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Our Bodies Could Be Treating a Western Diet Like It Was a Dangerous Infection

Put that burger down.<p>The immune system responds to a fast food diet in much the same way as it does to a bacterial infection, according to a study on …

Immune System

Chicken Plays "America the Beautiful"

Jokgu is a piano-playing chicken. We've seen chickens peck at toy pianos and produce sounds, but Jokgu has been clicker-trained and is equipped with …


13 People Who Lost 40+ Pounds Share What Really Got Them Results

Real weight-loss stories that will motivate the hell outta you.<p>We asked members of the BuzzFeed Community to tell us how they lost weight with major-but-doable lifestyle changes. We received a lot of stories from people who set out to lose weight for a variety of reasons — some for health reasons, …

Teacher Has Personalized Handshakes With Every Single One of His Students

Headphones That Get You High on Dopamine Are Tipped to Go on Sale Next Month

When the music is not enough.<p>Headphones that stimulate the release of dopamine in your brain and reportedly make you feel high as hell have been …

21 Times All Of Tumblr Was On Drugs

"What if rocks are actually soft but just tense up when we touch them?"

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How Anxiety Kills Your Social Status

<b>Neuroscientists at EPFL identify a brain region that links anxious temperament to low social status. The researchers were able to tweak social</b> …