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1. Scientists finally concluded that the chicken came first, not the egg, because the protein which makes egg shells is only produced by hens.

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3. Scientists used the sperm from a Black-Footed Ferret who had been DEAD for 20 years to successfully produce offspring. The Black-Footed ferret is a critically endangered species.

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4. A 10-Year-OldAccidentally Created in 2012 a New Molecule in Science Class: Tetranitratoxycarbon.

5. Scientists have developed a way of charging mobile phones using urine.

6. "Sphenopalatine ganglioneuralgia" is the scientific term for brainfreeze. Now you can use it next time you chug your Slurpee!

7. Urine isn't just useful for your iphone. Scientists have actually come up with a way to grow teeth using urine. Yummy!

8. Is breathing a chore for you? Well, you're in luck! Find out why on the next page.


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Scientists have developed a microparticle filled with oxygen that can be injected into the blood stream, so we can live without breathing. Wow.

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10. The World's oldest known creature, a mollusc, was 507 years old until scientists killed it by mistake. Oops!

11. Want faster growing hair? Chomp on some salmon! It's known to increase hair growth.

12. It only takes 6 minutes for brain cells to react to alcohol. So next time you think you need to do shots to "get there", you are probably fine to slow down a little.

13. Stick your tongue out when it's raining! Rain contains vitamin B12.

14. Buckle up! It would take light 100,000 years to travel from one end of the Milky Way galaxy to the other.

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16. Looking to create a quick, custom ladder? If you could fold a piece of paper 50 times, its thickness would exceed the distance from here to the Sun.

17. Though not confirmed, Researchers believe the first human case of HIV was probably in Kinshasa, Congo, around 1920.

18. Surprisingly enough, bees have an extremely amazing skill. They can actually be trained to (Continued)


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Bees can actually be trained to detect bombs.

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20. According to research, friends usually share more DNA than strangers.

21. Babies have around 100 more bones than adults. Here's how it works: Babies have about 300 bones at birth, with cartilage between many of them. This extra flexibility helps them pass through the birth canal and also allows for rapid growth. With age, many of the bones fuse, leaving 206 bones that make up an average adult skeleton.

22. An asteroid once destroyed a massive forest in Siberia without ever hitting the ground.

The event is known as the Tunguska Impact. It occurred in 1908 in Siberia when an asteroid entered Earths atmosphere traveling around 33,500 miles per hour and exploded at a height of about 28,000 feet. The resulting fireball released about 185 Hiroshima bombs worth of energy, destroying around 800 square miles of Siberian forest. Even though it is classified as an impact, the asteroid itself never made it to the ground. It was probably pretty freaking terrifying.

23. It once rained fish in a small town in the Australian outback. It doesnt end there, though! There have been numerous reports of spiders, fish, frogs, and other animals raining from the sky. Scientists think the most reasonable explanation for such events is animals being sucked up and transported by waterspouts or other tornadic winds.

24. There is a lake in Venezuela that experiences almost constant lightning.

25. Ever eaten a green orange? Well, that's because your green ball of citrus has been "de-greened" before it gets to you. Little did you know that many oranges come out green but (Continued)


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Despite the fact that they are perfectly ripe and ready to eat, many oranges grown in equatorial regions remain green even after they are picked. In many cases, though, the people purchasing those oranges in non-equatorial regions are interested only in orange oranges. For this reason many oranges are exposed to ethylene gas to remove the green from the skin by breaking down its chlorophyll. So You best be happy with your orange oranges.

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27. Male koalas have two penises and female koalas have three vaginas. Yep! You read that right. The males of most koala species have a bifurcated penis essentially that means they have two penises. A female koala has two lateral vaginas which transport semen, and a third medial vagina, which their young travel through during birth.

28. Russia is bigger than Pluto.

29. Dragonflies are tiny, non-threatening creatures now. But that's not always how it was! There was a time when dragonflies the size of seagulls terrorized the Earth. These bad boys were named Meganeura and were closely related to living dragonflies. They lived around 300 million years ago and preyed on smaller insects. How and why such large insects could develop at that time is still an open question.

30. The male giraffe will continuously headbutt the female in the bladder until she urinates. The male then tastes the pee and that helps it determine whether the female is ovulating. If she is, it's business time.

31. Banana Slug penises. Yes, you heard that right.

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32. The Banana Slug erect penis is just as long. Also, their penises emerge from their heads. After sex, banana slugs eat each other's penises.

They're also the mascot of UC Santa Cruz.

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34. Famed molecular biologist James Watson was once so poor, that he put his Nobel Prize up for auction. It sold for 4.1 million dollars. The bonus? The buyer promptly returned the Prize to him.

35. The blood from a human erection has enough blood to keep 3 gerbils alive.

36. Experiments show that, upon understanding the concept of money, male rhesus macaque monkeys will actually (Continued)


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male rhesus macaque monkeys will actually pay to look at pictures of female rhesu macaques bottoms.

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38. A family of people with blue skin lived in Kentucky for many generations. The Fulgates of Troublesome Creek are thought to have gained their blue skin through combination of inbreeding and a rare genetic condition known as methemoglobinemia.

