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French artist Junior Fritz Jaquet created an origami-inspired series of masks out of toilet paper rolls that are squished and folded into faces.
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French artist Junior Fritz Jaquet created an origami-inspired series of masks out of toilet paper rolls that are squished and folded into faces.

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Toronto’s Garrison Bespoke has created a discreet and comfortable bullet-proof suit for clients who work in dangerous environments. The entire custom-made suit uses nanotechnology to act as a shield, and it’s 50% lighter than Kevlar.
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Toronto’s Garrison Bespoke has created a discreet and comfortable bullet-proof suit for clients who work in dangerous environments. The entire custom-made suit uses nanotechnology to act as a shield, and it’s 50% lighter than Kevlar.

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"Africa’s last polar bear," Wang, who resided in the Johannesburg Zoo and had been mourning the death of his companion of 27 years, had to be put down due to liver failure.
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"Africa’s last polar bear," Wang, who resided in the Johannesburg Zoo and had been mourning the death of his companion of 27 years, had to be put down due to liver failure.

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J. D. Salinger’s “Catcher in the Rye,” which was once banned in some schools because it was believed to be part of “an overall communist plot,” is said to have caused the popularity of the term “screwed up.”

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J. D. Salinger’s “Catcher in the Rye,” which was once banned in some schools because it was believed to be part of “an overall communist plot,” is said to have caused the popularity of the term “screwed up.”

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1 minute ago
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A student in Taiwan has gone blind because she left a pair of disposable contact lenses in her eyes for 6 months and a microscopic single-cell amoeba ate the surface of her eyeballs.

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A student in Taiwan has gone blind because she left a pair of disposable contact lenses in her eyes for 6 months and a microscopic single-cell amoeba ate the surface of her eyeballs.

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Even though very few giant panda cubs are born each year and even fewer live after birth, the world’s first surviving set of panda triplets were born in July 2014 and continue to develop at a healthy rate.

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Even though very few giant panda cubs are born each year and even fewer live after birth, the world’s first surviving set of panda triplets were born in July 2014 and continue to develop at a healthy rate.

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2756
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2 minutes ago
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Scientists (along with over 30,000 volunteers that signed up for the Stardust@home project) have identified seven exotic grains from NASA’s Stardust capsule that likely pre-date our solar system.

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Scientists (along with over 30,000 volunteers that signed up for the Stardust@home project) have identified seven exotic grains from NASA’s Stardust capsule that likely pre-date our solar system.

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2 minutes ago
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Researchers have successfully created a crawling robot, made of only paper, a circuit board, and Shrinky-Dink plastic, that can assemble itself in about four minutes.

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Researchers have successfully created a crawling robot, made of only paper, a circuit board, and Shrinky-Dink plastic, that can assemble itself in about four minutes.

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5 minutes ago
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Public petitions to the White House website have included requests to build a Death Star, open a Jurassic Park, and send a US Ambassador to the Kingdom of Westeros.

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Public petitions to the White House website have included requests to build a Death Star, open a Jurassic Park, and send a US Ambassador to the Kingdom of Westeros.

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6 minutes ago
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Stephen King’s first novel “Carrie,” which celebrated its 40th anniversary this year, was crumpled up and thrown away by King. It was his wife, Tabatha, who rescued it from the trashcan and urged him to continue writing the story after she read it.
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Stephen King’s first novel “Carrie,” which celebrated its 40th anniversary this year, was crumpled up and thrown away by King. It was his wife, Tabatha, who rescued it from the trashcan and urged him to continue writing the story after she read it.

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3241
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7 minutes ago
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Scientists in South Korea have found a way of converting used cigarette butts into an energy-storing material that could help power electronic gadgets.
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Scientists in South Korea have found a way of converting used cigarette butts into an energy-storing material that could help power electronic gadgets.

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7 minutes ago
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Mickey Mouse repeatedly attempted suicide in a 1930’s comic strip because he suspected Minnie was interested in another mouse.
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Mickey Mouse repeatedly attempted suicide in a 1930’s comic strip because he suspected Minnie was interested in another mouse.

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2755
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7 minutes ago
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The tongue-eating-louse is a parasite that eats away at a fish’s tongue, attaches itself to the remaining stub, and then becomes the fish’s new tongue.
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The tongue-eating-louse is a parasite that eats away at a fish’s tongue, attaches itself to the remaining stub, and then becomes the fish’s new tongue.

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7 minutes ago
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Cambridge University is looking for a “doctor of chocolate” in order to find ways to prevent melting in warm climates by researching the “fundamentals of heat-stable chocolate.”
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Cambridge University is looking for a “doctor of chocolate” in order to find ways to prevent melting in warm climates by researching the “fundamentals of heat-stable chocolate.”

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2070
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8 minutes ago
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The man who invented pop-up ads has apologized to the world for unintentionally creating one of the Internet’s most hated forms of advertising.
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The man who invented pop-up ads has apologized to the world for unintentionally creating one of the Internet’s most hated forms of advertising.

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9 minutes ago
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