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My Attempt To Become The World’s First Person To Be Cured From Autism Through Plastic Surgery

My Attempt To Become The World’s First Person To Be Cured From Autism Through Plastic Surgery

When I was born, I was a late talker, and was part-time in special education. Things then started to seem better, until my grades started rapidly declining in high school. I then started to question whether the connection between autism and...

When I was born, I was a late talker, and was part-time in special education. Things then started to seem better, until my grades started rapidly declining in high school. I...

1950s Experiment Asked Artist To Take LSD And Draw The Same Portrait 9 Times, And Each Portrait Got Crazier

1950s Experiment Asked Artist To Take LSD And Draw The Same Portrait 9 Times, And Each Portrait Got Crazier

In the 1950s the US government did a lot of experiments with psychotomimetic drugs (in fact, as anybody who's seen or read 'The Men Who Stare At Goats' will know, the US government used to do all sorts of weird and...

In the 1950s the US government did a lot of experiments with psychotomimetic drugs (in fact, as anybody who's seen or read 'The Men Who Stare At Goats' will know, the...

After Almost Losing Mom To Breast Cancer This Teen Designs A Bra That Could Help Detect It Early

After Almost Losing Mom To Breast Cancer This Teen Designs A Bra That Could Help Detect It Early

Despite all the suffering, hardships also have tremendous inspiration potential. After almost losing his mother to breast cancer, one Mexican teen decided to help women all over the world to detect the disease in its early stages.

Despite all the suffering, hardships also have tremendous inspiration potential. After almost losing his mother to breast cancer, one Mexican teen decided to help women all over the world to detect...

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Man Builds Iron Man Costume

Former soldier Richard Browning has became a real-life Iron Man. He designed a costume that uses miniaturized jet engines and twin fuel bladders to hover above the ground.

Former soldier Richard Browning has became a real-life Iron Man. He designed a costume that uses miniaturized jet engines and twin fuel bladders to hover above the ground.

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This Shapeshifting Paper Puzzle Could Change The Way We Build Things

Harvard researchers have developed a reconfigurable structure that looks like a 3D shapeshifting puzzle. They built it from metamaterials - materials whose function is determined by structure, not composition.

Harvard researchers have developed a reconfigurable structure that looks like a 3D shapeshifting puzzle. They built it from metamaterials - materials whose function is determined by structure, not composition.

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Bees Show Un-Bee-Lievable Learning Ability

The ability to manipulate objects with a specific goal in mind was at one time ascribed only to humans, but not for long. Later, primates were included. Next, marine mammals. Then birds. Now we recognize that many species have this trait,...

The ability to manipulate objects with a specific goal in mind was at one time ascribed only to humans, but not for long. Later, primates were included. Next, marine mammals. Then...

10+ Incredible Ways To Control Your Body As If You Were Pressing The Right Buttons

10+ Incredible Ways To Control Your Body As If You Were Pressing The Right Buttons

You know those annoying little body problems that you usually can't do anything about? A tickle in your throat, trouble falling asleep, a brain freeze... Well, it's time to put a stop to them!

You know those annoying little body problems that you usually can't do anything about? A tickle in your throat, trouble falling asleep, a brain freeze... Well, it's time to put a...

Super Rare Biracial Twins Born In Illinois, And “Nobody Believes They’re Twins”

Super Rare Biracial Twins Born In Illinois, And “Nobody Believes They’re Twins”

These adorable twins from Quincy, Illinois, have sent the internet into meltdown after showing that not all twins have to look alike. According to the BBC, interracial couples have a 1 in 500 chance of having children born with different complexions.

These adorable twins from Quincy, Illinois, have sent the internet into meltdown after showing that not all twins have to look alike. According to the BBC, interracial couples have a 1...

You’ll Be Amazed How People With Color Blindness See The World (10+ Pics)

You’ll Be Amazed How People With Color Blindness See The World (10+ Pics)

Ever wondered what life looks like through the eyes of somebody with color blindness? Then check out these pictures to see for yourself. You'll never look at the world in the same way again!

Ever wondered what life looks like through the eyes of somebody with color blindness? Then check out these pictures to see for yourself. You'll never look at the world in the...

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Micromagnets Are So Much Fun

These tiny magnets are only 2.5mm in diameter but their creative capabilities are huge. Pull them into a chain, fold them into a fabric, and meld them into limitless shapes: both abstract and geometric, flat or 3D. It's great for massaging...

These tiny magnets are only 2.5mm in diameter but their creative capabilities are huge. Pull them into a chain, fold them into a fabric, and meld them into limitless shapes: both...

Finally, A Fish You Can Turn Inside Out

Finally, A Fish You Can Turn Inside Out

Morris is an interactive stuffed animal that encourages you to turn him inside out and explore his innards. Available now on Kickstarter! Morris began as an exploration of material textures, his fantastic form was inspired by the real fish that inhabit our...

Morris is an interactive stuffed animal that encourages you to turn him inside out and explore his innards. Available now on Kickstarter! Morris began as an exploration of material textures, his fantastic...

Astronaut’s Tweets From Space Show That It’s The Best Job In The World (10+ Pics)

Astronaut’s Tweets From Space Show That It’s The Best Job In The World (10+ Pics)

Not many of us will ever have the privilege of knowing what it feels like to be in space, but thanks to Astronaut Reid Wiseman we can at least experience life beyond the stratosphere through his series of awe-inspiring tweets.

Not many of us will ever have the privilege of knowing what it feels like to be in space, but thanks to Astronaut Reid Wiseman we can at least experience life...

Trees Have Feelings, Make Friends And Look After Each Other Like An Old Couple, Study Finds

Trees Have Feelings, Make Friends And Look After Each Other Like An Old Couple, Study Finds

Trees provide mankind with an infinite source of useful stuff. They produce oxygen, they give us wood (stop it), they provide us with shade, and they give us something nice to look at when gazing out of the window. But trees...

Trees provide mankind with an infinite source of useful stuff. They produce oxygen, they give us wood (stop it), they provide us with shade, and they give us something nice to...

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How To Open A Portal (Or Mercury(II) Thiocyanate Decomposition)

Mercury(II) Thiocyanate decomposition might just be one of the weirdest chemical reactions you can see on YouTube (and there's A LOT of weird stuff on YouTube.) Though there's a perfect scientific explanation for this chemical reaction, which is also known as...

Mercury(II) Thiocyanate decomposition might just be one of the weirdest chemical reactions you can see on YouTube (and there's A LOT of weird stuff on YouTube.) Though there's a perfect scientific...

Solar-Powered Pipe Designed To Desalinate 1.5 Billion Gallons Of Drinking Water For California

Solar-Powered Pipe Designed To Desalinate 1.5 Billion Gallons Of Drinking Water For California

As California faces water scarcity in the coming years, the amount of energy needed to produce water will surely increase. Luckily, designs like 'The Pipe', may be able to solve California's severe water shortage problems.

As California faces water scarcity in the coming years, the amount of energy needed to produce water will surely increase. Luckily, designs like 'The Pipe', may be able to solve California's...

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Taste The Rainbow

Children' education starts way before school, at home. Sergei from Early Learning Toys demonstrates a simple yet visually impressive experiment anyone can do in their kitchen.

Children' education starts way before school, at home. Sergei from Early Learning Toys demonstrates a simple yet visually impressive experiment anyone can do in their kitchen.

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