Showing posts with label Michael Aranda. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Michael Aranda. Show all posts

May 26, 2017

Does Anti-Aging Cream Work?

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You can't open up a magazine without seeing someone with impossibly smooth skin selling some sort of "anti-aging" cream, but could some of these products actually work?

May 18, 2017

5D, Holograms, & DNA: Amazing Hard Drives Of The Future

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Today's data storage solutions have an expiration date. What's on the horizon to replace them?

April 25, 2017

Why Can't You Use Your Phone On A Plane?

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Whether you've got the latest iPhone or the same flip phone you've had since 2002, you're still asked to turn off your device before take off. Why is that?

April 19, 2017

The Data Explosion: The History Of The Internet, Part 3

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Nearly twenty years after the dot-com bubble burst, the internet is an essential piece of the modern world, with the public side mostly commanded by a few powerful companies.

Why Can't You Tickle Yourself?

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You might be susceptible to “tickle attacks,” but have you ever wondered why you can’t tickle yourself?

April 13, 2017

8 Useful Technologies Inspired By Nature

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We're pretty good at inventing things, but stealing from nature is a great way to solve some problems!

April 11, 2017

Can Danger Give You Super Strength?

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Have you ever heard that you become more powerful in life-or-death situations?

April 7, 2017

How Michael Faraday Changed The World With A Magnet (Great Minds)

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Michael Faraday
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From a blacksmith's son, to one of the most repeated names in physics textbooks, Michael Faraday epitomized the spirit of scientific exploration.

April 5, 2017

How Do You Get Rid Of A Canker Sore?

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Do you suffer from canker sores? These little white balls of blinding pain can be annoying, but there is hope.

March 30, 2017

What Makes A Species A Species?

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Sorting organisms into categories seems pretty simple at first, but look a little closer and things get weird.

March 2, 2017

Why Did The FDA Ban Antibacterial Soap?

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Are you a bit of a germaphobe? Maybe think twice about using antibacterial soap.

February 20, 2017

6 Organisms That Cheat The System

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Humans are not the only animal that use cheats to make things easier. Some of the animals and plants have weird but very clever cheating skills to survive in their environment.

February 16, 2017

Could You Survive A Falling Elevator?

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Elevator
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What if your basic at-the-office elevator ride takes a sudden turn for the dark side of gravity — could you survive it?

February 12, 2017

8 Creative Ways Animals Store Food

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Apparently, we are not the only one that are innovative in the area of storing food; other animals have there own unique ways of storing food.

January 28, 2017

Who Really Invented The Radio?

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In the radio race, one inventor came out ahead while the other was overshadowed.

January 25, 2017

Does The Camera Really Add Ten Pounds?

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Your friend just tagged you in 17 photos on Facebook but you swear those photos lie about your weight.

January 18, 2017

Why Do I Have Varicose Veins?

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Usually, the 160,000 kilometers of blood vessels in your body work incredibly smoothly. However, the forces of age, weight gain, and gravity can conspire to cause lumpy varicose veins.

January 13, 2017

How Silly String Saves Lives

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Silly String. It’s awesome for pranks or party shenanigans, but this foam could also save your life someday.

January 11, 2017

Should I Be Afraid Of BPA?

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BPA has had some bad press, and now we’re all wondering: Is BPA bad for us?

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