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How Did Humans Develop Lactose Tolerance?

The majority of the world’s people become lactose-intolerant as they mature into adulthood. The exceptions are mostly people of European ancestry, who continue to drink milk all their lives. Why? It’s a case of genetic mutation, in which an adult continues to produce lactase, the enzyme that digests the milk sugar lactose. But why did [...]

20 Adorable Videos and Photos of Critters Celebrating Christmas

We’ve already posted videos and photos of animals having a happy holiday season, but just in case you still need more adorable holiday images, this Oddee article is stuffed with 20 fantastic pictures and videos of critters having a happy Christmas. Link

Woman fails to shut down Hadron Collider

A German court has rejected the case of a woman who claims the atom smasher would destroy the world. The unnamed woman claimed that there was a risk t…

Finger Food

In this case, the fingers are food -these are really hot dogs! This spooky bento box is perfect for putting hungry people in the mood for Halloween. But it’s only one of a collection of neat Halloween bento creations you’ll see at the Neatorama Halloween blog. Link (Image credit: Flickr user The Purloined Letter)

The Late Movies: Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde

Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde is a story by Robert Louis Stevenson, originally published in 1886. Dr. Jekyll developed a potion that turned him into an evil man named Mr. Hyde. It was inspired by the idea that even a good man has an evil side that must be suppressed. In the [...]

The Late Movies: Dr. Jeckyll and Mr. Hyde

Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde is a story by Robert Louis Stevenson, originally published in 1886. Dr. Jeckyll developed a potion that turned him into an evil man named Mr. Hyde. It was inspired by the idea that even a good man has an evil side that must suppressed. In the original [...]

Man bites snake to death

In an unusual case of role reversal, a man in Nepal killed a Cobra snake by biting it to death. Mohamed Salmo Miya has been working in a rice paddy wh…

Dogshaming

You might argue that dogs can feel shame, or maybe they just seem to be particularly aware when you’re angry with them. In any case, putting a sign on them to tell the world of their shame probably won’t change the dog’s behavior, but it does make for some funny pictures! The Tumblr blog Dogshaming [...]

Making An Owl Super Drowsy

(Video Link) It’s a little known fact that owls love petting. In fact, in Caesar’s case, it actually helps him fall asleep. Also, in case you’re wondering, Caesar isn’t a pet, he was rescued and has since been released back into the wild. Via I Can Has Cheezburger

Was the Socorro incident an elaborate hoax ?

Anthony Bragalia has been investigating the famous case of Officer Lonnie Zamora’s UFO encounter. In 1964, Zamora had been chasing a speeding vehicle …