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Amazing Babies: Facts About Young Animals
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Amazing Babies: Facts About Young Animals

Here at Phactual we’ve had tons of articles about animals

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Tricky Ways Companies Use Colors and Sight
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Tricky Ways Companies Use Colors and Sight

While most people think that their purchasing decisions are made

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11 Interesting Facts and Cures for Pain
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11 Interesting Facts and Cures for Pain

Pain affects everyone at some point in their lives. Sometimes

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Alchemical Madness: The Search For The Real Philosopher’s Stone
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Alchemical Madness: The Search For The Real Philosopher’s Stone

In Harry Potter the alchemist Nicolas Flamel produced a magical

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7 Of The Most Awe-Inspiring Natural Phenomenon
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7 Of The Most Awe-Inspiring Natural Phenomenon

Nature never ceases to be awe-inspiring. With rare and natural

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Amazing Ways Animals Keep Cool
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Amazing Ways Animals Keep Cool

As we move into the summer months, humans and animals

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The Odd Inner Lives of Cows
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The Odd Inner Lives of Cows

It might seem as if cows aren’t too intelligent, but

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8 Interesting Facts About Rubber
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8 Interesting Facts About Rubber

Rubber is one of the most the wonderful, naturally occurring

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The Mouse That Howls Like a Wolf
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The Mouse That Howls Like a Wolf

Mice are pretty cute, innocent little creatures, right? Well…right for

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Weirdest Animal Communication Methods
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Weirdest Animal Communication Methods

There are some animals with iconic languages: the songs of

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8 Of Ben Franklin’s Incredibly Useful Inventions
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8 Of Ben Franklin’s Incredibly Useful Inventions

Besides his lightning rod he invented: the bifocals, an odometer,

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Inge Lehmann, The Woman You Didn’t Know Discovered The Earth’s Core
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Inge Lehmann, The Woman You Didn’t Know Discovered The Earth’s Core

Ashamedly, when Google presented the doodle for seismologist Inge Lehmann

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12 Things You May Not Know About Sally Ride
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12 Things You May Not Know About Sally Ride

Sally Ride’s birthday passed by at the end of May

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The 5 Voices In Your Head – How Do You Self-Talk?
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The 5 Voices In Your Head – How Do You Self-Talk?

A psychology study has analyzed how you experience ‘that voice in

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11 Fruit Facts That Will Ruin Your Appetite
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11 Fruit Facts That Will Ruin Your Appetite

Fruits are one of the most healthy things we can

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11 Facts About Venoms and Poisons To Make Your Skin Crawl
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11 Facts About Venoms and Poisons To Make Your Skin Crawl

Straight from the land of Nope, come the poisonous and

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The Weirdest Side Effects of Medications
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The Weirdest Side Effects of Medications

It’s familiar to everyone to hear the litany of side

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The Best of the Ig Nobel Prize
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The Best of the Ig Nobel Prize

Each year the Ig Nobel prizes are awarded for the

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The Forgotten Swedish Da Vinci? Emanuel Swedenborg in 11 Facts
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The Forgotten Swedish Da Vinci? Emanuel Swedenborg in 11 Facts

Born in 1688, his vision and scientific mind were centuries

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Feel The Burn: 8 Spicy Food Facts
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Feel The Burn: 8 Spicy Food Facts

Why do humans find such pleasure in torturing themselves? When

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The Scientific Effect Of Affection
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The Scientific Effect Of Affection

Physical affection is such a powerful tool that, regardless of whether

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Mountain Dew’s Connection To Whiskey And 7 Other Dew Facts
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Mountain Dew’s Connection To Whiskey And 7 Other Dew Facts

What to add with whiskey? Mountain Dew of course! What

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12,000 Years of Man’s Best Friend: Dog Facts
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12,000 Years of Man’s Best Friend: Dog Facts

Dogs have been domesticated for over 12,000 years, living and

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The Most Beautiful Birds in the World
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The Most Beautiful Birds in the World

Nature has created some amazingly beautiful creatures, but it does

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7 Scary Salmonella Facts To Freak Out About
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7 Scary Salmonella Facts To Freak Out About

“Salmonella” gets its name from Daniel Elmer Salmon, a veterinary