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The 10/ten weirdest new species of 2012.

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The Week reported "the ten/10 weirdest new species of 2012 -- a mushroom named after SpongeBob, a sneezing monkey, and a blue tarantula top this year's list of Earth's most bizarre residents...

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Poisonous and Venomous: What’s the Difference?

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Boing Boing shares a Bittle Me This article on "Poisonous and Venomous: What's the Difference? -- There is pain. There is panic.

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Volume = pi * z * z * a

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This Twaggie comic strip shows the equation to a pizza.

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A quick look around the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) -- A funny animation.

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VideoSift shares a funny two minutes and 20 seconds YouTube video showing "A quick look around the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) -- Oxford Sparks presents a visit to the Large Hadron Collider at CERN in Geneva...

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K

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Twaggie's comic strip shows "people who reply 'K' to a message are just too lazy to write..."

What about "kk"? ;)

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Ten/10 Health And Fitness Myths You Still Believe

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Blue's News share a twelve/12 (actually 10/ten) pages Huffington Post article showing the "ten/10 health and fitness myths you still believe -- top experts set the record straight on myths that just won't die..."

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Fourteen/14 Photographs That Shatter Your Image of Famous People

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Blue's News share a two pages Cracked.com article showing fourteen/14 photographs/photos. that shatter your image of famous people -- "When you step out the door, you're playing a role. Whether you're a hippie, stock broker, police officer or biker, you dress the way the world expects you to dress, you act the way the world expects you to act. So you can imagine how much more intense this is for celebrities, whose very careers depend on managing a public image down to the molecule.

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Leonardo da Vinci: How accurate were his anatomy drawings?

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BBC News, with a 2.5 minutes embedded video, answer how accurate were Leonardo da Vinci's anatomy drawings -- "During his lifetime, Leonardo made thousands of pages of notes and drawings on the human body.

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Seven/7 Downsides to Being Left-Handed

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Neatorama shares a Mental Floss/mental_floss blog shows the "seven/7 downsides to being left-handed -- The world has been out to get lefties for thousands of years. And while we no longer force 10% of the population to learn to write with their right hand or burn them at the stake as witches, the odds still aren’t stacked in their favor..."

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Sex Determination: More Complicated Than You Thought.

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VideoSift shares an educational 5.75 minutes TEDEducation YouTube video showing "Sex Determination: More Complicated Than You Thought -- From something as small and complex as a chromosome to something as seemingly simple as the weather, sex determination systems vary significantly across the animal kingdom.

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Ten/10 Things You Probably Didn’t Know About Sloths.

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I Can Has Cheez Burger shares TheFW article, with embedded Flash videos

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Did you know the sun's color is white?

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Color of the Sun: White

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Dark Roasted Blend shares an Universe Today article on the "color of the Sun -- In popular culture, the Sun is yellow. But did you know that the color of the Sun is actually white? ..."

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Ten/10 Misconceptions Debunked

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VideoSift shares a three minutes and 59 seconds YouTube video

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The Science Behind Bursting Water Balloons

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Neatorama shares a three minutes and five seconds silent YouTube video, with lots of texts -- "The impact and rupture of water-filled balloons

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Nerd Nite Presentations On Various Topics/Subjects

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Vimeo has many long Nerd Nite presentation recordings from four cities (Austin, Madison, San Francisco, and Seattle)

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Paleogeographic Views of Earth's History: Earth Million Years From The Past, Now, and Future.

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VideoSift shares a three minutes and 19 seconds musical YouTube video showing Earth million years from the past, now, and future

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Deafness in Disguise

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Deafness in Disguise shows the "concealed hearing devices of the 19th and 20th centuries" with details, marketings, images, timeline, books, etc.

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Mars Rover Spirit's Entire Journey on Mars - Time Lapse

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The Daily What Geeks share a musical 2.75 minutes YouTube video showing a timelapse of Mars Rover Spirit's entire journey on Mars...

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