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Have you ever wondered how a guide dog knows when to cross the road? Can guide dogs tell the difference between traffic light colors? Nope. Find out how guide dogs know what to do.
Bamboo has been used for several years for things like housing, baskets, food and containers. Now there's Sogetsu. Artist Hiroshi has made huge sculptures out of bamboo. Check them out.
The black mamba might be the fastest snake but the inland taipan can cause a lot more pain. The venom from this snake can cause muscles to pass through the victim's kidneys (in the form of urine.)
When 10 year-old Richie couldn’t point out some exotic turtles while he was snorkeling he didn’t just throw up his hands in frustration. He invented a toy that lets you talk under water.
Shawn Syse makes a living drawing on people's bodies. She's not a tattoo artist and she doesn't use ink. Shawn uses a paste made from natural ingredients to make henna, a temporary tattoo.
Welcome to the driest place on earth. The Atacama Desert receives rain every 100 years, if at all. In fact, the only town in the desert hasn't seen rain yet. How do the locals survive?
The world's fastest land snake has been known to overtake people on galloping horses. It might not be that fast but the black mamba isn't one snake you can outrun. Read on for more details.
The Queen Mary is not only one of California's most famous residents, she's also the spookiest. Find out why!
Have you ever wondered what it is about gum that allows you to have hours of chewing and bubble blowing fun? Did you know that what you are chewing isn't that much different than rubber bands?
Egyptians came up with the first method of making paper. They used the stem from a water plant, cut it up, soaked it, flattened it and dried it. The outcome was a sheet of paper they called papyrus.