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By Anonymous
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That moment when watching Doctor Who just helped you on your Biology test...

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41 Earth-Shattering Science Facts That Will Shock You

These'll stop you in your tracks. If you're after some seriously mind-bending facts that will not just make you think, but make you ponder existence itself, feel the inevitability of time, and question the nature of the universe, then you're in the right place. Not only will these facts make for some interesting shower thoughts, they will also up your trivia skills. Two birds, one stone. Prepare your brain for what you're about to read. 

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Surely you've seen all the stuff going around about Pluto after New Horizons provided us with the clearest shot we've ever had of the dwarf planet, but did you know the CPU powering the New Horizons probe is the same CPU that once powered the ORIGINAL PLAYSTATION CONSOLE? We're talking about the PS1 here, the console that brought you this:



this:


and this:


NASA launched New Horizons in 2006, so they could have used at least a PS2 equivalent CPU, but I guess NASA just likes to keep it classic.

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Tumblr Thread Captures The Stupid Realities Of Scientific Language

Scientists and technicians go through a lot of time and effort in order to make their reports sound as science-y and official as possible. However, that doesn't undo the fact that people screw up every day. What's left is people trying to come up with official sounding statements for "I dunno, I screwed up man." Chalk it up to tumblr to overcomplicate things. Check this out for a Tumblr report on how cute humans are.

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What's with all this space timey-wimey stuff? Let the Doctor/Kilgrave (too soon?) explain.

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The three beauties who appear in the electric gym before Elesa represent three classic figures of electrical engineering.

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By Charelz
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I never saw anything like that at Crystal Academy!