An organ is defined as a self-contained group of tissues that perform a specific function in the human body. Some examples of organs are, of course, the heart, lungs, stomach, ...

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mateus24/flickr The Shroud of Turin is a centuries-old linen cloth that appears to be a crucified man, believed by many to be that of Jesus Christ. It has become one ...

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Lightning is one of nature’s most amazing and potentially deadly events. Most lightning lasts for one to two seconds and travels a few miles, but two record-breaking lightning bolts shattered ...

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Got a squeaky door, a rusty hinge, or a bolt that just won’t come loose? There’s a good chance you’ve reached for this product; the liquid that magically loosens things ...

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Acids are dangerous, wondrous things. They help us dissolve food, make products, clean things, just about everything. But the strongest one could dissolve pretty much anything in no time, including ...

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One of the greatest temperature drop in 24 hours in the United States took place in Browning, Montana, on January 23, 1916. The temperature started at 44 °F (6.7 °C) ...

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Water is the most abundant substance on Earth and vital to our existence. Here are some facts to think about when you’re enjoying that next cold drink of water. 68.7% ...

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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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When someone speaks of space, the area above our heads where the stars and planets sit, where are they talking about? Where exactly does space begin after someone leaves the ...

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Skyscrapers around the world are being built taller than ever before, but as the height increases, the amount the building moves at the top also increases. This can make a ...

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Astronomers have long wondered where comets came from. Where would something made of frozen gases, rock, and dust originate only to be observed and then reappear after a very long ...

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