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Dogs Could Be Even More Similar to Humans Than We Thought

Awww yeah!<p>Dogs can quickly feel like part of the family, and a new study shows that our canine pals share more similarities with human beings than we …

Having Big Genitals Can Spell Evolutionary Disaster, Say Paleobiologists

Bigger isn't always better, at least for some species.<p>For most animals, survival is all about being good at getting laid. That’s why sexual …

Zoology

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Here's More Secret Netflix Codes to Uncover Hidden Categories

An easier way to find the movies or TV shows you want to watch.<p>Searching for the content you want on Netflix isn’t all that easy due to the streaming giant’s recommendation algorithm. Fortunately, a hidden list of numerical codes exist to help users better find the movies and TV shows they actually …

This Octopus is 40,000 Times Heavier Than Her Mate

Many females are larger than males—for good reason.<p>We've had many King Kong remakes and spinoffs, but you never hear much about Queen Kong.<p>It's true that gorilla males are much bigger than females. But dramatically large females are the norm in some species of frogs, turtles, lizards, snakes, and …

Nature

This Woman Learned Her Birthmark Is A Sign She Fused With Her Twin In Utero

Chimerism is a rare genetic condition where an individual has two sets of DNA.<p>Twins often have an inseparable bond, but Muhl and her fraternal twin are actually the same person. In a rare genetic event, Muhl fused together with her fraternal twin in the womb. So Muhl has two sets of DNA: her own, …

Genetics

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Modern Architecture

'Evolution in real time': silent crickets still singing for a mate

Male field crickets traditionally attract a mate by “singing” – creating a sound by rhythmically scraping their wings back and forth.<p>In Hawaii, however, their song attracts a less welcome female: parasitic flies, whose larvae devour and kill the crickets from the inside out.<p>To survive, some smart …

Biology

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SpaceX Hid a Second, Secret Payload Aboard Falcon Heavy, And It Sounds Amazing

Designed to last for millions of years.<p>Elon Musk's personal Tesla might have gotten all the headlines during SpaceX's historic rocket launch last …

Falcon Heavy

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The Smiling Axolotl Hides a Secret: A Giant Genome

Scientists have decoded the genome of the axolotl, the Mexican amphibian with a Mona Lisa smile. It has 32 billion base pairs, which makes it ten times the size of the human genome, and the largest genome ever sequenced.<p>The axolotl, endangered in the wild, has been bred in laboratories and studied …

Genetics

Our memory comes from an ancient virus, neuroscientists say

This study is radically changing how we view the process of evolution.<br>Read More

Biology

Black Death 'spread by humans not rats'

<b>Rats were not to blame for the spread of plague during the Black Death, according to a study.</b><p>The rodents and their fleas were thought to have spread a series of outbreaks in 14th-19th Century Europe.<p>But a team from the universities of Oslo and Ferrara now says the first, the Black Death, can be …

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It Snowed in the Sahara and the Photos Are Breathtaking

Look, I know we cover a lot of the bad types of weather here. Wildfires, droughts, extreme cold, hurricanes. But allow me to make it up to you with …

Magic Mushrooms Do The Opposite of Anti-Depressants, But That May Be Why They Work

"I felt so much lighter, like something had been released."<p>Psychedelic therapy is going through something of a revival right now, and we may now know …

Photographer creates scenes and queens right out of a fairytale

Every woman should recognise the power within herself, we were born to be Queens after all.pic.twitter.com/1kvAjJ1gFb<p>18 replies 754 retweets 3,484 …

This Is The Fascinating Way Blue Eyes Get Their Colour

The human body is incredible.<p>Your eyes aren't blue (or green) because they contain pigmented cells.<p>As Paul Van Slembrouck writes for Medium, their …

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20 Different Undercut Hairstyles + BEST 2017-2018 Trends for Men

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Modern Architecture

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Washing Your Dirty White Sneakers In The Washing Machine Doesn’t Work. Here Is A Hack To Bring Your Kicks Back To Life

We’ve all done it–put our grubby white shoes into the washing machine hoping they’ll come out good as new. And we’re always disappointed. THERE HAS …

The amazing ways intermittent fasting changes your body and brain

Stars such as Beyoncé and Hugh Jackman have spoken publicly about following intermittent-fasting plans to get in shape. So how does intermittent fasting work? We spoke with one of the leading neuroscientists in this field, Mark Mattson of the National Institute on Aging Intramural Research Program, …

Holistic Medicine

Amazing maps show packed places & fairly empty spaces

Half of all Australians live in the red areas, half live in the grey areas …