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Solving a Clock Puzzle

When two pendulum clocks are hung on the same wall they sync up, with one swinging to the left and the other to the right. The reason why has now been discovered.

By: WayGroovy | | Thanks: E2theB

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You Suck at Cooking

Yeah, you totally suck.

By: WayGroovy | | Thanks: Detrious

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Lab Grown Kidneys? I'll Take Two!

They're not for me, they're for my father. I don't even know if they're GMO friendly.

By: WayGroovy |

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Happy birthday to you!

The song Happy Birthday has just entered public domain after a 3 year long court case.
http://www.cnbc.com/2015/09/23/happy-birthday-song-now-in-public-domain.html

By: WayGroovy | | Thanks: DorgoDorato

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2016 US Presidential Quiz

Finally, The Breaking News thread contributes something.

By: WayGroovy | | Thanks: gerf

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A Water Sommelier

There is only one in the US.....for a good reason. Also, #KlausTheFish

By: WayGroovy | | Thanks: thatguy

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A Scale Model of our Solar System

On a dry lake bed in Nevada, a group of friends build a scale model of the solar system with complete planetary orbits: a true illustration of our place in the universe.

By: WayGroovy | | Thanks: niknarjc

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Insert Grawlix Here

For the next time you want to tidy up some exotic sentence enhancers.
It's a 1 KHz tone. Turn your speakers down.

By: WayGroovy |

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Our Greatest Adventure

Our adventure is just beginning. Neil deGrasse Tyson examines the upcoming Ares 3 mission and their #JourneyToMars in this special episode of StarTalk.

By: WayGroovy | | Thanks: OberonFox

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Big data maps world's ocean floor

It is the first time the composition of the seafloor, covering 70 percent of the Earth’s surface, has been mapped in 40 years; the most recent map was hand drawn in the 1970s.
Interactive Map

By: dugpitz | | Thanks: Rich Cream

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The Most Radioactive Places on Earth

Science

By: WayGroovy | | Thanks: niknarjc

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Hiroshima

Originally published in 1946, this New Yorker article is oft considered a monumental piece of journalism. "He tried at several points to penetrate the ruins, but the flames always stopped him. Under many houses, people screamed for help, but no one helped; in general, survivors that day assisted only their relatives or immediate neighbors, for they could not comprehend or tolerate a wider circle of misery. "

By: WayGroovy | | Thanks: t0ast3d

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Why Time Flies

A visual explanation of why time seems to fly by faster the more you age.

By: WayGroovy | | Thanks: reno

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How Hot Chicken Really Happened

File "Prince's Lunch Line" under "Willing To Stand In"

By: WayGroovy | | Thanks: Sharkeyy

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How bad was this past winter in New England?

The last of the snow collected from Boston streets only just melted July 14.

By: WayGroovy | | Thanks: enbee

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How to ride Bitch

Assert dominance with Tailgaters. Don't break eye contact.

By: WayGroovy | | Thanks: Aceshigh

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The Most Metal Deaths in Middle-earth, Ranked

Fountains are delightful, not metal.

By: WayGroovy | | Thanks: CrispyCroissant

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What Causes Addiction?

a blogger and author explores the real cause of addiction and the impact it can have in treating people who can't stop.

By: WayGroovy | | Thanks: heinzeketchum

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Dadholes Day

Happy Fathers Day dadholes!

By: WayGroovy | | Thanks: jedi clampett

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Consent

Understanding consent with the help of stick figures and a cup of tea.

funny, classy, spot-on, easy to understand and relate to, relevant to some conversations happening in multiple places here

By: WayGroovy | | Thanks: have patience

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Meet your other you

Answer 8 questions with 8 multiple choice answers each and get introduced to someone else who answers the exact same as you.

By: WayGroovy | | Thanks: wittyname

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The World Religions Tree

Pretty cool, I just don't get why they didn't somehow highlight the one true branch™.

By: WayGroovy | | Thanks: CrispyCroissant

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The making of an aluminum can

Ever wonder why a can is designed the way it is? Or ever wonder how it is made? This video answers both.

By: WayGroovy | | Thanks: Shumway

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The Rock 'n' Roll Casualty Who Became a War Hero

Jason Everman, as a teenager, worked on a fishing boat in Alaska. Then he became a guitarist for Nirvana. Got kicked out and became a member of Soundgarden. After getting kicked out of a second major band, he joined the Army and then the Army Rangers. Now, with a bachelor's degree in Philosophy, courtesy of the GI bill, he's thinking of becoming a bartender.

This is a bizarrely fascinating story.

By: WayGroovy | | Thanks: E2theB

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Guns with History

After opening a gun store in NYC, first time buyers leave with changed outlooks.

Powerful anti-gun video that is sure to create a lot of debate.

By: WayGroovy | | Thanks: IdentityOne

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How to Become Gluten Intolerant

Ultra Spiritual Life episode 12 - with JP Sears

By: WayGroovy | | Thanks: OberonFox

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How Many Water Balloons Does It Take to Stop a Bullet?

Magnum. 44. Dirty Harry.

By: WayGroovy | | Thanks: heinzeketchum

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Two in the Paleozoic, one in the Cretaceous

note: Best possible title ever by KNW in the "its a red letter thread for science" thread.

By: WayGroovy | | Thanks: teryakisan

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Banksy does GAZA

Look, the kitty found something to play with.

By: WayGroovy | | Thanks: Miscreant

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Sausage Tossing Instructions for Children.

Perfect Slorum link for Pi Day.

By: WayGroovy | | Thanks: Edward

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