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• ## Astrology and Horoscopes Debunked223

Over 2300 years ago, the Babylonians came up with the idea that the gods lived among the stars and other celestial objects, and were able to impose their will on humanity by controlling the destinies of individuals and nations alike. The Babylonians divided the sky into 12 “slices”:  which we now know as the signs

• ## 25 GIFs that explain how things work9

Ever wonder how a zipper works, or how a crocodile can jump straight up out of the water, or how a dog can lap up water while standing up?  These are some of the most important questions facing humanity – no doubt.  Here are a collection of 25 animated GIFs that explain how things work…  from

• ## The Bat and A Ball Problem72

If a baseball and a bat cost \$1.10 together, and the bat costs \$1.00 more than the ball, how much does the ball cost? Was your answer that the ball cost 10 cents? If so, you’d be wrong. Here’s the solution: Although \$1.00 + \$0.10 does equal \$1.10,  if you take \$1.00 – \$0.10 you

• ## How do levitating street performers work?25

If you’ve had the opportunity to travel around the world, then at some point you may have encountered “levitating” street performers.  The “floating man illusion” is usually set up with one or two people.  In both cases, it’s made to look like the performer is floating in mid-air, supporting his or her entire body weight with

• ## The Ultimate Kaiju Size Chart3

Growing up, I was fascinated with Godzilla, King Kong, and other monster films.  As time went by, and especially when the disappointing 1998 remake of Godzilla was released, I lost interest.  When I watched Cloverfield ten years later, my love for “kaiju” (Japanese for “strange beast” and often translated in English to “monster” or “large monster”) returned.  Pacific