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Be still our beating hearts! What is about pandas that turn our hearts into mush? 

They're one of the cutest animals around, and it definitely helps that they're so silly and weird. Sadly, giant pandas are an endangered species that's been really tricky to breed and raise in captivity. According to National Geographic, "n the 1960s, only 30 percent of infant pandas born at breeding centers survived. Today 90 percent survive."

What changed? This video helps explains. 

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Dog Sleeping Positions And What They Mean

We love featuring animal experts on our site! This article was contributed by John Woods, founder of 'All Things Dogs,' about three common dog sleeping positions and what they mean. Enjoy!

Watching your dog sleep is downright adorable!

But did you know that there might be a deeper meaning behind the way your dog sleeps?

There are a number different of positions your puppy can assume for their snooze, whether they curl up into a tiny ball or seem to be dreaming of running a marathon.

In this article, we analyze three of the most common ways dogs sleep, and what they can tell you about your dog.

Has your curiosity been piqued? Read on to learn more!

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Tumblr Post: Vegans Called Out For Not Eating Honey

This quick and informative Tumblr thread addresses vegans and their occasional decision to not eat honey. It might be un-bee-lievable for some vegans to hear, but honey is where it's at. Check out another quality Tumblr thread, with this thread about a contortionist's quest for a burrito leaving a 7-11 cashier traumatized.

An informative Tumblr post calls out vegans for not eating honey | vampiregirl2345 Vegans tumblr, listen up. Harvesting agave quantities required so dont have eat honey is killing mexican long-nosed bats. They feed off nectar and pollinate plants. They need agave want help environment? Go back honey liver and thyroid will thank as well. Agave is 90% fructose, which can cause host issues. Bye.
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Twitter Thread On The Negative Health Effects Caused By Lack Of Sleep

We all know that getting enough sleep is crucial for living a productive life. We grow up being told to get eight hours of sleep so that we can have an effective and productive day ahead, but there is a lot more to it than that. Someone has listed all of the negative health effects caused by lack of sleep and they are, quite frankly, alarming. I know that I certainly don't get anywhere near enough sleep, but after reading this Twitter thread, things are changing as of tonight! Scroll down and educate yourselves on why sleep is so important.

Twitter Thread listing Negative Health Effects Caused By Lack Of Sleep - cover image tweet listing reasons why sleep is bad | aiko @1chigoko consistently sleeping less than 6-7 hrs wrecks immune system doubles risk cancer sleep is key factor determining if will develop Alzheimer's improper sleep even week will disrupt sleep enough could be classified as pre-diabetic 10:22 AM Jun 24, 2020 Twitter iPhone >
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Short Tumblr Post Explains How To Escape After Being Buried Alive In A Coffin

As fears go, being buried alive is up there. If you're claustrophobic? It's even worse. Fortunately for all of y'all, Tumblr is the kind of place where you can find a survival guide for pretty much anything. And this short and sweet Tumblr post provides making it out of that terrifying scenario seem pretty doable. 

Tumblr post explains how to escape after being buried alive in a coffin | laufie escape after being buried alive coffin could happen anyone. People bury person alive scare them or get rid them this situation, rely only on yourself. 1. Do not waste oxygen classic coffin there's only enough oxygen about an hour, maybe two. Inhale deeply, exhale very slowly. Once inhaled do not swallow, or will start hyperventilate. Do not light up lighters or matches, they will waste oxygen. Using flashlight is al
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Tumblr User Explains Why Lone Baby Deer Is Probably Fine

A limited knowledge of animals and a well timed photo can send the wrong message, and this person is here to explain why it's probably not as sad as it looks. For more people enlightening other people on how animals actually work, here's a thread on farm animals that takes a dark turn.

Tumblr thread on why Deer leave their fawns alone | fawn curled up beside fake deer which is used target practice | vampireapologist lot people are super upset by this, so here is reminder someone who has worked professionally with deer fawn tucked down alone like this is almost never an orphan. Fawns are extremely small, and their best defense is stay hidden as often as possible. Unless they are nursing or moving new spot, tucking themselves down grass or against bigger objects is their best de
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Doctor Clears Up Some More Coronavirus Misconceptions On Twitter

Dr. Faheem Younus has a couple things going for him right now. He's an infectious disease expert, and he's got quite the Twitter following. He's been using these powers for good as people cope with coronavirus fears. Younus shared a thread recently that busts some common myths about the pandemic, and now he's back with a sequel. Doctors are working on the clock to learn about this illness, and we're glad that one of them is here to share wisdom with us. 

