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Ugly Betty and The Science Behind Eyeglasses: How do the lenses in glasses or contacts help us see better?

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What causes it, why it hurts and how it can be treated.

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There is a lot more to laughing than just the ha ha ha's. From a basic physiological level, to sociocultural situations laughter is complex and integral part of our life.

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Our musical experience is all thanks to a harmonious marriage between how we interpret events and science. Yes, music is all about physics and math, even though we aren't aware of it most of the time.

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When at the theatre have you ever thought how the delicious popcorn came to be in your hand? Well you are about to find out, so you can have something unique and intelligent to say to your crush after the popcorn is all gone.

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Bluescreen technology is a major component of most modern special effects. The technique results in composite pictures or pictures made of separate images that are put together to generate one image. The composite images are what we see on the screen.

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As Pixar director Brad Bird says, "it is far easier to blow up a planet in CG [computer graphic] animation than it is to have a character simply grab another person's shirt!"

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I spoke to Joe Nguyen, a recently graduated engineer from the University of Toronto. He explained to me that the Wii controller uses a complicated combination of different technologies.

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Who would have thought that a 7-inch round piece of plastic could go head-to-head with the music industry's heavy-hitter, the MP3? The vinyl record has been popping up in music videos and clubs alike, and it's here to stay.

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What is it and how do I get it? Ever wonder how singers like Jay-Z or Gwen Steffani continue to turn out hit songs one after another?

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