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What is the fermi paradox?
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Given the sheer vastness of our universe, it seems impossible that we're all alone out here. The odds of life "finding a way" has to be a sure thing, right? If that's the case, then where are all the aliens? ...
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Coulrophobia - Fear of clowns
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For some people, clowns are the stuff of nightmares. Often used for entertainment at birthday parties, clowns are supposed to do just the opposite - they're supposed to help facilitate a fun and happy environment. So why are some people deathly afraid of clowns? ...
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Hair white from fear
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With Halloween fast approaching, it's the season for horror, fright and fear. A popular tale told in many cultures is that a person's hair can turn white overnight from excessive fear. Is it the stuff of legend, folklore and myth, or is there any science to back it up? ...
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Can a Cockroach Survive Nuclear Winter?
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Cockroaches are disgusting and can make even the hardiest people squeamish. They can live in your walls, your cupboards, pantries, and they reproduce like mad. It is often said cockroaches are so robust that they can even survive a nuclear winter. Is there any truth to this? ...
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Changing skin color
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You often hear stories or reports of people having their skin change color after ingesting large quantities of certain foods or chemicals. One popular food in these stories is carrots, or rather, the carotene in carrots. Is there any truth to these claims? ...
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How Do Subliminal Messages Work?
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Subliminal messages or 'subliminal stimuli' are well known in popular culture for its power to influence people or evoke an emotional response without an individual being aware or conscious of the stimulus. Today we're going to explore what subliminal messages are and if they really work. ...
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Walking on a non-newtonian fluid
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You can do some pretty cool things with a non-Newtonian fluid. Even walk on it if you're quick enough. But what is it, how does it work and can you make your own? Let's find out. ...
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Tapeworm Weight loss diet
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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
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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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Has anyone had sex In space?
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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... ...
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witches on a broomstick
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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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Do you eat 4 spiders in your sleep?
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We've all heard this factoid. Just thinking of eating spiders in our sleep is a the thing of nightmares. Is there any truth to it, or is it myth? ...
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illegal foods
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Forbidden food... We've compiled a list of illegal foods from around the world, and explain why they are illegal. Have you had any on this list? ...
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time travel
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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
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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. ...
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Survived 2 nuclear explosions
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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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