No Bones About It: The Human Skeleton is Fascinating!
No matter who you are,
you’ve got something that everybody else has got, too: a skeleton! Underneath
your skin sits a complex system of bones to keep you upright and moving. Here
are some fascinating facts you and your kids can enjoy about the hum...
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History’s Weirdest Deaths: A “Model” Way to Go
Tragically, countless individuals have died in
airplane crashes or accidents. A rarer
way to move over to the afterlife: dying in a model airplane accident.
But it happens.
Killed by His Own Plane
Model plane enthusiast
Roger Wallace was f...
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Strange Hollywood: ‘Star Trek’ Edition
If you’re a Trekker, or a fan of
the 1966-69 TV show Star Trek and
its many spinoffs, right now is a great time to be alive, with multiple Trek
shows in production or on the way. Here’s a look at some of the weirder parts
of the Trek universe.
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Not-So-Famous Firsts in Robot History
In his 1920 play Rossum’s Universal Robots, Czech writer Karel Capek coined the word robot, jumping off of the
Czech word robota, which means “forced labor.” Here are some interesting robot
First movie robot: A female robot name...
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The History of Teeth Coloring, All Laid Out in Black and White
Here’s a brief history of how
people sought to change the shade of their chompers — and “white” wasn’t always
the desired effect.
MILK, SAGE, AND SUNFLOWERS
Because the general wear-and-tear on
teeth for the common man befor...
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