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Watch Crickets Fight Until They Get Stoned and Paranoid

Nitric oxide may be better known for turbo-charging snails, but rather than boosting aggressive behaviour, this brain chemical deals crickets a healthy dose of fear, telling them when to throw the towel in and flee a fight. Read More >>

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Why Do You See Stars When You Get Hit in the Face?

Seeing stars when you're bonked on the head isn't just for cartoon characters. That phantom astrological event happens in real life, too. It's pretty weird. Read More >>