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What would happen if you never got out of bed

Laying in bed forever may sound relaxing, but it can lead to serious health issues. Physically, most of your muscles and bones would break down in about six months to a year. You’d also be susceptible to nasty ulcers called bed sores. Your mental health would also take a blow, […]
What would happen if you never got out of bed
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Humans are some of the only animals that don’t have tails — here’s why

Most birds, mammals, reptiles, and even fish have tails. But humans and other apes don’t, even though our close primate relatives do. That’s because while most mammals use their tails for balance, we don’t walk on four legs. So we don’t need them. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories. […]
Humans are some of the only animals that don’t have tails — here’s why
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How hamsters can stuff so much food in their cheeks

Hamsters can stuff their cheeks with up to 20% of their body weight. Most of the time, they fill their cheeks with food, but sometimes mother hamsters store their babies in their cheeks for protection. Hamster cheeks contain pouches that resemble small deflated balloons. As food enters, the pouch expands […]
How hamsters can stuff so much food in their cheeks
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Your friends who say they’re ‘double-jointed’ are full of it

VIDEO: Can you bend your arms behind your back, click your wrist or touch your thumb to your forearm? Most people describe someone with these talents as being "double-jointed," but that's not an accurate representation. Here's a look at what's really going on with your friends who are unusually flexible.
Your friends who say they’re ‘double-jointed’ are full of it