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Monday, October 23, 2017

The Stunning Fukang Meteorite – Literally Out of This World

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The Fukang meteorite was found in the mountains near Fukang, China in 2000. It is a pallasite—a type of stony–iron meteorite with olivine crystals. It is believed to be some 4.5 billion years old, which is as ancient as Earth itself Pallasites are extremely rare even among meteorites (only about 1% of all meteorites are this type) and Fukang has...

14 Types of noses, apparently not all noses are equal

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Not all noses are equal.  This is a sad truth for many people.  In the vast array of noses in the world, there are obvious favourites.  But what is the ideal nose? To figure this out we need to know how many different types of noses there are.  While guesses may range anywhere from 5 to 500, an Israeli scientist...

Disney characters personality type based on The Myer Briggs Test (MBTI)

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The Myers-Briggs personality test is popular among all ages and has even been applied to fictional characters.  Whether that characters come from books, t.v. shows, or movies, they all can fit into one of the 16 different personalities. Galschjodt, a user on Pinterest, decided to categorise all out favourite Disney characters as well.  So if you’re wondering whether you share...

Tell us how you clench your fist and we will tell you THIS about your Personality

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Does your thumb lie across multiple fingers? That means you are confident and people are drawn to you. Maybe it’s because of your wonderfully creative personality. Despite your trust in yourself, however, you sometimes avoid daring choices because you’re scared of a negative outcome.

Germany vs. Ukraine EURO 2016 – Boateng’s phenomenal save

Germany vs. Ukraine EURO 2016 - Boatengs brilliant save
Boateng's brilliant save against Ukraine... Just Boatengs brilliant save

This is how school lunches look around the world

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Sweetgreen is a chain of salad restaurants that runs a Sweetgreen in Schools program to educate kids about healthy eating, fitness, and sustainability. They want to shed light on what is a quality lunch by looking at typical school lunches around the world. Through these revealing images they want to make an impact and to connect kids to "real food,"...

Stunning Pluto Pictures That Will Amaze You

Pictured here is the mountainous shoreline of Sputnik Planum. In this highest-resolution image from New Horizons, great blocks of Pluto
NASA has released amazing detailed Pluto pictures. The New Horizons space probe released some of the best images of Pluto the world has seen since December 2015. With the information gathered from these detailed images of a strip of land on Pluto's surface called "mosaic strip", scientists can now piece together what the rest of the dwarf planet looks like. Photos were...

Find Out What Your Personality Is by Looking at Your Fingerprint

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via Dermatoglyphics is the scientific study of fingerprints. Although denounced by many as a pseudo-science, there's still a lot of believers who would vouch for its legitimacy. In this post, we will base the readings on the fact that no 2 fingerprints are the same. “There are three main unique things in our body- fingerprints, retina, brain. There is high probability...

Funny Graphs Show Correlation Between Completely Unrelated Stats

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Spurious correlation is a high correlation between two random, unrelated statistics. Harvard law student Tyler Vigen made a hilarious collection of spurious correlations to emphasize the fact that correlation does not imply causation. Divorce and Margarine Bedsheet Deaths and Ski Profits Norwegian Oil and Train Accidents Miss America and Murder Uranium and Arcade Revenue North Carolinian Marriage and Executions Sour Cream and Motorcycle Accidents Power Line Accidents and...