“Squares” was the somewhat rude but good-natured term used for people who have consistent, if perhaps a little bland, emotional lives. A long-term study conducted from 1942 to the present suggests that squares have the last laugh. Learn more on this Moment of Science.
You probably know about the Heimlich Maneuver, but who, or what, is Heimlich? Learn more on this Moment of Science.
It may seem that the Denver Nuggets have quite the advantage when playing the Detroit Pistons as a result of altitude. Learn more on this Moment of Science.
What creature has more than one heart? Find out on this Moment of Science.
Could your lungs actually freeze from breathing too hard in the frigid cold? Find out on this Moment of Science.
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Can you choke a fly? Find out on this Moment of Science.
Garlic-lovers, and the unfortunate people who love them, are well aware of the reeking breath that’s caused by the tiniest bit of garlic. So why don’t products like toothpaste and mouthwash help lessen the stench? What makes garlic so persistently stinky?
Because these growths are pieces of uterine lining, they do what uterine lining normally does every month, the tissue grows and tries to be shed.