How do magnets work?

I spent quite a bit of time trying answer this question so a 10-year-old could understand it. In the end, I was at about...

Why does sugar make kids hyper?

If a child eats loads of candy, a hyperactive frenzy will follow, right? Actually, no. All of the studies done on this topic have...
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Why can’t I tickle myself?

According to neuroscientists at the University of London, there are two parts of the brain responsible for how tickling is processed. These regions work...
Kola Superdeep Borehole

What is the deepest hole in the world?

In 1970, Soviet scientists began drilling the Kola Superdeep Borehole in Murmansk, Russia in an effort to learn more about the Earth's crust and...

What is the difference between a tornado watch and a tornado warning?

Tornado watches mean that the present weather conditions are favorable for the formation of a tornado. Tornado warnings mean that tornado activity is imminent. A...

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