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A Book Review of “What If?” by Randall Munroe

Have you ever wondered how many Legos it would take to build a bridge from London to New York capable of carrying traffic? How about how much Force power Yoda could output? Chances are you haven’t. But if you want to know the answers, Randall Munroe’s “What If?” is for you.

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Fainting Goats: Why Do They Faint?

Despite their common name, "fainting goats" do not actually faint at all. The condition with which these goats are affected is known as myotonia congenita. It is a hereditary muscle-stiffness disorder caused by a mutation in the gene encoding of chloride channels in skeletal muscle fibres.

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12 of the Strangest-Looking Animals in the World

Nothing makes tourists whip out their cameras faster than seeing an unusual-looking animal on vacation. Getting up close and personal with furry friends we have yet to encounter is always a highlight. Here we present our list of 12 of the strangest-looking animals in the world.

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9 Amazing Spring Blossom Trees and 8 Spring Flowering Shrubs

Everywhere we turn during the spring season we are filled with awe just to see all the beautiful blossoms on the luxurious trees and showy shrubs! The following article features the most popular varieties with gorgeous photos along with interesting facts and growing tips. Be inspired!

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When Will Man Go to Mars?

Since the early days of space exploration, people have been dreaming of going to Mars. It took only 12 years from Sputnik 1, the first artificial satellite, until the first moon landing of Apollo 11. Yet 50 years on Mars is still a huge challenge. Will we eventually take off for the red planet?