VideoSift shared an alpmost 12.5 minutes YouTube video showing "False facts about Star Trek many think are true -- Star Trek has been beaming its way into fans' hearts for over 50 years, reinventing itself time and time again. Most fans think they know everything there is to know about Starfleet's finest, but sometimes fans absorb ideas about Trek from pop culture that simply aren't true. So, what's real? What's just another invasive mind-probe? And what are just a bunch of lies told by Q? Here are some false facts about Star Trek you always thought were true..."
VideoSift shared an educational 3.25 minutes YouTube video showing "How Mosquitoes Use Six Needles to Suck Your Blood | Deep Look -- Seen up close, the anatomy of a mosquito bite is terrifying. The most dangerous animal in the world uses six needle-like mouthparts to saw into our skin, tap a blood vessel and sometimes leave a dangerous parting gift..."
VideoSift shared an almost five/5 minutes animated educational and amusing YouTube video showing "Why do cats act so weird? ... They’re cute, they’re lovable, and judging by the 26 billion views on over 2 million YouTube videos of them, one thing is certain: cats are very entertaining. But their strange feline behaviors, both amusing and baffling, leave many of us asking: Why do cats do that? Tony Buffington explains the science behind some of your cat’s strangest behaviors..."
Gross Science shows a bunch of YouTube videos showing the "Bizarre stories from the slimy, smelly, creepy world of science..."
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Boing Boing and Cable News Network (CNN) reported that Merriam-Webster Unabridged blog about "... Some of the new entries are for terms you've heard of and some likely aren'. We thought we’d offer you a sampling of both..." -- "... WTF joins emoji, NSFW, net neutrality, clickbait, click fraud, photobomb and other words reflecting modern life among the latest entries in Merriam-Webster's unabridged dictionary. Some 1,700 words have been included, along with 3,200 new examples to add context.
HardOCP shared The Washington Post's article on Five/"5 myths about daylight saving time" (DST) -- "Daylight saving time strikes again Sunday at 2 a.m., at least for every state outside Hawaii and Arizona. Though DST has been part of life in the United States since World War I, its origin and effects remain misunderstood, even by some of the lawmakers responsible for it. Here are some common myths..."