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Here's why you might be crying this Tuesday morning

We’re talking science here, not that you had a big weekend.

TUESDAYS CAN BE hard, sometimes even more difficult that Mondays.  We know that.  We feel you.

Hopefully you’re not finding it so distressing that you’re crying, but if you are, it might interest you to know that your emotional tears are really different from the ones that seep out while you’re cutting onions.

That, and more, in this two and a half minute video about the fascinating science behind why we cry.


Want more science?  More crying?

Check out Commander Hadfield demonstrating what happens if you cry in space.


Did you know you can see these things from space?>

Here’s what dinner looks like in space>

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