Deer DNA Starts Spilling Its Weird, Cancer-Fighting Secrets

Yunzhi Peter Yang was supposed to be on vacation. It was 2009, and the Stanford bioengineer was celebrating his and his wife’s wedding anniversary with a trip to Alaska’s Denali National Park. But when he heard a park guide say that the deer they were looking at sheds its antlers every year, only to grow them back at a rate of nearly an inch a day, his mind teleported back to his Palo Alto lab. In particular, he had been working on ways to regenerate bone tissues for people who’d been in bad accidents or had them degraded by disease. What if he could make artificial bone grafts that grow as fast as these deer antlers? Thus began Yang’s 10-year …

You Can Change Your Instagram Ad Interests, So Bye, Weird Ads

Stocksy/Aila Images Here’s How To Change Your Instagram Ad Interests To See More Of What You Like By Lara Walsh 10 days ago If you spend some time browsing through your Instagram feed, you’re probably no stranger to seeing a few (or many) targeted ads pop up while you’re doing the scroll. Unfortunately, there’s no escape from targeted ads, but there is a way to switch up the content if you think that Instagram isn’t actually targeting your interests. If you aren’t liking what you’re seeing, here’s how to change your Instagram Ad interests to make your time on the social media platform a better one. Over the past couple days, you might have seen some of your fellow ‘Gram …

Weather Forecasts Will Soon Use Weird, Bendy GPS Signals

Satellites measure the health of planet Earth by bouncing signals off a patch of ocean, ice sheet, or rainforest and discerning digital vital signs upon their return. But a new cluster of satellites will harness the global positioning system to help predict weather patterns, long-term climate change, and even crippling interference from solar flares. The same GPS signals you rely on to navigate through rush-hour traffic, find a restaurant, or track your kids can also be used to forecast when hurricanes form in tropical waters. At least that’s the hope of researchers who developed a fleet of six small satellites scheduled to blast off on a SpaceX Falcon Heavy rocket next Monday from Cape Canaveral. The mission is also the …

21 Weird Things Teachers Confiscated from Students

Maybe you broke the rules by having your phone out or smuggling in the “dreaded gum”. These folks went above and beyond with weird crap that has no business being at a school. There’s always that one kid who has like a toaster or something. Speaking of school rules, here are some salty folks who shared what was banned from their schools. 1 3 5 7 9 11 13 15 17 19 21

Kaspar Hauser: 11 Weird Facts About The Odd Boy Who Became Europes Biggest Unsolved Mystery Of The 1800s

By Jerome London Updated June 16, 2019 1. No One Knows Why Or How This Strange Teenage Boy Suddenly Appeared In Nuremberg’s Town Square One Day On the afternoon of May 26, 1828, a boy who looked to be in his in mid-teens wearing tattered clothing and holes in his shoes stumbled into a town square in Nuremberg, Germany. Observers said that he walked strangely as if he had never walked before. Pencil drawing by Kaspar Hauser, 1829. Wikipedia 4. He Approached The World As If He’d Never Seen It Before Hauser always acted kind and gentle and seemed greatly upset even if an insect was accidentally killed. He was delighted to see a lit candle but reached out and …

Sciatica SOS Review

What is Sciatica? Sciatica is the term used to describe nerve pain in the buttocks, legs and feet. It is caused when the sciatic nerve – the longest nerve in the body – becomes compressed or irritated. If you’re suffering with pain that radiates down the back of your leg and into your feet, it could be sciatica. Do you prefer a video? Click here to fast view. What is the Sciatic Nerve? The sciatic nerve starts at the lower spine before running through the buttock, down the back of the thigh and into the foot. It’s an important nerve that sends signals from the spinal cord to the entire lower body. Because of its location and length, the sciatic …

Overweight Mom Shrinks Waist By 5 Inches Thanks To This Unusual Audio

#1 Reason Hypnosis For Weight Loss FAILS…(And What To Do Instead) Hi, my name’s Sarah. I’m a 42 year old stay at home mom living in Kentucky. Recently, my friend told me about this weird little fat loss method she read about in a woman’s magazine. When she told me what it was, I was very skeptical. I mean… How many times have we been told about a new ‘miracle’ method that can help you ‘drop a dress size’? Ugh. If you’re anything like me, you’ve tried everything under the sun–fad diets, ab crunches, eating nothing but popcorn (yeah I got that one from Madonna!) But this method is something else. I’m living proof of that, and so are these …

The Weird and Wonderful Dr. John Embodied New Orleans Music

The career of New Orleans musician Dr. John, who passed on June 6 at the age of 77, lasted almost 65 years.Born Malcolm Mac Rebennack in 1941, Dr. John learned music from various family members, including his father, a record salesman for jukeboxes who exposed him to the latest sounds. At age 13, he met Professor Longhair, the seminal pianist/composer who helped invent New Orleans R&B and funk; his path was set. Mac's recording history is large and bewildering, with stellar discs scattered through a good part of his six-Grammy career. Here is a guide to his best work. He began recording in the late 50s, with the best of these sides collected on Storm Warning (What Records). In the …

North Carolina Park Officials Want Your Help In Identifying Weird Things Washed Ashore

A visitor at the Cape Lookout National Seashore in North Carolina who came across a “weird” white, prickly object along the ocean banks has left park staff “stumped” as to what the bizarre thing might be. A close-up photo shows dozens of white, bone-like structures in the shape of wishbones attached to what appears to be one long, grey object. Facebook users rolled out a number of ideas ranging from pufferfish spines to eel vertebras in the comments section. According to Molly Zaleski, a marine biologist based in Alaska, she thinks the strange object could be “some sort of porcupinefish’s spines.” “I would think they’re clumped like that on dried skin of a dead fish,” Zaleski explained, citing a 2015 blog …

Trump Said Some Seriously Weird Things About Climate During His 90-Minute Chat With Prince Charles

During Trump’s recent state visit to the UK, he met with Prince Charles, the Queen’s eldest son and heir apparent to the throne, to talk about climate change. Prince Charles regularly speaks out against the climate crisis. He’s given warnings to the UN on the topic, and even co-authored a Ladybird book about it outlining the challenges and possible solutions to the threat to our planet. He used this opportunity to talk to the president about the topic, and what had been scheduled to be a quick 15-minute chat turned into an hour and a half conversation. In an interview with Piers Morgan on Good Morning Britain, Trump said of the meeting with the Prince: “He is really into climate change and …