The Science Behind 'Impossible' Videos: New Show Demystifies Online Acts
levitating car
April 16th, 2014
From levitating a car with water from fire hoses to sprinkling salt on a dead frog's legs to make them twitch, the Science Channel show "Outrageous Acts of Science" explains the science behind YouTube videos that would make your jaw drop.
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'Clever Editing' Warps Scientists' Words in New Geocentrism Film
arthrise from moon, as seen by JAXA probe.
April 15th, 2014
Four prominent physicists say they were misquoted in a documentary trailer promoting a claim debunked more than 450 years ago: that the Earth is in a privileged spot in the universe.
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Alleged Grave-Robbing Cannibal Brothers Arrested — Again
cannibal
April 15th, 2014
Apparently, once you've eaten human flesh, you develop a real taste for it. Two brothers in Pakistan were arrested in 2011 for digging up about 150 graves and stealing away with the bodies, which they later consumed.
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Elusive 'Exotic Hadron' Particles Confirmed
The ATLAS experiment at the Large Hadron Collider
April 14th, 2014
The existence of exotic hadrons — a type of matter that doesn't fit within the traditional model of particle physics — has now been confirmed, scientists say.
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A Real Corker: Message in a Bottle May Be World's Oldest
message-bottle
April 9th, 2014
In 1913, a young German man tossed a bottle with a message inside into the Baltic Sea. He had no idea that his message would survive two world wars — not to mention more than a century of brutal winters and ocean storms before its discovery last month.
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Texas 'Chupacabra' Turns Out to Be Imposter
Texas Chupacabra
April 4th, 2014
A Texas couple has captured what is being called a baby chupacabra, the legendary animal said to roam the countryside in search of blood. Could this mysterious creature be the legendary beast?
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Viagra Ice Cream Arouses Controversy
viagra-ice-cream
April 15th, 2014
The list of food and non-food items that have been combined in an unnatural marriage just got longer: Viagra and Champagne ice cream.
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Bad Moon Rising? Preacher Ties Blood Moons to Biblical Prophecies
Lunar Eclipse Blood Moon
April 14th, 2014
A popular televangelist from San Antonio named John Hagee has stated that the four lunar eclipses scheduled to begin this month — also known as "blood moons" — are a sign that biblical prophecies are about to come true.
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Missing Flight 370: How Do Black Boxes Work?
black box flight recorder
April 8th, 2014
A possible break in the mystery of the missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 plane came when ships detected "pings" consistent with the aircraft's black boxes. But how does a black box actually work?
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