Homemade Nature Film of the Day

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Homemade Nature Film of the Day: Mark Rober holds up a mirror to the orangutan enclosure at the zoo and records the resulting reactions with an iPhone strapped to the back.

Make sure to stick around till the end where he tries something similar on humans.

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Test Of Time of the Day

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Test Of Time of the Day
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Test Of Time of the Day: Three years ago, Redditor atopiary got bored and decided to put the old "McDonald's fries don't mold" maxim to the test. Two jars were placed side by side -- one containing fries from McDonald's, the other from KFC -- and left unopeded to this day.

As was pointed out, this experiment

Science Experiment of the Day

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Science Experiment of the Day
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Science Experiment of the Day: The photo on the left? That's the before.

Personal trainer Drew Manning has spent the past five months intentionally gaining 70 pounds by eating all the stuff you like to eat -- frosted cereals, white bread, chips, mac n cheese, frozen dinners, and soda -- as part of a personal project he calls "Fit 2 Fat 2 Fit."

Science Experiment of the Day

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Science Experiment of the Day: YouTuber mguw attaches a small camera to the rotorhead of an RC helicopter and synchronizes the RPM of the rotor to the scan rate of the camera so you don't have to. (Although you may want to after you see how sweet it makes everything look.)

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Science Experiment of the Day

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Science Experiment of the Day: And now, a tubful of sea lampreys going berserk after being doused with a "semiochemical mixture produced by the putrefying carcasses of sea lampreys" being tested by Michigan State researchers as a potential sea lamprey repellant.

Underwater view below:

Bass Pumping of the Day

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Bass Pumping of the Day: Turkish girl exposes herself to 40,000 watts of bass. For science.

[buzzfeed.]

Damn Nature U Itchy of the Day

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Damn Nature U Itchy of the Day: A scourge of mosquitoes get fat with blood while feasting on the all-you-can-eat arm of YouTuber darkschihuahua.

[dvice.]