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Lab Rats Learn To Drive Tiny Cars

Perhaps Mouse Hunt had it right all along, and rodents are smarter than us. Scientists at the University of Richmond have trained rats to drive tiny cars towards food, suggesting that rats are a lot smarter than we've been giving them credit for. Consider that next time you try to outsmart the rat that sneaks into your kitchen. 

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Rats Love To Play Hide And Seek, Scientists Find

Hide and seek is an internationally known game that doesn't need words to play - just an understanding of the simple rules. A new study by scientists has found that not only humans love the game: rats can play it too, and they love it! 

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It's World Rat Day And These Memes Will Totally Change Your Mind About Them

While it may be harder for some people to relate to rats like they do to cats and dogs, we're here to remind you, especially on world rat day,  that they're just about the cutest animals ever!  

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WTF of The Day: Brooklyn Rat Climbs on Sleeping Man, Takes a Rat Selfie
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Rats are having quite a year.

First it was Pizza Rat and now it's Selfie Rat.

Don Richards says he was visiting Brooklyn this week when he captured incredible footage of a rat climbing on top of a sleeping man in the subway and inadvertently taking a selfie with the man's phone.

The flash from the camera woke up the man who was very surprised to see a rat sitting in his lap.

Both men exchanged footage and the rat selfie as proof of this unbelievable story.