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September 12, 2011

 

man outside in the cold

Thermal Adaptation: How Your Body Adjusts To Temperature

When you adapt to a temperature it means it doesn't feel cold or hot, but neutral.

June 3, 2011

 

Young penguins pose for the camera

To Keep Warm, Penguins Do The Wave

By synchronizing movements and huddling with one another, Emperor penguins can stay warm in the coldest place on Earth.

March 29, 2011

 

reptile

What Do “Cold Blooded” And “Warm Blooded” Mean?

Scientists dislike using the terms "cold blooded" and "warm blooded."

March 22, 2011

 

a home thermostat

Inside Your Thermostat: How Two Pieces Of Metal Work Together

You may have looked at your thermostat and saw a piece of metal. Learn how the metal strip controls them temperature of your house.

February 24, 2011

 

sliding rock

Death Valley Mystery: Rocks That Move On Their Own

Death Valley has many mysteries, including one of nature's strangest phenomena: rocks that move on their own.

February 22, 2011

 

brown bear

Hibernating Bears Marvel Scientists

Hibernating bears reduce their metabolism 75 percent yet do not drop their core temperature.

February 18, 2011

 

Chicken noodle soup in a white bowl

How To Cool Down Soup

Why does blowing on hot soup help to cool it off?

February 16, 2011

 

snowflakes on a piece of grass

Why Does Snow Seem To Make Sounds In Winter?

We've all heard the creaking sound of snow in winter. Did you know there is science behind the sound?

July 23, 2010

 

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Breezy Summer Beaches

Ever wonder why it is breezy at the beach in summer?

May 31, 2010

 

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Why Windows Fog Up on a Cold Day

Don't you hate it when your windows fog up in winter? Want to learn why?

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