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    livelaughlovedream3 livelaughlovedream3 41-45, F 4 Responses Dec 31, 2014

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    sciguy18 sciguy18 56-60, M 10 Responses Jan 7

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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 26-30, M 4 Responses Feb 4, 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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    Biomedical.engineering

    Studies have shown...but they never show you who does the study. Who crunches numbers and wades through convoluted statistics. I am ones of those people. :D I love my job. I am a programmer and researcher at a biomechanics biomaterials laboratory. Basically we study everything...
    themarvelousme themarvelousme 26-30, M 7 Responses Jun 12, 2012

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    Many people say that clouds are made up of ice

    but few days before I saw Brownian motion on the clouds. That give me an idea that clouds are made up of water vapor. The question comes that how water stream change into drops or snow while lower you the hotter it becomes. I need so help here
    kelvinram kelvinram 22-25, M 5 Responses Dec 22, 2014

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    jacqueline212 jacqueline212 18-21, F 18 Responses Nov 27, 2014

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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 5 Responses Aug 1, 2013

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    What were we before we were ***** cells?

    Or eggs? Were we germs? Carbohydrates? Some other type of cells? Anybody know the answer to this?
    iShined iShined 18-21, M 6 Responses Dec 26, 2014

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    I believe there are as many Galaxies in the

    Universe as there are stars in one Galaxy and as many universes as there are Galaxies in our Universe.
    johnny253 johnny253 66-70, M 6 Responses 1 day ago

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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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    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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    I really do. Recently we have been having talks

    from people advising my government about the future. I live in a country where there is plenty of coal but it seems you don't have to mine it. You can pump carbon dioxide into the seams and gas will come out. So you reduce carbon dioxide from local factories and produce energy...
    blodyn blodyn 13-15, F 2 Responses Jan 8

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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 6 Responses May 8, 2014

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    Calif42 Calif42 46-50, M Jan 15

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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 15 Responses Aug 7, 2013

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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...
    deleted deleted 26-30 5 Responses Nov 7, 2013

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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 4 Responses Apr 10, 2014

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    Science lessons are so interesting.

    I love science programmes on TV. Like sky at night and some of the horizon programmes. I get a lot of flack cos I don't watch corrie and emmerdale and stuff.
    blodyn blodyn 13-15, F 1 Response Jan 17

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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 3 Responses Nov 6, 2013

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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...
    sciguy18 sciguy18 56-60, M 8 Responses May 17, 2013

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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 6 Responses May 29, 2014

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    I just wanted to share this,

    as I find it quite exciting! --------------------- " In a recent experiment, the quantum state (the direction it was spinning) of a light particle instantly traveled 15.5 miles (25 kilometers) across an optical fiber, becoming the farthest successful quantum teleportation feat...
    Calif42 Calif42 46-50, M 1 Response Dec 8, 2014

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    Of all my friends, that share my passion of

    knowledge and wisdom, I'm the "Penny" of the group; if you have ever seen "The Big Bang Theory" on TBS.
    alxvii alxvii 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 7

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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 18 Responses Dec 17, 2014

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    I'm planning on researching plastics engineering

    and developing (a) safe, biodegradable, compostable bio plastic(s) that will not be harmful to marine life. Gotta go to college first, though.
    sheridanlugo sheridanlugo 16-17, F 3 Responses Dec 21, 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...
    sciguy18 sciguy18 56-60, M 7 Responses Feb 27, 2014

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    jacqueline212 jacqueline212 18-21, F Dec 2, 2014

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    "There’s big news coming out of the Sample

    Analysis at Mars instrument suite (SAM) on NASA’s Curiosity rover. For the first time, organic matter has definitively been detected on Mars. In addition to finding organic compounds in rocks, SAM has also detected sharp increases and decreases in methane levels in the...
    Calif42 Calif42 46-50, M Jan 7

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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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    In the 70's, we as a people tried to make

    contact with aliens.Put in motion on March 2, 1972, Pioneer 10 was the first human invention to leave the solar system when it flew by the planet Neptune on June 13, 1983. Attached to the spacecraft’s body was a form of human communication, a gold disc with symbols on it...
    shaandar shaandar 31-35, F 5 Responses Dec 22, 2014

