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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...
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Why do FM radio stations end in odd numbers?

FM radio stations end in odd numbers to prevent interference. The reason they are odd numbers rather than even numbers is that 1 (odd...
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Why is it called Gatorade?

Gatorade is named after a "gator," which is the mascot for the University of Florida sports teams. In early summer of 1965, the coaching staff...
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Why are sloths so slow?

The first piece of the puzzle to understanding why sloths are so slow is their low-calorie folivorous (mostly leaves) diet. Many other folivorous animals...

Would detonating a nuclear bomb in a desert really turn its sand into glass?

Yes, detonating a nuclear bomb in a desert really would turn its sand into glass. Well, at least a portion of it. We know...

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