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Last updated: November 19, 2014.

How does it work? What makes it go? What's the science behind it? If those are the kinds of questions you like to ask, you've come to the right place! Explore our site and you'll find around 450 free, easy-to-understand articles (including around 2000 photos and 550 full-color, how-it-works illustrations), covering science, technology, gadgets, inventions, and how things work.

A word of explanation...

Our articles are designed for readers of all ages and abilities, though they're best for ages 10+ (10 through to adults). Some are much harder to understand than others. The stars in the list below give you a rough idea of how easy or hard each article is:

* A short, simple introduction, particularly suitable for young readers.
** A longer and more detailed article, suitable for most readers.
*** A more academic or technical piece. Young readers may find these articles too detailed and complex.

Obviously this is a very rough system. Don't let it put you off reading anything!

Most read

Our top-ten, most popular articles:

  1. Water pollution **
  2. Electric motors **
  3. Refrigerators *
  4. Electricity *
  5. Climate change and global warming **
  6. Air pollution *
  7. Heat insulation **
  8. Nanotechnology *
  9. Carbon monoxide detectors **
  10. Atoms *

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Our articles are also arranged into these broad topic areas:

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