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DeAnna Kerley is a writer from Charleston, South Carolina and never leaves home without her Moleskine. She has written for various publications, including Charleston City Paper and The Daily Pennsylvanian. When she’s not knee-deep in Joan Didion books, she can be found channeling her inner 90s rapper with her favorite Biggie Smalls album. Follow her @deannakerley.
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Having an evil twin can be a drag. They run around causing mischief and often trying to steal their innocent twin’s identity. Thankfully for us, when it comes to the realm of fiction, it's easy to tell the good twin apart from the evil one: by their hair.
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If you’ve got a receding hairline, don’t be so quick to blame it on your baseball caps or your grandpa.
Over the span of human spaceflight, some pretty weird things have made the trip. Here are a few of them.
Winter is officially here, and for those of you at more northern latitudes, you know what that means: snow and ice. And while walking in a winter wonderland is certainly wonderful, slipping and sliding can mean some nasty injuries.
Birthday cakes have been a tradition since the Ancient Romans were around, and celebrating someone’s birth with a delicious pastry seems pretty logical. But have you ever wondered who the first pyromaniac was to light a cake on fire?
Geckos and shrubs and sharks, oh my! 2013 was a big year for new species. Scientists found hundreds of them this year. Here are some of our favorites.
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Mind reading used to belong to the realms of sci-fi books and comic strips. But in 2011, a team of scientists from UC Berkeley discovered a way to construct YouTube videos from a viewer’s brain activity.
From the conjoined livers from a pair of Siamese twins to slides of Albert Einstein’s brain, Philadelphia's Mütter Museum houses dozens of strange artifacts from medical history.