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May 17, 2013

 

Sticking your finger in boiling hot water like this might produce a sensation called paradoxical cold which produces an icy cold feeling right before the burning sensation comes

Ow! Why Hot Feels Cold

Have you ever dipped your toe into a hot bath and felt a flash of icy cold just before you realize that its really burning?

March 12, 2013

 

Make sure to get some Zzzzzzs!

Get Some Sleep! Your Body Needs It To Fight Colds.

Does the amount of sleep I get affect how likely I am to catch a cold?

July 24, 2012

 

Scientific labs are being kept too cold for mice.

Cold Lab Mice Are Getting Stressed

Lab mice are kept in cold labs which can be a huge problem.

January 30, 2012

 

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The Rolling Boil That Cools Your Food

It sounds crazy, but household refrigerators keep food cold by bringing liquid fluorocarbon to a boil.

January 10, 2012

 

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Hot Air: The Physics Of Rising Air

Learn more about the physics of hot air and why mountain tops are so cold.

September 1, 2011

 

Heating Your Kitchen With Your Refrigerator

All the refrigerator does is move heat, or energy, from one place to another. As the food inside the refrigerator loses its heat and gets colder.

June 3, 2011

 

To Keep Warm, Penguins Do The Wave

By synchronizing movements and huddling with one another, Emperor penguins can stay warm in the coldest place on Earth.

March 17, 2011

 

I’m Sick But Is It Safe To Exercise?

Is there truth to the saying, "sweating out a cold?"

September 27, 2010

 

Frost-Free Freezers And Sublimation

How does sublimation change the way ice cubes look?

July 23, 2010

 

Breezy Summer Beaches

Ever wonder why it is breezy at the beach in summer?

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