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Tool Name Origins

July 19, 2019

Here’s how all the stuff in your garage, shed, and on the truck got their names. CHISEL Along with the gentle or aggressive tapping of a hammer, a chisel is used to chip away into very hard surfaces like stone or bricks. In a very slow, ...

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Weird 101

May 29, 2019

College isn’t all math classes, science labs, and lectures about Medieval English literature. There are also these strange — and very real — courses offered by colleges and universities. The Amazing World of Bubbles This course at th...

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10 Skeleton Facts

April 2, 2019

No bones about it — the human skeleton is a fascinating thing. Longest bone Longest bone in the body: The femur, or thigh bone. It’s also the strongest, able to withstand more pressure than concrete. It’s so tough that it’s one of ...

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