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What would happen if I dug a hole through the earth and jumped in...

Digging a hole through the center of Earth is impossible with current technology and for many other reasons. However, let's do a thought experiment...
Argentinian Station

How many people live in Antarctica?

The population of Antarctica fluctuates between 1,000 and 4,000 people, depending on the time of the year. For the most part, there are two types of...
bird chirp

Can different bird species understand each other?

Birds communicate in various ways, but I'll be focusing only on audible communication in this post. Robert D. Magrath, a behavioral ecologist at the Australian...
Gas pump

How much gas does an idling car use?

The amount of gas an idling car uses varies depending on engine type, size, etc. Transit buses consume the most gas while idling, nearly...
Cat looking out the window

Why don’t cats enjoy the taste of sweets?

Cats have a genetic deficiency that essentially deletes the sugar detectors on their taste buds. In other words, cats do not possess the "wiring"...

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