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Lab Grown Kidneys? I'll Take Two!

They're not for me, they're for my father. I don't even know if they're GMO friendly.

By: WayGroovy | Sep 24th, 2015 (11:12 PM)

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Happy birthday to you!

The song Happy Birthday has just entered public domain after a 3 year long court case.
http://www.cnbc.com/2015/09/23/happy-birthday-song-now-in-public-domain.html

By: WayGroovy | Sep 23rd, 2015 (7:44 AM) | Thanks: DorgoDorato

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2016 US Presidential Quiz

Finally, The Breaking News thread contributes something.

By: WayGroovy | Sep 23rd, 2015 (7:42 AM) | Thanks: gerf

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A Water Sommelier

There is only one in the US.....for a good reason. Also, #KlausTheFish

By: WayGroovy | Sep 22nd, 2015 (7:26 PM) | Thanks: thatguy

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A Scale Model of our Solar System

On a dry lake bed in Nevada, a group of friends build a scale model of the solar system with complete planetary orbits: a true illustration of our place in the universe.

By: WayGroovy | Sep 21st, 2015 (8:06 AM) | Thanks: niknarjc

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Insert Grawlix Here

For the next time you want to tidy up some exotic sentence enhancers.
It's a 1 KHz tone. Turn your speakers down.

By: WayGroovy | Aug 28th, 2015 (8:40 AM)

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Our Greatest Adventure

Our adventure is just beginning. Neil deGrasse Tyson examines the upcoming Ares 3 mission and their #JourneyToMars in this special episode of StarTalk.

By: WayGroovy | Aug 28th, 2015 (8:09 AM) | Thanks: OberonFox

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Big data maps world's ocean floor

It is the first time the composition of the seafloor, covering 70 percent of the Earth’s surface, has been mapped in 40 years; the most recent map was hand drawn in the 1970s.
Interactive Map

By: Dugpitz | Aug 17th, 2015 (4:24 PM) | Thanks: Rich Cream

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The Most Radioactive Places on Earth

Science

By: WayGroovy | Aug 8th, 2015 (6:29 PM) | Thanks: niknarjc

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Hiroshima

Originally published in 1946, this New Yorker article is oft considered a monumental piece of journalism. "He tried at several points to penetrate the ruins, but the flames always stopped him. Under many houses, people screamed for help, but no one helped; in general, survivors that day assisted only their relatives or immediate neighbors, for they could not comprehend or tolerate a wider circle of misery. "

By: WayGroovy | Aug 6th, 2015 (11:28 PM) | Thanks: t0ast3d

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Why Time Flies

A visual explanation of why time seems to fly by faster the more you age.

By: WayGroovy | Jul 28th, 2015 (7:42 AM) | Thanks: reno

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How Hot Chicken Really Happened

File "Prince's Lunch Line" under "Willing To Stand In"

By: WayGroovy | Jul 28th, 2015 (7:37 AM) | Thanks: Sharkeyy

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How bad was this past winter in New England?

The last of the snow collected from Boston streets only just melted July 14.

By: WayGroovy | Jul 19th, 2015 (1:08 AM) | Thanks: enbee

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How to ride Bitch

Assert dominance with Tailgaters. Don't break eye contact.

By: WayGroovy | Jul 9th, 2015 (10:27 PM) | Thanks: Aceshigh

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The Most Metal Deaths in Middle-earth, Ranked

Fountains are delightful, not metal.

By: WayGroovy | Jun 24th, 2015 (3:29 PM) | Thanks: CrispyCroissant

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What Causes Addiction?

a blogger and author explores the real cause of addiction and the impact it can have in treating people who can't stop.

By: WayGroovy | Jun 23rd, 2015 (11:54 AM) | Thanks: heinzeketchum

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Dadholes Day

Happy Fathers Day dadholes!

By: WayGroovy | Jun 20th, 2015 (1:47 AM) | Thanks: jedi clampett

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Consent

Understanding consent with the help of stick figures and a cup of tea.

funny, classy, spot-on, easy to understand and relate to, relevant to some conversations happening in multiple places here

By: WayGroovy | May 28th, 2015 (3:55 AM) | Thanks: have patience

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Meet your other you

Answer 8 questions with 8 multiple choice answers each and get introduced to someone else who answers the exact same as you.

By: WayGroovy | May 17th, 2015 (11:41 PM) | Thanks: wittyname

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The World Religions Tree

Pretty cool, I just don't get why they didn't somehow highlight the one true branch™.

By: WayGroovy | May 12th, 2015 (3:06 PM) | Thanks: CrispyCroissant

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The making of an aluminum can

Ever wonder why a can is designed the way it is? Or ever wonder how it is made? This video answers both.

By: WayGroovy | Apr 16th, 2015 (1:54 PM) | Thanks: Shumway

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The Rock 'n' Roll Casualty Who Became a War Hero

Jason Everman, as a teenager, worked on a fishing boat in Alaska. Then he became a guitarist for Nirvana. Got kicked out and became a member of Soundgarden. After getting kicked out of a second major band, he joined the Army and then the Army Rangers. Now, with a bachelor's degree in Philosophy, courtesy of the GI bill, he's thinking of becoming a bartender.

This is a bizarrely fascinating story.

By: WayGroovy | Mar 30th, 2015 (2:59 PM) | Thanks: E2theB

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Guns with History

After opening a gun store in NYC, first time buyers leave with changed outlooks.

Powerful anti-gun video that is sure to create a lot of debate.

By: WayGroovy | Mar 21st, 2015 (9:39 PM) | Thanks: IdentityOne

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How to Become Gluten Intolerant

Ultra Spiritual Life episode 12 - with JP Sears

By: WayGroovy | Mar 21st, 2015 (4:51 PM) | Thanks: OberonFox

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How Many Water Balloons Does It Take to Stop a Bullet?

Magnum. 44. Dirty Harry.

By: WayGroovy | Mar 6th, 2015 (11:05 PM) | Thanks: heinzeketchum

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Two in the Paleozoic, one in the Cretaceous

note: Best possible title ever by KNW in the "its a red letter thread for science" thread.

By: WayGroovy | Mar 3rd, 2015 (5:52 PM) | Thanks: teryakisan

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Banksy does GAZA

Look, the kitty found something to play with.

By: WayGroovy | Feb 28th, 2015 (12:19 PM) | Thanks: Miscreant

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Sausage Tossing Instructions for Children.

Perfect Slorum link for Pi Day.

By: WayGroovy | Feb 28th, 2015 (11:59 AM) | Thanks: Edward

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Cracked - Intelligent discussion on Basic Income

"I am employed to stay at home and write poop jokes full time. I completely acknowledge that I don't bring any value to society whatsoever."

Check out ~36m - 46m

By: WayGroovy | Feb 20th, 2015 (12:09 PM) | Thanks: Reddit

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Uber Fallout

An article about how autonomous vehicles may replace the idea of vehicle ownership, and additional domino effects.

By: WayGroovy | Feb 20th, 2015 (8:11 AM) | Thanks: Reddit

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