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If you’re into horse racing, you probably will have developed your own technique for picking your runner ahead of a big race. Whether it is a case of simply checking course and distance form or opting for a horse...
In an interesting experiment, a beekeeper decided to see what would happen if he put a glass jar over one of the whole in a beehive. Here's the results: Source:  Slightly Warped  
Why are there 7 days in a week? While the movement of Earth and Sun give us natural concepts like days and years and the Moon's phases give us the month, there is no such natural reason for a seven-day...
Ever wondered where your country's name originated, or perhaps your favorite holiday destination? From Albania to Vatican City and everything in between, this infographic reveals the origins of European country names. For example, Belgium is named after the Belgae, tribes who...
Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you’ll know that millennials are simply young people who reached adulthood in the early 21st Century. It’s difficult to categorize exactly which age groups that spans; but let’s for argument’s sake say...
Godzilla - the King of the Monsters - was first unleashed upon this world in 1954.  The fictional kaiju became a pop-culture icon, spawning dozens of films.  In them, Godzilla battles not only humans, but a plethora of kaiju (in...
The solar system was formed alongside the Earth. In its infancy, the solar system was a cloud of dust and gas known as a solar nebula. Gravity acted on this cloud causing it to collapse and clump in some areas. Fighting for the...
This little rock we call home is only 4.5 billion years young. A heartbeat in the lifespan of the universe. A universe which could last for trillions of years or more. Compared to a human life however it’s still...
At some point in their lives, everyone looks up at the night sky and wonders what is really out there and what is still waiting to be discovered. Thanks to the NASA scientists and engineers, the public has access...
We often refer to infrared radiation as being primarily heat (or thermal) radiation. But what exactly is heat, and how does it differ from temperature? Simply put, heat is a measurementof energy. All molecules contain some amount of kinetic energy,...