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10 Spectacular Glow-In-The-Dark Animals

10 Spectacular Glow-In-The-Dark Animals

http://inhabitat.com/solar-cells-made-from-bioluminescent-jellyfish/ Bioluminescence in animals is one of nature’s most fascinating phenomena and may greatly delight the casual observer. However, the showy displays of light produced by the creatures themselves, or by luminous symbiotic microorganisms,...

10 Most Bizarre Looking Sharks on Earth

10 Most Bizarre Looking Sharks on Earth

Forget outer space; there are aliens far closer to home! These bizarre looking and strangely fascinating sharks look like they’re from another world.

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What Is Polymerization?

Polymerization is the process where monomers—or single molecules like amino acids and hydrocarbons—bond to create polymers. There are two kinds of polymers. The first are natural polymers, like deoxyribonucleic acid (or DNA), cellulose and rubber. The second are artificial or man made polymers,...

The 13 Scariest Australian Animals

The 13 Scariest Australian Animals

Australia is a land of deadly creatures that seem to take obscene joy in killing you — and not just Queenslanders hunting down anyone who's brown. No, the entire ecosystem seems specifically designed to kill, what with the horrible desert, deadly animals, annoying insects, and constant worry of...

15 of the Craziest Biological Hoaxes

15 of the Craziest Biological Hoaxes

The world of biological hoaxes is a great one. Some of them are pranks, some are there to make money, and some are just to laugh at those who don't know any better. There's something about slapping together of a handful of different animals and convincing tourists that it's a real thing that exists...

15 Ways Science Will Kill Us All

15 Ways Science Will Kill Us All

15. LHC The chances of the Large Hadron Collider actually producing a miniature black hole—or anything life threatening for that matter—are so small as to be minute. Like, crazy minute. As in, will probably never happen so minute. And even if the LHC does start producing tiny little baby black...

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What Is Micturition?

Micturition is the process of excreting excess fluid and substances that have potential harm to the body through the acts of urination and voiding. The renal system is involved in micturition. The kidneys filter excess water and waste products to produce urine. The ureters connect each kidney to...

15 Historical Inaccuracies Widely Believed as Fact

15 Historical Inaccuracies Widely Believed as Fact

Believe it or not, some of the most widely accepted historical "truths" are actually very inaccurate.

10 Incredible Camouflaged Animals

10 Incredible Camouflaged Animals

Ten incredible photos of animal camouflage.

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What Is Polypropylene?

Polypropylene (with the chemical name of C3H6) is a kind of plastic polymer. It has numerous applications, and is a key ingredient in both industrial processes and consumer goods. Even if not many know of the chemical, nearly everbody has somehow encountered and even used it. If you have heated...