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The National Zoo welcomed a baby panda into the world in late August. The zoo is currently holding a poll (ends November 22nd) to let the public select the name to give the panda on December 1st. Cast your vote, and learn some Mandarin Chinese at the same time.
The Leidenfrost effect is a peculiar phenomenon in which an incredibly hot object causes the liquid it is submersed in to boil, but instead of forming lots of bubbles, the vapor forms an insulating layer around the object. This can result in some interesting demonstrations, such as the “second [...]
“Jackdaws love my big sphinx of quartz.” is a less familiar, but shorter pangram than “A quick brown fox jumps over the lazy dog.” and it also features two animals… a sphinx, and a crow or Jackdaw. Learn how this crow got its name, the differences between frogs and toads, monkeys and apes, and more [...]