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How many Earth twins are out there? Hundreds possibly

NASA’s recent discovery of Kepler-186f, the first habitable Earth-sized planet is big news in humankind’s long search for extraterrestrial life.

A universe full of exoplanets: Thanks to the Kepler Space Telescope, which was launched in 2009 to hunt planets across the universe, we’ve managed to find around 1800 exoplanets so far, many of which have been discovered in just the last year or so.

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Anonymous asked:

What is a wendigo?

angrynerdyblogger answered:

I have another ask here that goes into some information about them so I’ll add it to this as it’s relevant:

To add on to the last point, they’re believed to be either the spirit of or the actual corrupted body of a person who has eaten human flesh. It’s said that it awakens a bloodlust in them that drives them insane and they run into the forest to stop themselves from eating more people, but gradually the urge becomes too much and they turn into a creature that is constantly hungry and always craves human flesh. According to the legend, you’re in most danger in the winter months, as traditionally this was when food supplies were at their lowest and cannibalism as a last resort was a greater risk.

So basically, a White Walker