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Chinese Woman Swallowed Alive By Escalator, But Saves Toddler Son

Escalators may be a really effective way of getting you up the stairs. However, they can prove to be deadly if you are not careful during the climb. It certainly proved to be hazardous for a Chinese mother who died an instant death after falling through... 

Why Do Paper Cuts Hurt So Much? Science Reveals All

The general notion about paper cuts is that they hurt more because people normally get them on their fingertips. Fact is that the hands have a lot more nerve fibres per square millimeter compared to the other parts of the human body. That explains why... 

New Blood Test Predicts Breast Cancer Five Years Before It Develops

Modern medicine has given us a life we could never have imagined. The average person lives to be 75, smallpox has been eradicated, polio, malaria, typhoid and bird flue all have vaccines that can prevent them and viruses that could kill you a hundred... 

Ever Wondered Where The Word OK Came From and What Does It Mean?

It is almost customary for us to say ‘Ok’ during our conversations with one another. Be it a text chat between friends discussing the next gathering or a response to an order by the boss, ‘Ok’ comes up quite often. The million dollar question... 

Ask Siri ‘What Is Zero Divided By Zero’ And She Will Brutally Destroy You

People often try to trick Siri by asking the poor thing questions that may be regarded complex by some standards. It seems like Siri has had enough of these efforts to get the better of her intelligence. Someone dared to ask Siri what the answer to zero... 

Here Are The World’s Most Spoken Languages And Places Where They’re Spoken

It is quite fascinating to know there are languages that are so widely spoken throughout the world. What is even more intriguing is the fact that graphics director at South China Morning Post, Alberto Lucas Lopez, was able to carefully illustrate these... 

Your Swimming Pool Red-eye Is NOT From Chlorine, It’s From Urine

In the modern day, redeye is the new deal; it is an irritating feeling one gets in the middle of and after swimming in a pool. People have believed for a long time that this is the result of chlorine being present in the swimming pool. A lot of us begin... 

This Is What You Get When You Pour Tons of Concrete In An Abandoned Ant Hill, For Science

We often quote the example of ants when we discuss characteristics such as building and teamwork. These creepy crawlies are capable of building massive ant hills comprising a wide network of routes. A group of scientists took keen interest in studying... 

This Thai Dish Gives You Liver Cancer

From the looks of it, Koi pla is merely a serving of finely chopped raw fish along with herbs in the mix and live red ants to top it off. You heard that, right; northeastern Thailand loves those live red ants as the topping. Regardless of those creepy... 

This Is What You Get When You Pour Molten Aluminum In An Abandoned Ant Hill

If you happen to be one of those people who are into experimentation, you must be super curious as to what happens when you pour molten aluminum in an ant hill. In case you are able to spot an ant hill near your place, consider yourself fortunate. An...