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March 17, 2014

 

A translucent red die showing its number four side

Fear Of Four

While it's fairly common for people in the U.S. to be afraid of the number thirteen, for some, the number four is a lot scarier.

March 20, 2013

 

shelled peanuts

Death By Peanut

How much damage can one little peanut do? An awful lot for those who are allergic.

August 19, 2009

 

Damage from 2008 Sichuan earthquake

How To Keep Buildings From Falling During Earthquakes

During earthquakes, why is it that some buildings tumble to the ground, while others stand tall?

January 28, 2006

 

sword_swallower

Gag Me with a Sword

If you want to become a professional sword swallower you have to learn to suppress your gag reflex.

February 5, 2004

 

Flu Shot Through the Heart

Are there added benefits to getting a yearly flu shot? Find out on this Moment of Science.

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