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Can bacteria break down plastic?

Can Bacteria Break Down Plastic?

Can bacteria break down plastic? As in plastic-eating bacteria? That sounds like science fiction, especially considering that plastic is manmade. Guess what?

PROCRASTINATION IS THE 1 THING EVERYONE HAS TIME FOR

Procrastination Is The 1 Thing Everyone Has Time For!

PROCRASTINATION IS THE 1 THING EVERYONE HAS TIME FOR! When I started this blog a year ago, I decided to write a post about procrastination.  After all, procrastination is the 1 thing everyone has time for! Plus, I am an expert at procrastination. An authority. I promptly (the audacity of using that word!) spent a

Why Do We Need Wolves?

Why Do We Need Wolves?

Why do we need wolves? As a fiction writer, my first response is that wolves are important, for fairy tales and fantasy, so we have an antagonist. Kidding aside, why are wolves so important?

Does the 7 Minute workout work?

Does the 7 Minute Workout Work?

Does the 7 minute workout work? With this darn pandemic wearing thin, it’s more vital than ever to find a way to exercise. You may not feel comfortable going back to the gym. Avoiding people on crowded paths is dodgy. (pun intended) The obvious answer is working out at home. What about the 7 minute workout to increase metabolism?

The Science Behind Acquired Taste

The Science Behind Acquired Taste

In life, one way or the other, you have probably eaten broccoli. After all, broccoli a superfood! One cup is chock-full of antioxidants, vitamins, minerals, and fiber.

But, do you like broccoli? The answer behind why you like broccoli –or force it down– is rooted in science: the science behind acquired taste!

Top 12 Astronomy Events In 2021

Top 12 Astronomy Events In 2021

I don’t know about you, but I’m sick of 2020. 2021 will be better. I’ve just compiled a list of the top 12 astronomy events in 2021!

From meteor showers to lunar eclipses and solar eclipses, with chances to see Mercury in the horizon and Saturn at opposition, these astronomical events ARE happening, no matter what’s going on with us humans. They’ll be spectacular, and require nothing but a clear sky.

Scientists discover new primate species

Scientists Discover New Primate Species!

Scientists have discovered a new primate species! These little monkeys live in Myanmar. The new species was discovered in 2020 and they are already on the endangered species list. How do they decide which species is new or not?

Monarchs are mythical and mysterious

Monarchs Are Mythical and Mysterious

Monarchs are mythical and mysterious! I wanted more butterflies in our yard, to help the monarchs, and to learn more about them! It was trickier to raise monarchs than I thought.

Artificial Satellites and How to See Them

How To See Artificial Satellites

Ever wonder how to see artificial satellites! You can see artificial satellites with the naked eye. I’m going to show you how.

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