Wet Spots in the Deep Earth

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aka ‘Subterranean Oceans’

Pizza Physics

“People want it to be described as a dream, but it’s not — it is actual”

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Psychedelic drug research is on the rise once again, and while the drug is not “a brand new antidepressant,” it’s definitely helping some.

Printables

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The Blood Harvest by Alexis C. Madrigal

Each year, half a million horseshoe crabs are captured and bled alive to create an unparalleled biomedical technology.

Elephant Empathy

Printables

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The Mammoth Cometh by Nathaniel Rich

Bringing extinct animals back to life is really happening — and it’s going to be very, very cool. Unless it ends up being very, very bad.

The Science and History of Popcorn

Seth Rogen’s Opening Statement Before a Senate Hearing on Alzheimer’s Research

Funny, yet touching.

How Hot Sauce Works

The Chemistry of Sriracha

Game of Thrones Marketing Reaches Amazing New Levels

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The Northern Lights recently took the form of a dragon’s head in images captured by photographer Juan Carlos Casado in the Arctic Circle.

Newly Discovered Ways to Die From Above

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Crocodiles can climb trees, some species as high up as 32 feet.

Nervousness explained

Oceans, Forever

Sea-Orbiter

SeaOrbiter is a futuristic, semi-submersible aquatic research vessel designed by “sea architect” Jacques Rougerie. With construction set to begin this spring, the SeaOrbiter will feature 12 separate decks, containing a mixture of pressurized and un-pressurized labs and living quarters. With a goal to be actively exploring 24/7, the crew of 18 will definitely be living with the currents in this, the first “nomadic international oceanic station.”

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Moles Pawing Around in Couscous

Weird creatures.

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Morning Dose of Lie Detection

A 5-second test to see if you’re good at lying… apparently introverts are not.

“Electronic Heroin”

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Inside an Internet Addiction Treatment Center in China.

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Falcons Hunting Crows

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During pursuit, falcons keep the image of their prey in the same place on their retina all the way through until the finishing move.

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The Grossest Thing About this Worm is that it Makes Audible Sounds

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The Giant Gippsland is the world’s largest species of earthworms, reaching a maximum length of 9.8 ft.

Meat Atlas

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Facts and figures about the animals we eat

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