A Short Film That Shows You How Your Brain Breaks When You Do Something You're Not Supposed To Do

I know, I know. Everyone talks about this issue all the time. And yet people keep on doing it. Maybe a weird animated brain can persuade you to stop by explaining what happens. Read more: http://upworthy.com/a-short-film-that-shows-you-how-your-brain-breaks-when-you-do-something-youre-not-supposed-to-do

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What's Going On With Honeybees Is Kinda Weird. Like, Horror Movie Weird.

It’s time to learn about the bees. I’d just hit play and learn all the science. You’ll thank me later. I knew the bees were mysteriously dying out of the blue, but what I didn’t realize is just how incredibly weird the whole thing is … and how super important …

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If You Drink Coffee, Here's A Fact You Need To Wake Up To

Everything leading up to your morning coffee is the absolute worst — from standing in line to the person in front of you ordering a half-soy-half-skinny double shot with cherry syrup and a pinch of cinnamon, to the barista getting your name wrong. (Is that a job qualification?) But as …

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Antimicrobial Resistance to Drug Therapies

  “If you aren’t making a difference in other people’s lives, you shouldn’t be in business.”—– Richard Branson Hello Members, A growing number of our Members have mentioned family or friends (not currently strengthening their immune system with 98alive™) that have developed new infections while hospitalized. This may be caused …

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How Blaming The Media For Eating Disorders Is Bad For People Who Have Eating Disorders

Here’s an analogy: Eating disorders are to dieting as depression is to sadness, or anxiety to stress. Like she says, note the difference. There is a relationship to the media in all of these, but it’s not what you think. This is a tricky concept, so focus in on what …

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This Unique Attempt At Suicide Prevention Is Also Totally Beautiful

None of these people were planning on being here today. I’m so glad they are. Even better, they seem pretty glad about it too. Trigger warning: discussion of suicide. Read more: http://upworthy.com/this-unique-attempt-at-suicide-prevention-is-also-totally-beautiful

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A Grocery Store Emptied Out Most Of Its Produce To Make An Important Point … And It Really Stings

Look, I’m going to tell you every thing I know about bees: 1) Some can sting you. 2) They make honey. 3) If they die, we pretty much lose our food supply as we know it. FYI, it does not have to be this way. One out of every three …

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He Starts Out With A Video Of A Bunch Of Raw Eggs Being Scrambled. And Then Gets To The Point.

“Big History” is an important topic for us to understand if, you know, we want to stick around. But we can’t understand it without having a look at the entire history of the universe. So he backs it up 13.7 billion years and goes from there. (If you’re interested in …

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A 6-Minute Video That Explains The U.S. Economy Better Than The Presidential Candidates Ever Have

The presidential candidates had me totally freaked out about America’s economic future … until I saw this.  Jump to 2:28 to find out why running the country like a business is actually NOT a terrible idea and skip to 5:40 to hear why neither candidate’s economic plan is really worth …

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