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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: 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

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Drew Manning Fit 2 Fat 2 Fit Science Experiment - 5333064192
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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."

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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.)

[petapixel.]

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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:

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

[buzzfeed.]

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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.]

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Science Experiment of the Day: Sticking a bar of Ivory soap in the microwave. For science!

[doobybrain.]

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Early Bird Special: Tuesday suck -- so here are a couple of very sober individuals testing a electric bark collar on themselves in the name of science.

[reddit.]

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Science Experiment of the Day: Georgia Institute of Technology engineering professor David Hu and his graduate student Nathan J. Mlot try to force a cluster of fire ants into a body of water so you don't have to (although you may want to after seeing what happens when you try to force a cluster of fire ants into a body of water).

[antlab

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Science Experiment of the Day: Toppenish High School student Gaby Rodriguez spent nearly her entire senior year faking a pregnancy for a school project.

Only her mother, her boyfriend, a few friends, and the school's principal were in on the ruse -- her teachers, classmates, and six of her seven siblings were none-the-wis

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Science Experiment of the Day: Utah State University's College of Science drops 20,000 bouncy balls from a helicopter -- for science!

[thanks anon!]

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Adorable Science Experiment of the Day: The Audubon Research Center for Research of Endangered Species successfully produced two male African black-footed kittens -- an endangered species of which only 40 remain -- using frozen embryos created in 2005 from the in vitro fertilization of an egg with sperm frozen in 2003.

The efficacy of the technique may offer hope for

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Science Experiment of the Day: An intrepid man journeys through the installation processes of every version of Microsoft Windows from 1.0 through 7 to test the effects of upgrading from one version of Windows to the next, in chronological order, on the same machine.

[winrumors.]

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Science Experiment of the Day: Ducks Feed People, a digital performance experiment from Georgia Tech's Digital World & Image Group, involves setting up an oversized duck head which dispenses treats to duck-feeding children.

The children will feed the ducks, and the duck head will feed the children, causing the same excitement on the human side. Ducks and people perform together to fee

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Science Experiment of the Day: The eye movements of 11 people watching P.T. Anderson's There Will Be Blood are tracked using Eyelink 1000 in order to gain a better understanding of how movies are experienced.

[waxy.]