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What do you think of "prove it" and proofs?

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Ten/10 Things You Didn't Know About the Moon

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Boing Boing shares a Space article on ten/10 "things you didn't know about our nearest neighbor in space." -- "As the full moon approaches, its growing brightness tends to capture our attention.

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Study explains why soggy skin gets wrinkly but does not dissolve.

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Neatorama shares PhysOrg.com's article on "a new study by mathematicians in Australia has explained how skin remains stable in water and does not dissolve

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Why Surfing A Tsunami Wave Won't Work

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Muyoso's Reddit comment shares a Discovery News article to answer if a crazy person could surf on a tsunami -- "When the news broke that a tsunami was headed for Hawaii/HI and California/CA, I feared someone would be crazy enough to paddle out ahead of the massive wave and try to ride it. I was right. Turns out the physics of riding such a wave make it impossible even for a professional surfer. According to the University of Hawaii at Hilo, there are several reasons why it won't work ..."

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Eleven (11) pairs of eyes watch a movie -- "There Will Be Blood" with gaze locations of 11 viewers.

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VideoSift shares a six minutes and 20 seconds Vimeo video showing "an excerpt from There Will Be Blood ... Eleven/11 adult viewers were shown the video and their eye movements recorded

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Eight (8) Dead People Scientists Won't Let Rest

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/. shares a Discover Magazine slide show showing eight (8) "dead people science won't let rest in peace (R.I.P.) -- Some celebrities can't escape the limelight, even when they're six feet under.

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World's Weirdest Phobias

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Neatorama shares a three minutes and 31 seconds video showing "The World's Weirdest Phobias" and ten/10 questions quiz

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Seven/7 Myths About the Challenger Shuttle Disaster

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Boing Boing shares a MSNBC.com article titled "seven/7 myths about the Challenger shuttle disaster.

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The Six/6 Most Frequently Quoted Bullsh*t/BS Statistics.

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Blue's News share a two pages Cracked.com article on "the six/6 most frequently quoted bullsh*t/BS statistics/stats" -- "Every once in a while, you'll hear a statistic so striking you can hardly believe it's true. Our first impulse is to repeat it, because knowing interesting things tends to make people like us better.

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Modern Marvels' Documentary: Star Wars Tech./Technology

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YouTube shares multiple video parts of Modern Marvels' "Star Wars Tech./Technology" documentary -- "Take a look at the technology shown throughout the six Star Wars films and examine their viability through the eyes of cold hard science."

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The progress bar illusion.

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VideoSift shares a 49 seconds New Scientist video showing a "progress bar illusion. Visual illusions can make download status bars look faster than they really are."

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Popcorn Popping In Slow Motion

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Boing Boing shares an one minute and six seconds YouTube video clip showing "popcorn popping in slow motion"

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Immersion -- Rooster Teeth takes all sorts of video game conventions and tests them in real life on real people.

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Rooster Teeth has a YouTube playlist showing episodes that "takes all sorts of video game conventions and tests them in real life

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The Top 10/Ten Daily Consequences of Having Evolved

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Neatorama shares a two pages Smithsonian Magazine article on "the top 10/ten daily consequences of having evolved.

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Six/6 Deadly Injuries You Think You'd Survive (Thanks to Movies)

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Blue's News share a two pages Cracked article on "Six/6 Deadly Injuries You Think You'd Survive (Thanks to Movies)":

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Time Warp Clip: Soap Bubbles Science.

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Educated Earth shares a 5.25 minutes YouTube video showing "the science of bubbles, how bubbles work and the amazing things we can do with them..."

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Ten/10 Commonly Believed Myths about the Human Body

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Neatorama shares an Environmental Grafitti article on the "Ten/10 Commonly Believed Myths about the Human Body" -- "We have learned much about our bodies through old wives' tales handed down from our moms and grandmothers and even in school, but not all of it is correct.

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The Wet-Dog Shake - The physics behind wet dog shaking. It also has rats and a bear.

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VideoSift shares a 2.75 minutes YouTube video showing "The Wet-Dog Shake -- The drying of wet fur is a critical to mammalian heat regulation.

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