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What If Each Planet Replaced Our Moon?



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We can thank the Moon for predictable weather, ocean currents and the circulation of important nutrients. The Moon also helps stabilize the Earth’s tilt. Take away the Moon, and the Earth would go wobbling all over the place. And it would cause what I can only describe as climate change on steroids. Imagine if one day you looked up into the night sky, and saw Mars or Saturn where the Moon was supposed to be. That would sure turn our Earth into an alien world. And not just because of the new view. How would replacing the Moon change the Earth’s orbit? What planet could we safely replace our Moon with? And what planet would be the most disastrous?

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What If You Drank From Lake Natron?



Lake Natron in northern Tanzania is notorious for killing and preserving dead animals. If you died in its waters, its high levels of sodium carbonate would mummify your body. But instead of taking a swim, what would happen if you took a sip? Would your insides become mummified? Is there any way you could survive? And why could other animals drink this mummifying water, but not you? Why can a flamingo drink the water, but not you? What’s the pH level of Lake Natron?

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What If Jupiter Swallowed Every Planet in the Solar System?



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You start your day hearing wild news. Jupiter has just swallowed Saturn. And it doesn’t stop there. Jupiter is on its way to swallow every planet in the Solar System. Jupiter has swallowed a planet before. Around 4.5 billion years ago, a protoplanet slammed into the young Jupiter. How big would Jupiter get? What would you see from Earth? Would Jupiter get rings like Saturn?

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What If the Loch Ness Monster Is Real?



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Welcome to Scotland. The home of malt scotch, kilts, and sea monsters?
It’s time to get up close and personal with the Loch Ness monster, affectionately known as Nessie. WHAT SPECIES IS SHE? WHAT DOES SHE EAT? HOW WOULD LIFE CHANGE IF WE FOUND HER?

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What If You Ate a Brick of Dry Ice?

What If You Ate a Brick of Dry Ice?

Dry ice is one of the coldest substances on Earth. This is what it does to a flower. And check out what it does to this action figure. Now, what would happen if you swallowed dry ice? What would it do to your skin? How much could you eat before it hurts you? And how would it affect your stomach?

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What If We Could See Through a Black Hole?

What If We Could See Through a Black Hole?

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This star is about to transform into a black hole. And we’re about to travel inside it to see what’s on the other side. The only problem is that we’ll never be able to report our findings back to Earth. Because once you go inside a black hole, there’s no coming back. So maybe there’s a better way to find out what’s on the other side. Could we use a special telescope? How would light behave inside a black hole? And why could the first image of a black hole provide all the answers?

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What If You Jumped Into a Pool Full of Honey?

What If You Jumped Into a Pool Full of Honey?

Is your speed in water unmatched? Does your breaststroke leave your opponents in the last place? Maybe you’re ready for a different challenge. So, what if you jumped into a pool full of honey? Would you sink to the bottom? Could you eat during your swim? And is honey just bee spit?

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What If There Were Only 1,000 People Left on Earth?

What If There Were Only 1,000 People Left on Earth?

With so many amazing things happening in the world today, what could possibly go wrong? Well…A giant asteroid is barrelling on a collision course with Earth, and life as we know it is on the brink. After the smoke clears…
How do we start over? Where would we live? What might we do differently?

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What If You Spent 24 Hours Lost at Sea?

What If You Spent 24 Hours Lost at Sea?

This man is about to dive 20 m (65 ft) off the top of a cruise ship. What will happen to his body when he hits the water? Well, luckily for him, and others, the impact of hitting the water wouldn’t be the worst part of going overboard. The worst part would be what could come next: being lost at sea. Even if you’re wearing a life jacket, surviving all alone in a giant body of water until someone rescues you will not be easy. What would be the biggest threat to your survival? How could fish eyes save your life? And how long would you have before the water starts breaking down your skin?

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What If We Settled on an Exoplanet?

What If We Settled on an Exoplanet?

Are you looking for a change of scenery? Are you tired of boring old Earth?
How would you like a new home away from home? Really far away from home. Like outside our Solar System far. What exoplanet would suit us best? Are there any pros? And more importantly, what are the cons?

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