Category Archives: Science

Transforming a Spinach Leaf Into Beating Human Heart Tissue | National Geographic – YouTube

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Why We Should Stop Using Road Salt | Time

There are better alternatives out there Source: Why We Should Stop Using Road Salt | Time

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The Lure of a Better Life, Amid Cold and Darkness

Norilsk, once a slave labor camp, now prospers as a source of palladium. Not bad, except for the two months of darkness and temperatures of minus 80 F. Source: The Lure of a Better Life, Amid Cold and Darkness

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There Are Definitely at Least 14,003 Plant Species in the Amazon Rain Forest – Atlas Obscura

Including 6,727 different kinds of tree. Source: There Are Definitely at Least 14,003 Plant Species in the Amazon Rain Forest – Atlas Obscura

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Why Do We Sleep Under Blankets, Even on the Hottest Nights? – Atlas Obscura

There’s great comfort in being covered. Source: Why Do We Sleep Under Blankets, Even on the Hottest Nights? – Atlas Obscura

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An Animated Guide to Nature’s Best Wayfinding Secrets – Atlas Obscura

Learn to navigate with the moon, stars, trees, and more. Source: An Animated Guide to Nature’s Best Wayfinding Secrets – Atlas Obscura

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The Most Dangerous Volcano in the World: A tale of Nyiragongo | Volcano World | Oregon State University

Source: The Most Dangerous Volcano in the World: A tale of Nyiragongo | Volcano World | Oregon State University

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Listen to Artificially Created Sounds No One Has Ever Heard Before – Atlas Obscura

AI-made mash-ups offer all-new noises. Source: Listen to Artificially Created Sounds No One Has Ever Heard Before – Atlas Obscura

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Fidget Spinners: What They Are, How They Work and Why the Controversy

Are fidget spinners helpful or harmful? This low-tech toy is touted as an antidote to ADHD, yet schools are banning them nationwide. Source: Fidget Spinners: What They Are, How They Work and Why the Controversy

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The Embarrassing History of Crap Thrown Into Yellowstone’s Geysers – Atlas Obscura

Laundry, horseshoes, coins, and the collective decency of humanity. Source: The Embarrassing History of Crap Thrown Into Yellowstone’s Geysers – Atlas Obscura

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