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Why Do Ears Ring?

Why Do Ears Ring?

Daven Hiskey October 21, 2014 0

In this video from Hank Green et al. at SciShow, they address the age old question “Why do ears ring?” If you like this video, be sure and subscribe to their channel here. If

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Weekly Wrap Volume 60

Weekly Wrap Volume 60

Daven Hiskey October 18, 2014 0

This is a weekly wrap of our Daily Knowledge Newsletter. You can get that newsletter for free here. Who is McDonald in McDonald’s Restaurant McDonald’s is, without question, the most successful, popular, and influential

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12 Interesting Facts You Probabaly Didn’t Know About eBay

12 Interesting Facts You Probabaly Didn’t Know About eBay

Daven Hiskey October 17, 2014 0

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of eBay for IZEA. All opinions are 100% mine. We recently published a couple “Fascinating Cell Phone Related Facts” lists, which you can find

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Podcast Episode #253: Hiccup

Podcast Episode #253: Hiccup

Daven Hiskey October 16, 2014 1

In this episode, you’re going to learn what exactly causes hiccups and some methods to cure them.  You’re also going to learn about some of the longest bouts of hiccups ever recorded. [TRANSCRIPT] Don’t

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The Truth About Whether Urine is Sterile

The Truth About Whether Urine is Sterile

Daven Hiskey October 16, 2014 0

In this video from Hank Green et al. at SciShow, they address the age old question “Is urine sterile?” with an answer that may surprise you. If you like this video, be sure and

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How Trees Manage to Survive Freezing Temperatures

How Trees Manage to Survive Freezing Temperatures

Daven Hiskey October 14, 2014 1

This is a video from MinuteEarth created by Henry Reich et al. If you like TodayIFoundOut, odds are you’ll also greatly enjoy their videos. So go check them out and subscribe to their channel

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Weekly Wrap Volume 59

Weekly Wrap Volume 59

Daven Hiskey October 11, 2014 1

This is a weekly wrap of our Daily Knowledge Newsletter. You can get that newsletter for free here. Why Do Men Snore More Than Women? When humans sleep, the muscles around our throats relax

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Weekly Wrap Volume 58

Weekly Wrap Volume 58

Daven Hiskey October 4, 2014 0

This is a weekly wrap of our Daily Knowledge Newsletter. You can get that newsletter for free here. Why Asparagus Makes Pee Smell The smell comes from the way certain chemical compounds in asparagus

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Does Anything Ever Actually Touch?

Does Anything Ever Actually Touch?

Daven Hiskey October 2, 2014 0

In this phenomenal video from Brady Haran on his Sixty Symbols channel (subscribe here) featuring Professor Philip Moriarty, you’re going to learn whether atoms ever actually touch or not, as well as what it

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15 Fascinating Cell Phone Related Facts You Probably Didn’t Know

15 Fascinating Cell Phone Related Facts You Probably Didn’t Know

Daven Hiskey October 1, 2014 4

1) The Name: “Cellular phones,” or more common today “cell phones,” get their name from the fact that areas served by towers are divided up into “cells.”  The first use of the word “cellular”

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Weekly Wrap Volume 57

Weekly Wrap Volume 57

Daven Hiskey September 27, 2014 0

This is a weekly wrap of our Daily Knowledge Newsletter. You can get that newsletter for free here. Who was Cunningham of Cunningham’s Law? Cunningham’s Law is an internet adage that states “The best

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Becoming a British Monarch

Becoming a British Monarch

Daven Hiskey September 23, 2014 1

This is a video from CGP Grey. If you’re a fan of TodayIFoundOut, I guarantee you’re going to love his YouTube channel, unless you just hate videos that is. (He also has a good

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Weekly Wrap Volume 56

Weekly Wrap Volume 56

Daven Hiskey September 20, 2014 0

This is a weekly wrap of our Daily Knowledge Newsletter. You can get that newsletter for free here. Why Golfers Yell “Fore” and Other Interesting Golf Facts There is a long-standing belief that golf

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The Perfect Game of Connect Four

The Perfect Game of Connect Four

Daven Hiskey September 16, 2014 0

This is a video from the very talented Brady Haran who, among other channels, produces phenomenal videos such as this one over at Numberphile, which you can subscribe to here. You can also follow

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Weekly Wrap Volume 55

Weekly Wrap Volume 55

Daven Hiskey September 13, 2014 0

This is a weekly wrap of our Daily Knowledge Newsletter. You can get that newsletter for free here. Why a Gecko’s Feet Can Stick to Almost Anything It has been observed since the 4th

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Weekly Wrap Volume 54

Weekly Wrap Volume 54

Daven Hiskey September 6, 2014 0

This is a weekly wrap of our Daily Knowledge Newsletter. You can get that newsletter for free here. The Indestructible Jacklyn H. Lucas Would you fall on a grenade to save your friends? How

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An Explanation and Simple Solution to the Good Will Hunting Math Problem

An Explanation and Simple Solution to the Good Will Hunting Math Problem

Daven Hiskey September 4, 2014 0

This is a video from the very talented Brady Haran who, among other channels, produces phenomenal videos such as this one over at Numberphile, which you can subscribe to here. You can also follow

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Weekly Wrap Volume 53

Weekly Wrap Volume 53

Daven Hiskey August 30, 2014 0

This is a weekly wrap of our Daily Knowledge Newsletter. You can get that newsletter for free here. Split Infinitives are Not Incorrect Grammatically As mentioned in the recent Star Trek “to boldy go”

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