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Everything You Need to Know About Planet Earth

Planet Earth is this solid thing you are standing on right now. In your everyday life you don’t really waste a thought about how amazing this is. A giant, ancient, hot rock. How did it come into existence and how big is it really? You will be surprised.

The ground you are standing on is just a very, very small part of the big picture.

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Infographic: What We’ve Learned From This World Cup

What we’ve learned from this world cup. A short roundup.

Story / Illustration / Animation / Audio by Reto Huettenmoser
Voice by Joshua Violenus

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Science: Why You Are Still Alive? The Immune System Explained

Every second of your life you are under attack. Bacteria, viruses, spores and more living stuff wants to enter your body and use its resources for itself.

The immune system is a powerful army of cells that fights like a T-Rex on speed and sacrifices itself for your survival. Without it you would die in no time. This sounds simple but the reality is complex, beautiful and just awesome.

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2014 Fifa World Cup - The Offside Rule Explained

The 2014 Fifa World Cup is upon us! But do you ever get tired of explaining the offside rule? Maybe it’s the only part of football you don’t actually understand.

Well fear not, we’ve created this super-cool animated video to explain all.

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Are You Alone? (Infographic)

Are you alone? To answer this question we have to take a look what “you” are first. What are you made of and where you stand in this universe. Are you your body? Your atoms? And how are your parts connected to the big picture?

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Science: Why Does Bacon Smell So Good? (Infographic) [Reactions]

What is it about cooking bacon that makes it smell so good? The Reactions team puts its nose into everyone’s favorite breakfast food. We teamed up with the Compound Interest blog to break down the science of that sweet smell.

Turns out there are about 150 volatile organic compounds that contribute to bacon’s meaty aroma, many of them hydrocarbons and aldehydes, with some nitrogen-containing compounds thrown in for good measure.

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