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Before the scientific method came along, science dabbled in some pretty far-out ideas in its youth. Remember miasmas? And spontaneous generation? And the four elements?
A friend may joke that he remembers going through a long, dark tunnel into a blinding white light – and being hit on the bottom by a doctor. But in general, most people don't remember being born or learning to walk. Why is that?
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Though they may be stuck in one place, plants have proven to possess a surprising array of capabilities. But the ability to feel pain? Scientists are learning that the possibility isn't as crazy as it sounds.
The M-26 General Pershing Heavy Tank was developed during World War II to compete with powerful German tanks. These tanks were designed to eliminate some of the shortcomings of the M-4 tanks. Explore the M-26 General Pershing Tank.