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July 12, 2016

 

A snake's cold blood attracts them to warm surfaces like this road.

Why Are There So Many Dead Snakes in the Road?

Ever wonder why there are so many dead snakes in the road? Find out on this Moment of Science.

March 3, 2011

 

Do You Know How To Drive “Eco?”

It is estimated that if you practiced eco-driving you could save $200-$400 dollars a year!

October 14, 2010

 

Cars That Drive Themselves? Google Says, “Yes!”

Google has made cars that drive themselves... would you buy one?

July 6, 2010

 

Blind Drivers Hit the Daytona International Speedway

Find out about the new technology that is making it possible for blind drivers to get behind the wheel.

August 20, 2009

 

Self-healing Concrete?

Have you ever been driving down a pothole filled street, thinking, "I wish the city, someone, anyone would fix the roads!"

April 15, 2009

 

Ear-friendly Train Tunnels

The most famous tunnel is the thirty mile "Chunnel" between England and France. The Chunnel is actually two separate tunnels, connected by cross passages.

July 15, 2008

 

We've all been there - all you want is a parking space but the jerk you're waiting on is just sitting in his car, taking his time. Why do we find this so aggravating?

Parkin’ and Honkin’

Ever notice how angered you get when you’re waiting for someone to leave a parking spot that you want? Learn why on this Moment of Science.

December 19, 2006

 

So A Chimpanzee Comes To A Road…

It sounds like the begging of a bad joke, but what does a chimpanzee do when it needs to cross the road?

September 27, 2003

 

Laser Gun

But the farther away the gun is, the wider the beam gets spread so that only a small fraction of the total light power can go into anyone’s eye.

September 27, 2003

 

Driving Around with Dogs

Compared to the measly five million aroma receptors embedded in human nasal tissue, which is about the size of postage stamp, some dogs have over 200 million receptors that are embedded in a sheet of tissue that, unfolded, would be big enough to cover one-third of the dog’s surface area.

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