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Can You Survive on Mars?

Can You Survive on Mars?

Could you tough it out on the Red Planet? Find out if you would survive on Mars by taking this quiz at HowStuffWorks. See more »

The Layman-friendly Science Quiz

The Layman-friendly Science Quiz

You don't have to be a science expert to ace this quiz. Test your science knowledge at HowStuffWorks. See more »

Can a baby have three biological parents?

Can a baby have three biological parents?

Is having three biological parents possible? Find out if we can throw a third set of genes into the mix to create a baby. See more »

Why did Thomas Edison electrocute an elephant?

Why did Thomas Edison electrocute an elephant?

You may have heard of Topsy the elephant and her sad demise. So why did Thomas Edison electrocute an elephant? Find out at HowStuffWorks. See more »

10 Correlations That Are Not Causations

10 Correlations That Are Not Causations

Whenever you kiss your bowling ball, you bowl a strike. Learn about 10 other correlations that are not causations at HowStuffWorks. See more »

Top 10 Scientific Discoveries of 2013

Top 10 Scientific Discoveries of 2013

There have been plenty of scientific discoveries in 2013. Visit HowStuffWorks to start the countdown of the top 10 scientific discoveries of 2013. See more »

How can quadrotors change the future of engineering?

How can quadrotors change the future of engineering?

Quadrotors have tons of applications in engineering, like venturing into really dangerous places. Learn more about quadrotors at HowStuffWorks.com. See more »

How do search and rescue teams track weather in the field?

How do search and rescue teams track weather in the field?

There's a wide range of technology to help emergency service workers in the field. Learn how search and rescue teams track weather at HowStuffWorks. See more »

10 Technologies That Help Buildings Resist Earthquakes

10 Technologies That Help Buildings Resist Earthquakes

Earthquakes aren't always bad news for buildings if they're equipped with these 10 technologies. Learn about earthquake-resistant technologies. See more »

What technologies have made search and rescue easier?

What technologies have made search and rescue easier?

What technologies have made search and rescue easier? Find out about cutting-edge technologies from HowStuffWorks. See more »