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You can make sentences without words!
Why do teens take risks, and what do our notions of risk tell us about the dangers of growing up?
Decorate your desktop with some of the most intriguing pattern and perception images from the Exploratorium.
Can a gum wrapper have a story? Discover just how important and meaningful an object can be.
Put on a mask and see how we communicate with our bodies as well as with our faces and words.
The majority of Barrow residents are indigenous people who live both traditional and modern lives
"Mac Town," the first stop for many scientists in Antarctica, is the same as any town–only different.
Who lives in the Arctic, and how did they get there?
Explore the mythological significance of frogs in cultures around the world.
San Francisco was born in gold dust, and nearly died in rubble and ashes.
Explore the elements of a scientific paper.
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.
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