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Maybe it’s the fact it smells terrible or is pretty much useless when it comes to our daily lives, but that bottle of vinegar rarely gets opened. Sure, you might occasionally use it in recipes, but since grocery stores generally refuse to sell vinegar in quantities less than a liter, the bottle often sits unused...

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James Kingston is a free runner and an avid parkour enthusiast, but that’s not what makes him a borderline crazy person. Kingston climbs some of the world’s tallest structures without a harness, armed only with his GoPro camera and some serious courage. That’s what makes his particular brand of insanity unique. This video of him...

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When it comes to tracking down engaging reading material, atlases typically don’t make the cut. Designed with functionality in mind, these works are more likely to familiarize you with the topography of Yellowstone National Park than they are to stir up deeply unsettling feelings about the world around you — until now, that is. Olivier...

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Cats are the only species of animals in the world that have domesticated themselves. They are highly intelligent beings and fully understand the advantages of a symbiotic relationship. We might think that we have a cat as a pet, but in reality, they are more like room-mates with their own set of demands and conditions....

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Every so often a health crisis grips the public and strikes fear into those who are susceptible to it. This year, it’s the Zika virus which is a hot topic with the World Health Organization (WHO). The Zika virus is spread by mosquitoes who are infected with it. It is especially dangerous because of the...

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The United Kingdom is awesome. It is a great travel destination, and many people travel there to see tourist sights like the Big Ben in London, Stonehenge, and the Scottish Highlands. However, there are hundreds of other amazing things in the United Kingdom that many people never get the chance to experience or even hear...

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Deserts are very unique places, but most people don’t really see them as being interesting or bizarre. After all, they’re filled with nothing but sand, right? However, what many people don’t realize is that the desert is actually very different than we believe it to be. In fact, only about 20% of a desert is...