Science

5 astronomy facts everyone has to know

Mia Pazzo

Our universe is so big and vast that even the world's top thinkers don't fully understand it. The ...

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Glaring mistakes films got wrong about science

Jaylah Jezowski

Science - we love the word! It’s the thing that keeps the world turning, and gives us the chance to ...

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What your phone does to your brain

Morgan Simone

Phones are a hugely important part of our lives, and we are so reliant on them that we can’t ...

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Why Pluto isn’t a planet anymore

Sara Lei

The night sky is a mystery and wonder that captivates and baffles people from the most ignorant ...

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5 famous myths about how famous discoveries were made

Rob Kempinski

Many of us have heard the stories, and some of us may have even re-told them to make us seem like ...

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Women of science and technology who should be more famous than they are

Lauren Fazack

Albert Einstein, Elon Musk, Steve Jobs - these are all famous names, but something is missing: ...

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The science behind the movie Interstellar

Ethan Reiff

Interstellar is one of the most interesting and cerebral movies ever, and cemented Christopher ...

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Why melons are the best frozen fruit to chill your drinks with

Lauren Fazack

Summer is an amazing time of year, but it can get pretty warm. By warm, we mean burning hot, and ...

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All about the growing popularity of virtual reality

Jamey Levi

Virtual reality is something that has developed right alongside technology. As we grow more ...

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What your nightly routine should look like, according to science

Morgan Simone

When should you stop drinking caffeine in order to get the best night's sleep? How often should you ...

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The science behind ASMR

Morgan Simone

Many have us have heard of it, but not all of us have jumped on the ASMR train just yet. Some ...

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Things you didn’t know about white holes

Ethan Reiff

Most of us have heard of black holes, and we may even have a little knowledge about what they are, ...

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New program trains dogs to sniff out art smugglers

Ethan Reiff

Since the dawn of time, dogs have not just been used to cuddle after a long day or used to confess ...

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How are vaccines made?

Ethan Reiff

In the very beginning of vaccine production, the method used was somewhat more primitive than the ...

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What your favorite color says about you, according to ‘color psychology’

Rob Kempinski

There are plenty of different attributes that we have as individuals, that tell people a bit more ...

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Why we look so different in selfies vs. the mirror

Jamey Levi

We’ve all experienced that frustrating moment when we feel like we look super cute in the mirror, ...

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The interesting science behind sneezing

Ethan Reiff

Sneezing is something that everybody experiences. While it’s such a common occurrence, not many ...

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How bad is sleeping with the TV on?

Sara Lei

Lying in bed with the TV on is how many of us like to end our days. It doesn't help that streaming ...

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Why do I shiver when I’m cold?

Sara Lei

Brr, it’s cold outside! The depths of winter have still firmly got their claws into us, and it’s ...

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Colors that science says help you relax

Lolla Od

The world is full of color, but did you ever realize how much of an effect it has on you. Emotions ...

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Where do birds get their songs?

Jaylah Jezowski

Although we wish life was like a Disney movie, and we could sing along to the sounds of nature ...

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5 cool facts about the sun

Ethan Reiff

The Sun is one of the most interesting things in our Solar System, and it directly affects our ...

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How quantum physics makes you smarter

Mia Pazzo

We know that there is a correlation between science and being smart, and quantum physics is often ...

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Top 5 must-have gadgets for your next camping trip

Adam Byron

Camping has always been a popular pastime, and now there are more and more ways of keeping our home ...

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5 cool facts about NASA

Rob Kempinski

NASA is one of the coolest organizations on Earth, and they operate at the forefront of space ...

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Ever wondered why the moon is white?

Rebekah Martin

“That orbed maiden, with white fire laden, whom mortals call the moon.” This was Percy Bysshe ...

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Rising technologies everyone will be talking about in 2020

Mia Pazzo

Technology has seen a steady rise in the twenty first century. Not a year goes by without notable ...

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5 easy ways to improve your memory

Jamey Levi

We all wish we could lock away our memories and stop them from fading or being forgotten. But too ...

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How daydreaming could be a sign of creativity and intelligence

Jamey Levi

There have been many people over the years that have been told to stop daydreaming out the window ...

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The robots that can walk, talk, and do even more

Ethan Reiff

Technology seems to advance more and more each day, making our sci-fi dreams become reality. In the ...

