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Have any vinegar and baking soda around the house? How about some plastic bags? Cups and spoons to measure? If so, this Sick Science! CO2…

Have any vinegar and baking soda around the house? How about some plastic bags? Cups and spoons to measure? If so, this Sick Science! CO2 Sandwich, with chemical reactions and a few variables to test out, sounds like an experiment just waiting to <i>pop</i> into action…

A character in a moment, one created each day for 30 consecutive days, animated as an exercise of skill and imagination by UK-based anima…

A character in a moment, one created each day for 30 consecutive days, animated as an exercise of skill and imagination by UK-based animator Geoff King. He writes:<p>It was difficult to even think of what to animate most days. I spent a few hours on average for each day, sometimes it felt like all day. I originally intended to do them quicker but they usually didn’t get going till the late evening. This also meant all the days where only ‘first passes’ or 'straight aheads’. After the first 5 days …

A Cheetah Can Get You Without Hitting Top Speed

The big cat's ability to accelerate is key to its hunting success.<p><b>Speed, it seems, isn't everything.</b><p><b>Cheetahs may be the world's fastest sprinters, but it is their blinding acceleration—faster than a Lamborghini's—and their phenomenal athleticism, rather than their famous top speed of over 60 miles</b> …

From 0 to 75mph in just three seconds – in just three strides, it’s faster than most of the world’s fastest super cars – the Smithsonian…

From 0 to 75mph in just three seconds – in just three strides, it’s faster than most of the world’s fastest super cars – the Smithsonian Channel describes the biomechanics behind why the cheetah is the world’s fastest land animal.<p>Follow this video up with this singular slow motion video of a cheetah running.

Watch Cirque de Soleil performer Adrienn Banhegyi demonstrate the skills that have earned her two world records and a few World and Europ…

Watch Cirque de Soleil performer Adrienn Banhegyi demonstrate the skills that have earned her two world records and a few World and European Jump Rope championships.

Smores + peaches. Smeaches! 

Smores + peaches. Smeaches!<p><i>(Psst! June through August is peach season. Recipe here.)</i>

Elephantine’s Rachel Ball shows us how to make pretzels. And yes! There’s a recipe included. 

Elephantine’s Rachel Ball shows us how to make pretzels. And yes! There’s a recipe included.