If This Video Goes Viral, The Internet Could Be In Huge Trouble

Just a reminder to ocassionally stop and zoom in on the flowers.

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Save Your Money And Just Ask Somebody's Grandpa What Happens

I love movie popcorn. I don’t care that it costs more per gallon than gasoline, I don’t care that no human alive would readily identify the “butter” as food, and I don’t even care that it was originally popped in the Clinton era. I draw the line, however, when my 15-year-old popcorn is the most original thing at the movies.

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A Ridiculous Creationist Attacks Bill Nye The Science Guy For Teaching Kids About Science

I’m pretty frustrated with this guy’s video attacking Bill Nye. I think you can probably imagine which position Ken Ham, president and CEO of Creation Museum, takes on evolution (indeed his livelihood depends on trying desperately to disprove it), but to attack Bill Nye for not understanding science? You’re going down, amigo. This is a real gem. Please don’t miss it, and if you feel so inclined, share this on your Facebook page.

A few highlights include insulting Bill Nye for “not understanding science” [0:56], Ken Ham himself misunderstanding how engineering works [1:17], misunderstanding what it means to be a scientist [1:23], Ham’s subtle attack on gay marriage [2:18], and what could genuinely pass as a spoof on creationism at [3:04].

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One Of The Most Iconic Photographs Taken From Space Was A Complete Accident

Tracking down the origin of the iconic “Earthrise” photograph reveals a sense of spontaneity and curiosity that doesn’t seem to exist in modern space exploration.

The space program fuels technology and the economy, yet we’re cutting funding to NASA every year? Bunk! Bunk, I say!

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A Library In A Remote Village In Guatemala Proves The Internet Is More Than LOLcats

In the shadow of a destructive, genocidal 36-year civil war in Guatemala, villagers in San Juan La Laguna were looking for a way to find their voice and connect with the world. Here’s how they did it.

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A 15-Year-Old With A Huge Brain And An Even Bigger Heart Blows MIT Away

In a world where the word “genius” gets thrown around to describe taxicab apps and online dating algorithms, it’s nice to meet someone who remembers that truly important inventions are about making life better for your community and your world.

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A Creepy Talk By A Brilliant Man Reveals Just How Far We're In Over Our Heads

In the time since we all started posting every detail our lives on the Internet (I had a bagel for breakfast, btw!), we’ve said goodbye to so much of our privacy — a lot of times unknowingly. But just how far over the edge have we gone? Could someone really predict your Social Security number just by looking at an anonymous picture of you? Watch and see.

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If Someone Is Holding A Sign And Yelling About Evolution, Chances Are They're Confused About This

“If humans evolved from monkeys or apes, then why are there still monkeys and apes?” This question seems to be a rallying cry for evolution skeptics, so here’s an excellently crafted chart about why there are still monkeys and apes running around all over the place.

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