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Can It Snow When It’s Really Cold? The Science Behind The Myth That Cold And Snow Never Go Hand In Hand

Live in the northland for any length of time and you'll hear the adage:  It can't snow when it gets cold - or - it's too cold to snow - or - something along those lines.  And it's true, there appears to be a correlation between the temperature and the chances of significant snowfall.  But what about the science behind the claim?  Is there factual evidence that can back the claim up?

Yes and no.

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Solar Cycle Complete As Sun Starts 2014 With A New Alignment

A new year a new sun - at least if you're talking about its alignment.  2014 marks the mid-point of a 22-year cycle for the sun, completely flipping it's polarity back to where it was in 1997.

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Mystery Solved. Are Silent Farts More Smelly? The Silent But Deadly Theory Put To The Test

I know this is just toilet humor, but it worked for Dumb and Dumber, speaking of that.....Rayman and I were discussing this one day. We tend to discuss science and how it affects our lives. Why does one soda make you belch more than another, which one makes you belch the most?

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Dinosaur Footprints Excavated From NASA’s Backyard

The coolest thing we've ever found behind the house was a cigar box with our dad's stash in it, so this NASA find is pretty exciting.

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Why Did The Turtle Cross The Road ? They Had A Death Wish, Shocking Look Into People’s Dark Souls

Clemson student Nathan Weaver, sought out to help turtles as they crossed the road. He wanted to know why, and how could he help them be safer. What he got was a shocking glimpse into the dark souls of people.

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10 Food Myths You Probably Believe

All too often we get carried away believing (or worse, repeating) everything we are told and don't spend enough time questioning what's actually been said. We've picked 10 very common health mantras you hear everyday and weeded out the worst of the lies, because we want you to eat all the avocados. All of them.

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10 Awesome Facts About the Internet You Didn’t Know

And because we can't do cat videos all day every day,* here are ten amazing facts about the internet. From how many likes there are on Facebook daily to the actual weight of the internet, this video just might blow your mind. (Hence the title.) Learn something new today, so you can watch a cat stuck in a jar over and over guilt-free!

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New ‘Motivation Pill’ Can Help You Get Off Your Lazy Butt and Exercise

Now they’ve gone and done it. It looks as if a group of mad scientists has emerged from a dirty basement in central Switzerland, carrying a handful of pills in which they claim will help motivate a lazy society.

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Japanese Scientists Develop Kissing Machine [VIDEO]

Scientists in Japan have developed a machine which mimics the sensation you get from an open-mouth French kiss.

According to researcher Nobuhiro Takahash, one of the goals of the project is to allow two people to make out without even necessarily being in the same room.

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Amateur Scientists Test The Effects of the Bitter Cold on a Bubble

With record cold temperatures gripping much of the country this week, it's safe to say most folks are spending their time indoors. But the chill didn't stop these intrepid amateur scientists on YouTube, who took advantage of the frigid cold test the effects of the bitter cold on a soap bubble. The result? It's pretty cool. Check out the video after the jump:

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