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February 9, 2016

 

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Sleep On, Sneeze Not

We don't sneeze while we're asleep because our sneeze reflexes are taking a snooze.

February 8, 2016

 

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Retrieve That Dream

Reality often triggers a dream memory, and can give one the sense of having predicted the occurence.

February 5, 2016

 

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The Octopus’s Genes

Despite being mollusks, octopuses have a complex genome that is nearly the size of the human genome.

February 4, 2016

 

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Grey Goo Attack

Nanotechnology scientists aim to create robots the size of molecules, and that has alarmists predicting apocalyptic outcomes.

February 3, 2016

 

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Pillar-poo

The silver-spotted skipper caterpillar can catapult its poop up to five feet away.

February 2, 2016

 

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Good News: Hot Chocolate Is Good for Your Heart!

If you're trying to up your antioxidant intake, savor a hot cup of cocoa, which contains two to three times the amount as green tea.

February 1, 2016

 

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Swim Like A Fish

Fish navigate through turbulence by slaloming between whirlpools of water.

January 29, 2016

 

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No Rose By Your Nose

Sniffing helps you imagine the smell of absent objects.

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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.

 

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?

 

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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?

 

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Exploding Water

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

 

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Make Your Own Compass

Learn this old sailing trick and find your way back to shore!

 

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The Floating Needle

Here's a neat experiment you can try at home!

 

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Getting It Backwards

Why are letters reversed in a mirror? Try this experiment with pen and paper.

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