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

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?

January 9, 2017

Does The Birth Control Pill Cause Depression?

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Hormonal birth control has completely changed the game in health and letting people choose if and when they want to become pregnant.

7 Kinds Of Makeup Chemistry

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You look really pretty, but what are you actually putting all over your face?

January 5, 2017

8 Lesser-Known, Useful Elements

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There are 118 elements on the periodic table, but it seems like only a handful of them get any attention.

January 4, 2017

Do Fat Cells Ever Really Go Away?

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Okay — you lost weight, but what actually happened to those fat-storing cells?

December 31, 2016

Should I Wear Sunscreen In The Winter?

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DNA damage doesn't just happen in the summer, but does that really mean we should wear sunscreen in the cloudy and chilly months?

December 22, 2016

Bitcoin: How Cryptocurrencies Work

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Whether or not it's worth investing in, the math behind Bitcoin is an elegant solution to some complex problems.

December 20, 2016

The Strongest Acids In The World

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Inside chemistry labs, chemists work with what they call superacids.

December 19, 2016

8 Animals That Only Live In One Place

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Some animal species are found in almost every corner of the world.

December 16, 2016

The Strange Effects Of Diamond Dust

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Bright pillars of light... clouds of glowing dust... shimmering discs floating around the sun... signs of extraterrestrial activity, or is there a more rational and scientific explanation for this phenomenon?

December 12, 2016

5 Baffling Mysteries About The Universe

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At the beginning of the 20th century, many scientists thought that we had learned all there was to know about physics.

December 11, 2016

How Do I Make My Batteries Last Longer?

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Do you wait to charge your phones battery until it's close to dying? If you do — surprise! You're doing it wrong.

December 10, 2016

The Science Of Airport Security

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Long lines, being patted down, and having your hands swabbed don’t make for a wonderful day, but Michael Aranda explains the machines you encounter in airport security and the science and technology behind them.

December 8, 2016

December 4, 2016

Why Don't We Have Elbowcaps?

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Arms and legs are pretty similar, from the amount of bones they have to the way their joints bend, but your legs have one thing your arms don't: kneecaps. Ever wonder why?

November 30, 2016

Where Do Diamonds Come From?

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Diamonds. You see them in jewelry stores, celebrities flaunting them, but where do they come from?

November 28, 2016

7 Things You Should Know About Bed Bugs

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1 in 5 Americans either has had bed bugs, or knows someone who has. And the problem isn’t going away. It’s actually getting a lot worse.

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