Pain is experienced differently, as each person produces different levels of pain-numbing endorphins.
Can deciphering texts from ancient civilizations teach us anything about communicating with alien civilizations?
Even global nuclear war couldn't wipe out this powerful strain of bacteria!
How do you fight snack cravings? Distract yourself from food distractions.
Birds of a feather steal together (and suspiciously hide food from one another).
Scientists date an Indonesian cave painting to 40,000 years old—shaking up previous ideas about art's origins and migration.
Scientists uncover the secret to geckos' gravity defying mobility: hairy feet.
Scientists trick the brain into attributing signals from its own body to an invisible "ghostly" presence.
No sooner are they blown out, then they re-light and can be blown out again. How can a candle light itself?
Heating water in the microwave seems quick and easy, but you may be taking a dangerous risk.
Why are letters reversed in a mirror? Try this experiment with pen and paper.
Why does a sheet of tin foil float but a ball of tin foil sink?
Yes, the classic physics question is visited again. A Moment of Science learns about mass and gravity.
Podcasting is a way to automatically download audio files on portable devices such as Apple iPods, other MP3 players, or on your computer for later playback.
To subscribe to a podcast, you first need software to detect and download the audio. Each podcast provides a URL to tell the software where to get the new audio content. All podcast software includes a field where you paste the URL of the podcast and a Subscribe button or other way to indicate you want to automatically download new content.
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