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5 Things You Never Knew About Snow

Those among you in the Great British isles this weekend will probably have some fairly strong opinions about snow. But although the BBC News site is saturated with articles about the effect on life, limb and liberty, there are certain things they won’t have covered. Read the rest of this entry »

 
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Posted by on January 19, 2013 in How?, What?, When?, Where?, Who?, Why?

 

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The TL;DR – Why does toothpaste fall off your toothbrush but stick to everything else?

 
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Posted by on January 13, 2013 in Silly, TL;DR

 

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Why, when our nose is irritated, do we sneeze through our mouth instead?

To understand sneezing, we must first understand bogeys. Read about them here.

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Posted by on January 6, 2013 in Why?

 

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The TL;DR – Burned toast makes you look younger

 
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Posted by on December 29, 2012 in Science, TL;DR

 

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How old is Wakko from the Animaniacs? The song ‘Hello Nurse’ tells us that Wakko is “only seven”, but the internet claims the writers said he wasn’t really seven when he sung the song.

On his blog, the show’s creator Tom Ruegger shows a scene that got missed out of the original show as it was considered inappropriate. It does however prove that there’s no way Wakko was intended to be “only seven” as the song might claim. Read the rest of this entry »

 
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Posted by on December 22, 2012 in Silly, When?

 

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The Hobbit: An Unexpected Drinking Game

The Hobbit: An Unexpected Drinking Game

 
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Posted by on December 21, 2012 in TL;DR

 

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The TL;DR – Coming Soon

The TL;DR - Coming Soon

 
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Posted by on December 16, 2012 in Other, TL;DR

 

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How do you make transparent ice? Also, why does just-boiled water freeze faster than cold?

Snow is frozen water, and that’s not transparent either. But massive Antarctic glaciers are clear and beautiful. It’s all the same water, so why the difference?

The truth is, not all water is the same.

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Posted by on December 15, 2012 in How?, Why?

 

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Why does tea stain metal?

I've got a sinking feeling

This follows nicely on from the question “Why is the top half of my tea too hot but the bottom half too cold?”

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Posted by on December 8, 2012 in Why?

 

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Do wormholes really bend space and time? If so, how is their pull that strong that they would distort time?

Do you see a white rabbit down there?

The theory is one that any self-respecting geek or Donnie Darko fan will be familiar with.  An Einstein-Rosen bridge is a theoretical tunnel through space and time which allows the user to travel further or more quickly than traditional linear travel between the two points.

Science knows a certain amount about this phenomenon, but they do not understand the full story. Read the rest of this entry »

 
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Posted by on December 2, 2012 in How?, Where?

 

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