What Bird Can Fly Backwards?

What Bird Can Fly Backwards?

Most living things we see on a daily basis (including other people) have the ability to both move forward and backwards. Do our airborne bird counterparts get to experience the same luxury? As it … [Read More...]

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Why is Ginger Served with Sushi?

Why is Ginger Served with Sushi?  Whether you’ve eaten sushi with wise old men in Japan or you’re currently staring down at your prepackaged mid-level grocery store California roll, you've likely noticed the little piles 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 the spectacular waste … [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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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 … [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...]