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The Science Behind Why Humans Get Bored Is Inexplicably Very Interesting

No matter how many Myspace bucks you have, how much Google+ you Netflix, or how many friends your Twitter can Facebook, boredom is part of the human condition. But does it have to be? Well ... yes, and the latest app isn't going to change that. Luckily, you can learn to engage with other people and lessen your brain's deterioration. WATCH THE VIDEO.

The Science Behind Why Humans Get Bored Is Inexplicably Very Interesting
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Usually the greatest fear after a wild night of partying isn't what you said that you might regret, but how you'll look in your friends' tagged photos. Although you left the house looking like a 10, those awkward group selfies make you feel more like a 5, prompting you to wonder, "Why do I look different in pictures?"

It's a weird phenomenon that, thanks to selfies, is making people question their own mirrors. Are pictures the "real" you or is it your reflection? Have mirrors been lying to us this whole time??

The answer to that is a bit tricky. The good news is that there's a big chance that Quasimodo-looking creature that stares back at you in your selfies isn't an accurate depiction of the real you. But your mirror isn't completely truthful either.

Below, a scientific breakdown that might explain those embarrassing tagged photos of you:

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