Hands-on brainteaser: The boat and anchor challenge

Putting science and technology to the test


Spaghetti snap challenge

Liz about to snap dry spaghetti

If you bend dry spaghetti until it snaps, how many pieces does it break into?

  • 1. Always two
  • 2. Always more than two
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Science speak

I put up my thumb and shut one eye, and my thumb blotted out the planet Earth. I didn't feel like a giant. I felt very, very small.

- Neil Armstrong, astronaut (1930-present)

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