In August 1971, astronauts on the Apollo 15 mission placed a small aluminum statue and a plaque on the moon that commemorated the deaths of fourteen U.S. astronauts and Soviet ...

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In the 1950s, Ford Motor Company came up with a concept car that seems beyond comprehension today. It was a car that ran entirely on nuclear power. Ford made a ...

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It seems to go against preconceived notion that hot water could freeze faster than cold water, and until now, scientists have been unable to explain why it does happen. Now ...

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When you take a look at a keyboard, the first six letters on the top row give the name of the arrangement of seemingly random letters that we’re all used ...

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Just before midnight on March 29, 1848, the mighty Niagara Falls did something it had never done in recorded history — it stopped flowing. The massive amount of water, around 212,000 cubic ...

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Professor Butts and the Self-Operating Napkin (1931) by Rube Goldberg A Rube Goldberg Machine is a complex machine where one simple task is linked and triggers the start of another ...

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We’ve all experienced those chills that literally make our hair stand up. It could be from a beautiful piece of music, we could be scared, or we could just be ...

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There are times during the summer when getting in a car feels like crawling in an oven. Tiny beads of perspiration cling to your head, and it feels like the ...

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Is there a new danger in the sky? While bird strikes are a dangerous and regular threat to aircraft landing and departing a runway, there have been actual cases of ...

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The Area of Damage by the Lituya Bay Tsunami During the night of July 9, 1958, the largest recorded wave in history occurred in Lituya Bay, Alaska. It reached an ...

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We all know that the ocean is salty, but have you ever wondered how much salt is in there? About 97 percent of all the water on Earth is found ...

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