10 Shocking Videos From The Mexico City Earthquake

This month, Mexico has been rattled by two powerful earthquakes just 12 days apart. On September 7, a magnitude-8.1 earthquake—the strongest to hit Mexico in a century—killed 90 people, but did less damage than it could have, as the quake’s epicenter was off the Pacific coast. The most recent, a magnitude-7.1 temblor, hit the city...
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5 Stunning People With Waardenburg Syndrome

Waardenburg syndrome (WS) is named for the Dutch ophthalmologist Petrus Johannes Waardenburg, who discovered it in 1947. This group of genetic conditions can cause hearing loss and changes in coloring (pigmentation) of the hair, skin, and eyes. Most people with the affliction have normal hearing, but moderate to profound hearing loss can occur in one...

7 Things Exclusive to Redheads

Redheads make up only about 2% of the world’s population, and that scarcity makes them all the more intriguing. Cultural reactions have varied from ridicule to admiration. Many common stereotypes exist regarding redheads, and they are often portrayed as fiery-tempered.
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20 Expressions That Make People Cringe

“For all intensive purposes…” she said, continuing on with her speech to rally the troops. I missed the rest of her Monday morning diatribe because I could only focus on that odd mistake. A mistake that seems so ridiculous. Did she really think the phrase “for all intents and purposes” was “for all intensive purposes”?...