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If you thought winters in Antarctica were cold, or liquid nitrogen was fascinating for instantly freezing things, it might be time to think again.  Scientists have created something so cold

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Water is the most abundant substance on earth and is vital to our existence.  Here are some facts to think about when you’re enjoying that next cool drink of water.

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You’ve awakened from a blissful night of slumber and feel like your eyes have been wrapped in two Triscuits.  They’re crusty and look like a dish drain in the back

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Numbers, numbers, everywhere.  Numbers, numbers, why should you care?  Great question, and I don’t have a good answer, but these fascinating tidbits of statistical wizardry will have you scratching you

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