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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 Best Optical Illusions (so far…)4

Back by popular demand (and because our web metrics indicate that our readers love these illusions), we have another 8 of the best optical illusions to trick your brain. First, the Spinning Spiral… which is a static jpeg and there’s no animation taking place, but if you move your eyes to look in any direction

• ## 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