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Alkali Metals vs. Water

LinkScroll down for today’s pictures & links. Alkali Metals vs. Water Alkali metals can be cut like butter but they positively hate water… Do we even have to say, do not repeat it at home? Link Today’s pictures & links: Playboy’s Land Yacht! What a design… Why didn’t they make it? It would fit perfectly with the “1980s Decade of Excess”. [...]

The Shared Lives of Unusually Close Twins

Most of us, at one time or another, imagine what it would be like if there were another person just like us. Twins already know what this is like. They have the same family, the same childhood experiences, and in the case of identical twins, the same DNA, yet they are separate people who eventually [...]

Could Conjoined Twins Share a Mind?

Tatiana and Krista Hogan of British Columbia are twin 4-year-olds who are joined at the skull. They are too young for thorough testing, but they have given hints that they share some information between their brains! Twins joined at the head — the medical term is craniopagus — are one in 2.5 million, of which only [...]

The Polygamists

In the February issue, National Geographic magazine takes a in-depth look at the Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints (FLDS), who still practice plural marriage. Pictured is the family of Joe Jessop, who has five wives, 46 children, and 239 grandchildren. Members of the faith describe the life that the Jessops and other founding [...]