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Why Does My Dog Kick When I Scratch His Belly?
Short answer: It's an adorable means of self-protection.
Sorry, Cat Haters, Science Isn’t On Your Side
What research actually says about felines
Stegosauruses Were Champion Fighters With Their Spiked Tails
Scientists have shown that Stegosauruses did pretty well for themselves in tooth-to-tail combat
The First (Truly) Web-Connected Car
Cadillac hops on the information superhighway
Giant Clams Are Greenhouses For Algae
Iridescent cells that filter light like prisms allow clams to farm underwater.
Turn A Shoe Box Into A Phone Projector
Buy some new crocs, gain a mini movie theater.
How It Works: Recycled-Air Scuba System
Conventional scuba systems have some major limitations. Divers using them must carefully monitor the depth and time they stay underwater...
Social Spider Personalities Ensure Survival of the Fittest Group
As a courtesy to bug-phobes, some of the more lurid images in this post will be hidden until and unless...
Bats Confuse Wind Turbines With Trees And Fly Toward Death
At night, things are not always what they seem. When your eyes are adapted for the dark, you rely on...
These Endangered Critters Need Government Help
The fungal disease known as white nose syndrome has been decimating bat populations for almost a decade, taking such a...