We’ve all heard of the different sizes of batteries; AA, AAA, C, and D. But what happened to the B size battery, and did it ever even exist? The B

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There’s more behind the smell of freshly cut grass other than it is a pleasant aroma to most people. The scent is actually the plant giving out its own distress

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We’re told that we need to take our vitamins, which are the micronutrients that are required by the body to complete many essential functions. They come from the food we

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Rigor in Latin means “stiffness,” and mortis means “of death.” But why does the body of a person or an animal get stiff after death, and what causes it? Interestingly,

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You’ve probably heard this term on weather reports when a meteorologist talks about the jet stream, but what is it exactly? The jet stream, which is considered a “river” of

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What if someone just around a corner could see what you’re looking at on your computer screen without using a physical or wireless connection and without ever being in your

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Surrey NanoSystems/Wikimedia Scientists in 2014 created the darkest commercially available material in the world called Vantablack. Then they bested themselves and made an even darker version. But in 2019, Vantablack

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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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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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