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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!
We've all heard stories about bugs crawling into people's ears and staying there. Find out what happened to John Hanning Speke after a beetle crawled in his ear and he couldn't get it out.
Kidzworld reviews Fray #2, a dark horse comic book by Joss Whedon.
The Abbey of Lucedio (a monastery in Italy) was used by the monks as a place to torture, kill and do evil. It was finally shut down but now there are strange and freaky occurrences to explain.
In 1947, a farmer came across some weird looking pieces of metal in a field. The military closed the area off. First they said it was a crashed UFO but later said it was a weather balloon.