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Full of Hot Air?   

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August 31, 2015

 

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Why Giving Birth Hurts  

Problematic pregnancies that required assistance revolutionized child delivery for early humans.

August 31, 2015

 

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Attack of the Earthworms      

Earthworms are taking a bite out of forest ecosystems.

August 28, 2015

 

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Send in the Belugas 

Beluga whales are helping scientists plumb the icy depths of the Arctic.

August 27, 2015

 

plesiosaur

How Did It Swim?

Now extinct, plesiosaurs were predatory creatures that haunted the deep seas.

August 26, 2015

 

baby mean-mugging the camera

Are You Looking at Me? 

People rely heavily on eye contact to suss out potential dangers.

August 25, 2015

 

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Rainbow Snow

We dream of powdery white snow, but snow actually comes in multi-colored varieties.

August 24, 2015

 

Apple computer logo and power cable

The Apple in the Mind’s Eye 

You can't remember what the Apple logo looks like, even if you look at it multiple times a day, everyday. Here's why:

August 21, 2015

 

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Skipping Stones 

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

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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!

 

needle floating in a plate of water

The Floating Needle

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

 

a journal with a latin palindrome and the words

Getting It Backwards

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

 

pink yo yo

What Makes A Yo-Yo Yo?

What Makes a Yo-Yo Yo?

 

water droplet

An Easy Way To Teach Your Kids About Displacement

Why does a sheet of tin foil float but a ball of tin foil sink?

 

The Empire State Building in New York, New York

Which Hits The Ground First: A Golf Ball Or A Bowling Ball?

Yes, the classic physics question is visited again. A Moment of Science learns about mass and gravity.

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