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    All The Things I Learned From Dr Karl's TikTok That I Never Learned In School

    Gran-daddy of science.

    ICYMI: Dr Karl, the legendary Aussie scientist and loveable media personality, is now spreading the good word of science via his TikTok account.

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    That's right, boomers. There's a place for you on TikTok too.

    And let me tell you, I have absorbed more knowledge in my late-night scrolling sessions, than I did in 16 years of study in the Australian education system.

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    ^Me, after consuming another one of Dr Karl's explanatory videos for the 84th time.

    Don't believe me? Well, wrap your meaty mind around some of these pearls of wisdom, courtesy of Dr Karl.

    TikTok / Dr Karl

    This man is honestly too precious for words. Campaign to make him prime minister in the next election.

    1. That wombats are the only animals on earth that make cubical poos.

    @drkarl

    Take a closer look at cubic poos and quirky creatures... #science #drkarl #drkarlkruszelnicki #sciencetok #biology #wombat

    ♬ original sound - Dr Karl

    2. That trypophobia — a fear of repeating patterns of holes or circles — can actually protect the sufferer from poisonous creatures like the blue ring octopus or cobras.

    @drkarl

    Do you find honeycomb/lotus seeds/soap bubbles gross? You may have tryphophobia! #drkarl #drkarlkruszelnicki #tiktokaustralia #trypophobia

    ♬ original sound - Dr Karl

    3. That consuming diet soft drinks with alcohol will actually get you drunk faster(!).

    @drkarl

    DRINKING ALCOHOL WITH DIET SOFT DRINK MAKES YOU DRUNKER. Ever wondered why? Here’s the answer #getonthebeers #drkarlkruszelnicki #drkarl #shoey

    ♬ original sound - Dr Karl

    4. That there are missing black holes in our universe.

    @drkarl

    Where are all our Black Holes hiding? #science #drkarl #drkarlkruszelnicki #sciencetok #tiktokaustralia #blackholes #astronomy #astronomy

    ♬ original sound - Dr Karl

    Wait, what??

    5. That copper kills germs — due to the atoms that migrate directly into viruses and kill 'em!

    @drkarl

    Copper kills Corona! #science #drkarl #drkarlkruszelnicki #sciencetok #coronavirus #tiktokaustralia

    ♬ original sound - Dr Karl

    6. That the alkaline diet is essentially total bullshit peddled to us by savvy marketers.

    @drkarl

    The Alkaline diet.... sounds scientific.... #drkarlkruszelnicki #drkarl #science #sciencetok #alkalinediet

    ♬ original sound - Dr Karl

    7. That dead fish can continue swimming upstream.

    @drkarl

    You’ve seen zombie movies but have you heard of Zombie Fish? #drkarlkruszelnicki #drkarl #science

    ♬ original sound - Dr Karl

    8. And finally, that a cursed jellyfish exists in the world that has to grow a new bottom every single time it does a poo.

    @drkarl

    ♬ original sound - Dr Karl

    So go forth and feed your big, beautiful brain with Dr Karl!

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