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For Science of the Day: Bored one day at Imperial College's Blast lab, the Inside Knowledge team decided to recreate The White Stripes' "Seven Nation Army" using sounds made throughout the day by resident scientists doing science stuff.

[bwe.]

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For Science of the Day: Blowing up oxyhydrogen bubbles.

Also: THAT'S IT PETER YOU'RE DONE.

[dpaf.]

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Slo-Moe Thing of the Day: To promote its "zero microwaves" policy and prove that "microwaves ruin everything," Moe's Southwest Grill sticks a bunch of things that shouldn't be inside microwaves inside a microwave and presses "start."

[geekologie.]

bacon,For Science,Glanzmann thrombasthenia,nasal hemorrhage
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Wonderful, Magical Animal of the Day: Researchers at Detroit Medical Centre say they managed to stop a patient's life-threatening nosebleed by stuffing bacon up her nose.

"Cured salted pork crafted as a nasal tampon and packed within the nasal vaults successfully stopped nasal hemorrhage promptly, effectively, and without sequelae," write the four authors of a paper publi

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Safety Last of the Day: Sure he's being incredibly reckless and almost lost a few fingers as a result, but, on the bright side, now you don't need that third cup of coffee. (May need a change of underwear, though.)

[g.a.s.]

beyoncé,For Science,fun side of taxonomy,Horse Fly
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For Science of the Day: A rare Scaptia (Plinthina) horse fly, which has gone unnamed since being discovered in 1981, shall henceforth be known as Scaptia (Plinthina) beyoncae in honor of world-renowned recording artist Beyoncé.

Why? Researcher Bryan Lessard of CSIRO's Australian National Insect Collection says he felt the fly's gold-colored ab

For Science,Legalize It
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Legalize It of the Day: A 20-year, federally funded study conducted jointly by researchers at UCSF and UAB found that smoking marijuana once a week, or even once a day in some instances, did no long-term damage to the lungs.

The study, published today in the the Journal of the American Medical Association, tracked

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