Weather Balloons!

A weather or sounding balloon is a balloon (specifically a type of high altitude balloon) which …

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November 7, 2013


jaws explained!

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October 31, 2013

Rukhsana Khan’s Wins Award for her book ‘100 Great Children’s Books’

Rukhsana Khan Wins Book Award

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October 31, 2013


Hulk / chlorophyll

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October 24, 2013

Reader Submitted Poetry

two poems

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October 17, 2013

The Wheel!

A wheel is a circular component that is intended to rotate on an axial bearing.

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October 17, 2013


Just about everyone snores occasionally, but if snoring happens frequently it can affect the quantity and quality of your sleep and that of your family members and roommates.

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October 10, 2013


Venipuncture is useful as it is a minimally invasive way to obtain cells and extracellular fluid (plasma) from the body for analysis

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October 3, 2013


EKG explained, for kids

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September 26, 2013


Tarantulas comprise a group of often hairy and very large arachnids belonging to the Theraphosidae family of spiders

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September 12, 2013

Wisdom Teeth

Wisdom teeth are the third and final set of molars that most people get in their late teens or early twenties

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August 15, 2013

New Pakistani Super Hero: Burqa Avenger

“ Burqa Avenger” is a mild-mannered teacher with secret martial arts skills who uses a flowing black burqa to hide her identity as she fights local thugs seeking to shut down the girls’ school where she works.

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August 12, 2013


Touch explained

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July 25, 2013

Honey Bees!

Honey Bees are an animal most of us learn about very early on, one way or another…

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July 18, 2013


Deforestation is clearing Earth’s forests on a massive scale, often resulting in damage to the quality of the land…

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July 11, 2013

The Voice

Voice (or vocalization) is the sound produced by humans and other vertebrates using the lungs and the vocal folds in the larynx, or voice box. Voice is not always produced as speech, however. Infants babble and coo; animals bark, moo, whinny, growl, and meow; and adult humans laugh, sing, and cry. Voice is generated by […]

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June 20, 2013

Fog !

Fog can be considered a cloud at ground level. The processes forming it, however, are usually different from those that form clouds.

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June 13, 2013


A touchscreen, also known as “surface” computing, is a virtual display complete with a sensitive screen that recognizes touch by the finger or hand. Touchscreens are able to complete commands based on the position of a touch. Touchscreen technology took off after the release of the iPhone in July 2008.       In the late 1960s, research […]

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May 16, 2013


A crane is a tower or derrick equipped with cables and pulleys that can be used both to lift and lower materials and to shift them horizontally. Cranes are commonly employed in the construction industry and in manufacturing heavy equipment. Construction cranes are usually temporary structures, either fixed to the ground or mounted on a […]

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April 25, 2013

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