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50 WTF Science Facts That'll Make Your Head Spin

These kinds of fact-packed, allegedly scientifically-sound lists never fail to trigger waves of anxiety. The sentiment, 'ignorance is bliss' comes to mind right off the bat. Just goes to show we live in a world of sheer unpredictability, and that wildly unexpected, life-changing moments of pure chaos can envelop your life at the drop of a damn hat. 

50 weird and unsettling science facts that'll make your head spin in confusion.
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26 Hilarious Fieldwork FAILs From Experiments Gone Wrong

Everything doesn't always go well in the world of scientific fieldwork, which leads to these hilarious FAILs!

Hilarious Fieldwork FAILs From Experiments Gone Wrong
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We Can Stop Doing Science Now Because They're Running Cheese Through a 3D Printer

The seemingly endless pursuit of studying the natural world in hopes of understanding the world in a more meaningful way has come to an end. Irish researches have poured cheese into a 3D printer to make cool shapes, and, well, what's really the point anymore. 

At the University College, Cork in Ireland, scientists have poured processed cheese into a 3D printer, so they could make cool designs with it or something. Honestly, I have no idea what the purpose of this experiment was or whether it was successful, but there are now gifs like this:

Why does this exist? I'm not sure, and people on Twitter don't really get it either. 

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Via: TheBackyardScientist
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This world is filled with mystery, but we can close the book on one of them: Whether electructing a watermelon is awesome or not. 

As it turns out, yes, it is awesome. 

YouTubers The Backyard Scientists sent 20,000 volts of electricity into a watermelon and kablamo, instant awesome. Watch them use a small capacitor to "pink mist" below. 



via Sploid