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15 Ways Science Will Kill Us All

15 Ways Science Will Kill Us All

15. LHC The chances of the Large Hadron Collider actually producing a miniature black hole—or anything life threatening for that matter—are so small as to be minute. Like, crazy minute. As in, will probably never happen so minute. And even if the LHC does start producing tiny little baby black...

10 Incredible Two-Headed Animals

10 Incredible Two-Headed Animals

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What Is a Barrel of Oil Used For?

A barrel of oil contains 44 gallons of crude oil, which is turned into: - 18.56 gallons of gasoline- 10.31 gallons of diesel fuel- 7.01 gallons is used for "other", including plastics, cosmetics, paints, etc.- 4.07 gallons of jet fuel- 1.72 gallons of liquified petroleum (LP) gas- 1.68 gallons of...

What Is a Blue Moon?

What Is a Blue Moon?

Folk lore indicates that tonight, November 21, 2010, an extraordinary event will occur: the moon shines blue (but chances are it will not.) Observers can however defer to the present definition of the term "blue moon" and not be disappointed. Tonight star watchers can delight in a once in a fifty...

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What Is Micturition?

Micturition is the process of excreting excess fluid and substances that have potential harm to the body through the acts of urination and voiding. The renal system is involved in micturition. The kidneys filter excess water and waste products to produce urine. The ureters connect each kidney to...

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What Is Viscose?

Viscose is a type of wood cellulose acetate. It is made from both natural materials and synthetic materials created only in laboratories. It is frequently used in the manufacturing and medical industry, so most people actually have a product that contains viscose in their homes. For example,...

10 Best Science Kits for Kids

10 Best Science Kits for Kids

Every budding biologist or scientist needs the opportunity to explore and investigate the wonders of science in a safe, educational environment. Many science kits are available to provide the tools and equipment necessary to incite the imagination and increase learning beyond the average science...

Weizmann Institute of Science Finds Tears Turn Men Off

Weizmann Institute of Science Finds Tears Turn Men Off

A team of researchers from the Weizmann Institute of Science has found that tears turn men off and published results of the study in the journal Science. Biochemist Idan Frumin led a study into the effect of tears on people. The team collected tears samples after women viewed films like "Life Is...

10 Incredible Camouflaged Animals

10 Incredible Camouflaged Animals

Ten incredible photos of animal camouflage.

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What Is Glass?

Glass is a shapeless solid that has been in existence for thousands of years in the guise of various different forms. It has been made by humans since 12,000 BC. There has been a debate about glass’ status as a liquid or a solid. But the general consensus is that glass is considered a highly cooled...