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The design tricks that make smartphones addictive – and how to fight them

Lolla Od

How many times do you think you check your phone each day? 10? 20? Try 85 times. That is an ...

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The enigma of Edinburgh’s miniature coffins

Rebbeca Wall

There is an unresolved mystery in Scottish folklore, it concerns the discovery of 17 miniature ...

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Why are glaciers blue

Jaylah Jezowski

Glaciers are large bodies of dense ice that have formed and accumulated from a build-up of snow ...

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How much a trip to space would cost

Leah Crest

Let’s be honest, we all love going on vacation. In the past, we’ve been pretty happy just to go on ...

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Cool and easy science experiments you can do at home

Ethan Reiff

Do you fancy yourself as the next Albert Einstein? Thankfully, we don’t always need a lab to be a ...

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The best sci-fi books of the modern age

Adam Byron

Science fiction has always been the domain of the imaginative, and it’s been wonderful to look at ...

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Can the weather influence your personality?

Adam Byron

Personalities are one of the quirkiest and most interesting things about human beings. And, no ...

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According to science, dogs can smell emotions

Jamey Levi

Dogs are pretty darn amazing you know?! Not only are these four-legged friends man’s (and woman’s) ...

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5 Fascinating facts about Isaac Newton

Jamey Levi

Isaac Newton was famed for being the mathematician and scientist who first wrapped their head ...

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Simple science experiments you can try at home

Ethan Reiff

One of the best things about learning science as a young child is the experiments your teachers get ...

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Everything you wanted to know about the ozone layer

Leah Crest

We hear a lot of talk about the ozone layer, about how important it is to the planet, and how we ...

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Fantastic facts about the immune system

Ethan Reiff

Are you the sort of person who is constantly unwell, and finding yourself always picking up colds ...

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How to know if your eyes are damaged by watching the eclipse

Morgan Simone

Following the total eclipse on August 21, 2017, the term “my eyes hurt” was one of the most ...

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Why do coincidences seem to happen all the time?

Morgan Simone

Don’t you find it weird that your life seems to be filled with coincidences? Like when you go to ...

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How much does a trip to space really cost?

Morgan Simone

The whole space travel phenomenon has been around for some time, and many people have been curious ...

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Hedy Lamarr: The Hollywood star who helped invent wifi

Rebekah Martin

We know that many Hollywood stars these days have other talents, and with the exposure of social ...

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What is slime and how to make it at home

Rebekah Martin

Slime making took the world by storm and is still a popular trend. Slime is a thick, gooey, and ...

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Meet the world’s longest 3D printed bridge

Mia Pazzo

A couple of years ago, the Eindhoven University of Technology in Netherlands created the world's ...

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Look out, Will Smith – what’s the uncanny valley and why it ruins movies

Lolla Od

Movies are an excellent way of exploring complex issues, and touching on subjects that maybe aren’t ...

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Science geeks you definitely should be following

Ethan Reiff

Whether you like to dabble in science or you have a passion for knowing everything about the world, ...

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The most notable astronauts of all time

Adam Byron

So many kids grow up wanting to be astronauts, but very few actually make the grade. There are a ...

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What is binary code and who uses it?

Ethan Reiff

Binary code might seem like a really complex and confusing idea, but those well-versed in computers ...

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Why these people are happier according to science

Ethan Reiff

We all would love to be happy and contented in our lives, but some of us still feel like something ...

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Why your shoelaces come untied when you run

Lolla Od

This must be one of the most frustrating things that happens a when you go out on a fun run! You ...

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What are some of the oldest technologies still used today?

Adam Byron

Technology has made some incredible leaps in the last few years as we can now achieve almost ...

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The dissolved colors of marine plants might be helping with climate change

Jamey Levi

We still have so much to discover about the ocean - it is truly the great mystery of the world. ...

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The life of Nikola Tesla

Jamey Levi

What’s in a name? Well, these days, actually a great deal. There are certain names we hear that ...

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The best science documentaries

Ethan Reiff

Science documentaries are programs that are educative, and the best of them are entertaining in a ...

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Cool science experiments you can do at home

Leah Crest

In today’s day and age, it’s easy to simply plonk yourself in front of the television and watch ...

