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    Bystander Effect

    "The bystander effect is a social psychological phenomenon that refers to cases in which individuals do not offer any means of help to a victim when other people are present. The probability of help is inversely related to the number of bystanders. In other words, the greater the...
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    Breaking news: NASA rover finds active,

    ancient organic chemistry on Mars - December 16, 2014.This is exciting news!.http://www.redorbit.com/news/space/1113300317/breaking-nasa-rover-finds-active-ancient-organic-chemistry-on-mars-121614/
    Calif42 Calif42 46-50, M 1 Response Dec 16, 2014

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    Currently reading 'A Brief Tour of Higher

    Consciousness' by Itzhak Bentok. Itzhak (Ben) was a thinker who meditated and came up with scientific theories about life and the universe. One of the methods he used to facilitate his thinking was sitting in a tub of extremely hot water that seemed to take him into a...
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    I really really do. I f*cking love science.

    http://youtu.be/RECuQaaGGfA
    kittykat419 kittykat419 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 2

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    As a musician, I find it fascinating

    that the brain's neurons fire at the same frequency as the pitch played. The nerves of the ear are connected to the facial muscles, and when you sing to an autistic patient. You are able to make eye contact with them, and create an emotional bridge in the therapeutic...
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    Scientific Facts About Chocolate

    Not that anyone needs a reason to eat chocolate, but...10. Chocolate contains tryptophan, a chemical in the brain that is used to produce the neurotransmitter, serotonin. High levels of serotonin stimulate the secretion of endorphins, and produce feelings of elation.9. Chocolate...
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    Supermoon...Tomorrow night (August 10th),

    we will be treated to a "supermoon" - and it is predicted to be the best one of the year.This phenomenon occurs when the lunar phase coincides with its perigee. In plain English, this is a full moon that occurs when it is at its closest point to the Earth.The result is that the...
    sciguy18 sciguy18 56-60, M 3 Responses Aug 9, 2014

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    Coffee

    I work with scientists. Yesterday I got a lesson in making coffee from a scientist. I shall attempt to impart his scientific wisdom... though much of it has escaped my mind already: Always use cold water. Something about how cold water holds more oxygen than warm, and oxygen is...
    Fallflower Fallflower 36-40, F 8 Responses Nov 15, 2013

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    More than a million stars are forming in a

    mysterious dusty gas cloud in a nearby galaxyMore than a million young stars are forming in a hot, dusty cloud of molecular gases in a tiny galaxy near our own, an international team of astronomers has discovered. this should be cool...http://phys.org/news/2015-03-million-stars...
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    Bending Water  Many of you have

    probably seen (or performed) this demonstration. While it is a very simple demonstration most often conducted by children, the science behind it is interesting nonetheless.You start by running a comb through your hair several times. You then place the comb near a very...
    sciguy18 sciguy18 56-60, M 3 Responses Mar 17

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    Is there a big difference between a male

    and female anatomy? Yes, a vas deferens.
    WrongPage WrongPage 18-21, F 3 Responses Apr 7

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    The Male And Female Brain

    This was inspired upon reading a story by one of my EP friends. Even though that story was humorous, and demonstrated an obvious and ongoing Pinterest fetish, I thought the topic an interesting one to explore.What follows is a simplification and will undoubtedly evoke the "Duh...
    sciguy18 sciguy18 56-60, M 3 Responses Jun 1, 2013

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    I love Science, and have done

    since I was a child. It was my best subject in school and remains one of my favourite subjects now. I regard science, along with history, as by far and away the most reliable method for understanding the world around us and the way it functions, and I think we should all be...
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    The Hubble Telescope Celebrates 25 Years.

