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Can you draw better than a 40,000 year old?
What can be learned from ancient cave drawings? Some found in Indonesia have turned out to be pretty special. They are as old as famous prehistoric art in Europe. The news comes from a new...
What can be learned from ancient cave drawings? Some found in Indonesia have turned out to be pretty special. They are as old as famous prehistoric art in Europe. The news comes from a new...
What can be learned from ancient cave drawings? Some found in Indonesia have turned out to be pretty special. They ...
- Posted on October 13, 2014
How do dolphins sleep without drowning?
Dolphins aren't like fish, which can breathe underwater. They're mammals. That means they must get to the surface to breathe air. They can only hold their breath under water for about...
Dolphins aren't like fish, which can breathe underwater. They're mammals. That means they must get to the surface to breathe air. They can only hold their breath under water for about...
Dolphins aren't like fish, which can breathe underwater. They're mammals. That means they must get to the surf...
- Posted on October 2, 2014
Colossal squid is as long as a minibus!
It was a calm morning in Antarctica's Ross Sea. That's during the season when the sun never sets. Capt. John Bennett and his crew hauled up a creature with tentacles like fire hoses and eyes like ...
It was a calm morning in Antarctica's Ross Sea. That's during the season when the sun never sets. Capt. John Bennett and his crew hauled up a creature with tentacles like fire hoses and eyes like ...
It was a calm morning in Antarctica's Ross Sea. That's during the season when the sun never sets. Capt. John Bennett...
- Posted on September 19, 2014
Why do songs get stuck in our heads?
Do you sometimes hear the same song, over and over. Polls show that most of us have experienced these hearing ear worms. Nine out of 10 report having them at least weekly. Who remembers th...
Do you sometimes hear the same song, over and over. Polls show that most of us have experienced these hearing ear worms. Nine out of 10 report having them at least weekly. Who remembers th...
Do you sometimes hear the same song, over and over. Polls show that most of us have experienced these hearing ear wo...
- Posted on September 18, 2014
Why do bugs die on their backs?
Well, they don't all end their lives that way. But when a bug gets top heavy, it's in big trouble. That's because the bug usually falls over onto its back. Of course, a stiff breeze or a cu...
Well, they don't all end their lives that way. But when a bug gets top heavy, it's in big trouble. That's because the bug usually falls over onto its back. Of course, a stiff breeze or a cu...
Well, they don't all end their lives that way. But when a bug gets top heavy, it's in big trouble. That's because the...
- Posted on September 18, 2014
“Dreadnoughtus” dwarfs 7 elephants
Researchers have been studying the remains of a dinosaur. It was bigger than seven bull elephants. The scientists call it Dreadnoughtus, or "fearing nothing." They hope its bones will help r...
Researchers have been studying the remains of a dinosaur. It was bigger than seven bull elephants. The scientists call it Dreadnoughtus, or "fearing nothing." They hope its bones will help r...
Researchers have been studying the remains of a dinosaur. It was bigger than seven bull elephants. The scientists cal...
- Posted on September 7, 2014
Does music make you smarter?
Playing an instrument just might make kids become stronger students. Researchers at Northwestern University in Illinois believe that the music training helped students do better in school....
Playing an instrument just might make kids become stronger students. Researchers at Northwestern University in Illinois believe that the music training helped students do better in school....
Playing an instrument just might make kids become stronger students. Researchers at Northwestern University i...
- Posted on September 5, 2014
Puffins have problems – want to help these birds?
A group wants bird lovers to help save Atlantic puffins from starvation in Maine. A puffin is a bird that lives near the ocean. There are about 1,000 pairs of the seabirds in the state. They...
A group wants bird lovers to help save Atlantic puffins from starvation in Maine. A puffin is a bird that lives near the ocean. There are about 1,000 pairs of the seabirds in the state. They...
A group wants bird lovers to help save Atlantic puffins from starvation in Maine. A puffin is a bird that live...
- Posted on August 6, 2014
If you were a crab, what color would you be?
A rare blue-colored red king crab was found this summer. Frank McFarland found the crab in his pot when fishing July 4. The blue crab is being kept alive at the Norton Sound Seafood Center. ...
A rare blue-colored red king crab was found this summer. Frank McFarland found the crab in his pot when fishing July 4. The blue crab is being kept alive at the Norton Sound Seafood Center. ...
A rare blue-colored red king crab was found this summer. Frank McFarland found the crab in his pot when fishin...
- Posted on August 5, 2014
How do boomerangs work?
There are two types of boomerang. One flies in a circular path and can knock you out. And the other one won't return to you. Both have at least two wings. They meet at an angle. And when thr...
There are two types of boomerang. One flies in a circular path and can knock you out. And the other one won't return to you. Both have at least two wings. They meet at an angle. And when thr...
There are two types of boomerang. One flies in a circular path and can knock you out. And the other one won't return ...
- Posted on June 4, 2014