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The Scientifically Accurate Guide to Space Battles: VIDEO

Space

Turn back now if you still cling to hope that Star Wars will one day become science, rather than just science fiction as It's Okay to Be Smart's Joe Hanson picks apart Hollywood's flashy, but scientifically inaccurate space battle staples. 

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CDC Launches 'HIV Treatment Works' Campaign: VIDEO

CDCHIV

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has begun a video campaign titled "HIV Treatment Works." Their goal? Encourage and support people living with HIV to do just that, keep living a vibrant and healthy lifestyle.

The CDC reports:

More than 1.1 million people in the United States are living with HIV. This campaign features people from across the United States who are living with HIV talking about how sticking with care and treatment helps them stay healthy, protect others, and live longer, healthier lives.

This campaign shows how people living with HIV have overcome barriers to get in care and stay on treatment. On this website, you will find information encouraging people living with HIV to get in care and stay on treatment, as well as resources on how to live well.

The CDC website has a series of videos chronicling a wide array of Americans living with HIV as well as an HIV testing location finder and a list of other resources.

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The Great Paper Towel vs Hand Dryer Debate Has Finally Been Settled: VIDEO

Asap

Since the dawn of internal plumbing, mankind has struggled between the two opposing methods of hand drying: paper towel and hand dryer. Which is more hygienic and clean? Which is better for the environment? No one knew...

Thankfully, the guys over at ASAPScience have settled the debate once and for all - meaning you can rest easy knowing you can make an informed decision next time you need to pee. 

Find out for yourself, AFTER THE JUMP...

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How Does Deodorant Work? - VIDEO

How Does Deodorant Work?

Ever wondered just how deodorant works - or in a lot of cases completely fails to?

Mental floss has a new explainer that should sort you out.

If you have 150 seconds to spare, grab a seat and learn some science, AFTER THE JUMP...

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How Social Media and the Internet Are Rewiring Your Brain: VIDEO

Asap

The ASAP Science duo takes a look at five crazy ways the internet and social media are changing your brain at this very moment. 

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Rise and Shine! Coffee's Effect on Your Brain (And Could Too Much Really Kill You?) - VIDEO

Coffee

While you're enjoying your morning cup of joe, check out this ASAPScience video that dives into the world's most popular drug.

Find out what exactly caffeine does to your brain, why it's addictive, and whether or not there's such thing as a "lethal dose" AFTER THE JUMP...

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