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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.
The quarterback can't throw, the sprinter can hardly walk and, worst of all, Amy has boyfriend troubles. Catch up with the adventures of Amy Candler - eighth grade super-clone and student.
If you followed the news in February, 2001, you must have heard about the man with a case of road rage who threw a dog into traffic. Horrible, yes. But worse things have happened to humans.
Portuguese Man-of-Wars looks like a jellyfish with long tentacles and a sail. They are well known for their painful sting. Toxins from the tentacles are almost as powerful as a cobra's venom.
There is a little bit of everything in the books about Jurassic Park III. Some good, some bad. The novel bites - and not in a good dino way either. But the Field Guide rocks!