Everyone Knows These 10 Scientific Facts. The Problem Is, They’re Not Facts.

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Everyone Knows These 10 Scientific Facts. The Problem Is, They’re Not Facts.
You may very well love science, but do you actually know anything about it? What are its favorite movies? How many slices of pizza it will eat when in a judgement-free zone? … No? I knew you didn’t really know science. You probably believe a lot of things that aren’t true. Many people accept these […]

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16 Crazy Myths That People Believe About Their Own Bodies

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16 Crazy Myths That People Believe About Their Own Bodies
The human body is an amazing thing. It can fight off diseases, digest food, and regulate all of your bodily functions automatically. But there are things that hundreds of people believe about the human body that aren’t true at all. In fact, you might believe in some of these myths as well. Luckily for you, […]

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Air pollution causes wrinkles and premature ageing, new research shows

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Air pollution causes wrinkles and premature ageing, new research shows
Toxic fumes may be the primary cause of skin ageing in polluted cities such as London, New York and Beijing, scientists say Air pollution is prematurely ageing the faces of city dwellers by accelerating wrinkles and age spots, according to emerging scientific research. The effects of toxic fumes on skin are being seen in both […]

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Pregnancy Can Be Beautiful…And Amazingly Creepy

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Pregnancy Can Be Beautiful…And Amazingly Creepy
If there’s one dream that millions of people around the world share, it’s to grow up and start a family. Those dreams come complete with white picket fences, sprawling backyards, and laughing kids running around when the weather finally gets warm. And that’s a beautiful thing. In fact, pregnancy itself is pretty spectacular. But even […]

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6 Ways Your Brain Is Lying To You Every Minute Of The Day

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6 Ways Your Brain Is Lying To You Every Minute Of The Day
You think your brain is your friend. It’s not. It’s tricking you, all the time. 1. It makes you think you’re really good at something when you’re humiliatingly bad at it. View this image › SMBC / Via smbc-comics.com In a kind universe, you’d know when you were bad at something, so you could avoid […]

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She Never Knew Something So Seemingly Hopeless Could Turn Into Such Beauty

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She Never Knew Something So Seemingly Hopeless Could Turn Into Such Beauty
In Greek mythology, the Phoenix is known for creating new life out of the ashes from its previous death. So when one woman raised a nearly dead fish back to perfect health, she new exactly what to name him. The amazing story of Phoenix the Siamese fighting fish (a.k.a. a betta fish) will inspire you […]

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He Walked Into This Hospital With A Guitar, And You’ll Melt When You See Why

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He Walked Into This Hospital With A Guitar, And You’ll Melt When You See Why
You’d be hard-pressed to find anyone who has never felt the emotional impact of music. Although this is a sensation we’ve all experienced, music therapy is often the subject of scorn from both mental health professionals and the general public. Even if you aren’t particularly moved by what’s on the radio these days, researchers have […]

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Coconut oil: are the health benefits a big fat lie?

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Coconut oil: are the health benefits a big fat lie?
Its the latest superfood, endorsed by wellness bloggers and celebrities, yet it contains more saturated fat than lard It wasnt that long ago that the closest most Britons got to a coconut was at the fairground or on the inside of a Bounty bar. Yet in the past three years, this hard, hairy drupe (thats […]

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Eating Chocolate For Breakfast Could Turn You Into A Morning Person — Seriously!

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Eating Chocolate For Breakfast Could Turn You Into A Morning Person — Seriously!
If you’re like me, you definitely aren’t a morning person. It takes all my willpower sometimes to force myself to get out of my warm, cozy bed and get going. And like many others, I don’t like dealing with anything before I’ve had my coffee. Up to this point, I’ve accepted the fact that this […]

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Why people can’t get enough of Dr. Pimple Popper’s zit-squeezing videos

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Why people can’t get enough of Dr. Pimple Popper’s zit-squeezing videos
WARNING: This post contains images that some readers may find graphic. Squeezing your own spots is one of life’s strangely satisfying pleasures, if not mildly gross. But, watching other people’s zits and blackheads being squeezed? Well, that’s a whole other level of grossness. This fascination has had a longstanding cult following on the internet and […]

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During Certain Seasons, This River Transforms Into A Kaleidoscope Of Colors

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During Certain Seasons, This River Transforms Into A Kaleidoscope Of Colors
Combining prehistoric black rocks, vivid yellow sand, green moss, pure blue water, and seasonal red algae, this river — which is known for its kaleidoscope of colors — is as stunning as it is mysterious. Known as the “River of Five Colors,” the gorgeous attraction lures in hundreds of locals and tourists in Colombia each […]

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These 6 Lifestyle Choices Aren’t As Bad For You As You Once Thought

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These 6 Lifestyle Choices Aren’t As Bad For You As You Once Thought
If you search the internet looking for the truth about healthy dos and don’ts, you’ll find some rather conflicting reports. The news is always flooded with the latest university study announcing the next healthy habit to pursue or avoid. As science develops, we have come to discover that many of the habits we once thought […]

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This Syndrome Causes Thousands Of Babies To Die, But Experts Say It’s Preventable

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This Syndrome Causes Thousands Of Babies To Die, But Experts Say It’s Preventable
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This Little Miracle Proves That Life Is What You Make It

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This Little Miracle Proves That Life Is What You Make It
Virsaviya Borun is a very special little girl. Upon first glance, this six-year-old seems like your average kid. She plays, she sings, and she dances, but there’s more to this cute little girl than meets the eye. She actually suffers from a condition called thoracoabdominal syndrome, which causes some of her organs to develop outside […]

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This Blue Box Contains A Special Kind Of Medicine That Every Hospital Should Have

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This Blue Box Contains A Special Kind Of Medicine That Every Hospital Should Have
Hospitals are largely depressing places. If you’re in one, most of the time it means that you’re injured, in poor health, or someone you know is spending time there for similar reasons. It’s safe to say that few people enjoy going to the hospital. So sometimes it’s necessary to brighten the mood a bit. These […]

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