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November 8, 2011

 

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How Many Times Can You Recycle Paper?

You've seen the recycling logo, three arrows pointing around in an endless loop. This is a little misleading though. Find out why!

April 30, 2010

 

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The Science Behind Tearing Paper

Why is it so difficult to tear paper in an even, straight line?

March 12, 2008

 

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Dull Nails

Why does a little piece of wood always splinter off every time you hit a nail into wood using a hammer? To find out more, tune in to a Moment of Science.

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