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The weirdest things we learned this week: The first celebrity diet, confused albatrosses, and delusions of death

Three PopSci editors share the freakiest facts they could find.
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What happens when your brain decides that your body is dead?

What’s the weirdest thing you learned this week? Well, whatever it is, we promise you’d have an even weirder answer if you’d listened to PopSci’s newest podcast. The Weirdest Thing I Learned This Week hits iTunes, Soundcloud, Stitcher, and PocketCasts every Wednesday, and it’s your new favorite source for the weirdest science-adjacent facts, figures, and Wikipedia spirals the editors of Popular Science can muster.

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