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Wild Things :: Endangered Species of Birds

May 24, 2002

There are about 403 endangered birds in the world today. And despite increased government protection, many bird species are still at dangerously low numbers and on the verge of extinction.

Chinese Foot Binding

May 23, 2002

Throughout history women have had to endure horrible things to be deemed beautiful. The ancient tradition of foot binding in China, however, takes the "beauty is pain" concept to a whole new level.

Biomes of the World :: Forests

May 22, 2002

Forests play an important role in all our lives and cover one third of Earth's surface. Rainforests alone are home to half of the planets 5 to 10 million species. Read on for more cool forest facts!

Weird Collections

May 21, 2002

Lots of people have a collection of some sort. But would you believe that somewhere out there are people who collect locks of celeb's hair and even those who collect their own navel fluff? Yuck.

Wild Things :: Skunks and Skunk Spray

May 15, 2002

If you come across a fluffy looking black cat with white spots, chances are it's probably a skunk. Skunks are famous for their stinky spray which leaves an odor for days. Get the 411 on skunks here.

Elephants Painting Pictures

May 10, 2002

Phoenix Zoo used to have a painting elephant. That's right, an elephant that painted. In India two elephants just completed a masterpiece. Did these elephants go to art school in Thailand?

Hubble Space Telescope

May 08, 2002

NASA's Hubble Space Telescope has captured colliding spiral galaxies, another colliding galaxy and other close-ups of space we'd never see with the human eye. Check out how this telescope works.

What is The Periodic Table of Elements?

May 01, 2002

Are you sleeping through science class and missing important information? Here's a detailed look into the Periodic Table of Elements – what it is, how to read it and info about the element groups.

Demon in My View Book Review

May 01, 2002

Amelia Atwater Rhodes jumps deep into the "life" of the deliciously dark vamp Aubrey and spins a human factor into this book - which just happens to be a teen author. Hmm... Intrigued? You should be.

Are These Phobias For Real?

Apr 29, 2002

Everyone has fears. Plenty of people suffer from arachnophobia (fear of spiders,) and aviophobia (fear of flying.) Check out this list of fears and tell us if you think they're real fears or made up.

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Quiz! What Kind of GF Are You?

Your cell phone rings during an important discussion with your BF. What do you do?
  • Let your voice mail pick it up.
  • Apologize profusely and turn it off immediately.
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