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The ‘Purr-fect’ Scent: Perfumer Debuts ‘Kitten Fur’ Fragrance

Our sense of smell plays an important role in how we interpret the world around us. And for people who love cats, there are few scents as welcome as the smell of the soft fur on a kitten’s head. That delectable scent is now available in a bottle. Perfume company Demeter Fragrance Library (DFL) recently announced the release of a … Continue reading

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Missing Hunter Eaten by Crocodiles, Discovered Remains Suggest – Karma?

The weeks-long search for a missing professional hunter has been called off after rescuers found what they believe to be his remains inside two crocodiles. South African Scott van Zyl, 44, disappeared on April 7 while on a hunting trip in Zimbabwe with his dogs and a tracker. Zyl, who runs a safari and hunting for tourists in South Africa, … Continue reading

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Pet Goat Saves Family from Fire

It turns out that goats work well as smoke alarms. Young Abigail Bruce’s new four-legged friend played a crucial role in saving her family’s lives. Abigail’s father, Nick Bruce, admitted that when he found out that ‘Speedy’ the goat was to became the newest member of their household he was less than enthusiastic about the prospect. This would soon be … Continue reading

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Quantum Theory Attempts to Explain Why Jokes are Funny

Why was 6 afraid of 7? Because 789! Whether this pun makes you giggle or groan in pain, your reaction is a consequence of the ambiguity of the joke. Thus far, models have not been able to fully account for the complexity of humor or exactly why we find puns and jokes funny, but a research article recently published in … Continue reading

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If Humans Were to Go Extinct, Should the Species Be Revived?

If humans were to go extinct, would it be ethical to revive the species, to allow us to live once more on this blue planet? It’s a tough call, but maybe not, according to a panel of five experts who debated “de-extinction” during the annual Isaac Asimov Memorial Debate at the American Museum of Natural History (AMNH) in New York … Continue reading

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If You Hear These Words On Your Phone, Hang up Immediately!

As technology advances there are more and more different ways to be abused for scams and harmful manipulation. No matter how advanced technology gets, if we don’t evolve as species in our consciousness, we will always misuse the tools we create to better the world for personal gain, destruction and harm. Phone scams have been around for quite some time. … Continue reading

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Evolutionary Theory Questioned by Transposable Genetic Elements

Transposable elements just don’t make sense. These so-called “jumping genes” are segments of junk DNA that insert themselves at random in our genomes. That is the evolutionary interpretation of these genetic units, but how and why do they move about, and why don’t they wreak havoc on the genome? The answers to these questions, which have been emerging in recent … Continue reading

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Clever Kitties Ring Bell For Kibble

Ding … ding … ding! They’re back at it, folks! Clever kittens get the hang of what proper bell service means after their owner teaches them the ropes. The eager tabby and tuxedo cat originally showed off their beginner skills in February, but it’s safe to say these guys are all about the classy lifestyle after mastering the art of … Continue reading

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Lamborghini’s Crime-Fighting Supercar Set to Terrify Italian Criminals

Any criminals planning a high-speed chase with Italian police may want to reconsider. Italy’s National Police have just received a brand new Lamborghini supercar that’s capable of reaching up to 300 kph (186 mph). The Huracan, which will be deployed in the city of Bologna, and can also be used to quickly transport blood to victims of road traffic accidents … Continue reading

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Your Brain Will Not Be the Same After Watching this

In a classic research-based TEDx Talk, Dr. Lara Boyd describes how neuroplasticity gives you the power to shape the brain you want. Recorded at TEDxVancouver at Rogers Arena on November 14, 2015. YouTube Tags: brain science, brain, stroke, neuroplasticity, science, motor learning, identity, TED, TEDxVancouver, TEDxVancouver 2015, Vancouver, TEDx, Rogers Arena, Vancouver speakers, Vancouver conference, ideas worth spreading, great idea, … Continue reading

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