Astronauts can’t just pull off their helmets and take a big whiff to discover what the smell of space is like, but they have discovered that space has a distinct ...

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When you go to the supermarket, and more specifically the produce aisle, the bananas you’ll most commonly see bunched together are all the same. Yes, they look the same, but ...

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A plant grows away from the ground up into the air, right? Of course it does, but how does a plant know to do this while it is a seed ...

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Example of an anechoic chamber Consumer Reports/Wikimedia The world’s quietest place is a match for the senses. You can hear your own heartbeat and the subtle movement of your bones ...

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A fascinating natural phenomenon occurs each night we go to sleep. We all get a little taller. And as the day goes on, we all get a little shorter. Even ...

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What happened to all those great social networks that came before. Were they relegated to the dustbin of history, never to be seen or heard from again, or did they ...

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NASA/JPL Here is a collection of completely random facts about a fascinating blue planet very far from us that is named after a god of the sea. The planet Neptune. ...

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NASA/JPL If you would like an impossible challenge, try flying a kite or doing anything else in the winds on the planet Neptune. It’s guaranteed to be pretty ugly because ...

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ESPN won an Emmy for the simulated yellow line that represents a first down in football games, the same one that is common in every game today. But the simulated ...

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Way back in 1977, Voyager 1 was one of two probes launched by NASA, with its primary mission being the exploration of Jupiter and Saturn. It made a famous fictional ...

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We’ve all experienced the wrinkles or prune up of the skin on the hands and feet that develops after being in water for an extended period of time, but how ...

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