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  • Video of a White Blood Cell Chasing a Bacteria

    Video of a White Blood Cell Chasing a Bacteria

    Nothing to see here. Just an awesome microscopic video of a white blood cell chasing after a bacteria. I never knew that white blood cells resembled sentient boogers, but the coolest thing about this video is that this process is happening all of the time in your blood stream. While you’re busy...

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  • The Best Steven Seagal Fight Scenes

    The Best Steven Seagal Fight Scenes

    Steven Seagal is making headlines again, but this time it’s not for something super creepy and disturbing like using his assistants as sex slaves and locking them in cages. No, it’s much more tame than that: Steven Seagal recently drove a tank through someone’s house and killed a puppy....

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  • Videos of People Crashing Ferraris

    Videos of People Crashing Ferraris

    Justin Bieber crashed his Ferrari yesterday. Fortunately it was only a minor fender bender and nobody was injured, but the important information to take away is that Justin Bieber drives a Ferrari. If I was ever rich enough to buy a Ferrari, I would never be able to drive it because I’d always...

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  • How Colored Baby Chicks are Made

    How Colored Baby Chicks are Made

    Here’s something crazy that’s been going on for years: by injecting fertile egg embryos with colored dyes and inks, chicken farmers can create baby chicks in any color they want. These chicks aren’t dyed after hatching. They’re colored before they even poke their fuzzy little...

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  • 3 Unconventional Uses for X-Ray Technology

    3 Unconventional Uses for X-Ray Technology

    While mostly used for medicinal purposes (and warfare, be it office or overseas), people have taken X-rays and used them in interesting and unconventional ways. The capabilities of X-ray technology are somewhat limited: it produce an image, and that’s pretty much it. But the way in which that image...

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  • The 2012 Presidential Candidate Craziness Scorecard

    The 2012 Presidential Candidate Craziness Scorecard

    As Republican presidential candidates continue to step into the national spotlight and then stand around waiting for everyone to persuade them to run for President in 2012, Moveon.org has created this helpful Presidential Craziness Scorecard to determine the craziness levels of the current Republican...

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  • Animals That Were Found in Weird Places

    Animals That Were Found in Weird Places

    Everyone loves animals.  That is, of course, until a strange one pops up in an unexpected place.  When this happens, people are befuddled, curious, and perhaps in very real danger of being mauled to death, and in light of this week’s Hurrican Irene-Brooklyn-python fiasco, here is are some unique...

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  • Boring Office Day Bingo

    Boring Office Day Bingo

    Today is a boring day at the office. You’ve already figured out how to optimize your procrastination techniques, so you don’t have to do any actual work until Thursday anyway. Don’t you wish that you had something to do just to pass the boring office hours? It doesn’t even have...

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  • The Anatomy of a Hurricane [Infographic]

    The Anatomy of a Hurricane [Infographic]

    Hurricane Irene made things miserable on the East Coast this weekend. While Hurricane Irene didn’t completely destroy the entire East Coast as many fearmongering meteorologists predicted last week, the category 2 hurricane certainly made things damp and miserable. If you’re curious why this...

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  • Hurricane Irene from Space

    Hurricane Irene from Space

    This is a video from the International Space Station, in which a team of American astronauts videotaped and commented on their bird’s eye view of Hurricane Irene, which has grown to momentus size and is currently lurching toward the East Coast. The hurricane is set to make landfall in North Carolina...

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