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FYI: What Is the Oldest Toy in the World?
The National Toy Hall of Fame awarded “oldest toy” to the stick. Edward Bleiberg, a curator of Egyptian art at … Continued
German Physicist Flies First Manned Electric Multicopter
Last October, near Karlsruhe, Germany, Thomas Senkel completed the first manned flight of an electric multicopter, flying it 10 feet … Continued
Do-It-Yourself Projects That Deliver Hours of Play
Build a robot that plays Angry Birds for you
FYI: How Long-Running Is the Longest-Running Lab Experiment?
Eighty-five years so far. The pitch-drop experiment—really more of a demonstration—began in 1927 when Thomas Parnell, a physics professor at … Continued
Archaeologists Uncover Ancient Peruvian Burial Ground
An offering of children and llamas
FYI: What’s the Point of Nose Hair?
To strain out the nasty stuff we breathe in. It’s like an air filter in your house, says Justin Turner, … Continued