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Cows Painted with Zebra Stripes Are Less Attractive to Biting Insects

If you’ve ever wondered whether or not scientists do things on a lark that end up creating a breakthrough, well, look no further for your answers than ‘. Tomoki Kojima, who conceptualized the study and was responsible for gathering and analyzing the data, confided to Bored Panda that his co-authors originally thought he was making...

16 Movie Facts You Might Find Hard to Believe

You might think you know everything about Hollywood and that nothing can surprise you (the past couple years of scandals can certainly make one feel like they’ve heard it all). But no matter how many movies you’ve seen or what level buff you are, these 16 facts are still pretty hard to believe. They’re true,...

Airplane Water Quality Is Not Good, People

Ever heard that you shouldn’t order coffee, tea or water on an airplane because the water might not be clean? Well, there’s an official study now with results pointing directly to the truly poor water quality of some airlines. The most recent study is from 2019 and was conducted by the Hunter College NYC Food Policy...

How to Win at Tic-Tac-Toe (Almost) Every Time

Tic-tac-toe is supposed to be a fun, silly game — until you lose five times in a row, and then suddenly it’s very, very serious. Look, we get it! Losing isn’t fun, no matter how low the stakes. Luckily, it’s easy to avoid losing at tic-tac-toe, as long as you know a few simple tricks....

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Australian Woman Born with Two Vaginas and Two Wombs Becomes a Mother of Four

There’s definitely an inappropriate joke here but I’ll leave it to you to figure out. But in all seriousness, I had never heard of such a thing. Two vaginas? 34-year-old Australian Lauren Cotter was born with uterus didelphys, meaning she had two cervices, two uteruses, and twi vaginas. It is a birth defect that affects...

Does It Matter What Time of Day You Work Out? Science Seems to Think It Does.

Are you a morning or evening workout person? Would you change your mind if science suggested one of those were a better time? Maybe, maybe not (for me). But if you’re curious, here are a few things to consider. What does the early bird get? So, morning or evening? Well, it gets a bit complicated....

15 Pictures That May Make You Feel Pretty Good About How Not Dumb You Are

Human beings, y’all. Sometimes we’re totally awesome – other times you’re left wondering how on earth we’ve been able to keep ourselves alive all of these years. The 15 pictures below definitely fall under the latter category, and after you scroll through them, you’re probably going to be feeling like the smartest person in the...

The Secret to Buying Full-Size Halloween Candy for Cheap

Ah, Halloween candy. People tend to have very strong opinions about the subject. Should you distribute full-size candy bars or the miniature kind? Chocolate or sugary sweets? Should you — gasp — even give out something healthy instead? One argument in favor of giving out miniature candy bars instead of full-size ones is PRICE. When you’re trying to satisfy...

10 Chilling Stories from Residents of Small, Secluded Towns

Who doesn’t love a story about a creepy, small town, lost in the woods – the sort of place where things…happen… It’s the myth that launched a million horror movies, but the thing is, maybe it isn’t so fictional. When AskReddit posed the question, “Redditor’s who live in secluded towns, what is the darkest thing...