Why Proving You're A Human Should Make You Proud

Why Proving You're A Human Should Make You Proud

Anyone who has filled out an online form has surely encountered a CAPTCHA, or Completely Automated Public Test for Telling Co... read more

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The Trails of Comet Tails

The Trails of Comet Tails

Comets are one of the neatest phenomena we have the pleasure of observing within our own solar system. The most noticeable part of any comet is its tail. Capable of stretching thou... read more

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Riding Shotgun

Riding Shotgun

If there are more than two people riding in a car, it almost inevitable that a nice, calm walk toward the vehicle will turn into a running riot as one person yells “shotgun!” a... read more

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Ancient Light from the Sun

Ancient Light from the Sun

Light, the fastest thing in the universe, still can only travel so fast—180,000 miles per second. While light from the sun feels like it reaches us instantaneously, it actually t... read more

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The Cosmic Origin of Aurora

The Cosmic Origin of Aurora

If you are fortunate to live close enough to the Earth's poles then you may have seen the aurorae, colored waves of lights that move through the sky high above. They have also bee... read more

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Do Toilets Flush the Opposite Way in the Southern Hemisphere?

Do Toilets Flush the Opposite Way in the Southern Hemisphere?

Our planet is capable of producing some massive storm systems, one of which is hurricanes. We learn early on that in the Nort... read more

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The Boundary Effect

The Boundary Effect

Have you ever said to yourself that you need to grab something in another room, only to reach that room and completely forget what you went in there for? If so, you may be the vict... read more

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Why Are Lasers Shooting Out of Telescopes?

Why Are Lasers Shooting Out of Telescopes?

Videos and photographs of telescopes and telescope arrays can be gorgeous, showcasing these incredible man-made objects against a clear night sky. In some of this footage, though, ... read more

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