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    Dolphin Facts

    Feb 6 • 422 Views • Comments Off

    As one of the favorites among wildlife watchers, dolphins are best known for their agility and playful behavior creating a beautiful sight as they leap from the water. Part of the toothed whale family that also includes pilot whales and orcas, dolphins are...

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    Cheetah Facts

    Feb 6 • 656 Views • Comments Off

    Known for being the world’s fastest land animal, the cheetah is a large feline that can run up to 75 miles per hour in short bursts to cover distances up to 1,600 feet and accelerate to over 60 miles per hour within just three seconds! Easily recognizable...

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    Polar Bear Facts

    Feb 6 • 411 Views • Comments Off

    Rivaled only by the Kodiak brown bears native to southwestern Alaska, polar bears are classified as the largest land carnivores in the world and sit proudly at the top of the food chain with a vital role in their icy Arctic ecosystem. Known for literally...

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    Platypus Facts

    Feb 6 • 439 Views • Comments Off

    Resembling an amphibious mole, the platypus is often described as having the body of a beaver with a duck’s bill sewn on perfectly. As one of the most evolutionary distinct mammals alive, the platypus is instantly recognizable for its broad flattened bill,...

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Why Is Gas So Expensive?

Jun 19 • 1165 Views • Comments Off

Gas is expensive. Ten years ago it was between $1 and $2 a gallon – now it’s double that. What has changed? Why is gas so expensive compared to what it used to...

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How Does a Solar Panel Work?

Most people aren’t aware of how long the technology behind solar panels has actually been around. Way back in 1839, French physicist...

Jun 14 • 1046 Views

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The Top 10 Most Fuel Efficient Cars 2013

Jul 15 • 1222 Views • Comments Off

With every passing year, the best fuel efficient cars become more advanced and more confident in their mission to go further with less. A decade ago, the most efficient...