Weird Science of the Day: What Does Human Taste Like?

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Finally there's someone within the scientific community (well...sort of) who claims that there's a possibility that eating your boogers is a healthy habit. Michael of VSauce discusses the correlation between this nasty behavior and the act of cannibalism.

Chart of the Day: Name Origins of the 50 States

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Chart of the Day: Name Origins of the 50 States
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Of the 50 United States, the etymology is rather wide spread. Business Insider has put together an interesting list to explain the origin and meaning of each.

Historical Find of the Day: Even Michelangelo's Grocery Lists Were Works of Art

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Historical Find of the Day: Even Michelangelo's Grocery Lists Were Works of Art
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The great Michelangelo was an Italian sculptor, achitect, poet, and painter. And like anybody else, the man had to eat. But when he needed one of his servants to run to the market for a few things, he didn't just write them down like the rest of use. As you can see, the great artist made sure to be clear which items he wanted to be purchased.
All of Michelangelo's works, including this grocery list, are stored at Casa Buonarroti in Florance, Italy.

Facts of the Day: Things You Didn't Know About Thanksgiving

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Mental Floss brings you 25 things about the history of Thanksgiving that you never knew. Or maybe you did...either way, it's fascinating.

50 Years Ago of the Day: The Umbrella Man

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50 years ago today, President John F. Kennedy was assassinated. Amongst the many coverup conspiracies revolving around the event, one particular oddity of that fateful day is brought to attention by film maker, Errol Morris. The Umbrella Man is a fascinating short film that brings to light how the human condition can find cause suspicion in perfectly innocent occurrences if the opportunity for suspicion presents itself.

Louis C.K. of the Day: He and Jerry Seinfeld Talk About the Gettysburg Address

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Louis C.K. recites the Gettysburg Address with (not so much) grace, and he talks with Jerry Seinfeld about its history and meaning in true Louie style.