It may shock you, but there's never been a widespread study conducted on the sanitation or the necessity of the courtesy flush. Can this practice inflict grievous bodily harm on your hindquarters -- and the environment? HowStuffWorks weighs in.
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To understand the universe better, scientists from all over the world are going to harness the power of an enormous machine -- the Large Hadron Collider.
Special relativity deals in phenomena that don’t agree with our historical or commonsense views of how the universe works. In fact, many of the theory’s assertions almost appear ludicrous. Yet, there have been several observations that agree with Einstein’s predictions.