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December 4, 2014

 

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Clever Crows

Scientists prove crows are just as clever as they are fabled to be.

December 3, 2014

 

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So Long, Sun

Bad news: The sun is going to burn out and life as we know it will be over. Good news: We've still got 5 billion years left.

December 2, 2014

 

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The Leatherback Turtle: Part 2

To make matters worse, the leatherback sometimes mistakes the soft plastic refuse littering the ocean for its normal snack-of-choice, jellyfish

December 1, 2014

 

leatherback turtle hatchling on the beach

The Leatherback Turtle: Part 1

Leatherback turtles, immune to cold waters, lay eggs whose sex is determined by water temperature.

November 30, 2014

 

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Is It Always Colder on Top of Mountains?

Where's the best place to keep warm, a mountain top or a valley? Well, it just depends...

November 28, 2014

 

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Cats and Smoking

Smoking causes health hazards to everyone around you, including your cat whose fur is a smoke-particle magnet.

November 27, 2014

 

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Fear of Suffocation

Don't worry, there's plenty of air to go around, even in tight spaces.

November 26, 2014

 

darwin fish on back of car

Theory vs. Law

Saying something is "just a theory" does not make any sense, scientifically speaking. Scientific theories provide explanations that have been tested and proven.

November 25, 2014

 

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Predator’s Dilemma

The predator/prey relationship is complex, as predators sometimes hunt their food source out of existence.

November 24, 2014

 

icicles hang from gutter

Why Icicles Are Wavy

Icicles are lopsided formations, by nature. Here's why:

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