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May 18

The Death Of Bees Explained – Parasites, Poison and Humans


In 2015 the bees are still dying in masses. Which at first seems not very important until you realize that one-third of all food humans consume would disappear with them.


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May 18

How Long Can We Live?


The human lifespan might be limited, in part, because natural selection just stops working late in life.


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May 18

The Cosmic Origins of Earth’s Water


Why is Earth is a blue planet? Because it’s covered in water! Where did Earth’s water come from?


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May 18

Are naked mole rats the strangest mammals?


What mammal has the social life of an insect, the cold-bloodedness of a reptile, and the metabolism of a plant?


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May 18

Where the Sounds From the World’s Favorite Movies Are Born


WIRED gets a tour from veteran Foley artist John Roesch of the Skywalker’s custom built soundstage. Roesch reveals some of the strangest audio props that were used in films like ‘Who Framed Roger Rabbit,’ ‘Back to the Future’ and ‘Braveheart’.


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May 18

Leopard Mother Rescues Cub from Wild Dogs


A young leopard is taught a lesson in caution after a close call with a group of African wild dogs.


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May 18

Why do we sweat? – John Murnan


There are a number of scenarios that can make us sweat–including exercise, eating spicy foods, and nervousness.


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May 18

Thai Green Curry | Jamie Oliver


This delicious Thai Green Curry is fresh, fragrant and fast – ready to eat in the time it takes to cook rice!


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May 18

Primitive Technology: Blower and charcoal


I made a blower and some charcoal at the new area in order to create higher temperatures in for advancing my material technology.


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May 18

What Is Life? Is Death Real?


So what is the difference between you and a rock? This seems like an easy, even stupid question. But even the smartest people on earth have no idea where to draw the line between living and dead things.


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May 18

Do You Hear “Yanny” or “Laurel”? (SOLVED with SCIENCE)


Yanny vs. Laurel audio illusion solved! PHEW FINALLY!


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May 18

Are We All Related?


In part 3 of our special series on human ancestry, we investigate how closely related we all really are.