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How does the SUN burn without Oxygen?

The Sun is an Amazing source of energy and people have long wondered how all that energy os produced. The word burning usually means  combustion and if the Sun was burning this way, it would indeed need oxygen.We're certain...

Exactly how fast is our Galaxy Moving?

Until the 20th Century it would have been virtually impossible to reach any sensible figure for the speed with which our galaxy-the Milky Way - is travelling through space. Many Scientists would not have presumed the galaxy to be...

How do Barcodes work?

Barcodes are a machine-readable way of writing letters and numbers. A lase is shone onto the barcode and the reflected light can be interpreted by the barcode reader. There are many types of barcodes, but the ones most commonly found...

How Do Toilets Flush?

Ever wonder about water closets? Here are the facts about flushing...Modern flush toilets work in two main stages. First, in order to empty waste from the bowl, a complex flush mechanism is activated. This  section is contained within the...

Why do bats insists on sleeping upside down?

Well many might say, it is nature or that was how they were created, but then i tell you there's always a why and its reasons.It is partly because they can't grip with their 'hands' so use their feet...
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How did the great fire of London start?

In 1666 London was the largest city in England. Home to 500,000, its congested design comprised an Urban sprawl of over-crowded wooden homes inside a defensive city wall.The Great fire started on 2 September 1666 in the bakery of...

How do they predict the Weather?

The simple fact of the matter is that weather is unpredictable. So how is it that we can gather information and make predictions about what  conditions on Planet Earth will be like.Most weather phenomena occur as a result of...

How does our vision work?

The biology of the eye is extremely complex, especially when you consider that the human eye only has the rough diameter of 2.54cm and weighs approximately 7.5grams. It is made up of around 15 distinct parts, which all have...

Why do we sweat?

Sweat is produced by dedicated sweat glands, and is a mechanism used primarily by the body to reduce its internal temperature. There are two types  of sweat gland in the human body, the accrine gland and the apocrine gland....

How do we get drunk?

How does drinking alcohol make people drunk, and why do they suffer from the side effects?There are actually many kinds of alcohol in the chemical world, but the one we drink the most is ethanol. It's the particular shape...

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