Twitter thread from Faheem Younus about common coronavirus myths, covid-19 | Faheem Younus, MD O @FaheemYounus COVID Myth-busting Thread: To0 many myths floating around. Here's part 2. 1/10: Avoid shipped packages/gas pumps/shopping carts/ATMS or die. Wrong. Coronavirus surface survival is one thing surface causing an infection is another. Wash hands; live life 3:41 PM 3/22/20 Twitter Web App | 2/10 can catch COVID-19 ordering takeout food/Chinese food or packaging food Wrong. COVID-19 is
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Ex-Insurance VP Unmasks The Sleaziness Of Insurance Companies During COVID-19

Wendell Potter, ex-Cigna vice president and general good Samaritan, took to Twitter to expose the sketchy practices of the American health insurance industry. Not that you needed more bad news in these trying times of the coronavirus pandemic, but this thread is extremely informative and important to share with anyone in your life who believes that the American healthcare system doesn't need to be reformed. On a marginally more humorous note, here are some American healthcare-related memes!

Interesting and depressing Twitter thread about insurance companies profit-motives during the coronavirus epidemic | Wendell Potter @wendellpotter WORD WISE During this coronavirus crisis, keep an eye on every move my old industry: health insurers. Behind PR spin, they will be doing everything they can deny care maintain profits, while making look like they're heroes. Here's look 1/10)
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Informative Guide To Not Catching Coronavirus Might Help Curb The Pandemic

As coronavirus continues to spread around the globe like a wild fire, scientists keep trying to figure out a cure for it. Realistically, a cure might be pretty far off, but there are things you can do to prevent the sickness. Dr. James Robb, MD at UC San Diego, shares his tips for doing so.

Click here if you'd like a little more humor to counteract all of the negativity!

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Doctor's Twitter Thread Brilliantly Destigmatizes Waking Up Late

This Twitter thread may seem like common knowledge to some people, but society seems to disagree. Bostonite and sleep specialist Dr. Syed Moin Hassan took to the website to challenge the notion that night owls and late-risers are lazy bums that don't contribute to society. And judging by the response - and 25 thousand retweets, it was seriously appreciated. 

Dr. Hassan explained that his frustrated patients who are late risers felt immense relief when educated on the topic of circadian rhythms, which regulate a person's sleep cycle, and dictate their comfort at any given hour of the day. If your circadian rhythm is "off," the average 9-5 schedule might not be sustainable. To battle this issue, you can try to align your rhythm with your social life via melatonin and light, or you can simply try to coordinate your social life with your irregular sleep cycle. 

The response to the thread has been overwhelmingly positive. People who are more productive at later hours feel vindicated, and people who thought they merely had insomnia feel enlightened. We're just hoping our bosses will get on board, too. 

informative twitter thread from syed moin hassan about circadian rhytms, waking up late, sleep cycles | tweet by Syed Moin Hassan, M.D syedmoinhassan don't know who needs hear this BUT ARE NOT LAZY IF ARE WAKING UP AT NOON have spent hours with patients with delayed circadian sleep phase trying destigmatize sleeping late and waking up late. 1/4
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Tumblr Thread About Craftspeople Identifying Things Archaeologists Couldn't

Life has looked pretty similar for a lot of human history, and when it comes to making things, some stuff hardly ever changes. It makes sense that people who still use tools all the time would have a better understanding of what ancient tools were used for. Tumblr users often put an extra perspective on prehistory and historical stuff, like this thread about depicting prehistoric people as cool dudes or this thread that makes history fun.

Tumblr thread about craftspeople identifying archaeological finds | systlin Something find incredibly cool is they've found neandertal bone tools made polished rib bones, and they couldn't figure out they were life them. Until course, they showed traditional leatherworker and she took one look at and said "Oh yeah sure 's leather burnisher use close pores leather and work oil into hide make waterproof. Mine looks just same Wait still using exact same fucking thing 50,000 years later
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Best Of Tumblr 2019 (36 Weird Yet Informative Posts)

Our summary of the best of 2019 is nearly over -- but cannot be completed without the best of Tumblr!

2019 has been a very strange... yet interesting and informative year for Tumblr (well, Tumblr is technically always strange).

Don't worry though, you'll be learning while having fun. Laughs are absolutely guaranteed. 

Here's to more random information and hearty belly laughs in 2020! Cheers! 


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Difference Between "Kill" And "No-Kill" Shelters (Important Thread)

We know what you're thinking, one shelter obviously puts animals into a forever sleep, and the others don't. 

However, there's more to it than that. As Twitter user @hannahschramm4 shares in this important and informative thread. 

And even more importantly, if you're thinking of bringing a furbaby into your family -- please adopt, don't shop! 

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Homeless Woman Explains On Twitter Why You Should Never Donate To The Salvation Army

The Salvation Army is a household name for most when it comes to helping out those less fortunate. However, this Twitter user points out why the organization might actually not be the best place to spend your time and money if you're looking to help homeless folks out. The reasons are pretty depressing!

Tweets of homeless person describing experience at salvation army shelter | Muffins N' Milk homeless person tweets about why you should not donate to the salvation army
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Staying alive is expensive and stressful for everyone, but this bleak video details why all of that is actually even more expensive when you're in poverty.