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The sun is a star, made up of hot gases that contain elements such as hydrogen, helium, calcium, magnesium, and iron. Its temperature is so high that it glows white, emitting both light and heat rays. It is also very large: if the sun were the size of a basketball, Earth would only be the…

The force of moving air steers an airplane. Steering is done through a system of moveable flaps, working much like boat rudders – that are located on the plane’s wings and tail. When set at an angle, they push at flowing air that pushes back, turning or tilting an airplane. To descend, for instance, a…

Materials A Piece of foam or non-corrugated cardboard A toothpick A tray filled with water Liquid Soap Instructions Cut your piece of foam or cardboard like below. Dip the toothpick in the soap and use it to put the soap on the sides of the notch at the back of the boat. Then put the…

In Singapore, chewing gum is banned. In the U.K., the head of any dead whale found on the coast is legally the property of the king; the tail belongs to the queen. In Alabama, it’s illegal to be blindfolded while driving a vehicle. In Switzerland, it’s illegal to flush a toilet in an apartment after…

1. If you lose part of your liver, it can regrow itself. 2.  If you wear headphones, your ears make extra earwax. 3. Nine countries in the world have nuclear weapons. 4. Americans make up 5% of the world’s population, but use 25% of the world’s energy. 5. Gorillas makes burping and grumbling noises when…

Toothpaste was once sold in jars. During the Ice Age, supersize lions roamed what is now the United Kingdom. The first item sold on eBay was a broken laser pointer. Honeybees have two stomachs. There are more than 20,000 TV stations in the world.

Do you think there is a fine line between optimism and reality? What is optimism anyway? Well, for starters, optimism is the feeling that what you hope for will happen or the belief that all will go right. On the other hand, reality is the quality or state of being real.       I think being…