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 Julie Hambleton

Our Worst Nightmare? Here’s What You Need to Know About That ‘Human-Sized’ Bat Going Viral

Our Worst Nightmare? Here’s What You Need to Know About That ‘Human-Sized’ Bat Going Viral

By now I’m sure we’ve all seen the viral photo of that ‘human-sized bat’ in the Philippines. Most of us probably had the same thought: There’s no way giant bats like that are real!  Like it or not, giant bats are real, but they aren’t quite what that viral post says they are. This is […]

 Brittany Hambleton

Autoimmune Experiments Switch Immune Cells From Attacking The Body to Protecting It

Autoimmune Experiments Switch Immune Cells From Attacking The Body to Protecting It

In a healthy individual, the body’s immune system is there for protection- it attacks invaders and destroys pathogens. An autoimmune disease occurs when this system makes a mistake, and instead attacks healthy cells. There are more than eighty different types of autoimmune disorders, and a person can have more than one at the same time. […]

 Julie Hambleton

World record lightning ‘megaflash’ in South America — 440 miles long — confirmed by scientists

World record lightning ‘megaflash’ in South America — 440 miles long — confirmed by scientists

Lightning is extraordinary, beautiful, and awe-inspiring to see. It can also be incredibly scary, particularly if you’ve ever had a close encounter with these potentially deadly bolts. Recently in South America, the world’s largest-ever recorded megaflash occurred. The expanse of it will blow your mind. World-Record Setting Megaflash in South America The World Meteorological Organization […]

 Penelope Wilson

Only 5% of People Will Graduate from This Odd One Out 8-part Quiz! How Many Can You Solve In 30 Seconds?

Only 5% of People Will Graduate from This Odd One Out 8-part Quiz! How Many Can You Solve In 30 Seconds?

I know what you’re thinking. This is too easy. Well, at first, it looks that way, but trust me, you’re about to seriously challenge yourself. There are 8 tests with an odd shape embedded somewhere. Can you spot all the odds in 30 seconds in this hard quiz? Get your strop watch ready! This awesome […]

 Dr. Aleksandra Gasinski

The Best Things You Can Do to Optimize Brain Function Now

The Best Things You Can Do to Optimize Brain Function Now

Biohacking is all the rage right now, from ketogenic diets and intermittent fasting to ice-cold plunges and brain-stimulating supplements. People are eager to optimize performance, resilience, and health. And why shouldn’t they be? Our ingenuity as human beings is what has propelled us throughout history! If we can figure out how to do it better, […]

 Brittany Hambleton

Getting Stoned With Your Spouse Could Reduce Conflict in Your Marriage

Getting Stoned With Your Spouse Could Reduce Conflict in Your Marriage

When it comes to fostering healthy relationships, drugs and alcohol are typically viewed very negatively- and rightly so. Addictions and substance abuse can destroy the bonds you have with friends, families, and spouses, and tear relationships apart. A more recent study, however, has been published that suggests that marijuana use may not deserve the bad […]

 Brittany Hambleton

Alabama Teens Are Throwing Coronavirus Parties with Cash Rewards for the First to Get Infected

Alabama Teens Are Throwing Coronavirus Parties with Cash Rewards for the First to Get Infected

The COVID-19 pandemic, which began in December 2019 in Wuhan, China, has reached nearly every continent around the world, claimed thousands of lives and damaged the global economy.  After months of lockdowns and closures to contain the spread of the virus, many countries are finally seeing a reduction in cases and are starting to open […]

 Julie Hambleton

Man Designs An Off-Road “Wheelchair” So That His Wife Can Go Places She Never Imagined, It’s Now Up For Mass-Production.

Man Designs An Off-Road “Wheelchair” So That His Wife Can Go Places She Never Imagined, It’s Now Up For Mass-Production.

Those of us who have full function of our legs take our ability to go anywhere – hiking in the mountains, walking along the beach, and trekking through the snow – completely for granted. When we’re out enjoying the great outdoors, we don’t think about the thousands of people who can’t experience these places due […]

 Brittany Hambleton

Potential New Therapy turns cancer cells into fat to stop it from spreading

Potential New Therapy turns cancer cells into fat to stop it from spreading

Breast cancer is the most common cancer that affects women, and 2.1 million women are impacted by the disease every year. In 2018, nearly 630 thousand women around the world lost their battle with breast cancer, which makes up fifteen percent of all cancer deaths among women worldwide [1]. Cancer in general is the second […]

 Brittany Hambleton

Science Say People Who Swear A Lot Actually Make Better Friends

Science Say People Who Swear A Lot Actually Make Better Friends

Finding the right world to accurately express our emotions, particularly when we’re angry, frustrated, or stressed, can be difficult. In these instances, swearing can be very helpful with effectively getting our point across, or releasing some pent-up emotion. Most of us are taught from a young age that we should not swear, as many curse […]

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