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How Did the Egyptians Move Those Massive Stones to Build Pyramids?

It turns out that the ancient Egyptians were a lot smarter than the people currently studying them!

For years, Egyptologists have been looking at pictograms and interpreting them however they want, usually giving some kind of religious meaning.  Everything seemed to be some crazy religious purification ritual or something.

In reality...not so much.

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Free Beer & Hot Wings: Creationist Explains How Noah Got Dinosaurs On the Ark [Video]

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Free Beer & Hot Wings: 50 Things Science Can’t Explain

We live in an extraordinary time.

We can send a space ship to Mars and communicate with it as easily as making a phone call or sending a text. We can regrow body parts in a petri dish. The sky is the limit on what we can accomplish. Science is pretty great.

But as great as science is, it still can't explain EVERYTHING.

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Free Beer & Hot Wings: What If The Moon Was As Close As the International Space Station? [Video]

The moon orbits Earth at about 238,855 miles. The International Space Station orbits Earth at about 260 miles.

That's quite a difference.

So, what would it look like if they switched, and the moon orbited the Earth at 260 miles?

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Free Beer & Hot Wings: Italian Man Super Excited About Coke and Mentos Trick [Video]

If you're like most people, you've often wondered what happens when you mix Coke, Nutella and Mentos in a condom. Well, wonder no more.

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Beijing To Launch Daily Food Safety Reports
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Free Beer & Hot Wings: Liquid Simultaneously Boils and Freezes [Video]

Ahh, the things people can see and do with the help of science!

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Beekeepers Report Higher Loss Rates In Bee Populations
Imagine that little bastard, but made of metal, and on your neck. Not such a cute idea anymore, is it? (Photo by Sean Gallup/Getty Images)
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Scientists Are Creating Evil Insectobots; Did We Learn Nothing From ‘Terminator?’

The world is already scary enough…haven't we been punished enough with Jersey Shore, the Kardashians, and Facebook?  

Why aren't these damn scientists taking heed of the lessons taught to us by "The Terminator" and other movies about the evils of artificial intelligence?

Cyberdyne created robots and built Skynet. End of the human race.

What was one of the early steps to building a sentient computer?  Probably a f****** robot bug, that's what!

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Free Beer & Hot Wings: Stanford Professor Shown Proof of His 30-Year-Old Big Bang Theory [Video[

About 30 years ago, Stanford University Professor Andrei Linde was one of the first to come up with the cosmic inflation theory.

It's basically the theory that a big bang about 14 billion years ago created the universe, causing gravitational waves, or ripples, in space-time.

However, it was just that: a theory. Until Monday that is.

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Tony Hawk and Christopher Lloyd Reveal Hoverboard Video Was Prank [Video]

We all knew it was too good to be true, but we wanted to believe!

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Free Beer & Hot Wings: This Weird Visual Trick Will Freak You Out [Video]

We had never heard of the Thatcher Effect before watching this video.

Basically, it states that our brains have the ability to process faces, even if something is a little off about it.

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10 Amazing Facts About the Universe You Won’t Believe

The universe is a pretty amazing place, from the unimaginably large, right down to the incredibly small. There’s an awful lot going on in this field we call "existence."

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10 Food Myths You Probably Believe

All too often we get carried away believing (or worse, repeating) everything we are told and don't spend enough time questioning what's actually been said. We've picked 10 very common health mantras you hear everyday and weeded out the worst of the lies, because we want you to eat all the avocados. All of them.

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