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March 16, 2017

 

Fire is caused by a chemical reaction between oxygen and some kind of fuel which can consume buildings like this old mill

What Is Fire?

Is fire a solid? A liquid? A gas? Or something else?

May 19, 2015

 

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That New Carpet Smell

Today in weird news: Smog is causing new carpets to smell like rotting cucumbers.

November 16, 2012

 

Have you ever wondered what keeps potato chips so fresh in the bag?

How Do Potato Chips Stay Fresh In The Bag?

How do they keep the chips so fresh and crisp inside those plastic bags?

February 12, 2010

 

Why Stainless Steel Does Not Rust But Other Metals Do

Have you ever wondered why stainless steel does not rust?

September 21, 2007

 

Healthy Chocolate

Chocolate may be healthier than you think. Learn more on this Moment of Science.

May 12, 2005

 

Glowing Necklaces

Just how do those glowing plastic necklaces work? Learn more on this Moment of Science.

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