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Sitting at computers all day is killing us. This video could help save your life.

If you’re reading this article, chances are you’re heading toward an early grave. I know, that sounds extreme, but we’re only just starting to …

FYI: Can A Paper Cut Be Deadly?

A person with normal clotting ability would have to lose nearly 40 percent of his blood immediately to die of blood loss. The arteries with this bloodletting potential, though, such as the radial artery in the arm and femoral artery in the leg, are buried under too much flesh to be nicked by even …

Watch This Tiny Robot Leap Over Walls [Video]

Hello, TailBot!<p>With the goal of making a robot that can run, jump, and maneuver in the air, a student team at Michigan State University came up with this monkey-like miniature machine: TailBot. It is <i>super</i> goofy. For example: to run, it doesn't run on its legs so much as knock itself over with its …

Can drinking too much coffee kill you?

Lots of headlines last week warned young people (those under 55) that drinking more than 28 cups of coffee a week – four cups a day – may lead to an increased risk of all cause mortality. In other words, too much coffee might be a potential killer.<p>The headlines are based on a study published in the …

Why our colons are happy homes for bacteria - Futurity

CALTECH (US) — Biologists have figured out how it’s possible for some beneficial gut bacteria …

4 Parasites That Want To Invade Your Brain

They just want a nice home! And to destroy you.<p>In the past month, two different 12-year-olds have made headlines after being hospitalized with an extremely rare, horrifying infection: the brain-eating amoeba.<p>Found mostly in warm freshwater lakes, rivers and hotsprings, <i>Naegleria fowleri</i> can travel …

An In-Ear Brain Monitor Could Watch For Seizures Discreetly

The hearing-aid sized device could allow researchers to record EEG data over multiple days, even as patients move around.<p>Measuring the brain's electric signals, a process called electroencephalography (EEG), is a useful way to diagnose seizures and evaluate sleep disorders. Attaching a jumble of …

Scientists pinpoint 'root cause' of 30 common cancers - Futurity

U. QUEENSLAND (AUS) — Scientists have identified signature mutations that drive tumor growth in 30 …

3 Facts About Lemmings

Beluga deaths in St. Lawrence worry whale researchers

Marine biologists in Quebec are trying to figure out what's behind the alarming increase in dead beluga whale calves washing up on the shores of the …

Britney Spears Sets Timer for 'All Eyes on Me'

Britney Spears is counting the seconds until September 17th – literally. The singer today posted a countdown clock on her website, accompanied by the …

Taylor Swift Isn't Done Making 'I'mma Let You Finish' Jokes

Taylor Swift showed off her sense of humor and culinary skills with a handwritten note on a homemade jar of jam for tourmate Ed Sheeran. Buzzfeed …

See Ke$ha’s Dance Squad Out-Troll the Westboro Baptists

Members of the repugnant Westboro Baptist Church were greeted with a pleasant surprise while picketing Ke$ha’s Lincoln, Nebraska, show on Sunday …

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If you don’t have video in your content mix, you’re missing out. It’s simpler to make than ever, ...<p>November 1, 2017<p>Want to know how to make …

Melting Ceramics by Livia Marin | Colossal

<p>When dropping a ceramic plate or cup we’ve all braced for the familiar sound of impact as the object explodes into a multitude of sharp fragments on …

August 2013

20 Rare "Freaks And Geeks" Promo Photos

An awesome look back at our favorite McKinley High students.