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Looking for God ‘IF’ Science finds the Divine!?

The history of the world has seen many different religions. All of these faiths thought that their religion was the truth and that their God or Gods would protect them and help their society’s flourish. These societies have risen and fallen, so what happened to the gods? In this modern age of science have there […]

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The Real Physics of Roller Coaster Loops

The Real Physics of Roller Coaster Loops

If you flip through the pages of just about any physics textbook, you will probably find a picture of a roller coaster loop illustrating the concept of centripetal acceleration. Textbook problems often portray loops that are perfectly circular in order to simplify calculations, but in reality, roller coaster loops are not circular at all. The […]

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The first rocket scientist – Robert Goddard

Rockets existed long before Robert Goddard, but they weren’t powerful enough to get to space. We began to understand why around the turn of the 20th century. First, Russian physicist Konstantin Tsiolkovsky defined the physics of a rocket that could get to space. Then Robert Goddard, set out to actually build it. Goddard meticulously studied […]

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Why are we still Counting Calories? (History vs. Science)

“Biggest Loser transformations have astonished and challenged a nation. In ten seasons, they’ve lost over 10 tons.” In 2016, a paper from the Journal “Obesity” was released titled “Persistent Metabolic Adaptation 6 Years After “The Biggest Loser” Competition”. You may have heard of it as it appeared in a report on the New York Times, […]

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10 Quantum Physics Facts to Blow Your Mind!

Hey guys before we begin I want to let you know that this episode is sponsored by curiosity stream a subscription streaming service that offers thousands of documentaries and nonfiction titles from some of the world’s best filmmakers including exclusive originals There’s such an incredible amount of content on here. It’s amazing Standing the pyramids […]

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The Economics and Ethics of Coffee

The Economics and Ethics of Coffee

At this point I’ve pretty much explored almost every aspect of coffee, but there’s still one last aspect I wanted to explore as a final wrap up to our series. In our usual quest to…basically force myself to learn to appreciate everyday items, I traveled all the way to Mexico to make my own cup […]

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How to Survive Being Lost in the Ocean, According to Science

How to Survive Being Lost in the Ocean, According to Science

Would you drink turtle blood? Eat a bird raw? How far would you go to survive being stranded on the ocean? Could you cope with sharks ramming your boat? Could you be resourceful in the face of fear? None of it will be easy. But you can survive, as others have done it before you. […]

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History of Mathematics : Who Invented Numbers?

History of Mathematics : Who Invented Numbers?

Hi, I’m Steve Jones and I’d look at who invented numbers. Well didn’t the Neanderthal man invent numbers. Where in on the wall of his cave he drew three dead deer. Did he invent numbers when he went out one day and came back that the second day. He knew it was two days but […]

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How to Survive Being Stranded in the Desert, According to Science

People are delicate creatures. We need a lot of water, and we need the temperature to be just so. So, a desert is the last place you’d want to be stranded. People have come to enjoy the comforts of life, and the only place anyone wants to be stranded is in the champagne bar at […]

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The Chemistry of Hollywood Fake Blood

The Chemistry of Hollywood Fake Blood

We love us some horror flicks here at Reactions, so for Halloween this year, we’re coming at you with a historical, chemical breakdown of the most crucial element of any scary flick: fake blood. If you’re squeamish and hate the sight of blood, turn away – we’ll be showing clips from the classics, and all […]

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