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#10. Find x - 10 Brilliant Test Answers From Smartass Kids

Father And Son Took The Same Picture For 29 Years, But In The Last Photo Everything Changed.<p>He Didn't Have Money To Buy An Apartment and He Bought A …

53 Quotes That Will Make You Rethink Everything

1. “Everything you can imagine is real.” ― <b>Pablo Picasso</b><p>2. “I wanted a perfect ending. Now I’ve learned, the hard way, that some poems don’t rhyme, …

15 Insane Things That Correlate With Each Other

Now a ridiculous book!<p>Spurious charts<br>• Fascinating factoids<br>• Commentary in the footnotes<p>Amazon | Barnes & Noble | Indie Bound<p>Data sources: U.S. Office of …

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Hey Shark Week, sharks are cool, but they’re not even close to being the deadliest animal

Hey Shark Week, sharks are cool, but they’re not even close to being the deadliest animal.

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Climate change threatens to bring eradicated viruses back from the dead

Scientists revive a frozen 30,000-year-old giant Siberian virus<p>All it took was a single sample of frozen Siberian soil for an international collaboration of researchers to discover, and revive, a new type of "giant virus" — a virus whose unusually large size means scientists can spot it through a …

Is failure to promote the wearing of cycle helmets 'irresponsible'?

Cycling is dangerous, and should be banned unless participants wear helmets. That at least is the message an independent observer would take from reading that – a few weeks ago – the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) banned an advert from Cycling Scotland. This seems to make sense, doesn’t it? …

Gridlock Destroyed Rome. Is America Next?

The Republic succumbed to political dysfunction. Can Washington avoid the same fate?<p>What does decline sound like? I imagine equal parts self-pity and self-flagellation, moral outrage and exhaustion. Once we could have heard it from the original Capitol Hill, the seat of the failing Roman Republic. …

5 of the Craziest Science Facts Out There, Part 2

1. How heavy do you think a cloud is?<p>The typical cumulus cloud weighs 216,000 pounds, according to science correspondent for NPR Robert Krulwich. …

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25 Charts That Will Make You Thankful You Live In America

Thanksgiving is when you often find yourself sitting in traffic, waiting for a delayed flight, or looking for a reason to get away from your extended family.<p>It's also a day when Americans remember the things they are thankful for.<p>So, if you're sitting in traffic, waiting for a delayed flight, or …

18 Facts That Will Make You Terrified of Everyday Objects

The world is a dangerous place. Or to be more specific: The world is a dangerous place more so in ways you totally wouldn't expect than in ways you …

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Democrats Should Heed Churchill's Maxim and 'Deserve Victory!'

As the White House and Democratic congressional campaign committees gear up for their respective drives to win back the House, and to maintain the majority in the Senate, they will need more relevant national messages than reminding voters that it was the Republicans who irresponsibly shutdown the …