freshwater saltwater estuary

How can the oceans be saltwater when the rivers that flow into them are...

The freshwater found in rivers originates from rainwater and melting snow/ice. As this water flows downriver towards the ocean (or sea), it picks up...
turtle shell

What happens to a turtle’s shell after it dies?

A turtle's shell will eventually decompose, but at a much slower rate than its flesh, innards, and organs due it being made of bone...
Earths inside

What would happen if I dug a hole through the earth and jumped in...

Digging a hole through the center of Earth is impossible with current technology and for many other reasons. However, let's do a thought experiment...
Meijer ammonia

Where does ammonia come from?

Ammonia is made by something called the Haber process which combines nitrogen from the air with hydrogen derived mainly from a natural gas such as methane....
Topping off your gas tank

Should I top off my gas tank after the pump handle clicks?

Topping off your gas tank (aka gas topping) is not a good idea for mechanical, environmental, and financial reasons. Any gas you put in...

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