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Haunting 'mermaid' mummy in Japan is probably a gruesome monkey-fish mix

Researchers in Japan have begun a new study into a 300-year-old "mermaid mummy" to determine the exact origins of the gruesome remains.

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What is pi?

Pi represents the ratio of the circumference of a circle to its diameter. Pi is an irrational number that never ends; the decimals go on forever and ever.

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What are centrifugal and centripetal forces?

Centrifugal and centripetal are two closely related forces that describe circular motion, but the meanings are often mixed up.

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Millions of palm-sized, flying spiders could invade the East Coast, scientists say

Scientists believe that Joro spiders arrived in the U.S. as stowaways in a shipping container.

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