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June 22, 2018

 

Paper Airplane Physics

Here are some of the physics behind a successful paper airplane.

June 21, 2018

 

Did Venus Ever Have Oceans?

In 2016, NASA scientists published a study that indicated Venus could have had oceans for the first two billion years of its history.

June 20, 2018

 

I’m Ready For My Jetpack!

Our current jetpack technology only allows for a dangerous thirty-second ride.

June 19, 2018

 

A Better View Of The Mayan Empire

In 2018, scientists announced a breakthrough in our understanding of the Mayan empire.

June 18, 2018

 

Porcupine Quills

Are porcupine quills poisonous? Well no, let's start with the basics...

June 15, 2018

 

Why Don’t More Species Have Weaponized Tails?

Even though a porcupine's quills can scare off fearsome predators, they're nothing compared to the tail weaponry of dinosaurs.

June 14, 2018

 

Dry Skin

What's really happening to your skin when it's dry? How can we prevent this itchy, flaky and scaly skin?

June 13, 2018

 

Where Have All the Dead Birds Gone?

Besides after hearing a thud on your newly cleaned window, have you ever found a dead bird in your lawn? Why is it so unusual?

June 12, 2018

 

Vampiric Spiders

Did you know that some spiders, East African jumping spiders, that is, don't just have an appetite for meat, but for blood as well?

June 11, 2018

 

Pain in the Wallet

Sitting on your wallet can cause severe lower back and leg pain.

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