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Did you know trees carry a chemical with medical uses? Get all the details on QUinine. 
Found in the bark of the cinchona tree, quinine is a compound with many medicinal applications, including fever-reducing, painkilling and anti-inflammatory properties. It was also the first treatment for malaria.
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They're not trying to buy beer without an ID, so why do dogs have whiskers? Read more and we'll tell you. 
For humans, touch is a sense most often associated with the fingers. But man's best friend, the dog, touches the world a different way — with his face.
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Eye-contact is important, even for cereal mascots. See how positioning changes sales. 
Yes, kids, Cap'n Crunch is looking at you. The mascots on boxes of cereal advertised to children tend to stare downward to catch the gaze of kids. Why? Eye contact helps increase feelings of trust in a brand, a new study suggests.
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Xanthan Gum is used in ice cream, salad dressings, and medicines, but what is it? Find out here. http://oak.ctx.ly/r/wtd2
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Summer is coming, so get your undershirts ready. From a sweaty guy to the rest of you, here's why we perspire so much: http://oak.ctx.ly/r/wnzo
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Think twice before you grab your mug. See if coffee is bad for you. http://oak.ctx.ly/r/x0sa
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See, coffee keeps me happy and helps me concentrate. It's a good thing! 
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What's the pain in your mouth? It could be a dry socket. Find out here: http://oak.ctx.ly/r/wxcy
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Get the details on how clouds form and earn a new appreciation for a beautiful sky. 
When the sun heats water in the oceans, rivers, lakes and other sources, some of it evaporates, or transforms from liquid water to water vapor. This is the first step in cloud formation.
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Learn what a credit card skimmer is and keep your information safe: http://oak.ctx.ly/r/wunw
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Pondering the meaning of life? Bill Nye is too. Watch the Science Guy talk about life's meanings. 
Whether in comedy or at Boeing, Bill Nye has always been a science guy.
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Daily Exploration of the World Around You.
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Life's Little Mysteries answers fascinating questions about the world around you and the stuff in it, from things in the news and on your mind to crazy questions you didn't even know you had. Our team of experienced reporters and editors do serious research (while having loads of fun) to help answer your questions about natural and man-made phenomena.