Category Archives: Interesting Stuff

Odd Facts about the Bible

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Sometimes on my blog I like to depart from more serious studies to offer interesting asides. Today I will list some interesting facts about the Bible. So here we go! Continue reading

Why Is the Cheetah So Fast

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A Corvette Twin Turbo accelerates at about 7.2 meters per second. A Ferrari Enzo boasts about 8.1 meters per second, which takes it from zero to 60 mph in about 3.3 seconds. A cheetah picks up speed faster than both of those cars. Its specialized body accelerates at 10 meters per second and gets up to 40 mph (64 kph) in three strides. Continue reading

London Skyscraper Melts Car

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London (CNN) — Never mind the traffic, car owners in London have a new hazard to worry about: A skyscraper whose reflected rays have the power to melt cars. Continue reading

Unidirectional Air Flow in Birds

By AskNature.org

The respiratory system of birds efficiently transports oxygen via unidirectional air flow and air sac reservoirs. Continue reading

New ‘Human’ Fossil Borders on Fraud

by Brian Thomas, M.S

An international team of paleoanthropologists reported discovering the earliest human fossils found outside Africa at a dig in the country of Georgia.1 Continue reading

Google Throws Open Doors to Its Top-Secret Data Center

If you’re looking for the beating heart of the digital age — a physical location where the scope, grandeur, and geekiness of the kingdom of bits become manifest—you could do a lot worse than Lenoir, North Carolina. This rural city of 18,000 was once rife with furniture factories. Now it’s the home of a Google data center. Continue reading