Water is Just Water….Right?


An unnamed girl in a Sussex secondary school entered a science fair with this simple but bright idea: water and care for two plants in the same way for nine days, changing nothing except the water. With one she watered with only microwaved water, and the other, boiled in a pot. The results might be surprising.

Watching 1 balloon rise up into the sky is fun….but how about more than a million? Perhaps not so much.


This yellow amycine jumping spider is almost completely transparent. You can see its eyes moving in their sockets. I wish there was a video showing it eating.

Ever wonder what food is celebrated on your birthday? Well wonder no more! This website will happily tell you.

True to what most people will tell you, our body temperature is affected by our emotions. People who are happy are often warmer, and those with depression often report feeling and being cold. Now researchers have confirmed this.

How would people see the streets at night before there were street lamps to light the way? Some cities used moonlight towers, or carbon arc lamps that rose hundreds of feet into the air, shedding light as far as 1500 feet away.

Ben Krasnow invented a machine to better find the perfect chocolate chip cookie recipe.

What happens when you immerse two pounds of dry ice in your sink? Do not try this at home. That much dry ice in an unventilated space can cause carbon dioxide poisoning.

“A giant valley deeper than the Grand Canyon is buried beneath several miles of glacial ice in West Antarctica, according to a new study by British scientists. The sub-glacial canyon is nearly two miles deep, 200 miles long and 15 miles wide.”

This is how you create artificial rain.


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