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  • This Terrifying Skull-Faced Asteroid Is Back, And Scientists Are Stoked

    This November, asteroid 2015 TB145 will be making its triumphant return, and scientists are excited to gather more information about its behavior. The spooky skull-shaped asteroid made its debut on Halloween of 2015, flying within 300,000 miles of Earth. This time, it won’t pass quite so close. TB145 Will Be Giving Us A Wide Berth […] More

  • A Look Inside The Secret Coca-Cola Archives, Jam-Packed With Decades Of Soda History

    For decades, Coca-Cola has held the top spot in the beverage industry. The brand has aligned itself with iconic artists, entertainers, and even fictional characters throughout the years, only adding to the sense of infamy which has followed the soda giant from its beginnings. Wanna learn more about the pop culture-defining company? Read on for […] More

  • You Can See The First Blue Moon Eclipse In 150 Years REAL Soon

    For the first time in over 150 years, a full lunar eclipse will occur on January 31st, marking the first eclipse of the new year. The second full moon of the month, also known as a blue moon, will fall behind the Earth and into its umbra, or shadow. For the moon to fall into the […] More

  • That Starting Wallpaper On Your Device? Meet The Photographer Who Takes Them All

    Who knew, right? One look at any of those familiar desktop wallpapers, and automatically you end up wondering: are they real? They don’t look real! Oh, but they are. They were taken by a rather famous 75-year-old who still holds the record for the most-viewed photo ever. His name is Charles O’Rear. You might recognize this one shot […] More

  • Yes, The President Has Nuclear Launch Codes. Here’s Who Can Stop Him

    Nuclear weapons have been used as strategic threats and deterrents in the 72 years since they were deployed for the first and only time at the close of World War II. The U.S. President has access to the most top-secret nuclear launch codes that control our nation’s entire arsenal, and a seemingly unilateral ability to […] More

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    Why The Heck Do We Itch? Science Has An Idea

    No matter what challenges life brings you on the daily, nothing derails absolutely everything quite like an itch. Sure it’s obnoxious, but why do we do it at all? Is there a biological benefit, or is it just one of those quirky evolutionary things science can’t explain? Well, scientists aren’t entirely sure. What they do […] More