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September 21, 2011

 

burnt paper

All Burned Up: Where Does Burnt Paper Go?

You took a stack of paper and burnt it. What happened to the papers when you lit them up?

May 4, 2011

 

weight loss tape

Why Does Weight Loss Slow Down After A While?

Losing weight can be a frustrating experience when you hit a point where the weight slowly comes off. Learn why the process slow down.

April 15, 2011

 

weight scale

Does Dieting Change Your Brain?

You exercise, eat right, and still have difficulty keeping the weight off. Could the problem be how your brain responds to dieting?

January 24, 2011

 

An ant crawling on a wooden table

Do Insects Respect The Law Of Gravity?

You stomp at an ant crawling along the baseboard, and it escapes by climbing the wall. How do insects deal with gravity?

December 21, 2010

 

Leaning Tower of Pisa

The Physics Of Ramps: What Hits The Ground First?

Galileo's classic physics experiment looked at using a ramp!

December 20, 2010

 

The Empire State Building in New York, New York

Which Hits The Ground First: A Golf Ball Or A Bowling Ball?

Yes, the classic physics question is visited again. A Moment of Science learns about mass and gravity.

October 8, 2010

 

nails on a white background

Why Lying On A Bed Of Nails Doesn’t Hurt

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?

August 6, 2009

 

Man holding a sleeping baby

Do Babies Gain Weight While Sleeping?

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?

December 2, 2008

 

Man-Made Water Reservoir

Spinning Our Planet

Most people would imagine that the Earth's rotation would be immune to our tampering. As it turns out, this isn't the case.

June 29, 2007

 

Person On Bathroom Scale

The Equatorial Weight-loss Program

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?

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