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What makes tattoos permanent?

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VideoSift shared a four minutes and 24 seconds educational YouTube video showing "What makes tattoos permanent? ... The earliest recorded tattoo was found on a Peruvian mummy in 6,000 BC. That's some old ink! And considering humans lose roughly 40,000 skin cells per hour, how do these markings last? Claudia Aguirre details the different methods, machines and macrophages (you'll see) that go into making

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British Royal Family Places Queen Elizabeth In Nursing Home (Funny)

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Elephant shared The Onion's funny story/article on how "British Royal Family Places Queen Elizabeth In Nursing Home: LONDON--Concluding it was the best way to ensure she remains comfortable during her twilight years, the British Royal Family recently placed Queen Elizabeth II into a local nursing home

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A Brief History of Down Syndrome.

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Boing Boing shared a currently seven/7 (more coming eventually) parts Down Wit Dat blog article titled "A Brief History of Down Syndrome ...

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What did you think of The Last Ship television/TV/telly series so far?

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Baby Do's & Don'ts

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9Gag shows a hilarious/funny illustration collection of "Baby Do's and Don'ts".

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My Late Night Routeeen

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Dorkly shared a funny and pretty accurate two/2 minutes and 51 seconds animated YouTube video showing "My Late Night Routeeen". Note that there are cussings in it.

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Why Kal-El was really sent away from Krypton...

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This xkcd comic strip shows the real reason why Kal-El was really sent away from Krypton...

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Robert Full: The secrets of nature's grossest creatures, channeled into robots.

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VideoSift shared an over five/5 minutes YouTube video, also on TED's web site, showing "... The secrets of nature's grossest creatures, channeled into robots -- How can robots learn to stabilize on rough terrain, walk upside down, do gymnastic maneuvers in air and run into walls without harming themselves?

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More Office Workers Switching To Fetal Position Desks

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VideoSift shared a hilarious/funny two minutes and 26 seconds YouTube video, also on The Onion, showing "More Office Workers Switching To Fetal Position Desks -- Wellness experts say curling up in a ball on the floor is the healthiest way to deal with the non-stop agony of the workday."

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Interstellar 8-Track: How Voyager’s Vintage Tech Keeps Running

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MicSauce's Reddit comment mentioned an old Wired article showing "Interstellar 8-Track: How Voyager's Vintage Tech Keeps Running ... Launched in 1977, the probe is vintage space hardware. At more than 36 years old, or roughly a millennium in computer years, it's an impressive feat to have the spacecraft drifting through the material between stars. Looking at the machine's specs is a reminder of how far electronics have come in the intervening years..."

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Disney LIED. Finding Nemo is a HERMAPHRODITE! - Smarter Every Day 115

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VideoSift shared a 5.5 minutes YouTube video showing that "Disney LIED. Finding Nemo is a HERMAPHRODITE!

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What type of toothbrush do you use?

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Dogs: Their Secret Lives Documentary

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Last year, Channel4 aired a 46-47 minutes documentary titled "Dogs: Their Secret Lives" that "... reveals what our canine companions get up to while we're out and how we can keep them happy in the modern British home." (or anyone's homes in anywhere).

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Human Tears Under a Microscope Look Like Aerial Views of Earth

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Boing Boing shared a Wired article, with 12/twelve images, showing microscopic shots of human tears -- "... One day, instead of brushing the tears away, Fisher stopped to look at these droplets and an idea sprung up. What if she photographed the tears under a microscope? What would they show? Would each one be different?

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When garbage men come...

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VideoSift shared a hilarious YouTube video showing a "garbage man scene..."

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New Law of Urination: Mammals Take 20 Seconds to Pee/Urinate

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Hurf?Durf's Boing Boing comment mentioned an old National Geographic's Newswatch article on "New Law of Urination: Mammals Take 20 Seconds to Pee -- Call it the other Golden Rule: Scientists have found that all mammals weighing more than 2.2 pounds (a kilogram) empty their full bladders in about 20 seconds..."

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Darth Vader's Armor

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Reddit shared an Imgur gallery showing the details of Darth Vader's Armor".

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Were you in a bad mood on Monday, 4/7/2014?

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Do you get motion sickness?

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