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Can Cats Predict Earthquakes?

Your cat probably wanders around the house like he's better than you. Well, in this case, he just might be - at predicting earthquakes, that is. Animals Predicting Earthquakes Throughout History There is no shortage of … [Read More...]

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Why Is Pee Yellow?

Peeing or Urinating, though a basic bodily function that everyone gets to enjoy, is not exactly the hottest topic around a dinner table. Before you could barely open your eyes you were taking part in … [Read More...]

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What Do Astronauts Eat in Space?

Astronaut ice cream definitely isn't the stuff sitting in your freezer at home. Though compelling, its name doesn't quite capture the oddity of unwrapping its small foil packet to reveal a … [Read More...]

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Is Exercise Good For Your Brain?

Exercise is a key to a great many things in life: better physical health, better self-esteem, and even better chances of attracting a mate (come on, a six pack is sexy). We know that exercise can aid … [Read More...]

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Who Invented Sausage?

Oh, the sausage. Whether it is bratwurst, Slim Jim, hot dog, salami, or kielbasa, there is no questioning the unadulterated love the world has for sausage. Have you ever pondered why sausages are … [Read More...]

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Why Do Fish Float When They Die?

It's a sad scene when you walk into the room only to see your little fish friend floating belly-up at the top of its bowl. Once full of life, your fish now floats creepily at the water's edge, … [Read More...]

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Should You Clean Your Belly Button?

You wash your hands, your face, your underarms, and behind your ears (maybe), but do you clean your belly button? Often a neglected body part, the belly button tends not to be at the forefront of … [Read More...]