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    New snake species discovered in another snake’s belly

    You may think that humans have found every animal there is to find. Other than the monsters at the depths of the ocean, what animal could possibly be elusive enough to evade human reach? How can we still be finding out new and exciting things about the animal kingdom? You may be surprised to know […] More

  • sharks eat their siblings
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    Unborn baby sharks swim between uteruses to eat their siblings

    Sibling rivalry is common in most species. Human twins will jostle in the womb, as shown in a viral video here (don’t mind the Joshua and Esau comparisons): Some species take it to a new level, though. It’s well known that sharks eat their siblings in utero – but we had no idea how far […] More

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    Harvard scientists are planning to dim the sun to fight climate change

    Climate change is happening, and it’s a shame that many don’t believe in it. We’ve all collectively rolled our eyes when Senator Jim Inhofe brought a snowball onto the floor as a way to disprove it. Fortunately, a lot of people understand that this is a complex issue, with many reasons and many solutions. These […] More

  • kids make us unhappy
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    Decades of research shows having kids makes us unhappy

    You probably have someone on your timeline who posts pic after pic of their children, as if their life held no other significance. If you’re childless, you might scroll past, roll your eyes, or give them a ‘like’ for old time’s sake. Or maybe you are this parent. No judgement (well, maybe just a little). […] More

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    Spiders could eat the entire human population, if only they could unite

    Spiders are everywhere. This isn’t the beginning of a paranoid delusion, or the start of a horror film. They are literally almost everywhere. A recent survey from PubMed states that 100% of the North Carolina homes they visited had spiders in them, including 68 percent of bathrooms and more than 75 percent of bedrooms. The most common […] More

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    Studies find organic farming is bad, contributes more to climate change

    The ‘all-organic’ lobby doesn’t sound as sinister as the lobbies peddling tobacco, oil, or pharmaceuticals. Most people would associate all-organic foods with healthy, wholesome, salt-of-the-earth goodness. Which is exactly what they want. They don’t want you to know that organic farmers use carcinogenic pesticides, many of which are far more dangerous than their conventional counterparts. […] More

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    Woman left brain-dead after chugging a liter of soy sauce for a ‘detox’

    I’m sure you’ve heard of many ‘cleanses’ that promise miraculous results. There’s the Master Cleanse, made famous by singer Beyonce. There’s the oldie but goodie Apple Cider Vinegar Cleanse. The you have actress Shailene Woodley, who notably eats clay everyday. But clay is one of the less crazy fads (and that’s saying a lot, as […] More

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    Rick and Morty creators may gift us with a surprise Christmas episode

    If you’re a Rick and Morty fan, you’ve probably been patiently (or not so patiently) waiting for the promised 70 episodes Adult Swim ordered back in May in a long-term deal with the creators, Justin Roiland and Dan Harmon. Well, we might have some good news for you. There’s evidence that there will be a […] More

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    Year’s brightest comet, the ‘Christmas Comet’, visible this weekend

    This Sunday, December 16th, star lovers everywhere will get the chance to see this year’s brightest comet with the naked eye. Dubbed the ‘Christmas Comet’, or 46P/Wirtanen, it’s an opportunity for space enthusiasts to find a dark place an hurt their necks looking at the heavens. Astronomy Magazine reports: The year’s brightest comet makes its […] More

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