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Why Menthol Chills Your Mouth When ItâEUR(TM)s Not Actually Cold
Science & Tech  (tags: research, science, menthol, taste, study, discovery, interesting, cold )

Michael
- 93 days ago - iflscience.com
Try putting an ice-cube in your mouth. The insides of your mouth and tongue instantly turn numb. Hold it in still and you will feel pain. Now try sucking on peppermint. The mint itself is at room temperature, but your mouth instantly feels cold and numb.
Stand Up For Debt Free College - Petition
Science & Tech  (tags: Debt Free College, Petition, Community College )

Dandelion
- 93 days ago - dailykos.com
Making community college more accessible will be a boon to the local economies, providing skilled workers for in-demand jobs. If other Countries can offer their citizens free higher education and Germany offered free to USA residents then we must be able
Asteroid to Pass Close to Earth Next Week
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, astronomy, science, scientists, space, society, interesting, world, nasa, asteroid )

Frank
- 94 days ago - news.yahoo.com
Calling all amateur astronomers! Grab your best binoculars and scout out your favorite star-gazing spot, because next week, youâEUR(TM)ll have the extremely rare opportunity to watch a very large asteroid make its way past Earth.
Magnetic Fields of Asteroids Lasted Hundreds of Millions of Years
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, astronomy, discovery, environment, humans, interesting, nasa, news, research, science, space, society, world, asteroids, magnetic fields )

Frank
- 93 days ago - news.yahoo.com
The magnetic fields of planetary building blocks lasted for a surprisingly long time in the solar system's early days, a new study suggests.
How Did Life Become Complex, And Could It Happen Beyond Earth?
Science & Tech  (tags: space exploration, planets, life, solar system, biology )

Freya
- 95 days ago - astrobio.net
When astrobiologists contemplate life on nearby planets or moons, they often suggest such life would be simple. Instead of there being some kind of multicellular organism on, say, Jupiter's moon Europa, scientists instead aim to find something more like
Blind Dogs Get Their Confidence With Eye-Catching Halo
Science & Tech  (tags: blind, dogs, halo, safety, confidence, design, concept, animals )

Angie
- 95 days ago - msn.com
Worried that her dogs are going blind, Bordeaux created Muffin's Halo Guide for Blind Dogs, a device that encircles a dog's head and prevents them from running into walls and furniture.
Two More Planets in Our Solar System, Say Astronomers
Science & Tech  (tags: space exploration, solar system, planets )

Freya
- 96 days ago - news.yahoo.com
The Solar System has at least two more planets waiting to be discovered beyond the orbit of Pluto, Spanish and British astronomers say. The official list of planets in our star system runs to eight, with gas giant Neptune the outermost.
An Ocean Is Hidden Inside Earth, And We'Ll Take You There To See It (VIDEO)
Science & Tech  (tags: Talk-Nerdy-To-Me, Earth's mantle, Earth's core, Earth's mantle, earthquakes, video )

Barb
- 151 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
Earth's interior is way more complicated than you probably thought -- turns out it has molten metal and hidden oceans, and parts of it are hotter than the surface of the sun. Check out the video above and/or read the transcript below.
 
 
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