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Why humans enjoy pain so much

Similar areas of the brain are activated when you burn your hand on the stove and when you bite into a cookie. Here’s why. Following is a transcript of the video. Caroline Aghajanian: “Oh my god… I think I’m going to die.” Why do we do this? Joe Avella: “It […]
Why humans enjoy pain so much
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23 images that show how much we’ve reshaped planet Earth over the last century

Human activity has drastically changed the planet, particularly since the Industrial Revolution. Deforestation, human-driven climate change, and pollution are just some of the ways our species has transformed planet Earth. The consequences of those impacts are becoming increasingly clear. Ice in Greenland and Antarctica is melting rapidly, oceans are warmer […]
23 images that show how much we’ve reshaped planet Earth over the last century