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Giant Rock Circles Were Found All Over the World. What Could They Possibly Be?

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They weren’t seen in their entirety until the 1920s, but these large stone circles have existed for thousands of years. Once air travel became more popular, pilots and citizens began to notice them in their entirety. Aptly named the “Big Circles” by archaeologists, they are hundreds of meters in diameter. In fact, they’re so big, […]

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These 7 Inventions Are So Simple, But Will Have A Massive Impact On Your Life.

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Sometimes it’s the simple things that mean the most in life. That was obviously the mindset behind these inventions that might seem small, but pack a mighty punch. Think about the most annoying thing you encounter every day. Over time, you’ll spend minutes, hours, days and even weeks dealing with it.  But not anymore. All of […]

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These Incredible Caterpillars Prove How Cool Nature Really Is.

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Butterflies were the inspiration behind artists, musicians, and authors for centuries. Similar to a phoenix rising from its ashes, the journey each butterfly undertakes during its metamorphosis into a beautiful creature is the perfect parallel to countless stories. Unlike the phoenix, there’s nothing fantasy about these fantastic transformations. Along with moths, these creatures can sometimes be […]

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In Just A Few Short Years, These 13 Foods Might Be Extinct. It Would Be Awful.

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Climate change is more real than most people would like to believe. Even if we take drastic steps to reduce carbon emissions, there could be mass plant and animal extinctions as the Earth’s weather becomes more volatile. It’s difficult to think of climate change in such abstract terms, which might be one of the reasons […]

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These Conspiracy Theories About the Ebola Outbreak are Mind Bogglingly Odd.

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If these Ebola conspiracy theories seem pretty out there, that’s because they are. However, that didn’t stop people from coming up with them. Some say the deadly disease is a population control tool, a weapon of mass destruction, or even non-existent. In reality, none of these things are true, but that doesn’t make these theories […]

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Flip Flops Saved This Woman’s Life. No, Really.

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Metro Jennifer Lyons’ narrowly avoided getting electrocuted when the satellite dish on top of her home was struck by lightning. The 30,000-volt strike forced plugs out of the walls and sent debris flying everywhere. Lyons herself was knocked back by the bolt. She still managed to escape electrocution by the skin of her teeth. Well, […]

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Here Are 22 Maps That Prove Americans Can’t Agree On Anything. Especially Pronouncing Pecan Pie.

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Some call it quaint, but I find it frustrating that Americans love to argue. We can’t agree on anything, whether it’s politics, the economy, or even the correct pronunciation of “syrup!” So what way better to illustrate our national argument over how you should say “pecan pie” than this collection of maps from NC State Ph.D […]

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These Are Some Of The Best Phone Apps That You Probably Aren’t Using.

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All of us are basically glued to our phones for 95% of the day. There are many reasons why we can’t peel our eyes away from those bright little screens. Maybe we are staying on top of work, keeping in touch with loved ones or just checking for updates and the latest apps.  If you’re interested […]

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You Thought Normal Bugs Were Icky? Wait Til You See What They Used To Look Like.

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We probably can all agree that bugs and snakes are the worst. Creepy-crawlies, in general, can stay in their dark hiding places. I’m sure we’ll all be glad to be rid of them this winter. Normal bugs are gross, sure. But they’re an extremely manageable size compared to their prehistoric grandparents. Good luck trying to […]

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Step One Foot In Any Of These 29 Places And Your Life Will Never Be The Same. Wow.

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All over our country, there are natural wonders just waiting to be discovered. You don’t have to travel to far and distant lands to be overwhelmed by natural beauty. There are some things in America that you simply need to see before you die. These 29 cool places are just the start of that list. […]

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The Mexican Government Tested Some Bombs On These Islands. What It Left Behind Is AMAZING.

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It’s not uncommon for people to visit bomb testing sites. After all, the Trinity test site is a popular topic in US history and a place that many people would like to visit (but it is only open for visitors one to two times a year). People are morbidly attracted to learning about warfare and nuclear […]

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This Beautiful Little Island Looks Like Paradise… Til You Learn What Happened There.

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This beautiful little island in Naples, Italy might seem like the perfect little place to retire to, enjoying the relaxed Mediterranean life and nice weather in your later years. Well, that’s if you don’t talk to the locals first, since they believe Gaiola Island has a horrible curse on it, causing its owners to either […]

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Imagine Looking Into The Sky And Seeing THIS. It Would Take Your Breath Away.

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During the autumn and winter months when the sun rises farther to the south, Mount Rainier, a stratovolcano near Tacoma, Washington, blocks the first rays of the Sun as it rises, casting an incredible shadow in the morning clouds, tinged in beautiful hues of orange and yellow. Mount Rainier is a massive volcanic peak located […]

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This Incredible Artwork Is Created With Something Strange, But Amazing.

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These image may look like photographs, but there’s something different about them that you’d never expect. They weren’t taken with a camera. They were grown. Lia Giraud, an artist and researcher at L’École Nationale Supérieure des Arts Décoratifs, has been working with microscopic algae. She is able to manipulate it into stunning scenes and portraits, all […]

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On Google Maps, You Would Think This Is A Booming City In The Desert. But Zoom In And… OMG.

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When you see Wadi us-Salaam, which means “Valley of Peace,” on Google Maps, you’ll have no idea what it is. From a distance, it looks like a bustling, sprawling city in Iraq, full of neighborhoods and office buildings. It covers more than 1,485 acres, which is about the size of a small town in the […]

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Humans Insisted On Mining For These Minerals, Even Though They’re Dangerous.

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There’s nothing we humans love more than doing things that will probably kill us. Many of us operate while only thinking about the short term. Asbestos? Burning through fossil fuels? Consuming terrible chemical compounds? Meh.  Here are a few substances we were so gung-ho about mining, even though they were terrible for our health or society. […]

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Even If You’re Not A Nerd, You’ll Love These Awesome Products. I Need Them!

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Guess what? Everyone who absolutely hated high school because it was a non-stop stream of embarrassment and torture can actually relax. Being “nerdy” is cool now. The very same things that showing an interest in back when you were a teenager would have given you a table for one inside of a bully’s locker are now […]

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