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Suicide is among the top ten cause of deaths in the developed world, while in the developing world it is very low. Why is this?

Suicide is among the top ten cause of deaths in the developed world, while in the developing world it is very low. Why is this? <!– SC_OFF –><div class="md"><p>I dont get replies on AskScience so I am posting here.</p> <p>The

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TIL that hours before his death Edgar Allen Poe was found on the streets of Baltimore. He was incoherent, wearing another man’s clothes, and unable to explain how he got there. The cause of his death is an unsolved mystery.

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TIL that hours before his death Edgar Allen Poe was found on the streets of Baltimore. He was incoherent, wearing another man’s clothes, and unable to explain how he got there. The cause of his death is an unsolved mystery.

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YSK that acetaminophen (found in Tylenol and other drugs) can be very dangerous when taken as a cure for a hangover. The liver is already trying to metabolize the alcohol, and if overworked with the added drug it will result in a toxic byproduct that can cause permanent liver damage.

YSK that acetaminophen (found in Tylenol and other drugs) can be very dangerous when taken as a cure for a hangover. The liver is already trying to metabolize the alcohol, and if overworked with the added drug it will result

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TIL the Manchineel tree is considered one of the most poisonous tree in the world. It causes painful blisters if you stand under it during rain, blinds you if the smoke from its burned wood touches your eyes, can poison water with its leaves and will cause death if you eat its fruits.

TIL the Manchineel tree is considered one of the most poisonous tree in the world. It causes painful blisters if you stand under it during rain, blinds you if the smoke from its burned wood touches your eyes, can poison

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TIL the Manchineel tree is considered one of the most poisonous tree in the world. It causes painful blisters if you stand under it during rain, blinds you if the smoke from its burned wood touches your eyes, can poison water with its leaves and will cause death if you eat its fruits.

TIL the Manchineel tree is considered one of the most poisonous tree in the world. It causes painful blisters if you stand under it during rain, blinds you if the smoke from its burned wood touches your eyes, can poison

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TIL the Manchineel tree is considered one of the most poisonous tree in the world. It causes painful blisters if you stand under it during rain, blinds you if the smoke from its burned wood touches your eyes, can poison water with its leaves and will cause death if you eat its fruits.

TIL the Manchineel tree is considered one of the most poisonous tree in the world. It causes painful blisters if you stand under it during rain, blinds you if the smoke from its burned wood touches your eyes, can poison

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YSK that Hypokalemic sensory overstimulation, or lack of potassium, is a possible cause of ADHD

YSK that Hypokalemic sensory overstimulation, or lack of potassium, is a possible cause of ADHD EDIT: Please read the top comment, this Wikipedia article might not be accurate https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hypokalemic_sensory_overstimulation "The most prominent feature of hypokalemic sensory overstimulation is the feeling

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Mystery light over LA called “missile test”…Can someone explain how missiles actually cause this weird phenomena?

Mystery light over LA called “missile test”…Can someone explain how missiles actually cause this weird phenomena? Article: http://www.cnn.com/2015/11/08/us/southern-california-navy-test-mystery-light/ Recent occurence in LA. Lots of people saw it, conspiracy theorists going nuts. Can anyone with a navy/military background explain, in detail,

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Is it true holding a baby bird will cause the mother bird to abandon it because of the human smell?

Is it true holding a baby bird will cause the mother bird to abandon it because of the human smell? And is the same true for adult birds? (Would the human smell on it repel other birds that could be

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YSK When your computer crashes, its not always because of software. Cosmic radiation can cause errors.

YSK When your computer crashes, its not always because of software. Cosmic radiation can cause errors. There are other phenomena that cause these errors too, they are known as Soft Errors There are two types of soft errors, chip-level soft

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