Archives for April 2011

Monthly Archives: April 2011

World's hardest language
Infographics

People often ask, "What is the hardest language to learn?". They will then find that the answer is a complicated one and depends on your native language. ...
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Broken Cloud effect and UV Rays
Health

It's no secret that one can get sunburned on cloudy days, but is there any science backing up the claim that UV rays are actually stronger? ...
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Tapeworm Weight loss diet
Weird

Let's face it. People will do anything to lose weight, even at the cost of their own health -- and sometimes life. But tapeworms? Let's find out. ...
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World's most lethal poisons
Weird

Toxins and poisons can be colorless and odorless. They can be injected into your skin, dissolved in a liquid, or simply a gas released into the air. ...
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Why are people lactose intolerant?
Fun Facts

Milk. Some people love it, some hate it, and some simply have trouble digesting it. Why are some people lactose intolerant, and others not? ...
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big bang one dimension
News

Scientists created a test which would solve some major problems in particle physics. Did the early universe have only one spatial dimension? ...
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Why is Pluto not a planet?
Science

A decision that was made during an astronomers assembly that killed Pluto's status as a planet. Today we're going to explore why they did it. ...
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velociraptor hunted at night
News

Velociraptors hunted at night while the large plant eating dinosaurs ate around the clock, according to a new paper in Science Express. ...
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The Secret U.S. President
History

Did America have a secret president at one point? Who was really running the country in 1919? Today we explore history little known facts. ...
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White part of the eye
News

The color of someone's eyes can enhance beauty or attractiveness to others. But what about the white part of your eyes? Does it play a role in attractiveness? ...
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Is aspartame bad for you?
Health

You often hear claims that aspartame is bad for you or causes cancer. Are these claims true? Today we separate myth from science fact. ...
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How does nuclear power work?
Science

Thanks to the earthquake and tsunami in Japan, many are wondering exactly how nuclear power plants work. We've provided a layman explanation. ...
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