Crying may aid in the regulation of breathing during stressful situations, according to new research (n = 197 female undergrad students) published in the journal Emotion. The study sought to better understand the functions of human crying, and whether crying had any physiologically soothing effects.
psypost.org/2019/07/crying-may

Humans aren’t designed to be happy: Researchers argue humans did not evolve to be consistently happy but primarily survive and reproduce. Evolution, they say, placed an advantage on depression, preventing humans from engaging in risky or hopeless situations.
neurosciencenews.com/human-hap

: When city council denied a permit to build on empty lot, a London man applied for a permit for a tank. Thinking it was a water storage container, council approved. Instead the man bought a Russian T-34 tank, parked it on his property and pointed the gun towards the city planning office.
atlasobscura.com/places/stompi

that in 1948 a man wore 30 pound, 3 toed lead shoes and stomped around a Florida beach during the night. That footprints lead people to believe that a 15 foot tall penguin was roaming the land. He kept up the prank for 10 years, visiting other beaches. The hoax wasn't revealed until 40 years later.
hoaxes.org/archive/permalink/g

Peter Dinklage's brother is an accomplished violinist, who performed on the original Broadway recording of . Peter describes him as "the real performer of the family".
nytimes.com/2012/04/01/magazin

Rant about defending veganism on Reddit. 

I Am VICE News Correspondent Isobel Yeung And I Went Undercover In Western To Report On China’s Oppression Of The Muslim . AMA.
reddit.com/r/worldnews/comment

They are also anti communists, which is why they are being oppressed.

Scientists found that deleting a certain gene in mice can make them smarter by unlocking a mysterious region of the brain considered to be relatively inflexible. It is called the 'Homer Simpson Gene.'
theatlantic.com/technology/arc

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Scientists have discovered an entirely new class of cancer-killing agents that show promise in eradicating stem cells. Their findings could prove to be a breakthrough in not only treating tumors, but ensuring cancer doesn't return years later.
eurekalert.org/pub_releases/20

Link to the study: nature.com/articles/s41598-019

at age 11 Hugh Jackman decided against dance lessons because his older brother told him "dancing is for sissy's." Years later his brother apologized and encouraged him to follow his passion. Hugh signed up for lessons the following day and went on to win a Tony Award for Best Actor in a Musical.
today.com/popculture/hugh-jack

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