Keep Kids Learning During Spring Break With These Awesome DIY Science Experiments

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Spring break is almost here for students, but as a parent, you can teach your kid that learning doesn’t have to stop for the Easter bunny. The cool thing about science experiments is that they can be super fun for kids….and adults! Here are some simple but awesome ways to teach kids how the world […]

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This Insane New Development In Echolocation Puts Us Closer To Talking To Dolphins

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For decades, we’ve been trying to unlock the secrets of what may be the second most intelligent creature on the planet — dolphins. Structurally, in fact, dolphins have more complex brains than we do. So let that sink in. Researchers recently made an unprecedented discovery in the realm of dolphin communication. Scientists from both the […]

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If These Dogs In A Remote Part Of The North Don’t Get Help…They May Be Put Down

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Way up near the top of the globe lies Iqaluit, the city capital of the Canadian territory of Nunavut. This “city” only has about 7,000 people, however, and the Iqaluit Humane Society has a hard time finding homes for the over 25 dogs that it houses every month. Yet, it still manages to be the […]

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Scientists Now Believe The Handprints On The Walls Of This Ancient Cave Aren’t Human

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When the Wadi Sura II cave (also known as the “Cave of Beasts”) was discovered in 2002, it was a monumental breakthrough in the anthropological study of humans living in Egypt 8,000 years ago. The cavern is filled with drawings done by our ancient ancestors, offering a window into their lives. But a recent discovery […]

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The 21 Most Amazing National Geographic Photos Of The Day From 2015

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Instagram doesn’t have to be all selfies and pictures of brunch. Take the consistently amazing National Geographic Instagram account, for example. Each day, Nat Geo collects the best pictures from their photographers and determines which jaw-dropping shot will be crowned their “Photo of the Day.” The 2015 roundup was published earlier this month, so we […]

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There Are Simply Too Many Radioactive Boars In Fukushima, Guys

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The Fukushima Daiichi nuclear disaster has, of course, been devastating to the surrounding community, but it’s been weirdly advantageous for the surrounding wildlife — more specifically, the boars. The wild pigs in the forests surrounding the plant have become so contaminated that their meat is inedible. Because of this, they are breeding like radioactive rabbits. […]

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15 Times People Were Consumed By Mass Hysteria This Is Insane

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Mass hysteria is basically when a large group of people gets so collectively upset by a threatening delusion, whether real or imaginary, that it essentially takes over. It’s like a horrible game of telephone…but with fear. The result is basically Alfred Hitchcock’s “The Birds”…without any actual birds. Here are some of the strangest cases of […]

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You Say These Phrases Every Day, But Did You Know Their Bizarre Origins?

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Do you ever catch yourself sounding like your dad when he used to say things like, “It’s raining cats and dogs!” or “He’s mad as a hatter!”? Don’t worry, these phrases have lasted for hundreds of years because they are so weirdly true to life…no matter the generation. But when…and more importantly, why did they […]

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9 Bizarre Things That Could Only Happen In China

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One of the most interesting things about China is that it is oddly similar to America. They are roughly the same size and rest on the same hemisphere so the weather of each country’s regions is very similar. Also, much like America, China is a pretty weird place in its own way. Here are some […]

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This Picturesque Greek Town Is Slowly Sliding Down The Side Of A Hill

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Once a bustling town in Thessaly, Greece, Ropoto is now a ghost town. What happened to this locale to make it so desolate? Well, in 2012, a landslide caused homes and buildings to cascade down the side of a hill, displacing 300 families in the process. The 12-minute documentary Ropoto: Greece’s Sinking Ghost Town details […]

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