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Those of us lucky enough to have a decent telescope and clear skies witnessed a once in a lifetime event yesterday with the transit of Venus across the sun. Check out the via link for more great pictures!

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Here's the original comic, titled "Juana Knits the World" by Claudia Puhlfürst:

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You've probably learned about vestigial organs in Biology class by now. There are a lot of things that aren't important to humans any more but we've still held onto them in some way. If you've ever seen someone wiggle their ears, it's obvious. 

This video shows some of those unnecessary parts and why we used to have them. It also goes into detail about the way that some humans have actually lost those extra pieces. 



That's evolution at work. 

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Well great, some fancy-pants laser company had to go and make nature's most brutal and efficient killing machines even more frightening. Thanks a lot, science!

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