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Science Says Women Like These Terrible Dance Moves

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Researchers from Northumbria University in the U.K. and Germany's University of Gottingen claim they …

Why Roller Coaster Loops Are Never Circular

Many extreme roller coaster these days have vertical loops. Have you noticed that these loops are never circular? Why is this?<p>They all, also, seem to …

Homeopathy Company Recalls Products Because They Might Contain Antibiotics

Homeopathy: The medicine that's not supposed to contain medicine.<p>A homeopathy company is recalling some products because they may contain traces of a real antibiotic in them.<p>It's a funny recall because, among other principles, homeopathy is based on the idea of diluting substances to such an extent …

3D View of Apollo 17's Lunar Rover

NASA released another 3D image. This time it's of the Apollo 17's Lunar Rover, parked in the Taurus-Littrow valley of the Moon.<p>NASA explains:<p>The …

Fossils Put Dent in Geoengineering Claims

During Earth's last ice age, iron dust dumped into the ocean fertilized the garden of the sea, feeding a plankton bloom that soaked up carbon dioxide …

How Big Is The Universe? Fun New Video Gives Easy-To-Understand Explanation

The universe is really, really big. How big? Well, if you sent a text message to the nearest galaxy, Andromeda, it would take 2.5 million years to get there. Mind. Blown.<p>And that's just one of many mind-boggling facts in a new Vimeo video from Beakus, an animation studio on a mission to explain …

10 surprises about our solar system

Here are 10 unexpected and intriguing facts about our solar system – our sun and its family of planets – you probably did not know!<p>Remember those …

Astronomy

Elephant Trunk Robot Learns Like A Child

You know, like a child with mechanical tentacles.<p>Four years ago, German engineering firm Festo came up with a concept for a robotic arm. Somewhere between an iron snake, a mechanical claw, and a sci-fi tentacle, the Bionic Handling Assistant is functionally most similar to an elephant's trunk.<p>But …