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Humans have an advanced ability to recognise patterns, one of the uniquely tuned and honed abilities that has allowed us to become the most dominant species on Earth. When we encounter the unknown, we freak out a bit. From unidentified killers, unknown victims to pseudonymous artists and elusive hackers, there are plenty of people who
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It is amazing how quickly a rumor can spread in today’s world of social media, but don’t be fooled into thinking urban legends are a new phenomenon. Word of mouth has always been an effective tool in flaming the fires of controversy. A juicy story always finds an audience, often with disastrous effects. Here are
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The idea of dying together comes up at some point in most relationships. For many, the idea of living the rest of your life without your loving partner is unbearable. There have been countless documented cases of people ending their lives to escape their loneliness. In these 10 cases, people weren’t given this choice. For
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We all know that there is a significant cross-over between great movies and books, a notion hardly surprising given that the skill of writing, whether in the form of a screenplay or novel, lies at the creative core of successful storytelling, regardless of the form its ultimately convey in. There is always going to be
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When I was 23, I started losing my eyesight, and the doctors didn’t know why. It began innocently enough, with a less-than-perfect chart reading during a routine eye exam. Before long, I was referred from optometrists to ophthalmologists to neuro-ophthalmologists… and no one had a definitive diagnosis. When you’re stumping doctors whose titles have seven
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To quote the late Douglas Adams (the beloved author of “The Hitckhikers Guide to the Galaxy” books): “Space is big. You just won’t believe how vastly, hugely, mind- bogglingly big it is. I mean, you may think it’s a long way down the road to the chemist’s, but that’s just peanuts to space.” Truer words
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In America, The Second Amendment of the Constitution gives people the right to keep and bear arms, and it is a right many consider completely sacred. Even those who feel that more restrictions are necessary would likely consider you on the fringe for suggesting that all firearms should be banned entirely, and might even still
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The life of a clock seems straightforward. Tick until the battery pops, wait for it to be replaced, then tick some more. But just like cats, these time-keepers have a secret life. They influence each other, warp time, and attract the unconventional fringe in art. Thanks to the latter, people can now scare their kids
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People everywhere are searching through their piles of old clothes for fabric to make face masks and this is prompting many to actually think about the clothing industry for the first time. Is our reliance on cheap and disposable clothes harming the planet? Are we exploiting people living in virtual slavery to save a few
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You’ve all experienced this sort of thing: you buy a box of pop-tarts for the morning, get home and go to bed. You hear a rattling sound from the kitchen and go downstairs to investigate only to find your tasty, frosted breakfast treat floating in mid air over an open portal to hell which has
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Because Hollywood has mischaracterized representations of Voodoo for decades, most people who aren’t directly familiar with the religion have a lot of misconceptions about what it truly is. That’s certainly true of a lot of things seen in movies and television shows, but when you’re talking about a major religion with around 60 million adherents,
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Let’s be honest, many people still aren’t tech-savvy. The late-night calls from grandma and grandpa panicking because their router is sporting a flashing red light instead of a steady blue light should be enough evidence to show that not a whole lot of people understand technology. So even though you may be able to talk
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