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July 25, 2012

 

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The Highways Of Pain

Find out how pain travels along the body's complex nerve highway.

June 8, 2010

 

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Learn How Thermoses Work!

Back in the day, thermoses were all the rage. Learn how they worked!

December 4, 2009

 

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Cold Feet

Why does stepping in a puddle of water make your feet cold for the rest of the day?

May 8, 2009

 

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How Polar Bears Keep Their Cool

Thanks to its thick coat of fur, its tough hide, and a four inch layer of blubber, a polar bear is extremely well insulated.

May 29, 2006

 

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The Case of the Flying Manhole Cover

Say you're walking down a city street, minding your own business, when you approach a manhole...

January 5, 2006

 

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Shh!

There are several ways to keep sound out if you're soundproofing your home recording studio.

September 27, 2003

 

Why Do Cats Shed in Winter?

Changes in sunlight cause the cat’s brain to signal its hair follicles to respond appropriately. When there’s less sunlight, cats start growing short, fluffy secondary hairs whose job is to provide insulation. And when there’s more sunlight, cats start shedding.

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