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Posts tagged weight

May 4, 2011

 

Why Does Weight Loss Slow Down After A While?

Losing weight can be a frustrating experience when you hit a point where the weight slowly comes off. Learn why the process slow down.

April 15, 2011

 

Does Dieting Change Your Brain?

You exercise, eat right, and still have difficulty keeping the weight off. Could the problem be how your brain responds to dieting?

January 24, 2011

 

Do Insects Respect The Law Of Gravity?

You stomp at an ant crawling along the baseboard, and it escapes by climbing the wall. How do insects deal with gravity?

December 21, 2010

 

The Physics Of Ramps: What Hits The Ground First?

Galileo's classic physics experiment looked at using a ramp!

December 20, 2010

 

If you drop a bowling ball and a golf ball off the Empire State Building they will hit the ground at the same time!

Which Hits The Ground First: A Golf Ball Or A Bowling Ball?

Yes, the classic physics question is visited again. A Moment of Science learns about mass and gravity.

October 8, 2010

 

Why Lying On A Bed Of Nails Doesn’t Hurt

You've seen magic shows where the magician asks someone to lie down on a bed of nails. How can they do this without getting hurt?

August 6, 2009

 

Do Babies Gain Weight While Sleeping?

A baby's weight doesn't really change when they fall asleep, so why does the limp, floppy weight of a sleeping baby seem greater than it actually is?

December 2, 2008

 

Spinning Our Planet

Most people would imagine that the Earth's rotation would be immune to our tampering. As it turns out, this isn't the case.

June 29, 2007

 

The Equatorial Weight-loss Program

You've tried all sorts of diets, you work out regularly, and you avoid fatty foods, yet still nothing seems to take off those extra pounds eh?

October 31, 2006

 

Weighted Toys

Some scientists say putting a extra weight in toys can put a little more exercise into your kids' playtime.

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