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She Took Personal Photos She Found In An Awful Tragedy And Put Them All Over Facebook. Well Done.

We share things on Facebook for all sorts of reasons. This woman's was incredibly selfless and kind.

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On April 27, 2011, terrible storms hit the South. Over 24 hours, 200 tornadoes wreaked havoc. Patty was lucky — her home remained untouched. However, many people weren't so fortunate and lost everything they owned.


Patty says people's personal items, like photos, rained down from they sky.

When she found someone's ultrasound image, her heart broke.

As she picked up what she describes as pieces of people's lives, she had an idea. Hit play to see how she made a difference.

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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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