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    The Koyal Group Info Mag Review: Gamle

    Mennesker Avslore Hemmeligheter 3 Forskere analysert komplett genetiske hemmeligheter flere gamle mennesker i år, avslørende innsikt i hvordan folk ideer og sykdom spredt over hele verden. Forskere har fått så god til å jobbe med antikke scraps DNA, høsten, de avsløre...
    jadeinnbachmeier jadeinnbachmeier 22-25, F Jan 1

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    Horse10202 Horse10202 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 4

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    According to the Heisenberg incertainty

    principle one can not know the location and the vector along which a particle is travelling. Therefore this can't be determined for multiple particles either. Now imagine this I'm driving on the motorway at about 180km/h and police catch me speeding. Now me and my car and...
    PersonOfUninterest PersonOfUninterest 18-21, M 1 Response Feb 4, 2014

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    "Not only is the universe stranger

    than imagine, it is stranger that we can imagine." -Arthur Eddington(NASA)
    PuckDrop PuckDrop 18-21, M Jan 15

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    So, the origin of life was an accident?

    An accident that took place randomly in a bowl of Campbell's chicken noodle... I mean, primordial, soup!? If it were an accident, it would have to be an incredibly complex and grandiose one. Because you see, we have spent thousands of dollars and hours trying to replicate this...
    iShined iShined 18-21, M 8 Responses Dec 17, 2014

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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 9 Responses Jan 22

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    Anybody with a background in Science,

    I was wondering if you can tell me if the Copenhagen Interpretation has remained accurate? Thank you.
    TheoremOfMe TheoremOfMe 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 12, 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 11 Responses Jan 8

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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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    What's really remarkable about it

    that never ceases to amaze me really are the cases where they're looking for possible motives from people.. And they go into a house let's say to look for anything, anything at all, any possible bit of evidence.. And they come to a conclusion that nothing at all can be found...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Jan 7

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    Science is the study of Prakrati (Mother

    nature) . (or) The subtle elements from which our body is formed. So, Science is also a part of self realisation.
    Lauv Lauv 22-25, M 1 Response Dec 7, 2014

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    How them dudes finds stuff out like,

    how human brains take at least 2 secs to figure your surroundings or an event tht is taking place.
    rachel96826 rachel96826 13-15, F 3 Responses Jan 22

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    I always loved Science.

    I remember growing watching Mr. Wizard on Nickelodeon and Bill Nye the Science Guy on Saturday mornings. My goal for this year is to read more Science books. I have a copy of Richard Dawkins book called "The Greatest Show on Earth." Next I want to read "Cosmos" by Carl Sagan. I...
    eartheyes82 eartheyes82 31-35, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    jacqueline212 jacqueline212 18-21, F 5 Responses Nov 28, 2014

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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 4 Responses Nov 28, 2014

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    Experience Science

    While not a story per se, the following quote about science is one of my favorites... "The most beautiful thing we can experience is the mysterious. It is the source of all true art and all science. He to whom this emotion is a stranger, who can no longer pause to wonder and...
    sciguy18 sciguy18 56-60, M 5 Responses Sep 24, 2011

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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 8 Responses Oct 23, 2012

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    It seems the humanity is closer

    than ever to finally curing the terrible disease that is Alzheimers! Well done Stanford! Happy new year to everyone! http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/science/science-news/11280504/Has-Stanford-University-found-a-cure-for-Alzheimers-disease.html
    darkgent darkgent 22-25, M Jan 3

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    Ice, Ice, Baby...  What you’ve seen

    in the video above is an example of an ice circle. This one was observed in 2013 in the Sheyenne River in North Dakota.Also known as an ice disc or ice pan, an ice circle occurs in slow moving water in cold climates. They have been seen in North America, the UK and Scandinavia...
    sciguy18 sciguy18 56-60, M 6 Responses Dec 5, 2014

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    livelaughlovedream3 livelaughlovedream3 41-45, F 5 Responses Dec 31, 2014

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    Germanic Germanic 18-21, T 6 Responses