10 Incredibly Strange Facts About Hurricanes

10 Incredibly Strange Facts About Hurricanes

Natural disasters reveal something about humanity. When a storm sends 49 billion kilograms (108 billion lb) of water flying through 251 kilometer-per-hour (156 mph) winds straight into your backyard, you learn something about who you really are. When hurricanes break...
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10 Incredibly Boneheaded Blunders

10 Incredibly Boneheaded Blunders

Weird Stuff Gary PullmanJuly 18, 2017 Accidents happen, as Forrest Gump once observed in somewhat more colorful terms. To err is human, but some boneheaded blunders are so egregious that the only reasonable thing to do, it seems, is to...
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10 Incredibly Ingenious Uses For Human And Animal Feces

Technology Steven K. DingessApril 3, 2017 We eat, and then our body breaks down what we ate, absorbs wanted nutrients, and gets rid of the unwanted residue as sweat, urine, and feces. It’s no big deal, and it’s part of...
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10 Unexpected Discoveries That Were Incredibly Rare

The Arts Jana Louise SmitMarch 26, 2017 Many spend a lifetime searching for that one antique treasure. For the lucky few, historic gems are handed down as family heirlooms or snapped up at a yard sale. Success depends a lot...
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10 Incredibly Intricate Microscopic Organisms That Will Blow Your Mind

Our World Bridget O’RyanFebruary 22, 2017 It’s easy to point to large eukaryotes, like trees or mammals, to illustrate the kind of complexity that can occur in living things. Yet, a huge portion of eukaryotes is actually microscopic. The conditions...
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10 Incredibly Bizarre Ways People Died In Ancient Greece

Weird Stuff Mark Oliver February 7, 2017 Hardly anyone in ancient Greece died with dignity. Stories of great Greek heroes dying quietly in their sleep are few and far between—or at the very least are eclipsed by stories of people...
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10 Incredibly Strange Historical Festivities

History Laura Martisiute October 8, 2016 Some of the festivals we celebrate today can seem quite extraordinary. Just think about the Spanish festival La Tomatina, which is the biggest tomato fight in the world, or the Mexican Night of the...
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