    ..NASA launched the Hubble Space Telescope, 25 years ago this week, on April 24, 1990. The $2.5 billion project has transformed the way the public and scientists understand the epic scale and cosmic structures of space.The telescope is equipped with cameras and instruments...
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    Dangerous for Men This literally made me laugh

    out loud. It's important to keep them healthy, happy and safe, men. ;) (Besides, the plank position is good for your abs...) http://www.playboy.com/articles/science-reveals-most-dangerous-sex-position?utm_source=fb&utm_medium=social&utm_content=sexculture&utm_campaign...
    livelaughlovedream3 livelaughlovedream3 41-45, F 7 Responses Jan 22

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    Fire RainbowThe photo below (taken in northern

    Idaho near the Washington border in 2006) is an example of what is referred to in the vernacular as a “fire rainbow”. The technical term is a circumhorizontal arc. This phenonenom occurs only under certain conditions…The sun must be at the proper angle...
    sciguy18 sciguy18 56-60, M 8 Responses May 2, 2014

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    Will asteroid 2012 TC4 hit Earth in October

    2017?On Oct. 12, 2017, the asteroid 2012 TC4 is slated to whizz by Earth dangerously close. The exact distance of its closest approach is uncertain, as well as its size. based on observations in October 2012 when the space rock missed our planet, astronomers estimate that its...
    nocool nocool 41-45, M 4 Responses Apr 13

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    My parents struggled,

    I think, with an aspect of my personality. One where as soon as I've formulated a question I don't know the answer to, I am then permanently on a mission until I know the answer. Science has been both my saviour and theirs because it meant I could find out the answers for myself...
    GlassDog GlassDog 36-40 7 Responses Mar 23

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    Detection of mini black holes at the LHC could

    indicate parallel universes in extra dimensions(Phys.org)—The possibility that other universes exist beyond our own universe is tantalizing, but seems nearly impossible to test. Now a group of physicists has suggested that the Large Hadron Collider (LHC), the largest...
    nocool nocool 41-45, M Mar 19

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    Why Dark Chocolate Is Good For Your Heart.

    ..This is a follow-up to an earlier post in which I provided scientific facts about chocolate. The link to that post is provided below.EP LinkRegarding this topic, researchers in The Netherlands analyzed 44 middle-aged, overweight men over 4 weeks as they ate 70 grams (roughly 2...
    sciguy18 sciguy18 56-60, M 6 Responses Feb 27, 2014

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    I love learning about science.

    Marine Biology Living Environment Earth Science Ecology Anatomy and Physiology Astronomy Botany Zoology Etc.. and social sciences... Psychology Law Criminal Justice Acoustics Linguistics Anthropology Sociology Criminology :)
    PsychGirl94 PsychGirl94 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 31

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    Ebbinghaus Illusion

    Below are two groups of blue circles surrounding an orange circle. Which orange circle is larger?If you said the orange circle on the right, you are absolutely incorrect. It turns out that both orange circles are exactly the same size.Our visual system perceives the size of the...
    sciguy18 sciguy18 56-60, M 4 Responses Aug 1, 2013

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    Well i learned something new today -

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AMXLAK6Ynfc
    XUD9 XUD9 18-21, M Apr 6

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    Volcanic Lightning...

    The photo above was taken at the Cordon Caulle volcano in Chile.  Here is another photo during an eruption at the Sakurijima volcano in Japan.This phenomenon is known as volcanic lightning or dirty thunderstorm. The origin of that second name will become apparent once we...
    sciguy18 sciguy18 56-60, M 5 Responses May 29, 2014

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    Why wouldn't anyone just love it!

    Some of it is so effing fascinating omg
    Mariyah22 Mariyah22 18-21, F 12 Responses Jan 8

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    It's Alive!

    What you've just seen is the reaction of mercury thiocyanate when exposed to a heat source. This is an exothermic reaction - it gives off heat and light.The reaction also produces various gases that result in the snake-like ash. In fact, this substance was used in pyrotechnics...
    sciguy18 sciguy18 56-60, M 14 Responses Aug 7, 2013

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    Landmark study proves

    that magnets can control heat and soundResearchers at The Ohio State University have discovered how to control heat with a magnetic field. I forget who it was...but he asked about Oppenheimer...We sort of had an idea about this already...http://phys.org/news/2015-03-landmark...
    nocool nocool 41-45, M 2 Responses Mar 23

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    Are there any physicists,

    astrophysicists, radio astronomers, bioanthropologists, biologists in here?
    GeneticMATERIAL GeneticMATERIAL 41-45, M Apr 13

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    Want to feel insignificant ?