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Health tips according to ancient phsychians

Jamey Levi

Staying healthy is always important, but even more so over the festive period. We generally eat and ...

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How lizards regrow their tails

Ethan Reiff

There have been many videos online over the years of lizards dropping their tails which remain ...

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NASA’s most exciting discoveries of the last year

Ethan Reiff

The National Aeronautics and Space Administration has been exploring our universe since 1958 and ...

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These people are planning to colonize Mars

Lauren Fazack

Mars might be nearly 34 million miles away, but what if we told you it might not be long until some ...

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The stroop effect explained

Rebekah Martin

You might be reading this thinking, “I’ve never heard of the Stroop effect.” Well, that doesn’t ...

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What happens to your body when you binge eat

Ethan Reiff

Most of us are aware that many people struggle with eating disorders such as anorexia, but there is ...

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Amazing facts about the asteroid belt

Lolla Od

The asteroid belt might only seem like something you’re likely to encounter in The Empire Strikes ...

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What happened to the dinosaurs

Rob Kempinski

Let’s be honest, dinosaurs are cool! Anyone who has seen Jurassic Park will understand how awesome ...

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All you wanted to know about lucid dreaming

Jamey Levi

Lucid dreams are a concept first popularised in hugely underrated 2002 movie Vanilla Sky. It is a ...

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What happens in a supernova

Lauren Fazack

The Solar System is a pretty amazing place, and there are some stunning cosmic events that can ...

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How fireworks actually work

Rebbeca Wall

Fireworks are perfect for so many different occasions and are definitely a wonderful way of ...

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Discoveries that were spotted by satellites

Jamey Levi

Archaeological discoveries have been essential throughout history in helping to further science and ...

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Riveting facts about Mars

Ethan Reiff

There are few planets in the Solar System more intriguing and fascinating than Mars. Throughout ...

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How to keep your brain sharp

Ethan Reiff

Keeping your brain sharp is essential for being at the top of your game as much as possible. This ...

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Everything you wanted to know about smart greenhouses

Rebekah Martin

With the increasing population and demand for more and more organic produce, food growth has ...

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What you need to know about space tourism

Samuel Abishi

Have you ever wanted to travel in space? Do you dream about seeing the Earth as a blue sphere from ...

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The coolest things about being an astronaut

Morgan Simone

Many children grow up dreaming about becoming an astronaut and being able to fly through space in a ...

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How to fall in love, according to science

Leah Crest

Most of us want to meet the love of our lives one day. We seem to spend most of our time trying to ...

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Why shouldn’t you sleep with your phone by your pillow?

Morgan Simone

In the modern era, we cannot imagine what it's like to be without a cellphone in our hand in any ...

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Practical life lessons from Albert Einstein

Lolla Od

Einstein was one of the greatest minds ever to walk the Earth, and his discoveries still influence ...

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Ways that spiders are creepily clever

Rebekah Martin

If you’re anything like us, you’ll agree that spiders are the most terrifying things on the planet. ...

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How domestication ruined dogs’ instincts

Jamey Levi

We know that dogs are the nation’s favorite pet, in fact, they are probably the most popular pet in ...

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Why our brains are not unique as we thought

Jamey Levi

The human brain is an incredible organ. It is involved in every process within the body even though ...

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The science behind the pyramids

Leah Crest

The Great Pyramids of Giza are truly one of the most breathtaking sights in the world. These ...

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Everything you wanted to know about the afternoon ‘slump’

Jamey Levi

You know that period between lunchtime and hometime when all you want to do is crawl under a ...

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What do we know about Halley’s comet

Ethan Reiff

Halley’s Comet is most definitely the most famous comet in history and is visible from Earth ...

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Elon Musk’s greatest accomplishments

Lolla Od

Elon Musk is often in the news for his accomplishments, he is the CEO of electric car company Tesla ...

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Important things to know about Diabetes

Rebbeca Wall

In today’s day and age, it’s not uncommon to hear that someone you know has diabetes. After all, a ...

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The best smartphone apps that will increase your productivity

Rebekah Martin

Most of us are fully glued to our smartphone - about five hours a day, in fact. So if we’re ...

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The striking similarities between humans and monkeys

Ethan Reiff

We are often told that we have descended from apes and monkeys, but do we really know what the ...

