A Moment of Science
Send in the Belugas08/26/15
Beluga whales are helping scientists plumb the icy depths of the Arctic.
How Did It Swim?
Now extinct, plesiosaurs were predatory creatures that haunted the deep seas.
We dream of powdery white snow, but snow actually comes in multi-colored varieties.
The Apple in the Mind’s Eye
You can't remember what the Apple logo looks like, even if you look at it multiple times a day everyday. Here's why:
Here's some pro-tips to help you get the perfect skip.
Suspension bridges absorb the weight of cars driving across them, transferring it through a web of cables to two anchored towers.
All Muscles Are Not Created Equal
Running speed and strength depends on the type of muscular tissue one is born with.
How Eggs Get Their Color
The color of eggshells helps mothers identify their own kind and/or camouflage them with their environment.
Cockroaches Have Personalities and Make Choices
"Cockroaches Have Personalities, Are Brave or Shy, Belgian Study Finds" (New York Daily News)
With their echolocating abilities and fast sensory-motor reactions, bats are amazingly quick on the uptake.
Understanding language's meaning requires coordination between the left and right parts of the brain.
Dusky Dottyback Fish Go Undercover
The dusky dottyback fish is dressed to kill! It shape-shifts to look like its prey, and then goes in for the attack.
Human activity is causing grave damage to the ocean's coral reefs.
Shopping and Hummingbirds
Humans and hummingbirds will switch to a second brand when presented with a third.
One's olfactory senses are heightened by words that describe those smells.
Alaska’s Flood of Freshwater
Alaska's sprung a freshwater leak, and California is mighty thirsty.
The Sexiest Frog in Borneo
Male frogs are very skillful singers that use various techniques to tug on females' heart strings.
Older & More Trusting
People tend to become more trusting with age and their overall happiness increases.
Shopping for Highly Processed Foods
Consuming highly processed foods contributes to obesity.
Riddle: I've got the body of a humpless camel, the feet of a rhinoceros, and a snorkel‑like nose half as long as an elephant. What am I?
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