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19 CSS puns that web designers will certainly appreciate.

19 CSS puns that web designers will certainly appreciate.

August 27, 2015 0

Here are 19 very cleverly designed CSS puns that web designers will most certainly appreciate.  They were collected and designed by Saijo George (the puns were originally discovered on reddit).  And if you think

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15 ways to beat procrastination

15 ways to beat procrastination

August 24, 2015 1

Let’s face it.  It’s easy to procrastinate.  It’s really easy.  Why do today what you can put off till tomorrow?  The thing is, not doing the things you’re supposed to do is usually a

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75 Years On:  What Does the Battle of Britain Mean Today?

75 Years On: What Does the Battle of Britain Mean Today?

August 21, 2015 1

It may have taken place 75 years ago, but the Battle of Britain remains one of the United Kingdom’s proudest and arguably most important military achievements. In helping to prevent a German invasion of Britain

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We waste a lot (a lot!) of food.

We waste a lot (a lot!) of food.

August 20, 2015 0

Did you know that in the United Kingdom, roughly 24 million whole slices of bread are thrown out every day, along with 5.8 million potatoes?  Is everyone on the Atkins diet over there?  Worse

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How STI Testing Works

How STI Testing Works

August 19, 2015 0

From chlamydia to gonorrhea, genital herpes, syphilis and HIV, there’s a whole range of sexually transmitted infections (STIs) to watch out for. It’s possible to get these infections without displaying any symptoms too, meaning

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El Nino, La Nina, and Chris Farley

El Nino, La Nina, and Chris Farley

August 18, 2015 0

Every three to seven years, variations in tropical winds and pressure shift warm ocean water east to the South American coast causing an El Nino event.  2015 is one of those years, and it’s

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How to Mislead People with Graphics that Lie

How to Mislead People with Graphics that Lie

August 16, 2015 1

Numbers don’t lie, but the people that use them do.  Sometimes, numbers are presented in sneaky ways to deceive people.  Shocking, but true.  Here are 5 ways that you can be mislead by others

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Optical Illusions:  How Our Eyes Trick Our Brains

Optical Illusions: How Our Eyes Trick Our Brains

August 14, 2015 0

Over 50% of the cortex, the large outer layer of the brain, is devoted to vision.  Optical illusions illustrate that the mind makes assumptions about the world – it is the final arbiter of

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What happens when you blindfold Ouija board believers?

What happens when you blindfold Ouija board believers?

August 10, 2015 2

Scientists and psychologists have demonstrated that many phenomena attributed to spiritual or paranormal forces, or mysterious “energies,” are actually due to ideomotor action. In an earlier article about Ouija Boards, we banished the idea

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How Many Times Can You Really Fold a Piece of Paper in Half?

How Many Times Can You Really Fold a Piece of Paper in Half?

August 6, 2015 0

A popular myth exists that one can only fold a single piece of paper in half, seven, maybe eight times at most. To squelch this popular myth, the folks over at Mythbusters did what

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