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How does Boats and Ships stay afloat?

At first displacement appears to be far from fascinating. Simply put, the volume of an object, when submerged in water, pushes aside the same volume of water. This simple process allows anyone to measure the precise volume of any...

How does time work?

You may want to sit down to read this feature. When considering time, it's easy to quickly get lost in the complexity of the topic. Time is all around us, ever present, and is the basis of how we...

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....

What’s inside the Heart? Find out Now

Your heart is a turbocharged double pumping muscle that beats more than 40 million times every year.Not only does your heart do amazing things, it does so tirelessly, every minute of every day from the moment you're born (actually,...

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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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...

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...

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...

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...

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Real Madrid in chaos as Ronaldo reminds them what they are...

Real Madrid should be thankful for small mercies at the moment. A year ago, Los Blancos were knocked out of the Copa del Rey...