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Why Do Dogs Howl?

Howling is a behavior dogs share with wolves....

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What Is a Green Card?

The coveted card gives permanent residents many privileges....

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What is Stereolithography?

In stereolithography, a a laser focuses on a vat of liquid plastic to draw out the 3D model layer by...

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Do Indoor Plants Really Clean the Air?

Sure, that potted fern is pretty, but can it really spruce up the air quality in your home? Plants, including...

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Lluvia de Peces: When Fish Rain from the Sky

How do fish appear on city streets after a storm?...

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Mammoth or Mastodon: What's the Difference?

Though similar in appearance, they're not closely related....

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Meet the World's Biggest Snakes

Here are two living serpents and a prehistoric monster....

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Niels Bohr: Biography & Atomic Theory

Niels Bohr won a Nobel Prize for the idea that an atom is a small, positively charged nucleus surrounded by...

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What Is Mustard Gas?

Mustard gas, or sulfur mustard, is a chemical agent that causes severe burning of the skin, eyes and respiratory tract....

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What Is Scientology?

Founded in 1953 by the science-fiction writer L. Ron Hubbard, Scientology is a philosophy and set of religious beliefs centered...

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What is Selective Laser Sintering?

SLS is a method of 3D printing that uses a high-powered laser to fuse particles into objects....

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Fused Deposition Modeling: Most Common 3D Printing Method

FDM printers use a thermoplastic filament, which is heated to its melting point and then extruded, layer by layer, to create a three dimensional object....

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Women May Be Better Than Men ... At Multitasking

Anecdotal evidence has long supported the hypothesis that the fair sex is also the "do-a-bunch-of-things-at-the-same-time" sex. And now a study out of the U.K. helps to support the idea women are better at multitasking than men....

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What Is an Amber Alert?

The AMBER alert system — an early warning system that helps police locate abducted children — was developed in 1996 as a collaboration between Dallas-area broadcasters and local police....

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What Is Molly?

Molly is the crystal or powder form of MDMA, a chemical used in the street drug ecstasy. Molly — which has become the drug of choice for many concert goers and festival attendees — increases the activity of neurotransmitters in the brain....