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CDs and DVDs are resistant against magnetic fields, heat, dust, small scratches, and most strong acids... So what are they made of?

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How do they get the caramel into the Caramilk bars? The real answer to the mystery isn’t quite as exotic as you might think, but it’s no less clever...

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From photons to photos, an outline of how digital imaging works.

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What makes for a good New Year's resolution? Learning more about how your brain forms and breaks habits!

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A plan is underway in Europe to create the ultimate energy network, linking the sunshine of northern Africa, the geothermal energy of underground volcanic activity in Iceland, and the Scandinavian winds in north Europe.

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You put the CO2 in (to the atmosphere), you take the CO2 out...or at least you shake it all about!

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Although one may not think of a "cardboard" box as the latest invention, it may be what could 'save the world!

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Is it really possible to lock lips, literally? Well, you can all breathe a little easier now. Locking braces is extremely rare.

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Robots have been entertaining us for years, but how close are we to this "futuristic" technology? Humanoid robots exist today; just look at Honda's ASIMO, Sony's QRIO, or Mitsubishi's Wakamaru.

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Despite what your parents may say, playing video games can be useful. Studies have shown that they can assist with development of advanced hand-eye coordination, problem solving and logical thinking skills, etc.

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