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Dreaming is the both one of the most commonplace — and one of the most bizarre — things in the world. Every night, while asleep, we vividly hallucinate impossible things and then remember little to none of it in the morning. When we do remember, it makes almost zero sense and its incomprehensibility makes it…

One of the most immediately surprising facts about fungi may be how to pronounce the word: fun-jai, not fun-guy. But the fun(gi) doesn’t stop there. From fungal intelligence to saving the world, fungi are full of surprises. 10. They’re the Most Populous Kingdom on the Planet We don’t know how many species (of any kind,…

Bugs suck. There can be no doubt about the truth of that statement in the minds of many who get bitten by a small natural enemy, but from a purely scientific perspective, it is simply a fact. Bugs are actually a specific taxonomic category of insects, known properly as the true bugs, whose defining trait…

Humans hunt and eat animals every single day. Unless you’re a vegetarian, vegan, or animal rights activist, it’s not something that even crosses our minds on a daily basis. However, these 10 stories show what happens when animals choose to strike back against their human oppressors once and for all. 10. Elk Braveheart Apparently, female…

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