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Monthly Archives: March 2011

What Is The World’s Oldest Living Thing?

March 31, 2011 | 4

Plant life and bacteria can have radically different life spans. Some are beyond belief. So, what is the world’s oldest living thing?Read More

Do you really only use 10% of your brain?

March 27, 2011 | 1

You hear this claim all the time, most recently, in the movie ‘Limitless’. So, is it true or a myth? Do you only use 10% of your brain power? Let’s find out.Read More

How Do The Deaf Wake Up In The Morning?

March 23, 2011 | 3

For the hearing impaired, the simple act of waking up at a specific time can be quite a challenge. So how do the deaf wake up on time? Today we find out.Read More

A Layman’s Guide To String Theory

March 19, 2011 | 4

What is string theory and why is it so hyped? Is it science? We’re going to attempt to provide a layman’s explanation for this controversial theory.Read More

Can an earthquake shift the Earth’s axis?

March 14, 2011 |

With the earthquake in Japan, some sources report that the earthquakes were so powerful, that they caused a shift or tilt in Earth’s axis. Is it true?Read More

Do Dog Walkers Exercise More?

March 10, 2011 |

Are dog walkers more healthy? People who owned and walked their dogs were 34% more likely to meet federal benchmarks on physical activity.
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Why Does Sunlight Darken Skin But Lighten Hair?

March 9, 2011 | 1

Whether out sunbathing or tanning in a tanning bed, UV rays will darken your complexion. Curiously though, it lightens your hair. Why?Read More

Top 10 Biggest Things In The Universe

March 5, 2011 | 29

Standing next to the pyramids, one cannot marvel at their size. The Burj Dubai is equally stunning as it can be seen rising above the clouds. Towering above them both is the monstrous, and often deadly, Mt. Everest. Yet, compared to some of the things that exist in our universe, they are absolutely microscopic.Read More

Why Did Kamikaze Pilots Wear Helmets?

March 1, 2011 | 2

If the Japanese pilots in WW2 were on a suicide mission, why did they bother to wear helmets? Today we clear up some misconceptions.Read More