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Scientists Just Discovered That Penguins Used To Be Human-Sized

Penguins aren't exactly formidable creatures, are they? Although Emperor penguins can reach up to 4 feet 2 inches, they always seem super friendly and cute. Now imagine a penguin the same height as you. That changes things. Penguins the size of humans... the idea sounds like it comes from science fiction. But it actually just comes from science. It was recently discovered that giant penguins used to exist. We are not kidding. 

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Scientists Just Discovered That Penguins Used To Be Human-Sized

Penguins aren't exactly formidable creatures, are they? Although Emperor penguins can reach up to 4 feet 2 inches, they always seem super friendly and cute. Now imagine a penguin the same height as you. That changes things. Penguins the size of humans... the idea sounds like it comes from science fiction. But it actually just comes from science. It was recently discovered that giant penguins used to exist. We are not kidding. 

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Scientists Just Discovered That Penguins Used To Be Human-Sized

Penguins aren't exactly formidable creatures, are they? Although Emperor penguins can reach up to 4 feet 2 inches, they always seem super friendly and cute. Now imagine a penguin the same height as you. That changes things. Penguins the size of humans... the idea sounds like it comes from science fiction. But it actually just comes from science. It was recently discovered that giant penguins used to exist. We are not kidding. 

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21 Times People Realized They Were Arguing with Someone Too Stupid to Argue With

At its core, an argument is a very common and simple act where two people who disagree on something deliberate over the truth and best course of action. When both parties are interested in a joint solution, consensus can be reached. The problem is that a solution also requires that the people who are arguing can actually agree on the point of the argument, how to actually argue, and the rules of objective reality. Here are some times when people realized they were talking to someone who couldn't be bothered to want to agree, didn't have the energy, or was just flat out dumb as rocks. In a similar vein, here are some of the dumbest arguments people have found themselves in.

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Tumblr Artist, PaleoArt, Creates Beautiful Animal Evolution Series (22 Species)

Nature is wild! Crazy to think how times a species has evolved, and it's even more insane to think how we're STILL evolving! The artist, @paleoart, behind these intricate and amazing illustrations of animal evolution can be found on Tumblr

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17 Dank Science Memes For The Nerds And Squares

College students, researchers and science geeks galore, we've got some dank science memes meant just for you! Whether it's biology, chemistry or physics that tickles your fancy, this gallery will likely have something you can laugh at that non-nerds just won't understand in the same way. We hope you enjoy!

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Watch this video by PBS and learn our fascinating story – from the troop of ape-like animals roaming the African plains to the iPhone carrying, hashtag following humans we are today. 

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Most Fascinating Prehistoric Animals That Are Alive Today

The next time you spot any of these living creatures, take a moment to marvel at how they must have survived and evolved over the millennia. Via: The Weather Channel India



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Anthropologist Explains The 'Evolutionary Leftovers' Humans Still Have Today From Their Primate Ancestors

Evolutionary anthropologist Dorsa Amir shared the story behind eight intriguing pieces of evolutionary baggage that humans carry with them to this day. These evolutionary leftovers include traits like your tailbone or wisdom teeth and are called vestigial structures. 


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14 Enlightening Evolution Memes That Darwin Would Smile Down Upon

If Charles Darwin were alive today, he'd be pleased with the memes that have resulted from his years of dedicated research on evolution. Either that or he'd be horrified that humankind has made an utter mockery of his hard work. Either way, we hope  you enjoy these highly scientific memes!

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