Ever blow out a candle and ponder why so much extra smoke is produced than when it was lit? Why does this happen? Interestingly it has very little to do with smoke. As a candle burns, it produces enough heat that the wax of the candle is entirely combusted into CO2 as well as other […]
Why Do Candles Produce More Smoke After They are Blown Out?
Your ears contain delicate and complex organs like tiny bones, hairs, and membranes as well as hundreds of very sensitive nerve endings. Our bodies have devised a mechanism to protect our ears from the many potential hazards they face; that mechanism is earwax. Ear wax is the common name for the substance called cerumen, a […]
The digital age has transformed the economic realities of the modern world in ways that few people could have imagined a mere two decades ago. Ecommerce, digital dispersal of information and wholly online services for both businesses and individuals have revolutionized the way that economic activity occurs in the 21st century. These changes, aside from […]
Scientists have studied the genetic makeup of life forms on the planet since the 1800s, and advances in technology over the years have helped to continue this research into the basic building blocks of life. The discovery of the helical structure of DNA in the 1950s was an important leap forward that created the field […]
Taste is subjective. A person’s taste preference can be tremendously influenced by culture, upbringing, and personal health concerns. This generally means it is rare to find two individuals with the same exact tastes in food and drink. However, there is something that a lot of people would agree on, regardless of what kind of foods […]
In everyday usage, the words marsh and swamp are often used interchangeably. As such, most people think that they refer to the same thing. At a superficial level, using the term swamp and marsh to describe the wetter areas of our world is correct. That is a result of both marshes and swamps being types […]