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Ever wonder how a zipper works, or how a crocodile can jump straight up out of the water, or how a dog can lap up water while standing up?  These are some of the most important questions facing humanity...
Each of us has our own perspective of the world. But a microscope offers an in-depth look at things we pass by. And usually, we go through life focusing on the bigger picture. But if we want to understand...
According to 'experts' in such matters, disembodied spirits can become trapped (or choose to stay) in a particular location on this mortal plane. Occasionally, it is claimed, these spirits become bound to cursed or sentimental objects, causing these objects...
Movie scientists seem to really have it easy. Have you ever found whilst watching a movie, how truly effortless science is? Masterminds tackle dire problems, making light work of life-threatening situations. At most, movie scientists generally need about 15...
Visual illusions show us that we do not always have a steady grip on reality. It can also serve as a stark reminder that we derive meanings from our observations through our own sense of reality. We frequently infer...
If a baseball and a bat cost $1.10 together, and the bat costs $1.00 more than the ball, how much does the ball cost? Was your answer that the ball cost 10 cents? If so, you'd be wrong. Here's the solution: Although $1.00...
UFOs exist – that much we should all be willing to concede. But let’s quickly clarify that UFOs are very likely not aliens from outer space.  They are simply objects that are flying and whose identification has eluded us for...
What would it be like to take a journey to the center of the earth? The center of the earth has often fascinated humankind. There are a number of wild fantasies about what lies hidden beneath the earth’s crust. It...
In the end, we all die.  Depending on how we die will dictate what happens to our bodies afterwards.  In any case, it's not pretty...  but studying the decomposition of bodies provides valuable data which can be used to extract...
Famous Symbols And Their Hidden Meanings Imagery is everywhere. Famous symbols have long surrounded human beings for various reasons. Growing up surrounded by symbolism, we have adapted to understand their different meanings. Some are simple. Such as traffic symbols. Others...
Growing up, I was fascinated with Godzilla, King Kong, and other monster films.  As time went by, and especially when the disappointing 1998 remake of Godzilla was released, I lost interest.  When I watched Cloverfield ten years later, my love for "kaiju"...
Leonardo da Vinci was certainly one of the greatest inventors, artists, and humans of his time. Many prolific inventors have impressed mankind with their intelligence and ingenuity. They remarkably improved our way of life. From Thomas Edison’s light bulb...
If you've had the opportunity to travel around the world, then at some point you may have encountered "levitating" street performers.  The "floating man illusion" is usually set up with one or two people.  In both cases, it's made to...
Logical Fallacies are used when we form an argument using a misconception or presumption. An argument will be invalid if the logic used to reach the conclusion is false. This is regardless of whether the assumptions of that argument...
Geography has always been taken for granted. As a child, nothing was more mundane than learning about Europe and its geographical layout at school. Now that we are older and have been bitten by the travel bug, we can...
Hollywood gave birth to horrific yet majestic Kaiju in the fictional world. But what is a Kaiju? Kaiju or "strange beast" in Japanese is a film sub-genre of Tokusatsu. Tokusatsu is a genre dedicated to live action or television...
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