Quantum rivers, waterfalls and fountains you can see with your naked eye
Element collectors love the thrill of the chase but tread carefully when necessary
A strong jet stream can add or subtract microseconds from a day
Twins may appear to be cut from the same cloth, but their genes reveal a different pattern
Straight hair may seem easy to brush but it actually tangles more often than curly locks
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The North Pole is more than just the top of the planet
But don't linger in the interstellar vacuum, or hold your breath
For over 150 years, scientists have known that fires can be extinguished with sound waves, but they still don't know how
For some people, bright lights mean big sneezes
By burning away all the pesky carbon and other impurities, coal power plants produce heaps of radiation
You are more bacteria than you are you, according to the latest body census
Often all you need to do is stick around to convince a baby animal that you are its mother
Snake oil really is a cure for what ails you, if that happens to be arthritis, heart disease or maybe even depression
Although sound cannot be heard in space, it can sometimes be seen
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The blue whale is big, but nowhere near as huge as a sprawling fungus in eastern Oregon
Missing sleep tonight may just boost your dreams tomorrow night.
Unless you are an Indonesian fruit bat, though, it probably won't happen naturally
There is a reason cats prefer meaty wet food to dry kibble, and disdain sugar entirely
If you were counting on infinity being absolute, your number's up
Hormones don't necessarily make men violent, but they do cause them to seek social dominance
In a hydration-obsessed culture, people can and do drink themselves to death.
Antibacterial soaps and other cleaners may actually be aiding in the development of superbacteria.
You might not want to do it, but removing half of your brain will not significantly impact who you are
Although you might not want to leave your protective gear at home, just know that if you do, drivers will be a lot more scared of hitting you.
According to the ancients, parfumeurs and Arab royalty, the old saying might as well go: "Worth its weight in whale waste"
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