Who cares about closed clams?
Millions of fossilized clams have been found in sedimentary layers around the world. Billions probably exist. So what, you may ask; fossils are co...
Upside down with sticky feet
Tree frogs live in trees, sticking firmly to branches and leaves - even walking upside down on these surfaces. How do they keep from falling of...
How submarines work
Learn how nature's submarines work
Have you heard of “buzz pollination?”
Have you heard of “buzz pollination?” Learn more here...
Gluing the presidents' faces
Every year at Mt. Rushmore, workers rappel down the cliff face to inject glue into
newly formed cracks on the presidents’ faces.
Soft tissue found in dinosaur bones? Wha?
More and more paleontologists are cracking open dinosaur bones and finding, to their amazement, the same thing: blood vessels, cell nuclei, tissue elasticity and protein fragments.
Can't take my eyes off of you
Wow. The design of the trilobite eye makes use of Fermat’s principle, the Abbe sine law, Snell’s laws of refraction, and the optics of birefringent crystals. How did that happen?
The sculptor fish from the deep
Using only its fins, this tiny fish produces a perfectly circular, six-foot sculpture on the ocean bottom with uniquely placed ridges and channels.
Degassing - What is it? Why is it?
Degassing is the process of carbon dioxide being released from the beans once the beans are roasted.
How many cups of coffee can you brew from a 12oz bag?
The amount of cups of coffee you get from a 12-ounce bag totally depends on a number of factors. Quite likely, the ratio and yield for a 12-ounce bag of beans will be around 18 - 22 cups.
What's a peaberry?
The Peaberry is a renegade coffee bean that is actually a mutation.
Pine needles, resin, and ants
Wood ants know how to build their pine needle nest, how to ventilate it and how not to get infections.
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