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This Incredible Texas Lightning Storm Will Leave You in Awe of Mother Nature [VIDEO]

Mother Nature decided to show off in the sky above Austin, TX.

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Can You Balance a Pencil for More Than 1 Second?

Here's one for all the people out there who either have nothing to do or are just bored out of their skulls.

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The Future is Here: Remote Controlled Microchip Birth Control

A new form of birth control is set to go into the initial testing stages starting in 2015.  The idea began with Bill Gates and his colleagues and a MIT scientist.  It is a microchip that is implanted into your arm, stomach or buttocks that releases hormones.  This birth control microchip will last 16 years and you can turn it on and off with a remote.

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For All the Cheese Lovers – Cheesy Science

I'll admit, I love cheese.  I don't think I could live without cheese.  A cube of cheese, a slice of cheese, queso, cheese enchiladas, quesadillas, nachos, cheese goes with everything.  So if you love cheese as much as I do, you are going to love the science behind the cheese.  For instance, cheese was an accident.

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Don Harrington Discovery Center Offering Parents A Night Out

When is the last time you got to go out to dinner without the kids screaming and yelling at each other?  Well that has been too long!  The Don Harrington Discovery Center is offering you a Parent's Night out!

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10 Amazing Facts About the Universe You Won’t Believe

The universe is a pretty amazing place, from the unimaginably large, right down to the incredibly small. There’s an awful lot going on in this field we call "existence."

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Duke University Creates ‘Harry Potter’ Style Invisibility Cloak

If you're a fan of J.K. Rowling's hit 'Harry Potter' series, you must have longed for your own invisibility cloak so that you could go off on your own magical adventures just like Harry himself. But invisibility cloaks are merely fictional, right? Wrong!

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10 Food Myths You Probably Believe

All too often we get carried away believing (or worse, repeating) everything we are told and don't spend enough time questioning what's actually been said. We've picked 10 very common health mantras you hear everyday and weeded out the worst of the lies, because we want you to eat all the avocados. All of them.

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The Real Life Science Behind James Bond’s Gadgets

In anticipation of the upcoming release of 'Skyfall,' the 23rd installment of the James Bond franchise, we've explored five of our favorite Bond gadgets and put them to the test of reality. It's every guy's (and probably girl's) dream to have their own real life Q and his accompanying gadgets. But how many of these are accurate portrayals of reality and how many are far-flung fantasies that belong on the big screen?

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College Professor Sets Off Ping-Pong Ball Explosion

Dr. Roy Lowry wanted to demonstrate a few basic principles of science, notably the behavior of liquid nitrogen under pressure. But how to get that across in a way that even the least scientifically curious student would think of as awesome.

Easy: Just add ping-pong balls!

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