You stomp at an ant crawling along the baseboard, and it escapes by climbing the wall. How do insects deal with gravity?
Galileo's classic physics experiment looked at using a ramp!
Yes, the classic physics question is visited again. A Moment of Science learns about mass and gravity.
You've seen magic shows where the magician asks someone to lie down on a bed of nails. How can they do this without getting hurt?
A baby's weight doesn't really change when they fall asleep, so why does the limp, floppy weight of a sleeping baby seem greater than it actually is?
Most people would imagine that the Earth's rotation would be immune to our tampering. As it turns out, this isn't the case.
You've tried all sorts of diets, you work out regularly, and you avoid fatty foods, yet still nothing seems to take off those extra pounds eh?
Some scientists say putting a extra weight in toys can put a little more exercise into your kids' playtime.
America is obsessed with diets, but sometimes gaining weight is more complex than calories in versus calories burned.
A skydiver's body is in a delicate balance. Gravity tugs her downward with a constant, relentless force, while air resistance pushes her upward.