Phil Ross

Aug. 13, 2010

Nissan and GM Bet Americans Ready To Go Electric

The Nissan Leaf and the Chevy Volt, both electric cars, will hit American highways in late 2010.

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Michael Pollan Talks Plants and Food

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The Myth of the Woolly Bear

\tLegend holds that the length of a woolly bear caterpillar’s color bands can be used to forecast how severe the winter weather will be. The myth dates back to colonial American folklore but was popularized by a 1948 study. SciFri finds out if there’s any truth to the lore, and what the caterpillar’s fuzzy bristles are really used for.

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