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Science questions are a fun and interesting way to learn about planet Earth, organisms and the universe. In this section you'll find an incredible collection of science questions covering a wide variety of topics.


10 Oddball Questions Scientists Have Genuinely Tried to Answer

 10 Oddball Questions Scientists Have Genuinely Tried to Answer

Scientists try to answer some crazy questions with science experiments. Learn about 10 oddball questions scientists have genuinely tried to answer. See more »

Why are objects in the side-view mirror closer than they appear?

 Why are objects in the side-view mirror closer than they appear?

Why are objects in the side-view mirror closer than they appear? Find out why objects in the side-view mirror are closer than they appear. See more »

How could you confuse a rubber hand for your own hand?

 How could you confuse a rubber hand for your own hand?

How could you confuse a rubber hand for your own hand? Find out how a rubber hand illusion works to make you confuse a rubber hand for your own. See more »

The Most Embarrassing Moments in the History of Science

 The Most Embarrassing Moments in the History of Science

Scientists sometimes get things wrong -- and there have been some embarrassing moments in the history of science. Find out what you know about science blunders with this quiz. See more »

 Why is Uranium-235 ideal for nuclear power?

Do you know why Uranium-235 is ideal for nuclear power? Find out why Uranium-235 is ideal for nuclear power in this article from HowStuffWorks. See more »

 Will solar panels be efficient on your house?

Do you know if solar panels will be efficient on your house? Learn if solar panels will be efficient on your house in this article from HowStuffWorks. See more »

Can you build a better … litter box?

 Can you build a better … litter box?

Can you build a better litter box? Submit your ideas for litter box innovations to HowStuffWorks. See more »

Can you build a better … chair?

 Can you build a better … chair?

We all want to plop our butts down, but we'd rather not sit on the floor.That's the chair, an invention so simple that even a discarded milk crate will do, yet we never stop refining the design. When our legs grow tired, we pull out everything from h ... See more »

Can you build a better … toilet?

 Can you build a better … toilet?

Can you build a better toilet? Submit your ideas about how to build a better toilet to HowStuffWorks. See more »

Can you build a better … mousetrap?

 Can you build a better … mousetrap?

Can you build a better mousetrap? Learn how you can submit your ideas to HowStuffWorks about how to build a better mousetrap. See more »