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Ayahuasca is a psychoactive brew that has been used for centuries by tribes in South America. But it’s recently become more mainstream for those seeking an enlightening experience. It’s also known as ayawaska, caapi, cipó and shori. But how does...
A philosopher’s mummified head is on display at the University College London. The head belonged Jeremy Bentham, who was a utilitarian philosopher when he was alive. When Bentham died, he made specific requirements in his will that his body should...
These bad boys are microscopic mites, and there are many of them crawling all over your face right now. And there’s nothing you can do about it. They’re called demodex folliculorum mites. They’ve got eight legs and worm-like bodies,...
Meet the perfect pet. Qoobo is a robotic animal that you don’t have to clean up after. It has no head or legs, just a tail and a body. It’s been created by a team of Japanese scientists to...
Tonsil stones, officially known as Tonsillolith, is a terrifying condition. The stones look like teeth growing in the back of your throat. But what are they really? Your tonsils make white blood cells and antibodies that help fight off infections....
Would you eat a pimple cupcake? The gross looking treats were made by Blessed By Baking in California. Their heads are actually squeezable, which looks disgusting but is supposedly delicious. It’s most likely made out of custard, which is...
These cute animals have a violent dark side. While undeniably adorable, if you ever see one of the following creatures in the outdoors, be sure to give them a wide berth. Some of the ways that these animals act...
Night terrors. They’re a sleep disorder much more intense than nightmares, which cause feelings of panic But how do they work? A night terror is a form of parasomnia, which is a category of sleep disorder that involves partial arousal,...
Did you know that the iconic 90s kids’ TV show Sabrina the Teenage is coming back? It’s set to be much darker and mature than the original show. While it won’t be on air until the end of 2018,...
Most American citizens and American residents have a Social Security number. But how did they come to be? It all started in the great depression during the 1930s, when the government created a Social Security program that was designed to...