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Scientists Warn That We Are Entering A Digital Dark Age

We are entering a digital dark age You may think that those photos on Facebook or all your tweets may last forever, or might even…

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Armageddon-Proof Survival Pod Proves a Big Hit

The Armageddon-Proof Survival Pod You may be all happy and carefree today celebrating public holidays, but don’t forget about the end of days. Luckily, there’s…

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How Freshwater Cultured Pearls Began

Freshwater cultured pearls. Pearls are produced by mollusks, mussels or oysters belonging to the Unionidae family. Saltwater pearls are produced by oysters in the ocean,…

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The Deadly Alaskan Bermuda Triangle

You’ve probably heard legends about planes and ships mysteriously disappearing in the Bermuda Triangle. But those legends don’t come close to the serious disappearances that…

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Botticelli’s Masterpiece Of ‘The Birth of Venus’

Sandro Botticelli, an early master of the Italian Renaissance, is celebrated for his contributions to the major art motion. He is well known for his…

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Facts About Vincent Van Gogh That Is Fascinating

The Dutch painter Vincent van Gogh. Though his life began rather calmly in the countryside of southern Netherlands, it ended in tragedy at the young…

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How Pandas Got Their Patches – Science And Mythology

Panda patches. Giant pandas’ patches are among the most striking of any mammal: black ears and eye spots set against a white face, with dark…

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Man In Colorful Parrot Costume Helps To Sell Houses Online

Colorful parrot. If you’re looking for a way to to make your property stand out on a real-estate website, dressing up as a colorful parrot…

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Pieces That Are All the Same Solid Color By Pure Hell Puzzles

Looking for a real challenge in your life? Try Pure Hell, a maddening puzzle made up of extra tiny pieces that are all the same solid…

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Daughter Found Box With 30,000 Never-Before-Seen Negatives

Never-seen-before negatives. Some artists don’t live long enough to experience the recognition they get. Masha Ivashintsova was one of them. This Russian artist and theater…

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It’s The Addicted Rats That Ate 450 Kilograms Of Marijuana!

Addicted rats. When police inspectors in Pilar, Argentina’s Buenos Aires province, were recently questioned about the disappearance of 540 kg of marijuana from the evidence…

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Did Saint Patrick Banish All The Snakes From Ireland?

Did Saint Patrick banish all the snakes from Ireland? It turns out the story is a bit more complicated than that. Legend tells it that…

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Ignorant Scientists. So Many Don’t Know What They’re Talking About

Ignorant scientists. Science has enormous cachet and authority in our culture, for very understandable reasons! And that has led scientists (and non-scientists who claim the…

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Denmark Strait Cataract. It Isn’t What You Think

Denmark Strait Cataract. What’s the largest waterfall in the world? If you’re talking by flow rate, it’s Inga Falls. If you mean the tallest, it’s…

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Winners Of The 2018 Sony World Photography Awards

The Sony World Photography Awards celebrates its 11th anniversary this year. This is one of the most respected and influential photography competitions in the world. Every single year they…

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