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Technology
by 2labz
5 years ago
Lava or Magma: What's the Difference?

That's an easy one: no one has ever see magma, but people in places like Hawaii and Iceland see lava every day. 

Technology
by 2labz
6 years ago
Weird Words from the World of Geology

A lot of people think geologists have rocks in their heads, but the simple truth is that they're gneiss people - they just don't like being taken for granite. Ba-dump-bump.

Technology
by 2labz
5 years ago
Determining Absolute Age of Sedimentary Rocks

Sedimentary rocks rarely carry a driver's license or passport, but enterprising geologists have nonetheless figured out a way to determine their ages.

Technology
by 2labz
6 years ago
Does Fracking Cause Earthquakes?

Those who wish to ban the practice have seized on some recent earthquakes to claim that "fracking causes earthquakes." The petroleum industry says, "No way." Who's telling the truth?

Travel & Places
by 2labz
6 years ago
Day Trips in Southeastern Arizona

Visiting southeastern Arizona soon? Here are a few day trips that'll give you a good flavor for the history and landscape of this corner of the Copper State.

Technology
by 2labz
6 years ago
Volcanoes of the World

Volcanoes around the world are found in strings and clusters instead of randomly placed. Learn where they occur and why.

History
by 2labz
5 years ago
The Ghoul Pool: Deaths in January, 2014

Who's checked in at the Pearly Gates in the past month? You might be surprised at some of the names...

Entertainment
by 2labz
6 years ago
Book Review: Max Brooks, World War Z

Before it was a MAJOR! MOTION! PICTURE! World War Z was a book: a darned good one.

Entertainment
by 2labz
6 years ago
A New Religion: The Gospel of the Flying Spaghetti Monster

Searching for a religion that satisfies the belly as well as the soul? Look no further: Pastafarianism is here!

Technology
by 2labz
5 years ago
New Research on Distracted Driving: So Much for Hands-Free

A new study on distracted driving holds some disturbing news for people who've rushed to buy one of the new cars with media sync systems

Lifestyle
by 2labz
6 years ago
Six Kitchen Gadgets for Onion and Garlic Lovers

Onions and garlic are well-nigh essential to almost every cuisine, from French onion soup to Cajun Jambalaya. If your recipes call for one or both, you may need some new kitchen gadgets.

Travel & Places
by 2labz
6 years ago
Texas Shibboleths: Nine Hints on How to Sound Like a Local

The official nickname of Texas is The Lone Star State, but I've often though it should be The Shibboleth State instead. I've never been anyplace where it's so easy to pick out the non-natives.

Home & Garden
by 2labz
6 years ago
Invasive Plants: Ten Common Plants that Don't Belong in Your Yard or Garden

Invasive plant species do more than muscle native plants out of the way; they also reduce local biodiversity. Don't help them spread!

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