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Detroit “Doctor Who” Fan Builds TARDIS-Inspired Free Library

Sometimes we get our best ideas from pop culture, am I right? So it seems only natural that someone would eventually look to Doctor Who for some real-life inspiration. That’s exactly what Dan Zemke did when he decided to build a free library in Detroit inspired by the TARDIS, the time machine and spacecraft from the hit...

You Know That Bad Feeling in Your Gut? Listening to It May Have Saved These 15 People’s Lives

The tingling at the back of your neck, the tug in your stomach, the “spidey” sense that something it just not right…it’s happened to all of us at one time or another. The next time it happens to you, maybe go with your gut. Because after you read these 15 people’s stories about how listening...

She lived for 99 years with organs in all the wrong places and never knew it

Rose Marie Bentley lived a rich, full, but relatively ordinary life, according to ABC News. She raised a family and volunteered during World War II, according to CNN. All the while, she never knew that she was a living medical rarity. Bentley’s unique medical condition was discovered after her death. She, like her husband who...

Science Says Go Ahead and Pee in the Shower – Here’s Why

It’s obviously weird and frowned-upon to pee in a public shower. But if you’re in your own shower at home and the other people who share it dgaf, then I say you do you. In fact, science is giving us a few reasons why even peeing in the shower at the gym might be a...

Earth’s Glaciers Have Lost 9 Trillion Tons of Ice, Equivalent to 27 Billion 747 Airplanes

This information is truly astounding…and very alarming. A team of scientists recently published a report that states that between 1961 and 2016, the Earth’s glaciers lost 9 trillion metric tons of ice. That’s the equivalent of 27 billion 747 airplanes (each weighs 735,000 pounds). That means that the Earth is losing 335 billion metric tons...

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Europe’s First Underwater Restaurant Is Here, and It Already Has Thousands Of Reservations

You can now dine at a fully underwater restaurant in Norway — provided you have around $430 and are willing to wait several months. The underwater restaurant, appropriately named Under, is the first of its kind in Europe. It launched in March off the coast of Norway. The menu features fresh seafood, and the intimate...

Brain Scans Identify 4 Different Types of Depression

If you’ve faced depression or struggled to help a loved one through a diagnosis and treatment plan, you know how frustrating it can be to try to get out in front of symptoms. Well scientists now think they might have a new clue, and it lies in the fact that everyone’s brains act and respond...

5 Logic Riddles That Will Make You Think Twice…Or Three Times

If you think the answer seems simple, you might want to think again, just in case. Because these 5 riddles are tougher than they seem at first glance! #5. Cousin math. #4. Glass half full. #3. Susie and Sally. #2. All in the family. #1. Ducks in a row. Continue reading when you’re ready to...

Researchers Investigate Ancient Engineering by Making 25-Ton Blocks They Can Move by Hand

Have you ever sat around and thought about how wild it is that our ancestors figured out how to build massive stone structures and nobody actually knows how they did it?! Yeah. Pretty wild. So wild that some people think that aliens must have built the pyramids (AHEM, looking at you, guy from Ancient Aliens). But researchers recently...

The Notre Dame Cathedral Fire Isn’t the Only Tragedy to Happen on April 15

The world grieved on April 15, 2019 when the iconic building was destroyed by fire. Notre Dame Cathedral was more than Quasimodo and the stones that erected the building. This cathedral was the cornerstone of Christianity in France. It’s no wonder people lined the streets, offering songs such as Ave Maria as the steeple fell and...