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Oh, So You Really Think The Female Body Works Like That?

The Hawkeye Initiative takes one basic premise, that you can fix every "Strong Female Character" pose in comics by replacing that character with Hawkeye doing the same pose, and applies it to actual comic book panels and covers. If you don't read comics, you might better remember Hawkeye as the archer from a little-known movie called "The Avengers" (although he usually looks more like this).Scroll down for some of my favorite examples of Hawkeye getting his "female empowerment" on ... comic book style. 


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This article originally appeared on 07.10.21


Dr. Daniel Mansfield and his team at the University of New South Wales in Australia have just made an incredible discovery. While studying a 3,700-year-old tablet from the ancient civilization of Babylon, they found evidence that the Babylonians were doing something astounding: trigonometry!

Most historians have credited the Greeks with creating the study of triangles' sides and angles, but this tablet presents indisputable evidence that the Babylonians were using the technique 1,500 years before the Greeks ever were.


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This article originally appeared on 09.08.16


92-year-old Norma had a strange and heartbreaking routine.

Every night around 5:30 p.m., she stood up and told the staff at her Ohio nursing home that she needed to leave. When they asked why, she said she needed to go home to take care of her mother. Her mom, of course, had long since passed away.

Behavior like Norma's is quite common for older folks suffering from Alzheimer's or other forms of dementia. Walter, another man in the same assisted living facility, demanded breakfast from the staff every night around 7:30.

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