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January 23, 2015

 

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Nuclear Waste-Eating Bacteria

"Extremophile" bacteria might be able to clean up toxic nuclear waste sites.

January 21, 2015

 

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DNA Wrath of Khan

Genghis Khan fathered an empire in more ways than one.

January 20, 2015

 

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The Coldest Spot on Earth, Take 2

Thanks to human ingenuity, things get even more bitterly cold!

January 16, 2015

 

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The Coldest Spot on Earth?

Antarctica takes the cake for coldest place on Earth.

January 15, 2015

 

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The Real Bigfoot

Bigfoot is the stuff of make-believe, but Giganto was real, and was more menacing than the mythic monster.

January 14, 2015

 

Appalachian Mountains aerial view

Appalachian Bend

The Appalachian Mountain range has a strange bend in it caused by the gravitational pull of certain underground rocks.

January 13, 2015

 

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How High Does a Fly Fly?

Flies will travel upwards of 6,000 feet to ensure maximum annoyance.

January 12, 2015

 

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Good Neighborhood, Healthier Heart

People living in friendly surroundings have reduced chances of heart problems.

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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.

 

pink yo yo

What Makes A Yo-Yo Yo?

What Makes a Yo-Yo Yo?

 

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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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