6 ‘Harmless’ Things That Are Actually Signs Of Major Health Problems

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6 'Harmless' Things That Are Actually Signs Of Major Health Problems

WARNING: if you’re a hypochondriac, you probably shouldn’t read this! In movies, sometimes a character will interrupt a conversation with a cough that seems innocent at the time, but sure enough, a few scenes later, everyone’s at that character’s funeral lamenting, “We should have seen the signs!” This is, of course, just a plot device, […]

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10 FDA-Approved Foods That Are So Bad, They’re Illegal In Other Countries

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10 FDA-Approved Foods That Are So Bad, They're Illegal In Other Countries

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It Looks Like This Fish Is In Serious Trouble, But It Actually Belongs Here

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It Looks Like This Fish Is In Serious Trouble, But It Actually Belongs Here

Have you ever heard the saying “a fish out of water”? It’s often used to describe someone or something that’s out of place, but these bizarre fish are exactly where they are meant to be. Mudskippers are a unique breed of amphibious fish found in the Indo-Pacific region and on Africa’s Atlantic coast. While their […]

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Studies Show That There’s A Good Chance You’re Overmedicating Your Children

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Studies Show That There's A Good Chance You're Overmedicating Your Children

googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display(‘VN_PG_DTBT_ATF’); }); Getting your kids to swallow medicine when they’re sick is hard enough, but could the way you administer medicine actually make them sicker? According to a study published by Dr. Shonna Yin, an associate professor from the NYU School of Medicine, parents are four times more likely to make a dosage […]

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This Guy Was Just Driving His Tractor When He Spotted This Black Magic…

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This Guy Was Just Driving His Tractor When He Spotted This Black Magic...

googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display(‘VN_PG_DTAT_ATF’); }); Science is crazy — crazy cool. Almost cool enough to make us believe, some days, that magic is real. Not that it is (we don’t think), but weird science has been known to convince people otherwise. Crop circles? There’s a scientific explanation. UFO spottings? Probably weather phenomena. And, after all, clouds […]

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These Rumors Of An Underwater Battle With Aliens Are Strangely Compelling

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These Rumors Of An Underwater Battle With Aliens Are Strangely Compelling

When it comes to alien coverups, we know that the global powers that be are pretty darned good at pulling them off. (Roswell 1947, anyone?) Anyway, regardless of how good a coverup might be, there is always the possibility that something will leak to the press. Sadly, if and when that happens, the public usually […]

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Do You Have Trouble Recognizing People? You Might Suffer From This Condition

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Do You Have Trouble Recognizing People? You Might Suffer From This Condition

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Way Back When: This Is What Facebook Used To Look Like — Remember That?

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Way Back When: This Is What Facebook Used To Look Like -- Remember That?

googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display(‘VN_PG_DTBT_ATF’); }); It’s hard to believe that just a quarter-century ago, most households were without home computers. Today, however, it’s rare to find someone who isn’t plugged in all day long. Most families have multiple smartphones, laptops, iPads, iPods, and computers and are always directly in touch with loved ones through social media […]

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If The World Actually Ends In Your Lifetime, Here’s How To Survive Almost Every Scenario

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If The World Actually Ends In Your Lifetime, Here's How To Survive Almost Every Scenario

Next time you make a Costco run to stock up on warehouse-sized boxes of toilet paper and beef jerky, make sure you also prepare for the apocalypse. If the world “ends,” money will disappear and instead we’ll all live off a barter system of canned goods. (Or something.) However, if you do your work now, […]

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Here Are 35 Things You Probably Believe… But Are Total Lies. Everything You Thought Is Wrong.

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Here Are 35 Things You Probably Believe... But Are Total Lies. Everything You Thought Is Wrong.

While growing up, family, friends and teachers probably told you tidbits about the world that you accepted as the gospel truth. There’s nothing wrong with that, in fact it is completely normal. But, it seems there are a great many widely accepted “facts” that are actually completely untrue. These misconceptions are fairly widespread, so you […]

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