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August 21, 2015


a young girl skipping stones

Skipping Stones 

Here's some pro-tips to help you get the perfect skip.

August 19, 2015


Clifton suspension bridge (Bristol, England)

Building Bridges  

Suspension bridges absorb the weight of cars driving across them, transferring it through a web of cables to two anchored towers.

August 18, 2015


 Athletic Feet of Runner Positioned at Starting Block

All Muscles Are Not Created Equal      

Running speed and strength depends on the type of muscular tissue one is born with.

August 17, 2015


basket of naturally colored eggs

How Eggs Get Their Color  

The color of eggshells helps mothers identify their own kind and/or camouflage them with their environment.

August 14, 2015



Cockroaches Have Personalities and Make Choices

You probably think of them as little more than pests, but roaches actually have distinct personality types.

August 13, 2015


flying bat

Super Bats 

With their echolocating abilities and fast sensory-motor reactions, bats are amazingly quick on the uptake.

August 12, 2015


skull cut in half

Emotional Brains

Understanding language's meaning requires coordination between the left and right parts of the brain.

August 11, 2015


dusky dotty back fish blending into purple surroundings

Dusky Dottyback Fish Go Undercover 

The dusky dottyback is dressed to kill: It shape-shifts to look like its prey and goes in for the attack.

August 10, 2015



Coral Reefs   

Human activity is causing grave damage to the ocean's coral reefs.

August 7, 2015


hummingbird and feeder

Shopping and Hummingbirds   

Humans and hummingbirds will switch to a second brand only when presented with a third.

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