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Video Explains What Those ‘Tiny Floating Things’ In Your Eyes Are

Turns out they’re called Muscae Volitantes!

Ever noticed those tiny worm-like specks floating in your eyes? Those ones that escape your sight when you try to follow them around? Well, I’m pretty sure we’ve all experienced that.

According to the video below, they actually have a name and they go by the scientific name Muscae Volitantes which literally mean “flying flies” in the Latin language.

Fret not, however, since contrary to their name, they are not real flies or any type of bug.

Commonly called as ‘floaters’ or ‘eye floaters,’ these stuff are made up of tissue, protein, or red blood cells that exist inside the eye balls. We see them whenever they cast shadows on the retina, usually when we’re staring on a bright background – such as a clear sky or a black computer screen.

Watch the TED video about eye floaters here:

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For the most part, these eye floaters are definitely nothing you should worry about but as the video above indicates, you should consider seeking immediate help from an eye expert should you experience “abnormally numerous or large floaters that interfere with your vision.” Such could be a sign of a serious eye problem.

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9 Interesting Facts About Al Capone

The Scarface was indeed a strange and interesting guy.

Almost everyone in this world knows Al Capone as someone who was badass. Widely known as “Scarface,” the notorious US gangster was among America’s most feared gang leaders. And, of course, there was every reason to be. Although the infamous (and bloody) St. Valentine’s Day Massacre brought him his downfall, this guy lived to be a legend.

The massacre, in particular, saw at least seven rival gang members brutally gunned down. Unfortunately for Capone, this severely damaged his public reputation. This mess particularly hurt his image in Chicago where he had built up his criminal empire.

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What Would You Do If Your Car’s Gas Pedal Gets Stuck?

There could be a few reasons why your gas pedal gets stuck, but do you know what to do if something like this happens?

It does not happen very often, but it is possible for your car’s gas pedal to get stuck. Obviously, the situation can be frightening and traumatizing (not to mention it is extremely dangerous). But if you stay calm and act accordingly, it can be overcome.

Usually, a broken or faulty gas pedal is due to mechanical malfunctions. It can also be caused by a floor mat that has wedges preventing the pedal from working accordingly. Not to worry, though – there is a strategy to counter this scary situation.

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If You Can Solve This Riddle, You Can Get Hired at Google!

So do you have what it takes?

Pet-friendly workplace. Free gourmet food everyday. Massage services. These are only some of the awesome perks that Google employees get from their company so it's no surprise that web-based workers would kill to work there. Of course, you have to be really smart, among other things, to get your foot in the door.

Rumor has it that Google uses a particular riddle when interviewing candidates. If you can solve this brain teaser, you may just have a chance to be a Noogler - that's what Google affectionately calls their new hires.

You don't need to have the brain of a nuclear physicist to solve this, but you do have to be creative. This tests one's problem-solving skills. So here it is.

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