You Know Animals Are Awesome, But Animal Astronauts Are Out Of This World.

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We’ve all heard stories of animal heroes, but what about animals that were true pioneers? Did you know that the first astronauts were actually cuddly little animals? It’s true! Scientists were afraid of the effects of space travel would be hazardous to humans, so they sent animals up instead. Here are some of the brave animals […]

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These 9 Abandoned Places Have Been Reclaimed By Nature. It’s Beautiful And Scary.

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It’s crazy to think that nature can, given time, almost take over and start to erase traces of civilization. But that’s exactly what happened in these nine places across the globe. These specific examples of nature in action are beautiful in a strange way. It’s s like looking into a possible future without humans. Kind of freaky to […]

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Here Are 8 Terrifying Signs From The Future…Today. Seriously, #2 Is Awesome, But #7…OMG.

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When I think of the future, everything is amazing. Seriously, we all have jet packs, eat food in pill form, and dogs can talk. But… wait.  That’s the Jetsons… darn. I guess the future will be scary and strange, the same way transporting our grandparents from fifty years ago to today would scare the bejeezus out […]

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This Town in Australia Looks Totally Deserted. But Turns Out Their Residents Are Just Brilliant.

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The town of Coober Pedy in northern South Australia (wait, it gets even more confusing) is the opal capital of the world. Nearly 95% of the world’s opal supply comes from the local mines. But, if you were to walk into this mining town of 3,000 people, you wouldn’t see a bustling little town. You’d […]

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There’s Something That Makes These 17 Flowers Really Special. It’ll Blow You Away.

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There are lots of strange or unique-looking plants in nature, most of which you probably don’t even know exist. Some are carnivorous or only bloom for a few hours every year… and some totally look like something else. When an object is a dead ringer for something else, it’s a phenomenon is known as pareidolia. The […]

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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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10 Reasons Why The Giant Spider Crab Is The Crustacean Of Your Nightmares.

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As land dwelling mammals, we humans know that the oceans are deep, dark, and full of terrifying creatures. One of the most frightening creatures around is the Giant Spider Crab, also known as the Japanese Spider. While these bad boys aren’t are huge and scary as some crabs out there, they are still pretty darn creepy. Here […]

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Everyone Is So Glad These 11 Animals Are Extinct. They Would Eat You Alive.

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Sometimes you might find yourself wishing that dinosaurs still roamed the Earth. After all, Jurassic Park (and its sequels) were popular a reason. Dinosaurs are the coolest things that walked this Earth. (Wait. You don’t think that? So it’s just me then? Well, alright.) If you wanted to imagine a world where dinosaurs and other prehistoric creatures […]

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Here Are Some Candid Photos Of The Moon Landing To Shut Your Conspiracy Theorist Friend Up.

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This weekend marked the 45th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing.  In honor of that giant leap for mankind, here are some photos of the landing and the brave men who executed it.  I like this batch because it’s really personal, almost like the Apollo 11 guys had Instagram. Blast-off! Apollo 11 took off […]

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These 13 Simple Tips Will Help You Fall Asleep Faster And Wake Up Rested. They’re Genius.

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For thousands of people in the United States alone, falling asleep and staying asleep is a huge problem. You wouldn’t think that something natural could be so challenging, but the National Institutes of Health estimates that “roughly 30 percent of the general population complains of sleep disruption, and approximately 10 percent have associated symptoms of daytime functional impairment consistent with the […]

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