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This Robot Is Receiving National Attention After Being Arrested At A Political Rally

Scientists in Russia are discovering that artificial intelligence robots might not be that smart after all. When scientists set out to build a robotic prototype now known as the Promobot, they had intended to create a robot that could easily interact with humans and possessed facial-recognition software to help remember everyone. googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display(‘VN_PG_DCBP_ATF’); }); Instead, they created the robotic version of a rebellious teenager. After escaping the lab where it was stored not once, but twice, […]

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These Quotes From Apollo Astronauts Might Make You Believe In Aliens

When Americans first landed on the moon back in 1969, it inspired a wave of excitement about space travel. Many believed that this excitement would lead to settlements on the moon, which would make mankind an interplanetary species. Sadly, that never happened. Could that be because the first men on the moon weren’t alone up there? It sounds like an outlandish claim, but judging by these NASA transcripts from the Apollo missions, there might be some truth […]

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13 Cars That Were Way, WAY Too Close To Crashing — OMG

googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display(‘VN_PG_DTBT_ATF’); }); We’ve all been there: the almost-crash. And if you’re like me, you obsess over those small moments on the road where the possibility of crashing was just way too close for comfort. Whether you can blame it on the weather, the other driver, or just have to admit you deserve the heat, it’s always scary to come close to a car accident. These 13 drivers, passengers, and passersby know just what we’re talking […]

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Is This The Most Bizarre Historical Coincidence Of All Time?

December 5 might just go down as one of history’s most coincidental days ever. On that date in 1664, a ship sank in the Menai Strait, located off the coast of North Wales. 80 passengers died — there was only one survivor, a man named Hugh Williams. That same day in 1785, another shipwreck occurred in the same strait. Once again, all passengers died except for a man by the name of Hugh Williams. By now it […]

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21 Totally Unbelievable Facts That Will 100 Percent Blow Your Mind

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This Man Filmed A Tornado Literally Ripping Through His House…And He’s Alive To Tell The Tale

When Clem Schultz heard that a tornado was passing through Fairdale, Illinois, in April 2015, he didn’t think that it would get anywhere near his house. But just to be safe, the 85-year-old decided to collect a few lanterns in case the power went out. As soon as he got upstairs, he saw the tornado through a nearby window. He still didn’t think that it would come too close to his home, so instead of taking cover, […]

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Cab Drivers In Japan Are Having A Big Problem With Ghostly Passengers

Imagine that you’re a taxi driver in Ishinomaki, Japan. You pick up a young passenger and ask for her destination. She tells you that she’s headed to the Minamiyama District, which is strange because no one ever goes to the Minamiyama District — not since the tsunami, anyway. You tell her this and she asks, “Have I died?” When you turn around, she is no longer there. Ghost passengers are apparently a common sight among taxi drivers […]

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18 Brave Domestic Violence Survivors Speak Out — This Will Break Your Heart

In the U.S., every NINE SECONDS, a woman is assaulted or beaten. How is that for a sobering thought? Domestic violence is all around us. It’s not always loud and obvious — in fact, often it’s quiet, subdued, secretive. According to the CDC, “more than one in three women (35.6%) and more than one in four men (28.5%) in the United States have experienced rape, physical violence, and/or stalking by an intimate partner in their lifetime.” Sadly, […]

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Scientists Believe That Sinkholes In Siberia Could Be Linked To The Bermuda Triangle

Last year marked the 40th anniversary of the Bermuda Triangle mystery, and in December, we reported that we were “no closer to knowing the truth.” If you believe these findings, however, that’s no longer the case. The truth behind all of the disappearances in the deadly space between Florida, Puerto Rico, and Bermuda may be linked to sinkholes in Siberia and underwater methane explosions near Norway. Researchers at the Trofimuk Institute discovered that mysterious sinkholes in Siberia […]

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What This Canadian Funeral Home Does Instead Of Cremation Is Pretty Gross

Cremation is becoming a popular alternative to burials, not just for the price point, but also because of the environmental impact of modern burials. However, even though cremation is better for the environment overall, the process is not without its drawbacks. For one, cremation releases large amounts of carbon dioxide into the atmosphere, which is one of the gases responsible for climate change. Because of this, a new body disposal method has sprung up in Ontario, Canada. […]

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