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If you've ever noticed that hot water freezes faster than cold water and it didn't blow your mind, then you're not paying enough attention when you make ice cubes. Because that's not supposed to happen, it's just not.
Smart people aren't immune to epic fails. Learn about 10 really smart people who did really dumb things.
It struck me as weird that Barack Obama allowed a news cycle or five to go by without making a move after a report that the U.S. is poised to lose the war in Afghanistan, Soviet attrition-style if we don't flood the place with troops. Later I heard it reported that not all of the Joint Chiefs are on board with the idea that more troops will win the war, or that more troops won't result in much higher casualty rates for Americans.
Is the world really littered with underground military bases? How many are active today? Is it possible to find them on your own? Tune in to learn more.
How many underground bases exist today? Is there any way to figure out what's stored in the world's various secret bunkers? Learn more in today's video.
Taking a look at what history, archaeology and plain ol' dumb luck has turned up over the last 12 months has become a Stuff You Missed in History Class tradition. Once again, this year we break the year's discoveries into two parts. (And we don't talk about Richard III or the cannibalism at Jamestown news - those got their own episodes earlier in the year.) In this first part, we've got stuff from under car parks, stuff unearthed by Eurorail, reconstructed and rediscovered historical writing, and a few finds related to our favorite subject - food - along with some odds and ends.
Let me just begin this post by saying that I detest math. I'm not good at it and lucky for me, I don't need to be. Having said that, this story from Sweden puts a smile on my face. A 16 year-old Iraqi immigrant living in Sweden named Mohamed Altoumaimi has solved out a math problem that has vexed the best mathematics minds for 300 years. It took him about four months. What he did was come up with a formula that explains and simplifies the "Bernoulli numbers."