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Science of Cooking • Explore the science behind food and cooking with recipes, activities, and Webcasts.
Learn the science behind bad hair days, and learn how hair increases its length when humidity increases, making curly hair frizz and straight hair go limp.
An introduction to the concepts and theories that contribute to contemporary complexity research.
What is a gear ratio? And how do gears help make the bicycle so efficient?
Why do I hear the bass from my neighbor's stereo, but not the treble?
Learn to throw a curveball, a slider, or even a screwball by throwing a Styrofoam ball.
Spin the bottle to see beautiful swirling shapes
The three most densely populated cities on the planet where seismologists expect major earthquakes are San Francisco, Tokyo, and Istanbul. Find out why the effects in each city will be very different.
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Listen to internationally recognized authorities on human thought and behavior, including Temple Grandin and Paul Ekman.
This stuff can't make up its mind -- is it a liquid or a solid?
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