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Introverts Unite

Get it here => http://teeclipse.com/introvert1<p>Introverts unite! This limited edition shirt is for the introverts out there! On sale for a short time. …

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Mosquitoes Get Bug Bites, Too

At the moment, I have six mosquito bites on my right forearm, another one further up on my bicep, another one on my other forearm and two on my left …

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The world's most hilarious squirrel feeder. http://t.co/eySaRKgdNf

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Black Futurism: The Creative Destruction and Reconstruction of Race in Contemporary Art

For the online research project <i>Liquid Blackness</i>, Alessandra Raengo reflects on Harry Elam’s assertion that in contemporary culture, blackness is able …

Lost At E Minor

Lost At E Minor

Stray cat meets wild cat, lives happily ever after

This actually happened: at the St. Petersburg Zoo in Russia, a stray cat who wandered into one of the enclosures for food became so enamored with the …

American Gothic | Gordon Parks

In 1942, Gordon Parks went to work for the Farm Security Administration in Washington, DC. The American capital back then was a cesspool of bigotry. …

The U.S. Map With Only 38 States

In 1973, California State University geography professor George Etzel Pearcy suggested that the U.S. redraw its antiquated state boundaries and …

Welsh Government

Erotic and enigmatic, the detailed illustration work of Mek Yambao.

How the Picturephone Failed

In 1964, Bell created the Picturephone in the hopes of augmenting telephone services with long-distance video chat. The technology was awesome (for …

This beautiful photo by Michael O'Neill is the winner of the 2014 iPhone Photography Award!

Baby rhino can’t sleep alone at night after witnessing poachers kill its mum

It’s heartbreaking to hear and read about majestic rhinos being slaughtered left and right by poachers who want their horns. It’s more heartbreaking …

Lost At E Minor

RT @blackvoices: American slavery was effectively outlawed today, in 1865. Do you think Juneteenth should be a national holiday? http://t.co/dVdqELl5iF

How Powerful Is Your Passport?

One Viral Photo Illustrates The Alarming Employment And Housing Problems Of The Bay Area Despite having a solid resume, David says he couldn’t land a …

An Oculus Rift For Chickens Gives Animals The Freedom To Roam Without The Roaming

Oculus Rift has plenty of potential for changing human interaction, but what about other animals? One project from Iowa State University assistant professor Austin Stewart (via FastCo Exist) imagines how VR goggles could make chickens believe they’re free-range, even when they’re not. They can …

Florida Bear Lounges in Hammock, Stays There for 20 Minutes

This weekend, hopefully you'll be chilling as hard as this black bear, who stopped by a Florida home Thursday to relax in the owner's hammock for 20 …

Mantis Shrimp Vision Is Not As Mindblowing As You’ve Been Told

<b>If you want to pick a favorite animal</b> that will surprise even the quirkiest first date, you can’t go wrong with the mantis shrimp. This foot-long, coral reef-dwelling crustacean has a rainbow tail, and punches its prey so hard and so fast that it creates underwater shockwaves.<p>Pretty cool, eh?<p>But …

How To Cure Garlic Breath

Thank you, science.<p>Counter to most vampire lore, there is no magic to the pungent odor of garlic. The stench is the result of four major sulfur-containing compounds, which, when ingested, move into the bloodstream and then out through the lungs and sweat glands. But that doesn’t make it any less …

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Endangered Bonobos Reveal Evolution of Human Kindness

Experiments show the great apes share with strangers and empathize.<p>Marked by their kindness to strangers, bonobos are helping scientists solve the mystery of a particularly human quality: our altruistic nature.<p>It's a cruel irony, then, that the very bonobos that are shedding light on how our …

5 Scary Monster Myths From Around The World

Bigfoot. Yeti. Nessie. The world is full of monsters.<p>No matter where in the world you look, monster myths are a staple of human culture. Name a jungle dense enough, a desert remote enough, a mountain range frighteningly impassable, and it's likely populated with ape men who walk on two feet, a lost …

A UFO Pleasure Cult Is Fixing Vaginas in Africa

Raëlians, popularly known as the UFO pleasure cult, are leading the way on reconstructive surgery for victims of female circumcision in the developing world.<p>If you’re the kind of person who keeps up with UFO spiritualists, you’ll know Raëlians as the group who believe that Earth was created by a …

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