    This is a map of our solar system to scale - http://joshworth.com/dev/pixelspace/pixelspace_solarsystem.html I scrolled to the very end and it took forever
    XUD9 XUD9 18-21, M 1 Response Apr 8

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    Yes, I may be a nerd

    but who cares I may God a cure one day that will save millions
    Foxy112 Foxy112 22-25, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    mistersmartguy mistersmartguy 16-17, M 2 Responses Apr 1

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    Lots of the scientific theories being developed

    just now, like quantum physics, were discussed over a millennium ago in a book called The Zohar. There is nothing new on the planet, the laws were written a very long time ago, it has taken man far too long to find them. It's possible the religious conservatism imposed by Rome...
    Astrucbmt Astrucbmt 22-25, F 7 Responses Mar 31

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    Element name: WOMAN Symbol: WO Atomic weight:

    (don’t even go there) Physical properties: Generally round in form. Boils at nothing and may freeze at any time. Melts whenever treated properly. Very bitter if mishandled. Chemical properties: Very active. Highly unstable. Possesses strong affinity with gold, silver...
    Thevy29 Thevy29 31-35, M 4 Responses Feb 4, 2014

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    Some Like It Hot...Anyone

    who has ever drizzled, doused or drenched their food with hot sauce knows that it can make almost any dish taste better; but could these spicy condiments also make us a little happier?Hot sauces generally have five main ingredients: jalapeno peppers; vinegar; garlic powder; salt...
    sciguy18 sciguy18 56-60, M 3 Responses Apr 10, 2014

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    DNA is not a living entity.

    It is not an intelligent life form. Therefore, it cannot evolve to develop a cell membrane or any other constituencies of a cell. A cell likewise, cannot exist without DNA, and therefore, neither a cell can exist without DNA nor can DNA exist without a cell, and the theory of...
    GJTF GJTF 22-25, M 20 Responses Dec 17, 2014

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    Bennett Jones: Biotech,

    Pharma & Lifesciences Biotechnology relies on continuous innovation, an ability to obtain and sustain funding for research and development, and having the intellectual property protection in place to exploit and market new inventions and processes. Bennett Jones is an active...
    rancecarter rancecarter 22-25, M Apr 5

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    One of my favorite pick up lines: Your name

    must be Phylum because you are above Class. 😄
    WrongPage WrongPage 18-21, F 4 Responses Apr 7

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    LIFE IS SCIENCE. You cannot escape it no matter

    how much you try. And I love it.
    Provoking Provoking 31-35 Mar 21

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    I am going to hear Neil deGrasse Tyson --

    Astrophysicist, Cosmologist, Author, PBS Science Show Host and Director of the Hayden Planetarium -- talk later this month. I will be joined by my son, who is as passionate about science as he is about his music, which will make the event extra special.
    TakingStock TakingStock 51-55, M 3 Responses Apr 2

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    I found out skin is the most flexible thing on

    earth... In the bible.. I read Moses tied his *** to a tree... and walked for MILES!!!!!! WOW!!!!!
    nocool nocool 41-45, M 3 Responses Apr 2

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    Large Hadron Collider starts up again

    after two-year upgradeThe world's largest particle smasher restarted Sunday after a two-year upgrade that will allow physicists to explore uncharted corners of what makes up the universe, including dark matter and antimatter. http://phys.org/news/2015-04-cern-hadron-collider...
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    Science Fair... A student at Eagle Rock Junior

    High won first prize at the Greater Idaho Falls Science Fair on April 26th. In his project, he urged people to sign a petition demanding strict control (or total elimination) of the chemical "dihydrogen monoxide." Here were his reasons: 1) It can cause excessive sweating and...
    sciguy18 sciguy18 56-60, M 5 Responses May 8, 2014