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Oddities

The Calendar Act of 1750 and Eleven Lost Days

THE HISTORY GUY – Ever felt like you’re a bit out of something sync with time?  Might be this is the reason…

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10 Weird Ways Your Pets Could Kill or Disable You

TOP TENZ – 23 August 2019: Cat Scratch Fever, Angry Apes…Herpes…maybe owning a pet isn’t all it’s cracked up to be.

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The Organism that Eats Radiation

Radiation eating fungi living around Chernobyl?  It’s not a sci-fi horror film…

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How Bananas Changed the World

The History Guy, 11 Jan 2019 – From ancient origins to modern trade disputes, the world’s most popular fruit has a memorable history.

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Top 10 Movies with Bogus Science

WatchMojo.com – Michael Bay…need we say more?

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Science vs Cinema: Black Panther Holograms

SCIENCE VS. CINEMA – From Princess Leia in 1977 to Black Panther in 2018, holograms are a long running sci-fi trope, and they only get better with new developments in

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People Are Still Drinking Bleach

ARS TECHNICA (Beth Mole 14 August 2019) The US Food and Drug Administration this week released an important health warning that everyone should heed: drinking bleach is dangerous—potentially life-threatening—and you should not

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Strange Musical Instruments Never Seen Before – The Anarchestra

From SPECIAL HEAD: The Anarchestra is set up as an interactive art installation that the public gets to play. It can be tuned all to the same key making it hard

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The True Story of Space Pens vs Pencils

CURIOUS DROID – NASA’s Million Dollar Space Pen vs The Soviet Pencils.  Ah, the age old story of government waste vs. simple solutions…but that’s not the real story.

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When Giant Amphibians Reigned

PBS Eons – All manner of big things have walked the Earth, including amphibians…and many of them were weird.

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