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Tuesday, 8 March 2011
Tuesday, 7 December 2010 8
Popular theories abound regarding the frog that never jumps from water slowly rising to boiling point. But these tall tales make Dr Karl hopping mad.
Tuesday, 30 November 2010 7
Frogs are extremely sensitive creatures, but some people still believe you can boil a frog without it noticing. Dr Karl hops on the cause against this cold-blooded practice.
Tuesday, 23 November 2010 7
Just why it that lightning is likely to strike in the same place more than once? Dr Karl strikes again with a flash report.
Tuesday, 16 November 2010 3
Being struck by lightning is an experience best avoided. But, according to Dr Karl, standing in the same spot as a previous lightning strike may not be enough to save you.
Tuesday, 9 November 2010 1 comments
Is there a link between teething and serious infant illness? Dr Karl wraps his laughing gear around the latest research to get to the tasty tid-bits.
Tuesday, 2 November 2010 2
There's more to getting a stone to skip than simply throwing a flat rock in to the water. Dr Karl comes to grips with a more scientific approach to skipping stones.
Wednesday, 27 October 2010 6
There are lots of rather instructive, and destructive, uses for skipping stones. Dr Karl throws some back-spin on the back story of some famous dam-busting bombs.
Tuesday, 19 October 2010 3
In folklore, there are ample examples of misadventure happening to things associated with the number 13. Fingers crossed, Dr Karl reveals the mischief of such mayhem.
Tuesday, 12 October 2010 9
Friday the 13th gives some folks the jitters, believing it to be the unluckiest of days. Yet, being forever sceptical, Dr Karl thinks superstition's writing is on the wall.
Tuesday, 5 October 2010 14
Methane is a serious greenhouse gas. But which end of the cow does it come from? Dr Karl takes a look.