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Scientists Have Examined The Mysterious Phenomenon Of Cats Sitting On Squares

Every cat owner has experienced that mysterious phenomenon of their cat sitting in some place that they shouldn't - from boxes to random books to whatever container they can fit in. If it fits, I sits, that is indeed the saying. We have even seen that cats will sit on flat, square-shaped objects on the floor. But have you ever thought about why they do it - what is this magnetic pull towards the square that we cannot see and do not understand? Well, scientists are now officially studying the phenomenon. 

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Wildlife Scientist Explains In a Fascinating Twitter Thread Why Some Crows Kill Each Other

Researcher Dr. Kaeli Swift (@corvidresearch) detailed in the following twitter thread the complicated reasons behind why crows "sometimes kill each other" and how their actions aren't isolated to their own species.

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Here's Something You Never Thought You Needed To Know: Why Wombat's Poop is Cube-Shaped

Wombats are the only animal on Earth with mysteriously shaped cubed poos. Researchers have now discovered more details about why and how the Australian marsupial does it. 



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18 Photos That Prove Cats Might Be Scientist

What if... cats were just roaming around knocking things oer and tapping everything because they were really scientist trying to figure out humans and then report back...can you imagine?!

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The Dragon From “Games Of Throne” And The Hat Of Harry Potter: Scientists Reveal Top 10 Most Bizarre New Species Of 2017

The list was published by New York University and includes a pink insect that looks like a leaf and a deep sea worm that looks like a churro. Meet them all.

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If you've ever doubted the significance of feline research in contemporary science, Cat Scientists of the 1960s is here to dispel that doubt. If you ask me, it's only a matter of time before synthetic cat nap stops being a dream and starts being a reality.

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If you don't tell me the code, by the time I finish levitating this apple, Mr. Jupiter will have his way with you...

(Carl Sagan)

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Despite advanced 3-D modeling, scientists still can't figure out how a 3-lb, 2-foot long cat can take up six couch cushions.

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