Investigators shine a light on crime scenes mysteries with the help of luminol—a luminescent chemical that reacts with blood.
Salt absorbs water vapor from surrounding air and sometimes partially liquifies and clumps together in the process.
Leporiphobia is the fear of rabbits. It's a real thing and it's entirely justified.
The Columbia space shuttle disintegrated while re-entering Earth's atmosphere due to damage caused from its launch. Here's why it went up but didn't come down.
Genetic analysis of ancient remains can uncover buried facts about our cultural evolution, like why we drink milk.
An ecological niche is not the space occupied by a species but the set of conditions required for its survival.
Increased consumer choice decreases your level of satisfaction.
Lady quails don't go for the prize fighter; they prefer less aggressive males.
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.
Why are letters reversed in a mirror? Try this experiment with pen and paper.
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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