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presents more than 200 activities, visualizations, and lessons on electricity and magnetism, energy, heat and thermodynamics, interactions of matter, light and optics, measurement, motion and forces, matter (its states, structure, and properties), and vibrations and waves. (Exploratorium, National Science Foundation)

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How does it taste? The heat of chili peppers is actually not a flavor, but a response of pain receptors on the tongue. As we age, we lose taste buds, and our sensitivity to food decreases. Food tastes blander to older people. The average person has 5000 taste buds. Chickens have about 24, and catfish have almost 300,000, some on the outside of their bodies.
San Jose Sharks Forward Jeff Friesen releases a quick wrist shot past a diving defenseman.

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