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KQED QUEST's Video Stories

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KQED QUEST has a bunch of videos that "explore science, nature, and environment stories from Northern California and beyond..."

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Do You Sweat Like A Pig? -- One of the six myths on pigs.

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This four years old KQED QUEST explains the six myths on pigs. Oink!

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How It's Made - Pencil

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VideoSift shares an educational five minutes YouTube video on how pencils are made/created.

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Batman Villains Psychoanalyzed By Mental Health Experts

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Neatorama shares The Huffington Post article on "Batman Villains Psychoanalyzed By Mental Health Experts -- Batman may be a great crime fighter, but he's a lousy expert< at mental health..."

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All on Paper -- "What happens when you force college journalists to publish a newspaper with no computers? ..."

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Neatorama shares a two parts (#1 and #2) on "What happens when you force college journalists to publish a newspaper with no computers? ...

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Explaining a mathematics/math. equation...

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A funny image of a mathematics/math equation in an internet relay chat (IRC) room:

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The Six/6 Monsters You'll Have As Roommates

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VideoSift shares a funny three minutes and 52 seconds CollegeHumor video, with cussings, showing "the six monsters you'll have as roommates".

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Nine/9 Fourth of July Myths Debunked

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Neatorama shares a National Geographic article on "9 Fourth of July Myths Debunked" -- "Many time-honored patriotic tales turn out to be more fiction than fact. In anticipation of the Fourth of July, here's a look at some memorable myths from the birth of the United States (U.S.)..."

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Cheerleading and Some Famous Cheerleaders

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Neatorama briefly talks about cheerleading and some of its famous cheerleaders.

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New Words Added to the Oxford English Dictionary as of May 2011.

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Neatorama shares an Oxford University Press web page showing "what new words have been officially added to the English language

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Mosquito Prevention: The 10/Ten Most Bizarre Tips

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Neatorama shares a Do It Yourself (DIY) Life article showing the ten/10 weird tips real and rumors

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Grammar Police

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Rootuser shares a funny five minutes and 25 seconds YouTube video making fun of "grammar police" -- "You can run but you can't hide as Smosh takes to the streets to regulate bad grammar!"

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Does your brain remember well?

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As time goes by, it gets tougher to 'just remember this'.

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Medical Xpress says "the older we get, the more difficulty we seem to have remembering things. We reassure ourselves that our brains' 'hard drives (HDs)' are too full to handle the new information that comes in daily. But a Johns Hopkins neuroscientist suggests that our aging brains are unable to process this information as 'new' because the brain pathways leading to the hippocampus become degraded over time. As a result, our brains cannot accurately 'file' new information."

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Oh Internet

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Neatorama shares Oh Internet that is "a site focused on collecting information about internet culture ..."

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How Earthquakes/Quakes Trigger Tsunamis

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VideoSift shares a 2.25 minutes educational YouTube video on "how earthquakes/quakes trigger tsunamis" from a British science television/TV series, Bang Goes The Theory

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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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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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