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  1. In early September, a video surfaced at Monterey Bay Whale Watch’s Evan Brodsky’s Instagram of a dolphin “mega pod”—where thousands of these marine mammals school together in one massive pod that stretches from one end of Brodsky’s video camera lens to the other. Dolphin pod size varies wildly between place and individual species, but in […]

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  2. At last weekend’s Malvern Autumn Festival in the UK, growers from across the Isles showed off the truly frightening proportions that vegetables can grow to, headlined by massive pumpkins brought in on a forklift. 4th place winner Tim Saint transported his whopping 667 lbs. pumpkin in a trailer to display at the event held over […]

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  3. Along with routinely launching robots across the final frontier, NASA is also involved in sustainable aviation research, and this division may have cracked the code to creating a lighter, safer battery back with multiple times more discharge power than lithium-ion batteries. Lithium-ion batteries, the current industry standard for electric vehicles, contain liquids that make them […]

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  4. In a true paradigm shift, persevered timbers show that early man, and potentially older species than Homo sapiens, were building wooden structures 476,000 years ago. Wikipedia lists the earliest carpentry assemblage ever found previously as a water well cover carved from oak boards from 5,600 BCE. The oldest wooden tool ever found was a carved spear […]

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  5. On this day, 133 years ago, Congress established Sequoia National Park in California’s Sierra Nevada Mountains. Since that day, the protected area in which the park can be found has now grown much larger, to include the nearby King’s Canyon National Park, Giant Sequoia National Monument, and Sequoia National Forest, protecting a total of 404,064 […]

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  6. Animal lover Dave Brooker goes everywhere with his beloved pet turkey that has followed him everywhere from the pub to the dentist since she was born two years ago on his farm in England. He named the chick Trouble Version Two—or, T2 for short. The unlikely duo’s story began when the turkey’s mother was sitting […]

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  7. Engineers in Australia have found a way of making stronger concrete by utilizing coffee grounds, giving the roast a “double shot” at life and reducing waste going to landfills. The RMIT University team developed the technique that makes concrete 30% stronger by adding waste coffee grounds after it is turned into biochar using their “low-energy […]

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  8. Nearly three-quarters of gamers are certain that video games have improved their lives. A recent survey of 2,000 American gamers revealed how video games are more than just hobbies—72% of respondents attested to the positive impact of the pastime on various aspects of daily life. Sixty-eight percent credit games for enhancing relaxation, and 67% say […]

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  9. A new study shows that bats evolved to avoid cancer and the data may uncover how humans can treat or prevent viruses as well as cancer. A rapid evolution in bats, the only winged mammal, may account for their “extraordinary” ability to both host and survive infections and even to avoid cancer—and that success is […]

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  10. 75 years ago today, Honda Motor Company was founded. With a founding principle that “the purpose of technology is to help people” they have motorized 4 generations of working-class and poor citizens across Asia, Europe, and North America. This is largely because Honda has been the world’s largest motorcycle and scooter manufacturer since 1959, reaching […]

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  11. An adorable ‘graduation’ was held for a pair of twins born at just 22 weeks who beat the odds—and finally were allowed to go home. Babies Kimyah and DJ were given as little as a 10% chance of survival when they entered the world. The siblings were the smallest babies some of the Ohio nurses […]

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  12. A company developing electric vertical take-off and landing (eVTOL) aircraft for passenger service, announced it plans to locate its first major aircraft production facility in Dayton, Ohio, the birthplace of aviation. The Wright Brothers, who invented and flew the first powered aircraft in the U.S., lived and worked in Dayton and opened the first American […]

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  13. A ten-year-old who lost his beloved ‘Lego man’ has been reunited with the figure, after creating a ‘missing person’ poster for it. Jack Steel was left devastated after he lost the figurine, especially because it actually represents himself and is named Jack throughout all his Lego adventures. To help find the missing piece, the British […]

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  14. Our partner Rob Brezsny provides his weekly wisdom to enlighten our thinking and motivate our mood. Rob’s Free Will Astrology, is a syndicated weekly column appearing in over a hundred publications. He is also the author of Pronoia Is the Antidote for Paranoia: How All of Creation Is Conspiring To Shower You with Blessings. (A free […]

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  15. 134 years ago today, the Nintendo company was founded in Kyoto. For lovers of Super Mario Bros., Pokémon, Zelda, and all other contributions from the third great pillar of console video gaming, it might be surprising to know the company, founded by Fusajiro Yamauchi, essentially predates home electricity. They did however open shop selling entertainment—in […]

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