June 20, 2018
What Causes Insomnia?

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June 19, 2018
Inside the Nose of an Elephant

Elephants have a keen nose. They have more smell receptors than any mammal – including dogs – and can sniff out food that is several miles away. A new study tests their ability to distinguish between similar smelling plants.

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June 18, 2018
Almonds Used to Kill People

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June 15, 2018
The Unconstitutional Census Power Grab

Robert Reich explains why Trump's changes to the 2020 census are unconstitutional.

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June 14, 2018
In Search of Forgotten Colours

Sachio Yoshioka is the fifth-generation head of the Somenotsukasa Yoshioka dye workshop in Fushimi, southern Kyoto. When he succeeded to the family business in 1988, he abandoned the use of synthetic colours in favour of dyeing solely with plants and other natural materials. 30 years on, the workshop produces an extensive range of extremely beautiful colours.

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June 13, 2018
The Military-Industrial Drain

Robert Reich why military spending costs America so much money.

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June 12, 2018
How a 1929 Silent Film Created the Countdown

Fritz Lang directed an extremely innovated film in 1929 called Woman in the Moon. (Frau Im Mond in German). He hired rocket pioneer Hermann Oberth to be his technical director, and the film was a huge success. The film heavily influenced Wernher von Braun on how he saw the future of spaceflight.

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June 11, 2018
WinterLab

If you're in Canada, you need good winter boots. But how do you know whether they're actually safe, or whether you'll fall over the first time you step on ice? This is WinterLab, part of the Challenging Environment Assessment Laboratories at the Toronto Rehabilitation Institute, where they're testing winter shoes with science.

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June 8, 2018
Bernie Sanders on Congress’ Responsibility In Declaring Wars

Sanders uses a Senate hearing to expose the illegal actions of Trump & the establishment.

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June 7, 2018
Nietzsche on Envy

Friedrich Nietzsche was one of the great theorists of envy: he believed that envy is everywhere and that most of us don't even realise how much we feel it and the way it powers our behaviour. Having a good relationship with our envious tendencies was for Nietzsche a mark of maturity and wisdom. He is an indispensable guide to living more serenely around our envious pangs.

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June 6, 2018
How Squids Outsmart Their Predators

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June 5, 2018
True Facts : Ant Mutualism

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June 4, 2018
From Russia with C**ts

Jonathan Pie berates Ukriane for creating even more Fake News to wade through. He also offends Tim by calling Theresa May a not very nice name.

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June 1, 2018
Length Contraction and Time Dilation

The length of any object in a moving frame will appear foreshortened in the direction of motion, or contracted. The amount of contraction can be calculated from the Lorentz transformation. The length is maximum in the frame in which the object is at rest.

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