5 Grotesque Dishes for Halloween
October 29th, 2014
One idea for a Halloween dinner party could involve asking your guests to dress up in gothic gowns, and decking out your house to look like Dracula's castle. If you are into such a plan, here are five spooky dishes to consider for the menu.
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What Happens to a Dead Body in the Ocean?
Pig body at sea
October 28th, 2014
When a dead body decomposes in the ocean, scientists know little about what happens to it. To find out, some researchers performed an unusual experiment that involved dropping pig carcasses into the sea and watching them on video.
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Could Gas Explosions Explain Bermuda Triangle Mystery?
Siberian sinkhole
October 14th, 2014
The discovery of several mysterious craters in Siberia earlier this year launched a wave of speculation about their origins. Now, a new report suggests an explanation for the holes, claiming it could also be linked to the mysteries of the Bermuda Triangle
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10 Ghost Stories That Will Haunt You for Life
The King's Staircase at Hampton Court Palace in Surrey, England, which is considered one of the most haunted places in the world.
October 29th, 2014
From the haunted Tower of London to the story that inspired "The Exorcist" and the rattling tale of Lady Dorothy's apparition spooking the 300-year-old Raynham Hall, ghost stories have been told since ancient times and are a staple of Halloween.
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'Living Paint' Transforms Bacteria Into Art
After a few days the bacteria grew and made the artwork visible.
October 24th, 2014
Science-minded artists can use "living paint" to create art inside petri dishes.
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New Exotic Particle Could Help Explain What Holds Matter Together
The Large Hadron Collider at the CERN research center.
October 14th, 2014
Physicists have discovered a new particle from data from the Large Hadron Collider that could reveal how protons in atomic nuclei are held together.
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How'd He Do That? Physicist Demos Quantum Levitation
The magnetic cube hovers in the air as liquid nitrogen flows around the superconductor beneath the cube.
October 3rd, 2014
Physicist Subir Sachdev gave a live lecture at the Perimeter Institute on Oct. 1, explaining the basics of quantum entanglement and levitating superconductors.
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Magic Mushrooms Create a Hyperconnected Brain
magic mushrooms
October 29th, 2014
The active ingredient in magic mushrooms seems to create many more connections in the brain, which could explain why users experience synesthesia and other trippy effects.
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Pew, Pew: Bizarre Sounds from Frozen Lake Explained
coolest sound ever
October 16th, 2014
What causes the weird sounds produced by skipping rocks across a frozen lake?
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11 Odd Facts About Marijuana
A marijuana cigarette
October 10th, 2014
Marijuana use is becoming ever-more mainstream, with two states now allowing recreational use of the drug. From pot's mythical origins to false positives in baby urine, read on for some of the odder facts about this drug.
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