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NASA Will Try To Fly a Helicopter on Mars

On February 18, 2021, NASA's specially built helicopter Ingenuity will land on Mars and attempt to fly. This will be the first time humans have tested flight on another planet. If you're after more science stories, check out the world's smallest chameleon

NASA is testing a helicopter on Mars to see if space flight is possible
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The World's Teeniest Chameleon is Super Cute

Scientists have just discovered the world's tiniest chameleon, which measures just under 30 millimeters in length. And as expected, it's unbelievably adorable. After more cute animal science stories? Learn why wombats have cube-shaped poop

scientists just found the world's smallest chameleon species
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Why Do Wombats Have Cube-Shaped Poop?

Wombats, one of Australia's unique animal species, are squat and surprisingly strong creatures that snuffle around the Australian bush. Oh, and their poop is cube-shaped. Whaaat? Continue reading to find out why on Earth wombats poop out little cubes. If you're after more animal stories, watch these pandas frolic in the snow.

Scientists figured out why wombats have cube-shaped poop
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Dwarf Giraffes Exist and They Are Freaking Adorable

Dwarf animals are beyond cute. But did you know that giraffes, the lankiest animals on earth, can also have dwarfism? Scroll down to delight your eyes with the cutest thing you'll see all day. 

These dwarf giraffes are half the size of average sized giraffes.
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Run A Car Over This Beetle and It Will Survive

The diabolical ironclad beetle (yes, that's its real name) was discovered in October 2020 and it possibly the most indestructible creature on Earth. It is an inch long and will easily survive being run over by a car. Now that's tough. 

this is the world's toughest beetle
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Rockets Being Transported on Land Are Adorable (GIFs)

We all think of rockets as powerful, phallic machines that blast into space and achieve the impossible. But have you ever seen a rocket being transported on land? It's surprisingly adorable. Here is the story of friendship between SpaceX Starship rocket prototypes SN10 and SN9. SN9 was meant to have a little trip to the outer atmosphere, but the FAA didn't let him go. So his friend SN10 was rolled out and (after a long time) eventually reached his bestie SN9. Continue reading below for the heartwarming story of SN10's journey. If you're after more space-related GIFs, here's a Starship doing a flip

Watch how cute these rockets are when transported on land
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Kangaroos Can Communicate With Humans Like Dogs

We all know kangaroos as bouncing Australian creatures that carry around their joeys in pouches, but they've never been considered particularly intelligent. That is, until a recent study showed that they might be a lot more intelligent than previously thought. 

kangaroos are more intelligent than previously thought
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The Dogs that Helped Advance Science

When you think of dogs, it's normal to think of them as loveable and goofy pets, not as scientists. But many dogs have made priceless contributions to science. Without these good boys and girls, we may not have many of the things today we take for granted. Keep on reading to learn about the dogs that have saved lives, gone to space and more! 

these are the dogs that helped make science what it is today
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Interesting AF Things That'll Capture And Hold Your Attention

Let's be honest: sometimes life can feel a bit boring. And while you could fill that void with buying things you don't need, why not opt for the more enriching (and free) option of feasting your eyes on the endlessly interesting videos and photos from r/InterestingAsFuck. From natural to man-made wonders, these pics and vids are sure to rekindle your interest in the world. See last week's post for even more mind-blowing content. 

interesting intriguing and curious videos photos pics and pictures awesome wow today i learned art graffiti history animals archaeology excavation space | Posted by u/oLjMa 20 hours ago 17 12 e11 3 28 11 More Ir/ALL Bruised banana art using pin and comb. No ink is used. As skin darkens each day more detail is added.
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Giant Pandas Love Rolling in Horse Poop to Keep Warm

You may know giant pandas for their irresistible cuteness, their love of bamboo and their tendency to roll around in the cutest way possible. But here's something you probably didn't know about pandas: they've got a thing for covering themselves in horse poop. Kinda weird, but there's a scientific explanation for it. Keep on reading to find out why pandas have this strange habit. 

giant pandas cover themselves in horse manure to stay warm
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Interesting Pics And Vids That'll Capture Your Attention

If you're stuck in the same routine day after day, it's no surprise when life starts to seem boring. But let me remind you that this is not the case. The world is full of natural and man-made wonders that will blow your mind. Have a look at the latest photos and videos from r/InterestingAsFuck and prepare to have a renewed interest in life, because there are some insanely interesting things in the world. And here's last week's collection for even more interesting content. 

interesting intriguing and curious videos photos pics and pictures awesome wow today i learned art graffiti history animals archaeology excavation space | Posted by u/naravianana 3 days ago 48 2 31 21 60 More Ir|ALL small details forearms there is one very small muscle contracts only lifting pinky, otherwise is invisible. Michelangelo's Moses is lifting pinky, therefore tiny muscle is contracted small part many details this masterpiece
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Things That Are Way Newer Than People Think

Life looks a lot different now than it did even twenty or thirty years ago. As recently as fifty years ago, even scientists had a hugely different idea of how the world worked. And a hundred years ago? Screw that, no one wants to live in a world without functioning toilet paper or high fives. On the flipside, there's also tons of stuff that's way older than people think.

ideas and things that haven't been around for as long as people think | BetterThanHorus 40.1k points 13 hours ago 2 e 32 Hallways weren't widely used until 1800s. Rooms would just open into next room
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Fair to say that Neil deGrasse Tyson wasn't ready for Bill Nye to come in there and tease his lengthy rant about how consciousness doesn't exist.