Microwave ovens are wonderful, revolutionary cooking devices. But there are some things that you cannot, or should not, do with microwaves.
Ever wonder how submarines rise and sink so quickly? Find out on today's Moment of Science!
Insects don't have internal bones the way people do: their hard supporting structures are all on the outside, and need to be rebuilt as the insect grows.
Male lactation: Fact of fiction? That's the question on today's Moment of Science.
It may sound far-fetched, but humanity faces a major potential danger: someday, there might be a gigantic explosion on the sun.
Compared to other organs, skin may seem kind of simple and boring. But it's actually pretty complex.
If you are packing for a trip to the desert, would it be better to pack light or dark clothes?
Do birds have teeth? Not anymore, but they once did, when they were more similar to dinosaurs.
Rattlesnakes are an important component of our ecosystem, but are also potentially dangerous to humans.
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."
The American Columbo plant doesn't flower until close to its 30th birthday, and then it promptly gives up the ghost.
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.
Crows are uncommonly intelligent. On this episode of Wild Science, we visit Wildcare Inc. to see all of what these brainy birds can do!
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?
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.
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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