Superman

Link #7: You Can Be Like Superman on Titan

Link #7: You Can Be Like Superman on Titan Each one of us has dreamed of being Superman at some time in our lives. There’s nothing better than having X-ray...
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Loaves of bread were found preserved in the ruins of Pompeii.

  In 1748, centuries after the catastrophic eruption of Mt. Vesuvius in 79 AD, explorers stumbled upon a well-preserved city of Pompeii. The buildings were intact. The bodies were like...
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Link #68: Cockroaches Predate Dinosaurs!

  Link #68: Cockroaches Predate Dinosaurs! Cockroaches are some of the most fascinating creatures on earth. Depending on your perspective, you'll find cockroaches to either be very unique or very peculiar....
Prehensile_Tailed_Porcupine

Newborn porcupines weigh more than newborn grizzly bears.

At birth, porcupines are larger than grizzly bears since they weigh over a pound. They are also born with quills but these quills are soft, hardening as they grow.
Diana, princess of Wales

Princess Diana worked as a nanny.

  Diana's first job was as a nanny for the daughter of Major Jeremy Whitaker at Headley Down, Hampshire. She also worked as a nanny for an American family living...
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33 men were trapped in a copper-gold mine for 69 days…and survived.

  On August 5, 2010, a mine in Copiapo, Chile collapsed. Surprisingly, all 33 men who were trapped inside survived, the last miner lifted to safety on October 13.
Liquid Helium

Liquid helium can climb over the sides of a dish.

At extremely low temperatures, liquid helium can achieve a superfluid state wherein it flows without friction. This means that if you were to swirl liquid helium inside a glass...
Beverly Hills High School

A high school in Los Angeles earns money from oil.

  The Beverly Hills High School has 19 oil wells in its campus, which produce about 400 barrels of oil a day. As a result, the school earns about $300,000...

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