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A look at the science of sunscreen: how it intercepts the sun's rays, whether it blocks vitamin D production, and what SPF really means.
Think caffeine dehydrates you? Or that you can't get too much water on a hot day? Douglas Casa, of the Korey Stringer Institute, sets the record straight.
Mayo myth-busters, a ketchup jar that never jams, and a salute to the pickle.
Plan a scientific summer getaway around Grand Canyon geology, tidepools or volcanic lava tubes.
Thousands of lightning strikes occur each minute on Earth. We'll talk about the science of lightning.
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With the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade less than a week away, it’s crunch time ...
Robert Sabin grew a 1000-pound pumpkin in his Long Island backyard.
You've survived the big family Thanksgiving get-together -- but now the winter h...
\tIt's crunch time for the 'balloonatics' at Macy's Parade Studio. The balloons themselves, which are designed and fabricated in a warehouse in New Jersey, are getting their final checkup before the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade. John Piper and Jim Artle take us around the studio and spill the secrets of inflation, explain how to calculate whether your balloon will float, and explain why the balloons look better after a little time in the sun.
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