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The idea that we are able to sniff out a good boyfriend/girlfriend may sound a bit strange at first but it actually forms an exciting area of study within Evolutionary Psychology.

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A closer inspection of that flittering garbage on the side of roads reveals that it is mainly plastics. Cast away after only a short usage time, we have to ask ourselves whether we will ever be able to get rid of our plastic mess.

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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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News about biofuels is everywhere these days. More often than not, the stories are about the controversy surrounding their contribution to the increased cost of food.

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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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The consensus is in: Earth is getting hotter! The United Nations' Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), concluded that man-made gas emissions are a major driving force behind climate change.

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Lately it seems like all the foods we love are bad for our health. So it does not come as a surprise that cola beverages can have adverse effects on our bone mineral density.

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Here's a riddle for you: What material can be found in the grocery store, the music store, under roads and in the hospital? Give up? The answer is polystyrene!

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It's hard to resist: you glance at an innocent lava lamp and inevitably become drawn in by the hypnotic motion of its coloured balls of goo!

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