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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 6 Responses Mar 23

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    Blue Volcano...This particular picture is from

    Ethiopia, but there are other examples of this phenomenon (e.g., Kawah Ijen crater on the island of Java).Despite its appearance (and what has erroneously been posted on some web sites), the lava itself it not blue at all. The blue color results from the...
    sciguy18 sciguy18 56-60, M 4 Responses Jun 2

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    CrawlingFromHell CrawlingFromHell 70+ 5 Responses May 24

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    Is it possible to put your fan near the window &

    when the wind blows the fan will spin & energy will be generated to charge my phone?
    LeahLovee LeahLovee 13-15, F 11 Responses Jun 22

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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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    Where would we be without it!

    I would totally make out with science if I could!
    1ANGRYtitan 1ANGRYtitan 16-17, M 3 Responses Nov 20, 2014

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    especially astronomy,

    and chemistry is cool too but I'm not too good at remembering the formulas or equations. Math is definitely not my strong suit, and it affects anything included.
    alxvii alxvii 18-21, F 2 Responses Jun 8

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    Ancient Water

    Scientists have discovered water that is estimated to be between 1.5 and 2.64 billion years old. It was found in a mine near Timmins, Ontario, Canada. These are among the oldest waters ever discovered. This water was likely on the surface back at that time, but infiltrated into...
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    http://www.sliptalk.com/left-handed-facts/Well.

    ..everyone should know....I am left handed...I took a test in school and in the navy that said I use both sides of my brain equally... so i am not sure about using the right side the most....but if that is the case, only left handed people are in their right mind ;)
    nocool nocool 41-45, M 2 Responses May 17

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    Whenever you feel sad.

    . Just remember there are billions of cells in your body and all they care about is YOU :D
    hopeless220 hopeless220 18-21, F 3 Responses Nov 28, 2014

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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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    http://www.bizpacreview.

    com/2015/06/07/weird-fish-that-can-walk-on-land-has-australia-very-nervous-211632
    SimplyAtheist SimplyAtheist 22-25, M 1 Response Jun 8

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    miracles of science #46: Wilford Brimley,

    how a man with diabetes looks like he's been in his 60s for over 30 years
    jbm1984 jbm1984 31-35, F 2 Responses May 22

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    asherjoh asherjoh 36-40, M 5 Responses Jun 12

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    but, i don t like some of the snarchy people

    involved. im not super academic complex person. though i luv science, mainly physics and philosophy and now some botany. i always been down no matter who i talked to. to be as simple and eaisy to understand. i want everyone to understand and save there breath on science...
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    If you dropped a quarter from a height of one

    meter above the surface of a neuron star, it would take one microsecond to reach the surface and would be traveling at a speed of 7.2 million miles per hour when it hit the surface.
    hisdudeness3 hisdudeness3 31-35, M 5 Responses May 20

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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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    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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    High Pressure.. Molecules.

    . playing tag.. Pleasure.. The cold.. Waves.. A white flag.. Sunshine.. Comming back..
    Kardia Kardia 36-40 4 Responses Jun 8

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    let's talk about infinity.

    .. itz crazy that it is infinite but it is equal to infinity plus infinity... and infinity plus one and on and on
    SoFarFetched1123 SoFarFetched1123 18-21, M 3 Responses 1 day ago

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    Rhinorips75 Rhinorips75 36-40, M May 22

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    I wrote a paper about this.

    ..http://finance.yahoo.com/news/holy-grail-clean-energy-found-085604151.htmlamazing to see this stuff coming to life...
    nocool nocool 41-45, M 3 Responses Jun 4

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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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    Did you know that ***** volume

    and type varies by circumstance?A male that knows he will be leaving his mate for a few days, where she is unattended and he cannot be certain of her fidelity, produces a ***** that acts as a plug, sealing the cervix from the possibility of being impregnated while he is away.A...
    Extant1 Extant1 51-55, M 20 Responses Jun 3

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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...
    sciguy18 sciguy18 56-60, M 2 Responses Apr 23

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    I love science, truly

    and deeply. But alas not all she has to offer, like organic chemistry... Don't get me started on that *****!
    DreamingDreamingDreaming DreamingDreamingDreaming 22-25, F 4 Responses 1 day ago

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    sciguy18 sciguy18 56-60, M 7 Responses Jan 7

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    what do you think about no non sense kind of

    people? to me they have the most potential to be surprised and yet they are the least lol. what a waste.
    soleutiful soleutiful 26-30, M 1 day ago

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    Just are so amazed how we can literally see

    what to us is invisible, like the corona of the sun made from plasma. It's amazing.
    RedLineEngineer RedLineEngineer 18-21, M 3 Responses May 21

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    it's been four months

    since i saw Interstellar at IMAX and I still think about it every day.
    lara1313 lara1313 18-21 7 Responses May 31

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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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    Not let's talk about CERN .

    . What do you guys think They will find supersymmetry or multiverse ?
    veanus veanus 22-25, F 6 Responses 2 days ago

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    I don't like it how religious people people

    pray all the time, expecting God to solve their problems Ex "let's pray for the poor". If God were real why would he put us on this earth if not to act for ourselves, if you want something done, you don't pray for it, you stand up and take action. You don't just ask for...
    DrProffesor DrProffesor 18-21, M 5 Responses May 18

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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...
    sciguy18 sciguy18 56-60, M 7 Responses Oct 23, 2012

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    I went to see Neil DeGraase-Tyson speak several

    weeks ago and was struck by something he said. He noted that humans are preoccupied with what they can learn from their five senses (and some people even claim a sixth sense that gives them profound wisdom). And yet very little of what we know about the universe we live in can...
    VictoriousRex VictoriousRex 51-55, M 5 Responses May 28

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    Triple Suns ~

    Last week (11/1/13, to be exact), the following was seen in the sky over northern China.This is an example of the parhelion (the plural is “parhelia”). This phenomenon is more commonly known as a “sun dog” or “phantom sun”. Another example is shown below. This was...
    sciguy18 sciguy18 56-60, M 2 Responses Nov 6, 2013

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    Fotones.. Bend.. Reflection.

    . Refraction.. Dispersion.. To reveal.. True colors.. Of light..
    Kardia Kardia 36-40 4 Responses May 26

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    kittykat419 kittykat419 18-21, F 3 Responses Jun 1

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    I love science because it is life.

    Nothing would exist without it, and learning things like chemistry fascinate me.
    deliriouslydreaming deliriouslydreaming 16-17, F 2 Responses May 20

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    Astronomers unveil the farthest galaxyAn

    international team of astronomers led by Yale University and the University of California-Santa Cruz have pushed back the cosmic frontier of galaxy exploration to a time when the universe was only 5% of its present age. We can never see beyond our own understanding......This is...
    nocool nocool 41-45, M 4 Responses May 5

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    Crack That Whip...Did you ever wonder

    why (in skilled hands) a whip makes that loud, cracking sound? Well, whether you did or not, I'm going to tell you.The first part has to do with the size and balance of the whip. It is thicker and heavier at the handle; tapering to a thin, light bit at the end.The second part...
    sciguy18 sciguy18 56-60, M 2 Responses Feb 24, 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 19 Responses Dec 17, 2014

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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...
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