How's it feel to be grounded with wings? Find out on this Moment of Science.
All that spinach Popeye gulped didn’t just help his muscles bulge, it’s likely that it gave him razor-sharp vision too. Spinach, alongside other green, leafy vegetables, contributes to the protection of the macula, a part of your eye that allows you to focus on fine details. Learn more on this Moment of Science.
You’re out on a clear, starry night with your best friend, looking for shooting stars. Look, there’s one, your friend shouts, but by the time you look, it’s gone. There’s another, she cries. Too late, you missed it. Then one comes along that seems to just amble across the sky, nice and slow. Why is it that some shooting stars are so fast and others are much slower? Learn more on this Moment of Science.
Mmm, there's nothing like a fresh slice of watermelon until, oops, you just swallowed a seed!
If you own more than one cat, you may already be aware that domestic cats have a very developed sense of pecking-order.
Did you ever have the experience of going through a photo album you haven't seen in years, and saying to yourself, "wait a minute...that's not how it was!"
There are several ways to keep sound out if you're soundproofing your home recording studio.
What reigns among the fastest moving things on Earth? Light, of course. Bullets and rocketships. High-speed trains. What about plants?
In fact, one of the defense mechanisms of these insects, crypsis, involves their taking their resemblance to twigs as far as it will go.
You might have heard the old adage that glass is a liquid. Is this true?
Which environment do you think you would have the easiest time reading or studying in?
It would probably make a pretty cheesy horror movie, but the thing is, it's true. In fact, that creature with the extra brain is you.
If you had to guess the most common cause of headaches, would you ever suspect the culprit is ice cream?
A skydiver's body is in a delicate balance. Gravity tugs her downward with a constant, relentless force, while air resistance pushes her upward.
Thanks in part to the wonders of modern medicine, people are living longer than every before. Living to a ripe old age does have its drawbacks, though.
The first thing you need to survive an asteroid collision is knowledge of when it's coming.
It sounds fanciful, but Wonka's gum flavored as food is far from impossible if you have the help of a skilled flavorist.
In 1595, each rose likely did smell as sweet as the next, but now, fans of the mantra "stop and smell the roses" won't find much to smell.
If you want to become a professional sword swallower you have to learn to suppress your gag reflex.
Thanks to the simple but powerful battery power indicator, you will once again be able to change channels at lightning speed.
If you think science and mathematics have no place in art, then think again.
One of the most amazing phases in childhood development is when infants go from making baby sounds to actually saying words.
What happens when a droplet of liquid lands on a glass surface?