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Want to Feel Old? Try MIT’s Aging Suit

If you've ever wondered what being a senior citizen feels like, wonder no more. Thanks to researchers at MIT's AgeLab, you can don a suit that will mimic many of the physical effects of an average 70-year-old body. Well, not Betty White's. That woman is unstoppable.

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Breakthrough Laser Procedure Permanently Turns Brown Eyes Blue [VIDEO]

A doctor in Laguna Beach, CA  has developed a 20-second procedure in which he can use a laser to burn away the melanin that makes person have brown eyes, permanently leaving them with blue eyes. Clearly the country standard  'Don't It Make Your Brown Eyes Blue' was way ahead of the curve. 

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NPR Explains How Human Population Has Reached 7 Billion [VIDEO]

You may have heard yesterday that the world's seven billionth living person was born, which is pretty amazing considering that just 200 years ago the world population was an estimated one billion and only 1000 years ago just 300 million. How did we multiply so quickly in such a short amount of time? Thankfully, the folks at NPR have the answer. 

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Bizarre Dancing Cloud Caught on Film [VIDEO]

Clouds can be pretty strange. One second you're staring at something that looks like a sky dinosaur, the next thing you're soaking wet.

It's not so surprising then, that one intrepid Singaporean YouTuber just happened to catch some footage of a cloud "dancing."

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Whoa! Brilliant Scientists Demonstrate a Real Working Hoverboard [VIDEO]

'Back To The Future' fans, rejoice! Not only has 2011 been the year of the Nike Air Mag, but thanks to a group of intrepid scientists, hoverboards may no longer be a crazy pipe dream.

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Chemistry Wizard Pulls Off Impressive Trick [VIDEO]

This man may be dressed as a wizard, but it's chemistry, not magic, that turns his potion from orange to black. Watch the impressive trick below:

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Kraken Released! Paleontologist Discovers Lair of Mythological Beast

According to a new study, scientists may have come one step closer to finally proving the existence of the mythological sea beast familiar to fans of 'Clash of the Titans' and 'Pirates of the Caribbean.' Release possible evidence of the Kraken!

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Breathtaking View of the Auroras From Space [VIDEO]

This breathtaking new video from the International Space Station offers a rarely seen view of the Auroras from space.

The Southern and Northern Lights are one of the most beautiful natural phenomenon in the world. So you can imagine how amazing they look while floating above the Earth. You gotta see this footage after the jump.

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Reporter Reaches Obvious Conclusion That Tasers, Pepper Spray Are Painful [NSFW VIDEO]

A good reporter does what it takes to get the story, no matter what. By that measure, Cody Bloomsburg of The Lewiston Tribune in Lewiston, ID is a great reporter.

The intrepid Bloomsburg willingly allowed Lewiston police to both taser him and blast him in the face with pepper spray all in the name of... well, that's unclear. Seems like we all already know that tasers and pepper spray really hurt, even if we haven't experienced the pain firsthand.

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Finally! Astrophysicist Figures Out Most Efficient Airplane Boarding System [VIDEO]

Anybody who's ever boarded an airplane knows that there is something terribly inefficient about the slow, agonizing process. Astrophysicist Jason Steffen decided to do something about the messy procedure, using science to develop a plane boarding method that cuts seating times in half.

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Cinderblock + Running Washing Machine = Awesome Appliance Self-Destruction [VIDEO]

The internet is populated with amateur scientists who test the limits of what you can put in a blender, what happens when you mix Diet Coke and Mentos and now, what a cinderblock does to a running washing machine.

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Charge Your Cell Phone With Your Shoes

A shoe insert that harnesses the power of each step and can be used to charge cell phones is in development.

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15-Year-Old Girl Is the Youngest Person to Get a Bionic Hand [VIDEO]

12 years after losing her fingers as a result of sepsis brought on by chicken pox, 15-year-old Chloe Holmes has become the youngest person in Europe (and the first outside of America) to be fitted with bionic fingers.

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Did Planet Earth Once Have Two Moons?

Astronomers from the University of California, Santa Cruz have uncovered evidence suggesting that two moons once orbited Earth.

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Researchers Pinpoint the Saddest Movie Scene of All Time

After an extensive study which included screening 78 of the saddest scenes in movie history to 500 volunteers, researchers from Stanford University were able to determine that the final scene of 1979 boxing drama 'The Champ' was the most tear-jerking of all.

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