Oct 072015
Everything You Know About the Confederate Flag Is Wrong

The ruckus has died down by now, but for a while there was a big effort to scrub the confederate flag from all public, and even private, institutions after the mass shooting in Charleston, South Carolina. But here’s the thing, the flag that we all recognize as the flag of the Confederacy wasn’t really their flag, explains Cracked.


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Sep 282015
NASA Explains The Supermoon Lunar Eclipse

You have no doubt heard about the rare supermoon lunar eclipse that took place last night. Not only was the moon the closest it ever is to Earth resulting in it looking 14% larger to us, but it was also completely blocked by our planet causing it to have a strong red tint. That’s called a supermoon lunar eclipse. The last time this happened was 1982. Did you see it for yourself? 


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Sep 202015
Scientists Make Model Solar System To Scale In The Desert

When looking at pictures of our solar system, it appears that the planets are all one big happy family living close together. But in reality, they couldn’t be farther apart. To demonstrate just how far and spread out the planets in our system are, To Scale: demonstrates what it should actually look like to proper scale in a dry lake-bed in Nevada. This educational video has gone viral with over 1.1 million views!


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Sep 172015
The European Refugee Crisis and Syria Explained

By now, even those who don’t often pay attention to the news have heard about the raging civil in Syria and the resulting refugee crisis. The Middle Eastern state has been in a state of war for years now resulting in countless casualties and many more people being displaced. Now, hundreds of thousands of people are running to Europe for asylum explains Kurzgesagt.


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