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Japan’s mutated vegetables a Fukushima fallout? In Japan, the adverse effects associated with Fukushima nuclear reactor meltdown have been devastating. The mortality rate of elderly people who were in retirement facilities near the nuclear plant has reportedly tripled. There has also been reported increases in the number of children with flat feet, thought to be the result of kids playing on radiated soil.

A single-celled organism capable of learning

For the first time, scientists have demonstrated that an organism devoid of a nervous system is capable of learning. Biologists have succeeded in showing that a single-celled organism, the protist, is capable of a type of learning called habituation. This discovery throws light on the origins of learning ability during evolution, even before the appearance of a nervous system and brain. It may also raise questions as to the learning capacities of other extremely simple organisms such as…

The 15 Most Unintentionally Hilarious Bootleg Toys

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Not since the accident... || That's what the government wants you to think ||| But everything changed when the fire nation attacked

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control put up an honest-to-God article on preparing for a zombie apocalypse, so great. They happen to mention, as well, that it can be handy for other emergencies such as tornadoes and hurricanes.