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Video of the Week - Mars, Four Billion Years Ago?

We are all familiar with the rocky, red surface of present day Mars - After all, that is why it is nicknamed the <i>'Red Planet'</i>. And while It's …

San Francisco Temporarily Transforms Into Gotham City Complete With Batkid

On November 15th, the beautiful city of San Francisco was under siege! With the Riddler and Penguin terrorizing its residents, Police Chief Greg …

Japanese Scientists Uncover Cool Optical Illusion

Focusing on the red cross, look carefully at this picture. What do you see? White dots wriggling around in different directions and colliding? What …

How Do Fleas Jump So High? It's All In The Toes!

Did you know that fleas, those tiny blood-sucking parasites that make your pet's life miserable, can leap as high as 13-inches (200 times their own …

Silly Putty Takes On A More Serious Role

Who hasn't had fun with <i>Silly Putty</i>? The gooey mixture of cornstarch and water that flows like a liquid when handled gently, but turns as hard as a …

Orangutans Plan Their Days And Publicize Them Just Like Humans

Just as we humans are feeling all smug about our abilities to broadcast our daily schedule and plans via social networking sites like Facebook and …

'Clean Space One' Project Moves One Step Closer To Reality

With plans underway to lasso asteroids, establish settlements on Mars and send tourists out for quick jaunts, the fact that our future lies in Space …

Cluster Balloonist Jonathan Trappe Attempts To 'Fly' Across The Atlantic

North Carolina resident Jonathan Trappe has a fun hobby - He 'flies' around the skies seated in an office chair that is attached to a cluster of …