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Climate & Energy

Climate change may make it harder for surfers to catch a good wave

Due to climate change, waves are going to shrink over 25 percent of the world, including in a lot of popular surfing areas. Bogus.


Doofuses decide to eat nothing but junk food for a week, manage not to die

A doctor told them: "You should cancel this.”


The Formosan clouded leopard has been declared extinct

This subspecies of clouded leopard, native to Taiwan, has probably been extinct for decades. Now it's official.


Grow your own glow-in-the-dark rose

Researchers who fantasize about using trees as street lights have already made smaller plants that glow.


This bat has a tongue about twice as long as its head

And those tongues work like "nectar mops."


Here are some animals who are having a harder morning than you

If you're struggling today, at least you have company in the form of adorable animals.

Business & Technology

Phone-charging, wifi-providing, levitating bike is one of the coolest concept bicycles we’ve seen

It charges. It hovers. It has batteries. It's a bike. It's a miracle.


Watch this video and you will never need to waste an apple core again

All those times you ended an apple with a spitty, chewed-up core in your hand could have been avoided.

Business & Technology

This cellphone charger runs on water

Soon, you will be able to charge your cell with water. Oh, and this contraption that costs like 200 bucks.

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