Archives for November 2010

Monthly Archives: November 2010

time travel
Weird

Time travel is not only possible, but it's been done. Through a phenomena known as time dilation. What about time travel to the past? Let's find out. ...
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Cannonball floating in liquid mercury
Weird

Can a cannonball really float? And what does that have to do with black holes? Today we're going to be mixing some odd topics together. ...
0
Who is the world's richest country?
Fun Facts

It's a complicated question to be sure. How exactly should one measure a countries total wealth? What is the world's richest country? ...
2
NASA spinoffs
Top Ten

Partnered with various research companies, NASA's innovation, technology and spinoffs continue to enrich our daily lives and even save lives. ...
0
110 people won the same lottery
Entertainment

One day, in 2005, 110 lucky people won the same lotto. But how? The odds are astronomical for even a single person to win. ...
1
Ghosts Infrasound
Science

There may be an explanation for things like ghosts and hauntings. And it's not your mind simply playing tricks on you. ...
21
Can someone be allergic to water?
Science

Believe it or not, yes. There are cases of people having horrible reactions when coming into contact with water. It's known as aquagenic urticaria. ...
1
Survived 2 nuclear explosions
Weird

Many believe the world's luckiest person to be Tsutomu Yamaguchi. But he could also be considered the world's unluckiest man too. What made him so lucky? ...
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Blind Dreaming
Fun Facts

Here is something to ponder -- The blind have dreams just like anyone else. Do they dream differently that sighted people? Today we'll find out. ...
1
The Man With the Magic Blood
Science

Also known as the man with the golden arm. James Harrison, of Australia, has saved the lives of an estimated 2 million babies. ...
1
Do Salt and Fresh Water drown you in different ways?
Weird

One would think there would be no difference. As morbid as it is however, there is a difference. Saltwater and fresh water drown you differently. ...
1
What does the moon smell like?
Science

The moon. Exposed to the vacuum of space for billions of years. It has no atmosphere and has been bombarded by meteors since it's creation. We've sent astronauts there, and they've smelled the moon. ...
0
Signal from outer space
Weird

Dr. Jerry R. Ehman, an American astronomer, detected what might very well be a signal from an extraterrestrial intelligence. The 'wow' signal. ...
2
Does eating turkey make you sleepy?
Science

We've all heard people claim that eating turkey makes you sleepy or tired. Is it true? Or is it just an urban legend? Today we find out. ...
1
Shower Curtain Effect
Science

Ever wonder why shower curtains blow inward when taking a nice hot shower? So do scientists. It's called the shower curtain effect. ...
5
Blue Eye origins
Science

Research done in 2008 showed that every person with blue eyes shares a single ancestor who lived between 6k and 10k years ago. ...
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