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September 26, 2016

 

Ice-Cream In A Bowl

A Sweet Tooth Means A Numb Tongue

Ice cream seems to be the worst offender in terms of calories. Is there a reason why it has to be so very fattening?

September 23, 2016

 

assorted insects on a white board

A World Without Insects

A world without them might not be as nice as we might think...

September 22, 2016

 

An ornate Foucault Pendulum at the Forest Lawn Mausoleum

As The World Turns

Want to see proof that the Earth is spinning on its axis?

September 21, 2016

 

Blue fluorescent light sculpted into the shape of a human face

It’s Not Easy Being Blue

Turning blue in the face is easier said than done.

September 20, 2016

 

A green orchid with a small bug crawling on it

That Orchid Needs A Shower

Not all flowers are perfume-worthy. Read about the orchid that smells like body odor.

September 19, 2016

 

Five pigeons are perched on concrete. They are looking into the distance.

What Did That Pigeon Say?

Is that weird noise coming from those pigeons' beaks?

September 16, 2016

 

Different colored billiard balls

How’s Your Fastball?

No matter HOW fast the "fast" ball is moving, it will still fall at the same speed as the ball that just meanders over the edge.

September 15, 2016

 

Large, old-fashioned mercury thermometers

Tiny Thermometers Could Lead To Big Breakthroughs

Thermometers 20,000 times smaller than the width of a human hair may tell us more about humans' molecular biology.

September 14, 2016

 

An alarming number of ants devour an apple

It Only Takes One Ant

Why are there so many ants on your kitchen counter?

September 13, 2016

 

Brightly colored alphabet and number refrigerator magnets pointed in different directions.

Alphabetic Memory

Quiz: What comes before P in the alphabet? Unless you are particularly good at remembering sequences, you probably sang yourself a little song, but why?

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