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BrainStuff

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Whether the topic is popcorn or particle physics, you can count on BrainStuff to explore -- and explain -- the everyday science in the world around us.

Tinnitus is what makes your ears ring after a loud noise. And it's really annoying.

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Why Do We Get Brain Freeze?

February 15th, 2017

We all know what an ice cream headache feels like. Christian's here to explain why they happen. It involves temperature (duh), nerves and lots of blood.

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What is Synesthesia?

February 13th, 2017

It’s true – some people hear colors, or taste words. But what produces synesthesia?

It's one of the strangest - and potentially grossest - challenges out there. But what happens when you drink milk? Why does it make you throw up?