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WATCH: A 2-Minute Video That'll Bring You Up To Speed On Syria

There is a ton of information about Syria's ongoing conflict floating around on the Internet these days, but very little that lays out the basic facts for those of us who aren't experts on the Middle East. Here's a terrific two-minute video that'll give you some sorely needed context for what you'll be seeing in the news for the next few weeks.

WATCH: A 2-Minute Video That'll Bring You Up To Speed On Syria
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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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