Fact or myth: Drinking soda pop causes tooth decay?
Astronauts cannot use conventional pens and pencils in outerspace. Here's why:
Everything has a weak magnetic pull, which when exposed to a permanent magnet, can be made to levitate.
Scientists confirm that sharks navigate long distances using their sniffers.
Hypnotics are pills that are primarily used to induce sleep.
Insect blood is green, and gets its color from the plants it eats.
Rage and aggression are hardwired in our brains as a survival instinct.
All land vertebrates evolved from fish, and Acanthostega—the fossil of a part-fish, part-amphibious creature—pinpoints how we made the leap from water to earth.
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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