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Stories from history of times someone just did something themselves | pyrangarlit 35.0k points 1 day ago edited 1 day ago John Snow (not one father epidemiology No one believed him Cholera outbreak is now Soho because contaminated water pump. He broke They arrested him vandalism and held him until outbreak suddenly ended

"I'll Do It Myself" Moments in History

Takin' care of business.
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A Tumblr thread about how the scientific language makes for ridiculous reports | if read frog paper "specimen released field immediately after capture" chances are very good actually means is dropped damn frog and despite fact fell all over each other no one could recapture "

Tumblr Thread: Absurd Realities Of The Scientific Language

Science is sillier than many of us realize.
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People who aren't smart but brag about being intelligent online | Laugh away know divide by zero haven't figured out mathematical/physical ramifications my discovery all way, yet, but needless say feel great responsibility research its effects on reality before publishing my work. Like said, laugh away, but outpaced Einstein and Steven Hawking by discovering math they couldn't envision *and withholding my ideas until ok with understanding will happen public expect release this new, outrageously

Ridiculous Individuals Who Believe They're Geniuses

Oh boy, widen the doorway for big brain man.
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People describe various psychological studies that turned up interesting results | AverageJames23 1y Not psychologist, but one where given choice between sitting down doing nothing and shocking oneself, people tend choose shock. Ergo would choose pain over boredom.

Psychology Experiments With Fascinating Results

Our brains trip out way more than they're credited for.
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Video of John Lajoie song thank god for the nerds

Jon Lajoie Releases First Song in Forever to Thank All the Nerds

So this is what it took.
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Things movies keep getting wrong | ditchdiggergirl 15.8k points 2 days ago Pretty much any scene involves biologists Look DNA is perfect match as computer superimposes two identical graphics are basically just symbol DNA .

Stuff Movies Get Wrong and Don't Care to Correct

"Trust me, I'm a scientist."
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Guys chat about the math and physics using farts as propulsion in space | If floating zero g with no momentum essentially stuck space space station and, let's say there are handholds nearby 1 meter away and way 90kg hard would have fart propel body nearest handhold weigh Completely dependent on fast want get there As fast as possible suppose need determine capabilities human anus withstand explosive forces. don't know if fart would have propelling force similar on Earth as zero g

Dudes do the Math on If a Fart Could Propel Someone in Zero G

They got to the bottom of it.
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Tumblr user says a coconut is a mammal and starts discussion on classifying different animals | just-shower-thoughts Mammals both produce milk and have hair. Ergo coconut is mammal. maliwanhellfires know being facetious, but this is an actual issue with morphology-based phylogeny.

"Coconuts as Mammals" gets Tumblr Started on Animal Classification

Where's that dang coconut udder.
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Tumblr thread about ancient humans having feelings and being reconstructed with smiles | today things disproportionately emotional about thrill-be-damned 's facial reconstructions prehistoric humans like, look at this part-homo sapiens, part- neandertal man well over 30,000 years ago doesn't he just look like dude wanna hang out with?

Tumblr Thread about Depicting Prehistoric People as Cool Dudes

You never see a smiling caveman.
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A collection of Twitter replies to various questions that science has failed to answer | tweet by CookieMan pcook102 #ScienceHasFailedToAnswer why ATMS suggest use caution avoid being robbed while they charge $4 give own money

Twitter Users Share What Science Has Failed To Answer

The world is filled to the brim with unexplainable and infuriating mysteries.
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cool physics awesome experiment science Video win - 101078529

Cooling Helium To The Point It Becomes A Superfluid

Liquifying helium to temperatures that challenge our normal state of reality.
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Quora user get answer to question of if cutting a tomato could split an atom | If cooking, and cut tomato, is there chance knife would split an atom while slices into tomato cause nuclear explosion?

Quora User Explains Why Cutting a Tomato Won't Cause an Explosion

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Funny and relatable graphs and charts

Guy Makes Graphs and Charts about The Relatable Things In Life

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Informative tumblr thread on how magenta and other colors are just your brain guessing.

Tumblr Thread Explains How The Color Magenta Technically Doesn't Exist

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James Burke has perfect timing in shot with live rocket launch.

Documentary Shot with Live Rocket Launch has Perfect Timing

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Science nerd on Tumblr schools person on the plague and veganism.

Science Braniac Schools Tumblr User On Plague And Veganism

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