Archives for February 2011

Monthly Archives: February 2011

Why do we get hiccups?
Health

Hiccups often occur after eating a lot, swallowing large amounts of air or drinking plenty of carbonated beverages. So why do we get them? ...
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Has anyone had sex In space?
Weird

Giggling aside, I'm sure a lot of people wonder... Have people had sex in space? It's a valid question. Married couples have went together. Surely they... ...
2
Why Can't We Buy Turkey Eggs
Fun Facts

Many stores sell quail, duck, and chicken eggs. The one thing you don't see, is turkey eggs. Is there a reason why we can't buy turkey eggs? ...
1
Frozen and brought back to life
Science

We see it all the time in movies and TV shows. Someone is frozen and brought back to life. It's called cryonics. Is there any actual science behind it? ...
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witches on a broomstick
Weird

The depiction of a witch riding a broomstick goes back a long way. It's become a bit of an iconic image. It reminds us of Halloween and thanks to the Wizard of Oz, scared the pants off of us when we were children. But what's the origin? ...
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What is the United Kingdom?
Fun Facts

Great Britain is a small conglomerate of countries consisting of Scotland, England, and Wales. The United Kingdom is Great Britain and Northern Ireland. ...
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What is the strongest muscle?
Fun Facts

What is the strongest human muscle? Is it your biceps, quadriceps or could it be your gluteus maximus? You might be surprised to learn that it's none of the above. ...
6
Poison Ivy Allergic
Health

Why is it that some people can lay in poison ivy for hours and nothing happens, yet others have severe reactions with the slightest exposure? ...
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Why do We have Eybrows
Health

As we humans evolved, most of our body hair slowly disappeared. It may make you wonder, if that's the case, why do we still have eyebrows? ...
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Breathing of liquids
Science

We see examples of humans breathing liquids in sci-fi movies. They get immersed in an exotic fluid solution and don't drown. Is this really possible? ...
6
Playing hard to get
News

Playing hard to get. A study published yesterday finds that women are more attracted to men whose feelings towards them are unclear. ...
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Is chocolate good for your health?
Health

Just in time for Valentines day, the American Chemical Society announced that they discovered why chocolate can be beneficial to your health. ...
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Exploring the Galaxy
Science

We discuss the possibility of exploring the galaxy, energy requirements, antimatter, FTL travel and warp drive. Can we ever travel to the stars? ...
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