When Used Right…

He dropped to a knee in Central Park, pulled out the ring, and asked his sweetheart to marry him. “Yes!” was her answer. Everything was going perfectly. They strolled through Times Square, basking in the glow of their new engagement. The ring felt a bit loose, but he insisted that she continue to wear it.…

The Roots

It looks like something straight out of some horror film, except it’s real. This forest floor is actually heaving up and down, making it look like some monstrous, living, breathing creature (Watch It Here). In reality, something very cool is happening. This Canadian forest is under attack from extremely heavy winds. The gusts are so…

Meerkats

Over the years these cute, cuddly looking animals have captivated people. From shows like Animal Planet’s Meerkat Manor to characters like Timon in The Lion King, people just like meerkats. Besides their cute appearance and fun demeanor, meerkats are actually fascinating animals. Why? Because there are few animals that work together as well as meerkats.…

The Boundary

The fathers of New York City were trying to plan for growth. They figured the city was going to grow, but they just weren’t sure how much. So, they decided to go on the generous side and give themselves more room than they thought they would ever need. The city already had six or seven…

Useless

3M Company’s researcher Spence Silver was working on a brand new sticky concoction. He discovered an adhesive that could make a piece of paper stick and re-stick on different things. 3M didn’t see a need and wrote it off as useless. One day, another of 3M’s employees, Authur Fry, told Silver about the problems he…

The Battle Frozen In Time

Two bull moose entered into combat. Whether it was over territory or a female isn’t all that important. The result is. As their battle for male dominance raged on, their antlers became entangled. The fight eventually led the two moose down into a river. The ice-cold river quickly cooled them off as they remained entangled,…