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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?

November 21, 2010

 

Why Did the Deer Cross the Road?

As you are making your Thanksgiving driving over the river and through the woods, be sure to keep clear of the deer!

August 4, 2010

 

EMILY: The Pamela Anderson of Robots

The hottest lifeguard on the beach doesn't even wear a swimsuit. It's EMILY, the robot lifeguard!

July 15, 2010

 

‘Custard’ Stops Bullets in Their Tracks

Can liquid armor stand up to the force of a speeding bullet?

October 30, 2006

 

Tracking Terror

Learn how NASA scientists are taking homeland security into outer space.

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