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How to become a better person It sounds normal to say one’s out to become a fitter person; but it sounds weird to say one would like to be a nicer or better person. It shouldn’t - so here is a guide to 10 virtues of a nice person. By: The School of Life.
Field Notes: Chimpanzee Sharing 98.6% of our DNA, a chimpanzee’s senses of sight, taste and hearing are similar to those of humans. By: Wild Kingdom.
Is Your Biggest Fantasy Normal? Science Has The Answer We all have a secret sex fantasy, and a group of scientists have figured out how common different peoples’ particular kinks are. How did the men and women in the study differ, and was your favorite fantasy listed? It’s the special sex study episode of Nerd Alert this week with Kim Horcher, Sandra Daugherty (Sex Nerd Sandra), and Brett Erlich (Viral Video Film School, Pop Trigger) discuss! Read more on the study: […]
26 Fascinating Founding Fathers Facts This week, John looks at 26 facts about the founding fathers of the United States. By: Mental Floss. Store: http://store.mentalfloss.com/ (enter promo code: “YoutubeFlossers” for 15% off!)
Why Carrots Taste Sweeter In Winter via ucresearch: UCLA’s Liz Roth-Johnson explains why carrots have more sugar when it’s cold outside. Because plants are immobile, they must develop defense techniques against predators and the severe cold in winter. For example, carrots have developed the physiological response of increasing their sugar content when it’s cold outside. This helps stop ice crystal formations and prevents damage to the carrot’s cells. Frost can do a lot […]
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