Radiation explained, for kids

[Read more...]

March 17, 2011


A brown to black combustible rock that originated by accumulation and subsequent physical and chemical alteration of plant material over long periods of time, and that on a moisture-free basis contains no more than 50% mineral matter. The plant debris accumulated in various wet environments, commonly called peat swamps, where dead plants were largely protected […]

[Read more...]

March 10, 2011

Chaos Theory (explained for kids)

chaos theory, explained, for kids

[Read more...]

January 27, 2011


A crystallized, odorless and flaky substance with a pungent taste and soluble in water.

[Read more...]

January 20, 2011


Avalanches explained, for kids

[Read more...]

December 9, 2010

Glues and Superglues

Glues explained, for kids

[Read more...]

November 24, 2010


Eggs explained, for kids.

[Read more...]

November 11, 2010

Snakes explained, for kids

Snakes explained, for kids

[Read more...]

November 4, 2010


Owls have large forward-facing eyes and ear-holes, a hawk-like beak, a flat face, and usually a conspicuous circle of feathers, a facial disc, around each eye. Most birds of prey sport eyes on the sides of their heads, but the stereoscopic nature of the owl’s forward-facing eyes permits a greater sense of depth perception necessary […]

[Read more...]

October 28, 2010

Your Tongue

The circumvallate papillae (or vallate papillae) are dome-shaped structures on the human tongue that vary in number from eight to twelve.

[Read more...]

September 30, 2010

Students Design 300MPG Car Based on Indy Car

A group of high school students from the DeLaSalle School in Kansas City, Mo., and their mentors, including engineers from Bridgestone Americas’ Technical Center in Akron, Ohio, have just concluded tests on a student-built electric car at Bridgestone’s Texas Proving Grounds — and may have set a world record for efficiency.

[Read more...]

August 23, 2010

The Speed of Sound

The speed of sound explained, for kids

[Read more...]

August 19, 2010


grasshoppers explained, for kids

[Read more...]

August 5, 2010

Blood Pressure

Blood pressure explained, for kids

[Read more...]

July 1, 2010

Getting Google Search Results on an OpenDNS Network (Firefox)

Here is how you can get your Google search results back when you are on an Opendns network.

[Read more...]

June 30, 2010

Chicken Pox

Chickenpox or chicken pox is a highly contagious illness caused by primary infection with varicella zoster virus (VZV).

[Read more...]

June 9, 2010

Sultans of Science: Showcasing Exhibits from Islam’s Golden Age

Sultans of Science is a traveling exhibition that is currently in Canada, which exemplifies Islam’s great contribution to modern science. The exhibition, which opened on May 19 and continues until Sept. 7, currently takes place at the TELUS World of Science center in Edmonton.

[Read more...]

June 3, 2010

Periodic Table of the Elements

Periodic Table of the Elements, explained, for kids

[Read more...]

June 3, 2010


Money is anything that is generally accepted as payment for goods and services and repayment ofdebts. The main functions of money are distinguished as: a medium of exchange, a unit of account, a store of value, and occasionally, a standard of deferred payment. Money originated as commodity money, but nearly all contemporary money systems are […]

[Read more...]

May 20, 2010

« Previous PageNext Page »