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Each World Cup, the sportswear giant Adidas designs an official ball to be used in the tournament.And small changes in the design...
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Why Do We Get Scared?

‘Tis the season for something scary, right? As we head towards Halloween we love thinking about the science behind what makes us so scared and why? Evolution's done some pretty awesome things to help us survive, including giving us the ability to get scared. With that said, let’s ask a very fundamental question, why do we get scared? Listen to this Question Your World radio report produced by the Science Museum of Virginia to find out.