the world gathered together to “March for Science”. At least we think they were marching for science, it’s always hard to tell with these marching types whothink covering posters in glitter glue actually makes a difference. While they were busy prancing about tying science into every other agenda item they could think of (our favorite was them pushing the notion that there are dozens and dozens of genders because SCIENCE), IowaHawk […]

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