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What Are The Odds? | Visual.ly
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The (τετραφάρμακος), or, "The four-part cure," is the Greek philosopher ' (, - , ) remedy for leading the happiest possible life. The "" was originally a compound of four drugs (, , and ); the word has been used metaphorically by Epicurus and his ...
100 Tips About Life, People, and Happiness
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Make an Awesome Lamp Out of Plastic Cups
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Guess Someone's Astrological Sign - wikiHow
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Juan Enriquez: The next species of human
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Wave Machine - National STEM Centre
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20 Most Influential Scientists Alive Today
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How to Extract DNA from Anything Living
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If Google told you to jump off a cliff, would you?
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What Caffeine Actually Does to Your Brain
For all of its wild popularity, caffeine is one seriously misunderstood substance. It's not a simple upper, and it works differently on different people with different tolerances—even in different menstrual cycles.
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Science Saved My Soul.
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Alien Speech Found In NASA's Saturn Radio Signal
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