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The science behind zombies: Could it really happen?

Lolla Od

Horror icon George Romero is credited with creating the phenomenon that is the zombie. It was his ...

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Astronauts who mastered the selfie

Lauren Fazack

Astronauts are some of the most impressive people in the world (and out of this world). They are ...

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The best video games from the ’90s

Leah Crest

Did you grow up playing video games in the ‘90s? We’re fortunate with the graphical quality and ...

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Stargazing 101: Getting started

Lolla Od

Sometimes we find ourselves staring up at the night sky wondering “What lives up there?” Although ...

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Female scientists you don’t know, but should

Morgan Simone

Women are the unsung heroes of the world that prove how you can be anyone you want to be and do ...

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Why does the leaning Tower of Pisa lean?

Jamey Levi

Are you one of those people that took the clichéd photo pretending to hold up the Leaning Tower of ...

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Why babies need to move in the womb

Lolla Od

One day you’re chilling out all comfy, and the next you are thrust into a world that requires more ...

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Everything we didn’t want to know about anesthesia

Leah Crest

The first successful surgery using anesthesia was performed by John Collins Warren in 1846 at ...

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The best science festivals in the world

Rebbeca Wall

When you think of a festival, your first thought might turn to music or food, but other types are ...

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Everything you need to know about the Hubble telescope

Ally Abrams

It’s fair to say that most of us are fascinated with space - and not the kind we wish for when ...

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Things you did not know about the periodic table

Morgan Simone

There was always that one kid in school who could name every element on the periodic table. At the ...

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How the Aurora lights are caused

Jamey Levi

Got a Bucket List? Well, we’re willing to bet that somewhere on that list you have the Aurora ...

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The origins of the number zero

Adam Byron

Numbers play a major part in pretty much everything we do these days. Even if you aren’t a fan of ...

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Why you can sometimes see the moon during the day

Rebbeca Wall

On a clear night, we get to enjoy the wonders of space as we look at the stars and the moon. Then ...

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Is water fluoridation bad for you?

Jay Perez

Have you ever wondered what’s in your water when you pour a glass out of the faucet? I mean, it’s ...

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Why do things float in the water?

Rebbeca Wall

Let’s be honest, most of us love nothing more than a good ol’ bath. Of course, there are some ...

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Is deja vu real?

Ethan Reiff

Ever get that feeling that you’ve done something or been somewhere before? It doesn’t seem ...

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7 hacks to improve your memory that are all backed by science

Lolla Od

How’s your memory? Good? Not so good? It isn’t always easy to remember things, no matter how old ...

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How do hummingbirds sleep?

Lauren Fazack

Some animals have very curious habits when they sleep. Horses do it while standing up, albatrosses ...

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How to get rid of nomophobia

Lauren Fazack

Okay, so we have a question for you guys: how many times have you unlocked your phone screen in the ...

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Everything you wanted to know about Alan Turing

Ethan Goldstien

In the world of science, there are many names that have really struck a chord throughout history. ...

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Facts about the dwarf planet Haumea

Ally Abrams

Not many of us are aware of the dwarf planet Haumea that exists within our solar system. To qualify ...

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Is There Really Such Thing As ‘Muscle Memory’?

Lolla Od

There are so many things we do in life that we do without even thinking about. As I type this ...

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7 Science-Approved Tips for Walking Across Ice

Rebbeca Wall

We've all been there - you're walking along the sidewalk, minding your own business, when suddenly ...

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How to hack your brain and reprogram your habits like a computer

Ethan Goldstien

We live in a world reliant on technology. Whether you grew up before or after our savior the ...

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How Artificial Intelligence Is Changing The Future Of Beauty

Jamey Levi

Water-based, strobing, cut crease - all the makeup jargon is enough to make our heads spin. With so ...

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The dodo and what happened to him

Lolla Od

Many people are familiar with the phrase, as dead as a dodo. The phrase is referencing the dodo and ...

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Why Do We Use a Groundhog to Forecast the Weather?

Josh Becker

Weather is one of the most unpredictable things on the planet, and we can’t affect what happens ...

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Do animals speak regional languages?

Jamey Levi

One of the things we’ve always wondered is whether animals speak different languages or accents. We ...