39. In 2008 scientists discovered a new species of bacteria that lives in hairspray.

40. The tiny parasite Toxoplasma gondii can only breed sexually when in the guts of a cat. To this end, when it infects rats, it changes their behaviour to make them less scared of cats.

41. Right now, the earth (and you) is spinning at 1,000 miles per hour, and hurtling through space at 67,000 miles per hour.

42. Scallops have as many as 100 eyes, and usually, theyre all blue.

43. 65% of autistic children are left handed.

44. Collectively speaking, humans have spent longer playing World of Warcraft (over 6 million years) than we have (Continued)


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than we have existed as a species separate from chimpanzees.

45. Until the 1960s, the only reliable pregnancy test was to inject a womans urine into a female African clawed frog. If the woman was pregnant, the frog would ovulate within 12 hours. Ahh, the good ol' days.

46. Dammit, my cologne is killing me! The critically endangered Kakapo bird has a strong, pleasant, musty odour which allows predators to easily locate it. Hence, it is critically endangered.

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Have you ever been reading a book, watching a movie, or even sitting down for a fantastical cartoon and began to salivate when the characters dig into some doozy of a made up food?

You're not alone.

Food is apparently fertile ground for creativity. Authors, movie directors, and animators all can't help but put a little extra time and effort into the process of making characters' tasty delights mouthwatering even for audiences on the other side of the screen.

Read on for a perfect mixture of nostalgia and hunger.

AllWhammyNoMorals asked, "What's a fictional food you've always wanted to try?"

Some people were all about the magical foods eaten in the magical places. They couldn't help but wish they could bite into something with fantastical properties and unearthly deliciousness.

Nutritious

"Enchanted golden apple" -- DabbingIsSo2015

"The Minecraft eating sounds make me hungry" -- FishingHobo

"Gotta love that health regeneration" -- r2celjazz

"Pretty sure those are based off the golden apples that grant immortality. Norse mythology I think?" -- Raven_of_Blades

Take Your Pick

"Nearly any food from Charlie and the Chocolate factory" -- CrimsonFox100

"Came here to say snozzberries!" -- Utah_Writer

"Everlasting Gobstoppers #1, but also when they're free to roam near the chocolate river and the entire environment is edible." -- devo9er

Peak Efficiency

"Lembas" -- Roxwords

"The one that fills you with just a bite? My fat a** would be making sandwiches with two lembas breads and putting bacon, avocado and cheese inside. Then probably go for some dessert afterwards. No wonder why those elves are all skinny, eating just one measly bite of this stuff." -- sushister

Some people got stuck on the foods they saw in the cartoons they watched growing up. The vibrant colors, the artistic sounds, and the exaggerated movements all come together to form some good-looking fake grub.

The One and Only

"Krabby patty 🍔" -- Cat_xox

"And a kelp shake" -- titsclitsntennerbits

"As a kid I always pretended burgers from McDonalds were Krabby Patties, heck from time to time I still do for the nostalgia of it all. Many of my friends did the same thing." -- Thisissuchadragtodo

Cheeeeeeeeese

"The pizza from an extremely goofy movie. The stringy cheese just looked magical lol" -- ES_Verified

"The pizza in the old TMNT cartoon as well." -- gate_of_steiner85

"Only bested by the pizza from All Dogs Go to Heaven." -- Purdaddy

Get a Big Old Chunk

"Those giant turkey drumsticks in old cartoons that characters would tear huge chunks out of. Those things looked amazing, turkey drumsticks in real life suck and are annoying to eat."

-- Ozwaldo

Slurp, Slurp, Slurp

"Every bowl of ramen on any anime, ever." -- Cat_xox

"Studio Ghibli eggs and bacon" -- DrManhattan_DDM

"Honestly, any food in anime. I swear to god half the budget no matter what the studio goes into making the food look absolutely delicious." -- Viridun

Finally, some highlighted the things that aren't quite so far-fetched, but still far enough away that it's nothing we'll be eating anytime soon.

That tease can be enough to make your mouth water.

What's In It??

"Butter beer" -- Damn_Dog_Inappropes

"came here to say this. i was pretty disappointed with the universal studio version which was over the top sweet. it was more of a butterscotch root beer. i imagine butter beer to be something more like butter and beer, which wouldn't be crazy sweet, but would have a very deep rich flavor" -- crazyskiingsloth

Slice of the Future

"The microwave pizzas in back to the future two" -- biggiemick91

"I've been fascinated with those for years! They just look so good!" -- skoros

As Sweet As They Had

"The Turkish Delight from Lion Witch & Wardrobe. The real ones I had weren't bad but nothing special." -- spoon_shaped_spoon

"Came here to say this. I know it's a real thing, but I always imagined that it must have been amazing to betray your siblings over." -- la_yes

"You're used to freely available too sweet sweets. For a WW2 era schoolkid, it would have represented all the sweets for an entire year." -- ResponsibleLimeade



Here's hoping you made it through the list without going into kitchen for some snack you didn't actually need.

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