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Marijuana might not be shrinking your brain after all, study says

Decreased brain volume in pot users may have more to do with genetic predisposition than casual use, a study says. Is that why stoners remember what time "SpongeBob SquarePants" airs?

By August 28, 2015

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Hangry Redditor rage-quits cat cafe: All enter Oxford Dictionary

The Oxford Dictionary welcomes a swarm of new entries, including matcha, mecha, subreddit and manic pixie dream girl.

By August 26, 2015

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Want to win a woman's heart? Fill her belly with food

Women are more likely to pick up on romantic cues when they feel sated, a new study says. It probably doesn't hurt if you also pick up the check.

By August 17, 2015

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Blue whale shows great comedic timing in this video

A clip from an upcoming live BBC and PBS show called "Big Blue Live" captures footage of a blue whale at the most hilarious time possible. Can a whale get a rimshot up in here?

By August 19, 2015

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Ten minutes of eye contact leads to hallucinations, monster sightings

They say the eyes are the windows to the soul. A recent study says staring through those windows a little too long can lead to some strange sightings.

By August 19, 2015

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Jimmy Fallon raises awareness about horrifying injury called ring avulsion

The Tonight Show host talks about his bout with ring avulsion, a finger injury that looks and sounds like something from a horror movie. We Googled it so you don't have to and trust us, you don't want to either.

By July 16, 2015

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Is this the first flower that ever bloomed?

A freshwater plant from the Cretaceous era has been identified as one of the first ever flowering plants.

By August 18, 2015

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Critically endangered ferrets reproduced using 20-year-old sperm

A near-extinct species has been reinvigorated with fresh genetic material donated by a male that has been dead for 20 years.

By August 16, 2015

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Snake fossil with four legs just wants a hug

The discovery of a fossil of a snake with four legs suggests that the modern-day reptiles evolved from digging, rather than swimming, ancestors.

By July 23, 2015

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These frogs shoot venom straight from their heads

Scientists discover that two species pack a powerful punch to potential predators with a poisonous poke from their heads. If these guys headbutt you, seek medical help immediately.

By August 6, 2015