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10 Historically Awful Diseases You Didn’t Realize Could Still Kill You

We live in a modern world full of reasonably advanced medical technology and disease treatment. So, you’d be forgiven for thinking that you’re more likely to be killed machines rebelling against the human race than a disease like the bubonic plague or syphilis. You might be be

22 Facts That Will Change Your Comprehension Of Time

Time has always perplexed the human race. We’ve tried to define it, track it, and measure it since the emergence of civilization. However, facts like these listed here show us how warped our perception of time can be, and how much we still need to

This Is What Looking Down at Your Cell Phone Does to Your Spine

Our cell phones and tablets have transformed the way we hold our bodies—and not for the better. Looking down at your device is like having a 60-pound weight on your neck, according to a spine surgeon. That’s like having an eight-year old sitting on

Y Quit? Men Appear To Lose Their Y-Chromosomes From Smoking

Male smokers are 3 times more likely than non-smoking males to lose their Y chromosomes in blood cells as they age, a new study published in Science suggests. Although it is a known fact, according to scientists, that as men grow older, the Y

Snowden’s ‘CitizenFour’ Wins Top Documentary Award

“CitizenFour,” a documentary about Edward Snowden and NSA spying, has won the International Documentary Association top award for best feature, after it was named the best non-fiction film of 2014. The film won in a category where other nominees were “Finding Vivian Maier,” “Point

This Is What People In The 1800s Thought The Future Would Look Like

One thing that people like to do is try to predict the future, no matter how wild or uneducated their guesses are. This is a tradition as old as the human race, and is continuing today despite achievements in science and philosophy. Even back

Baltimore Teenagers Worse Off Than Those in Nigeria!

The health and well-being of poor teenagers from many parts of the world was the main subject of global research project, titled “WAVE STUDY”, headed by Dr. Kristen Mmari, an assistant professor at Johns Hopkins Department of Population, Family and Reproductive Health. The study

Activists Are Trying To Stop The Swiss From Eating Cats and Dogs For Christmas

Hundreds of thousands of people in Switzerland apparently eat domestic kittens and puppies’ meat, particularly at Christmas, according to a Swiss animal activist group, who are asking the government to ban the traditional Christmas practice. The animal protection group, SOS Chats Noirague, which has

First-Ever Known Video of ‘Devil of The Sea’ Captured

Researchers in California have succeed to capture first-ever video of a rarely-seen animal in its natural habitat. The video shows a female anglerfish, known as a Black Seadevil — a mysterious and rather hideous female anglerfish that lives in some of the deepest corners

This New Electric Car Is Designed For People In Wheelchairs, And It’s Amazing!

The most exciting invention in the automobile industry of late is the Kenguru car. The incredible part of this car isn’t its horsepower, its chrome wheels or push-to-start engine…  It’s selling point isn’t even that it’s an electric car, although that’s pretty cool, but the