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May 19, 2015


cucumber seeds

That New Carpet Smell

Today in weird news: Smog is causing new carpets to smell like rotting cucumbers.

November 16, 2012


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How Do Potato Chips Stay Fresh In The Bag?

How do they keep the chips so fresh and crisp inside those plastic bags?

February 12, 2010



Why Stainless Steel Does Not Rust But Other Metals Do

Have you ever wondered why stainless steel does not rust?

December 31, 2008


Old mill engulfed in flames

What Is Fire?

The ancient Greeks believed that fire--along with earth, water, and air--was one of the four essential elements that made up the world.

September 21, 2007


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Healthy Chocolate

Chocolate may be healthier than you think. Learn more on this Moment of Science.

May 12, 2005


Glowing Necklaces

Just how do those glowing plastic necklaces work? Learn more on this Moment of Science.

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