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5 hours of sleep – is it enough?

Lolla Od

We all need sleep to help us function - it’s essential for giving the body strength and energy, and ...

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How does color affect you physically and mentally?

Jay Perez

We all have our favorite colors, as well as colors we are naturally stimulated by and drawn to. ...

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The lymph nodes

Jamey Levi

It really is stunning just how complex the human body is, and how much it is designed to give us ...

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Interesting facts about cobalt

Lolla Od

Science was always a fascinating subject in school, mainly because it’s directly applicable to life ...

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Intriguing facts about the sciatic nerve

Rebbeca Wall

Our bodies are pretty remarkable things; the way everything works together, and how our bodies heal ...

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Little known facts about Ceres

Ethan Goldstien

So today we thought we would discuss a legend, an icon, and a figure of great historical ...

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Scientists devise clever way to test old manuscripts’ DNA

Josh Becker

Encountering obstacles is a big part of life and something that we encounter every day. However, ...

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What causes sleeping problems among teenagers

Nicole West

Teenagers might seem like they spend all of their time in bed, but, to be fair, they are growing. ...

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Things you didn’t know about Michael Faraday

Jay Perez

Scientist Michael Faraday is often thought of as being the Godfather of modern electricity. He made ...

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Amazing facts about Uranus

Ethan Goldstien

We bet you never knew that Uranus was the first planet to be discovered by telescope! This gorgeous ...

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Essential things to know about the pelvis

Jamey Levi

The human body never ceases to amaze us, and we find out new things about it every single day. ...

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Interesting facts about humpback whales

Jay Perez

In our world, there are a number of different whales that populate the oceans, with 40,000 of these ...

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What is infinity?

Josh Becker

When Buzz Lightyear cried “To infinity, and beyond” we all applauded. But it seems that nobody had ...

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The science of electric fish

Lolla Od

Electric eels have got to be the most bizarre and freaky fish on the planet. We certainly wouldn’t ...

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Surprising facts about Pluto

Nicole West

We know about so many of the planets in our classical solar system. Earth, of course, we know all ...

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How to grow a snowflake inside a bottle

Jay Perez

A white Christmas is certainly the dream, but how often that becomes a reality is largely dependent ...

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The story about the 12,000-Year-Old Fish Hooks

Jamey Levi

Some discoveries are pretty darn amazing, and show us just how far back civilizations go. One of ...

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The neutron star collision

Josh Becker

Neutron stars are pretty stunning, not to mention one of the great mysteries of the universe. They ...

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Jan Ingenhousz: The Man Who Discovered Photosynthesis

Ethan Goldstien

If you were paying attention in high school science class, you would know that photosynthesis is a ...

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The secret blue halos of flowers

Nicole West

The natural world never fails to blow our minds, and we are discovering new things about it every ...

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Why sponges could be our ancestors

Jay Perez

Looking back at our ancestors, there are many links we could make, and it has long been debated ...

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How making eye contact with your baby causes your brainwaves to synchronize

Jamey Levi

There’s something about babies that melts even the most cynical of hearts. They’re so small and ...

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How robots will change our jobs in the future

Josh Becker

Robots have always been a source of great fascination for us all. In fact, there have been some ...

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The secret halo of flowers

Ethan Goldstien

Nature is pretty amazing sometimes; even just thinking about the way the process of pollination ...

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The case of the zombie star

Jamey Levi

If you’re anything like us, you probably have limited knowledge of the solar system and stars, and ...

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Are honeybees right-handed or left-handed?

Lolla Od

You may think this is the strangest question to have ever been asked in science, as honeybees don’t ...

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Why fasting may increase your lifespan

Nicole West

We are all very much health-oriented these days, and many of us have changed our lifestyles and ...

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The powerful rains of Titan

Lolla Od

There are so many incredible things we are still discovering about the universe and our solar ...

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Free websites to learn science from

Nicole West

Science is pretty darn awesome, right? Even if it was never your strongest subject in school, it ...

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What is the Equinox?

Nicole West

The Earth is such an amazing place, and there are so many things that happen that are beyond our ...

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The best time of day to do everything, according to science

Jamey Levi

The days are long, life is tough, and there is never enough time to squeeze in all the parts of the ...

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