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9 Rare Cloud Formations And Their Explanations
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9 Rare Cloud Formations And Their Explanations

Natural phenomenon extends far into the atmosphere, giving us Earth-bound

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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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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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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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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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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

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All About The Trunk: 8 Great Elephant Trunk Facts
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All About The Trunk: 8 Great Elephant Trunk Facts

It’s neither the size, nor the big floppy ears, that

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A Girl’s Best Friend: 7 Diamond Facts
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A Girl’s Best Friend: 7 Diamond Facts

Diamonds are nothing but tiny crystals of carbon converted into

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9 Creepy Cockroach Facts You Didn’t Want To Know
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9 Creepy Cockroach Facts You Didn’t Want To Know

You’re not sleeping tonight after you read this. Don’t say

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Science of Cooking
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Science of Cooking

Most people cook every day, but few of us realize

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Why Peacocks Are Pimps And 10 Other Feathery Facts
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Why Peacocks Are Pimps And 10 Other Feathery Facts

As one of the most colorful, mesmerizing birds peacocks are

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Walk It Off: Can Hiking Cure Depression?
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Walk It Off: Can Hiking Cure Depression?

“Walk it off.” Seriously. There’s finally scientific evidence to back

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The Scientific Connection Between Camping and Circadian Rhythms
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The Scientific Connection Between Camping and Circadian Rhythms

The circadian system is responsible for regulating a ton of

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FDA Approved Cure For Double Chins?
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FDA Approved Cure For Double Chins?

Sign me up! No more weird contraptions or embarrassing faces

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6 Reasons Being Left-Handed Will Probably Kill You
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6 Reasons Being Left-Handed Will Probably Kill You

If you’re a lefty like me, you understand the perils

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6 Unnerving Facts About The Zone Of Silence
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6 Unnerving Facts About The Zone Of Silence

Mexico’s mysterious, magical zona del silencio–the Zone of Silence, is

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Smarter Than the Average Joe: 5 Celebrity Inventors
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Smarter Than the Average Joe: 5 Celebrity Inventors

Celebrities are not necessarily considered the smartest people in society.

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The Desert With Buried Lakes: 9 Facts About Antarctica
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The Desert With Buried Lakes: 9 Facts About Antarctica

Antarctica is the oddest of the continents – it’s the

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6 Interesting Facts About Roswell, New Mexico
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6 Interesting Facts About Roswell, New Mexico

Picture this: Summer, 1947. A rancher discovers inexplicable debris in

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The Science of Argumentation
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The Science of Argumentation

Most people think that the best way to convince other

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5 Rare Spots That Are Total Anomalies, Or Are They?
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5 Rare Spots That Are Total Anomalies, Or Are They?

Freak shows and carnivals, stand aside. Some of the most

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9 Of The Most Terrifying Undersea Creatures
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9 Of The Most Terrifying Undersea Creatures

The world is such an incredibly fascinating place. Between all

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The Science Behind Spring Fever
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The Science Behind Spring Fever

As warmer weather quickly approaches, so does the onset psychological