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Thursday, December 12, 2019

Bill & Rich Sones

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Bill is a journalist, Rich holds a doctorate in physics. Together the brothers bring you "Strange But True". Have a strange question for the brothers? Send them an email.

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Putting the snurfer to work in...

Q.  What do the following scientific achievements have in common:  1. Creation of the first computer...

Other species’ adapations can be a...

Q.  The western painted turtle, the red-eared slider and the wood frog possess superior powers...

Hedy Lamar lit up the silver...

Q.  In the U.S., the lifetime risk of dying in a car accident is 1...

Wooly mammoths a source of ivory...

Q.  From dolphins to redwoods, species learn from and rely on their parents.  Explain, please.

Use of lead white shows the...

Q.  Strips of lead are placed into one half of a special two-partitioned clay pot...

Early sippy cups may have help...

Q.  What amazing feat did Apollo 8 achieve seven months before Apollo 11’s historic lunar landing? ...

Today’s language has a real courtship...

Q.  A riddle for you: It resembles a baked potato, with 22 symmetrical tentacle-like appendages sprouting...

Beyond a delicious beverage, teabags a...

Q.  With trouble brewing over carbon emissions in the Arctic, how might the humble teabag...

We’re not the only species able...

Q.  What are “ghost guns” and how might they impact forensics? A.  The...