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Everything You Know Is Wrong: This Is, Hands Down, The Best Way To Peel An Orange

Everything You Know Is Wrong: This Is, Hands Down, The Best Way To Peel An Orange

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If you’ve ever peeled an orange in your entire life, know that you’re doing it wrong. It’s disheartening to realize that you’ve been lied to for your whole existence — normally, one peels an orange by stabbing a finger into the skin and randomly stripping it away, hoping to not dramatically bruise the prize inside […]

Three Planes Crashing In One Week Is Statistically Impossible, And Here Is The Proof

Three Planes Crashing In One Week Is Statistically Impossible, And Here Is The Proof

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In the past week, three plane crashes occurred. Malaysia Airlines MH17 was shot down in eastern Ukraine by presumably Russian separatists, and AH5017 is an Air Algerie flight that went missing over northern Mali, but was found crashed near Niamey, the capital of Niger. A TransAsia Airways plane also crashed into a series of residential buildings in Taiwan, killing […]

Sing Away All You Want Because Singing Is Good For The Body And Soul

Sing Away All You Want Because Singing Is Good For The Body And Soul

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When a choir sings together, their heartbeats synchronize, sweeping a calming effect over the entire group that’s as beneficial to their health as a yoga session, says researchers at the University of Gothenburg, Sweden. A group of teenagers was asked to perform three chorus exercises: singing a hymn, humming and chanting. The participants’s heart rhythms were […]

Three Planes Crashing In One Week Is Statistically Impossible, And Here Is The Proof
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Three Planes Crashing In One Week Is Statistically Impossible, And Here Is The Proof

In the past week, three plane crashes occurred. Malaysia Airlines MH17 was shot down in eastern Ukraine by presumably Russian separatists, and AH5017 is an Air Algerie flight that went missing over northern Mali, but was found crashed near Niamey, the capital of Niger. A TransAsia Airways plane also crashed into a series of residential buildings in Taiwan, killing […]
Sing Away All You Want Because Singing Is Good For The Body And Soul
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Sing Away All You Want Because Singing Is Good For The Body And Soul

When a choir sings together, their heartbeats synchronize, sweeping a calming effect over the entire group that’s as beneficial to their health as a yoga session, says researchers at the University of Gothenburg, Sweden. A group of teenagers was asked to perform three chorus exercises: singing a hymn, humming and chanting. The participants’s heart rhythms were […]
You Can Actually See The Rockets Over Gaza And Israel From Space (Photo)
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You Can Actually See The Rockets Over Gaza And Israel From Space (Photo)

European Space Agency astronaut Alexander Gerst tweeted a harrowing image showing that there are so many rockets being fired over Israel and Gaza that the explosions can be seen from space. The German astronaut tweeted the photo from the International Space Station on Wednesday. My saddest photo yet. From #ISS we can actually see explosions and […]

Loyal Dog Refuses To Leave The Side Of Companion Dog That Was Hit By A Car (Video)
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Loyal Dog Refuses To Leave The Side Of Companion Dog That Was Hit By A Car (Video)

While Michael Mason was driving on Sylvan Road in southwest Atlanta, he came across something truly heartbreaking. Standing over another dog that had just been hit by car, Herman the Staffordshire Bull Terrier protected his friend until people came to help. Mason told WSBTV , The look on his face. ‘Can someone help me?’ He was […]

17-Year-Old Boy In India Has Surgery To Remove 232 Teeth From His Mouth
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17-Year-Old Boy In India Has Surgery To Remove 232 Teeth From His Mouth

Indian doctors removed 232 teeth from the mouth of a 17-year-old boy with an extremely rare tumor in his jaw. The BBC reports that Ashik Gawai began developing additional teeth four months ago, causing his right lower jaw to swell immensely. Local doctors couldn’t identify the cause of the condition so his father took him […]

Alas! Science Finally Explains Why Ice Cream Sandwiches Don’t Melt
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Alas! Science Finally Explains Why Ice Cream Sandwiches Don’t Melt

A concerned mother saw a half-eaten ice cream sandwich that had been sitting outside on a hot summer day for 12 hours, and pondered why on earth it hadn’t melted yet: I noticed that my son had left his ice cream sandwich outside, and I was wondering ‘why is there still ice cream in there?’ Christie […]