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Science: Why You Are Still Alive? The Immune System Explained

Every second of your life you are under attack. Bacteria, viruses, spores and more living stuff wants to enter your body and use its resources for itself.

The immune system is a powerful army of cells that fights like a T-Rex on speed and sacrifices itself for your survival. Without it you would die in no time. This sounds simple but the reality is complex, beautiful and just awesome.

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2014 Fifa World Cup - The Offside Rule Explained

The 2014 Fifa World Cup is upon us! But do you ever get tired of explaining the offside rule? Maybe it’s the only part of football you don’t actually understand.

Well fear not, we’ve created this super-cool animated video to explain all.

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Are You Alone? (Infographic)

Are you alone? To answer this question we have to take a look what “you” are first. What are you made of and where you stand in this universe. Are you your body? Your atoms? And how are your parts connected to the big picture?

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Science: Why Does Bacon Smell So Good? (Infographic) [Reactions]

What is it about cooking bacon that makes it smell so good? The Reactions team puts its nose into everyone’s favorite breakfast food. We teamed up with the Compound Interest blog to break down the science of that sweet smell.

Turns out there are about 150 volatile organic compounds that contribute to bacon’s meaty aroma, many of them hydrocarbons and aldehydes, with some nitrogen-containing compounds thrown in for good measure.

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An Illustrated Size Chart to the Biggest Dragons in Fantasy
1: Mushu (Mulan) – 1m2: Spyro (Spyro the Dragon) – 1m3: Charizard (Pokémon) – 1.7m4: Dragonite (Pokémon) – 2.2m5: Toothless (Hot to Train Your Dragon) – 8.5m6: Elliot (Pete’s Dragon) – 10m7: Hungarian Horntail (Harry Potter) – 15m8: Toruk (Avatar) – 20m9: Shenlong (Dragon Ball Z) – 30m10: Temeraire (Series by Naomi Novik) – 40m11: Skyrim’s Dragon – 45m12: Reign of Fire’s Dragon – 50m13: Smaug (The Hobbit) – 60m14: Drogon, Viserion, Rhaegal (A Song of Ice and Fire) – 61m15: Balerion (A Song of Ice and Fire) – 76m
(vía The Daily Dot)

An Illustrated Size Chart to the Biggest Dragons in Fantasy

1: Mushu (Mulan) – 1m
2: Spyro (Spyro the Dragon) – 1m
3: Charizard (Pokémon) – 1.7m
4: Dragonite (Pokémon) – 2.2m
5: Toothless (Hot to Train Your Dragon) – 8.5m
6: Elliot (Pete’s Dragon) – 10m
7: Hungarian Horntail (Harry Potter) – 15m
8: Toruk (Avatar) – 20m
9: Shenlong (Dragon Ball Z) – 30m
10: Temeraire (Series by Naomi Novik) – 40m
11: Skyrim’s Dragon – 45m
12: Reign of Fire’s Dragon – 50m
13: Smaug (The Hobbit) – 60m
14: Drogon, Viserion, Rhaegal (A Song of Ice and Fire) – 61m
15: Balerion (A Song of Ice and Fire) – 76m

(vía The Daily Dot)

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