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Science Nerd Schools Tumblr User on Plague and Veganism

This thread was in response to this news of a couple in Mongolia who ate raw Marmot organs and subsequently died of Plague. The story itself is pretty tragic, but where i gets interesting is this tumblr user shooting down everyone's knee-jerk reactions to the headline without actually reading the thing. In very tumblr fashion, the thread turned into a conversation about the realities of veganism, sort of like this tumblr post that called out vegans for not eating honey.

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10+ People Describe The Biggest Flaws In The Human Body

The human body is packing some mind blowing stupid stuff that almost seem like they're designed to put us at risk. 

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Eye-Opening Twitter Thread About How Insane Our Brains Are Will Trip You Out

This post is a sight to behold. And while we're at it, this fact rant was actually crazy insightful and very entertaining. Are our brains pulling a fast one on us, or what? 

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14 Animals That Made People Wonder What God Was Thinking

The world we live in is inhabited by things that are so specific, weird and dangerous that it makes you wonder: what was the idea behind that one?  It's pretty clear that if some dude was just sitting in a chair trying to come up with animals, they would run out of good ideas pretty quickly. Here's a collection of funny tweets on the matter.

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25+ Made-Up Facts That Are Way Too Convincing

None of these "facts" are true. They're basically a fun exercise in how things can sound true if you make up some context and throw in some names and dates. They sure sound like they're real though. You may even find some stuff that you've been mistakenly telling people for years. We take no responsibility if you end up repeating these as the truth at a party. That's on you, doofus.

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25 Flabbergasted People Share the Dumbest Thing They've Heard Someone Say in Public

People say incredibly dumb crap all the time. We're just glad that sometimes there's someone to witness it. If someone is alone in the forest, and they say something dumb, are they still an idiot? Yes, absolutely. In fact that probably makes them more stupid. Here are some instances of wondrous ignorance to scoff at.

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Twitter Loses It Over Wild Discovery of Falcon Sex Hats

If you ever wanted to learn about falcon husbandry, @redfacts and @commandercait broke the story on the wardrobe you're gonna need to get the job done. We're always delighted discover new wonderful things about the wild world we live in. If only they made hats this effective for attracting horny human beings. 

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16 People Share Their Absolute Favorite Sounds

These are so vividly satisfying you might be able to hear them in your head. Whether it's the silence that follows a machine finally gone to rest, or the steady tap of rain on a metal roof, while you're inside warm and comfortable; we all can find that window of peace, in the sounds that just feel damn good. 

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21 Stumped People Who Got Fulfilling Answers To Their Mysterious Finds

Sometimes you see something and with your whole heart and soul you wonder "what the hell is that?" Thanks to the pool of geniuses over at r/whatisthisthing, mysteries like this are posed and solved every day. May the internet make it so that we'll never have to not know anything ever again. Okay, except maybe when you find mysterious items in your dad's toolbox. Maybe it'd be best to not know the truth behind those.

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21 People Share Their Medical Condition They Thought Was Normal

Laughter is the best medicine, and these folks were in for a shock when they realized not everyone had constant discomfort, unexplained pain, the inability to sleep and uncontrollable sneezing. We are not talking about medical memes, but real life ailments that people got so used to living with, that they forgot normal people don't suffer from the same. 

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15 Non-Painful Sensations People Just Can't Stand

We've all encountered that spine-tingling sensation that just makes us squirm, uncomfortably, and not out of pain; but something else. It's bizarre and you might find yourself grinding your teeth in unexplainable tension halfway through this list!

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17 Popular Misconceptions People Wish Would Go Away

Some pieces of trivia can stick around in cultural consciousness for way too long, especially if they're untrue. It can be tempting to repeat a myth just because it sounds shocking and "unbelievable." There are oodles of misconceptions that people have about the past and future that just never seem to die.

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25 of the Dumbest Things People Have Ever Heard

It's a big world out there, which means there's a whole lot of opportunity to hear some pure, unadulterated stupid. You wouldn't believe how many people out there are totally in the dark about how the technology, biology, and even tarps work. What a great time to be alive. If this isn't enough, then here's more of the dumbest things people have heard.

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Hearing that exercise is good for us, isn't enough for a lot of us. Sometimes it takes a video like this, or some other force built from within us, in response to external circumstances, to actually take to the open road, or the treadmill, or the weight rack. It looks like this video's making a splash, and sending off waves of encouraged positivity. We recommend checking it out if you're looking for that extra bit of inspiration to throw as fuel into your tank. 

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Twitter Erupts In Terrified Fascination Over Nightmarish Hagfish Facts

People found themselves petrified with fear and overwhelmed by paleontoligists' recently shared findings about the 100-million-year-old hagfish slime's capabilities. This eerie, eel-like creature sounds like it swam and slithered right out of a feverish nightmare. If you're curious to learn more about why you'd never want to see one of these in the wild, check out the original article that sent everyone into a frenzy, here

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