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Can you learn to wiggle your ears?

By / July 19, 2022

Have you ever seen someone wiggle one ear? How about both at the same time? How do they do that? (Image credit: Patrick Lane via Getty Images) Wiggling your ears is a neat party trick, like rolling your tongue or licking your nose. Such abilities are often considered genetic; you can either do them naturally or…

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Emperor Nero: Facts & biography

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  Nero is one of the most infamous of Rome’s emperors, but he may not be the complete tyrant history remembers. Nero was the emperor of Rome from Oct. 13, 54 A.D. to June 9, 68 A.D. (37-68 A.D.) He became the ruler of the Roman Empire after the death of his adopted father, the…

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The four seasons: spring, summer, autumn (fall) and winter

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  The four seasons have very different characteristics. Seasons are periods of the year with distinct weather conditions and day lengths. The four seasons — winter, spring, summer, autumn — can vary significantly in characteristics and can prompt changes in the world around them. Here, we explore these four seasons in more detail. Attributes of the…

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