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Do you know what you're doing when you're "dropping dox" on somebody? It's called #doxxing, and while it's technically not illegal, it's probably not a very nice thing to do to someone.
Do you know what you're doing when you're 'dropping dox' on somebody? It's called doxxing. Learn all about doxxing at HowStuffWorks.
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It's tempting to think that the only way your favorite team (or athlete) could lose is because of some funny business from the other side. And sometimes you'd be right. Here are 10 #sports #conspiracytheories that could totally have happened.
Sports conspiracy theories often arise when a favorite team loses due to questionable circumstances. See 10 sports conspiracy theories to learn more.
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Plastic is a ubiquitous and incredibly useful invention, but it has some serious downsides. But what if plastics were biodegradable?
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The IRS doesn't get a lot of love from American taxpayers, but it's hardly the cruel thief we make it out to be. Thanks, #tax exemptions!
The IRS doesn't get a lot of love from American taxpayers, but it's mostly just misunderstood. Learn more about tax exemptions at HowStuffWorks.
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People have been going gaga for celebrity #babies they'll never meet for a very long time. +Stuff Mom Never Told You - HowStuffWorks looks at why.
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Find out how similar #rats are to humans and whether or not they're capable of empathy in this episode of the Stuff to Blow Your Mind​ #podcast.
You may think rats are just vermin, but the fact is they own huge metropolitan cities like New York. And when it comes to science they've contributed an immense amount of data (although not voluntarily). Find out how similar rats are to humans and whether or not they're capable of empathy in this episode of the Stuff to Blow Your Mind podcast.
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Anti-bullying campaigns are common fixtures in many schools. Stuff Mom Never Told You​ looks at the question: Can #bullying ever be fully prevented, especially now the that Internet exists?
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Join the +Car Stuff - HowStuffWorks #podcast as Scott and Ben explore some of the best car chase scenes from #movies ! Which one do you think is the king of them all?
From "The Cannonball Run" to "The Fast and the Furious" franchise, some films hinge on epic car chases -- but which ones are the best? Join Scott and Ben as they explore some of cinema's best car chases (and write in with your own suggestions).
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A character on a TV show gets bonked really hard on the head. All of a sudden the guy can't remember a thing -- not his name, where he lives or even the lady he's married to. What happened? Is this #amnesia?
What is amnesia? Usually we think of head trauma that causes people to forget who they are, but there are other forms of amnesia too. Learn more here.
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Lots of Americans believe that getting the #flu is no worse than getting a cold. Or that the flu #vaccine can give them flu. We separate truth from fiction.
What are some misconceptions about the flu? Learn about 10 common misconceptions about the flu.
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So many notes announcing new #babies start, "Everyone's safe and healthy with 10 #fingers and 10# toes." But why do most folks have 10 of each?
When a child is born, the first thing a parent checks is how many fingers and toes he or she has. Learn why we have 10 of each at HowStuffWorks.
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Emergency #nurses have been around since way before the first emergency room. They not only save lives, but also keep everything running as smoothly as possible. So what does it take to be an #ER nurse, and how is the field changing?
ER nurses save lives and keep the emergency room running smoothly. Learn more about ER nurses.
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