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Body painting, popular with models, artists and cosplayers, is a visually striking medium. But are there hidden dangers? Can head-to-toe #bodypaint actually kill you?
Models, cosplayers and artists often wear head-to-toe body paint. But can that be deadly? Get the answer at HowStuffWorks.
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If you simply abuse it, ....it can kill you. Why not?
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When #disaster strikes, you may be stranded at home for a while. How will you manage? The good news is that there's already a wide range of useful #survival tools right there in your kitchen or garage.
When disaster strikes, you may be stranded for a while. How will you manage? Here are 10 survival tools you probably already have from HowStuffWorks.
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If someone of small stature exhibits bullying behavior, that person is sometimes said to have a #Napoleon complex. Did Napoleon himself have one, though?
Was Napoleon really so short that it made him a bully? Learn about Napoleon's height and if he had a Napoleon complex.
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Happy birthday, Hubble Space Telescope​! Thanks for giving us some amazing images these last 25 years, and for helping us peer billions of years into the past!
Telescopes help us see time in a new way. Find out how the speed of light plays a role in how telescopes alter time.
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How interrelated is life on #Earth? Could it be possible that the entire planet is a single superorganism? Tune in to Stuff They Don't Want You to Know​ and learn more about the #Gaia hypothesis.
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Interesting hypothesis :D I believe it may have some truth.
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Strange to think that a sport could actually be illegal -- but it could get you arrested if it involves trespassing, injures others or is just plain crazy. Here are 10 #sports that could get you in trouble.
Some urban sports might get you arrested because of trespassing or potential injury. Learn about 10 urban sports that might get you arrested.
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As Cristen discovered in her sleep research, the richer you are, the more #sleep you get. Learn more in this Stuff Mom Never Told You​ episode.
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Well...i never knew it. But is it really the case?
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Humans aren't the only nerdy #animals on this rock. Caroline has 5 of the smartest on Earth.
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Josh and Chuck talk #snakes! Learn more about these fascinating and undeservedly condemned animals in this Stuff You Should Know​ podcast.
If you think snakes are legless reptile carnivores, then you are exactly right. If you think snakes are here to kill you then you are exactly wrong. Learn more about these fascinating and undeservedly condemned animals in today's podcast episode.
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When it comes to #dogs, age really is just a number. If you've got the patience, you surely can teach an old dog some new #tricks.
One saying favors pups over old dogs when it comes to learning, but is it true? Learn if you really can teach an old dog new tricks at HowStuffWorks.
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Mastication-induced arousal sounds dirty, but is it? Learn more in this gum-snapping Stuff to Blow Your Mind​ episode.
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Washing your hands in hot #water is healthier for you, right? Wrong! Watch Stuff You Should Know​ and don't be dumb.
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