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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

 

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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.

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Wild Science: Timber Rattlesnakes

Rattlesnakes are an important component of our ecosystem, but are also potentially dangerous to humans.

 

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Wild Science: Opossums

They may look gross and scary, but that's just them playing "opossum." We visit Wildcare Inc., to find out more about the "garbage collector of the forest."

 

American Columbo

American Columbo

The American Columbo plant doesn't flower until close to its 30th birthday, and then it promptly gives up the ghost.

 

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Wild Science: Poison Ivy

Poison ivy can quickly turn your relaxing nature hike into a painfully itchy affair! Learn more about this toxic plant and how to steer clear of its path.

 

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Wild Science: American Crow

Crows are uncommonly intelligent. On this episode of Wild Science, we visit Wildcare Inc. to see all of what these brainy birds can do!

 

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Dog Mouth Vs. Human Mouth

Some people believe that a dog's mouth is cleaner than a human's. While this may be true, which mouth is more dangerous to people?

 

a small birthday cake with trick candles

The Trick Inside A Trick Candle

No sooner are they blown out, then they re-light and can be blown out again. How can a candle light itself?

 

a man looks into a microwave

Exploding Water

Heating water in the microwave seems quick and easy, but you may be taking a dangerous risk.

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