FM Radio Dial

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...
crude oil coming out of pipe

Why is there so much oil in the Middle East?

There isn't necessarily more oil in the Middle East; it's just the most cost-effective place to extract oil from due to it having ideal conditions...
Mexican Fruit Fly

Do insects get fat?

A Florida entomologist in the 1960s found that he could turn about half of a mosquito's body weight into fat if he handfed it...
bird chirp

Can different bird species understand each other?

Birds communicate in various ways, but I'll be focusing only on audible communication in this post. Robert D. Magrath, a behavioral ecologist at the Australian...
squirrel hiccups

Do animals get hiccups?

Most mammals (and some other animals) can get hiccups. Insects are a type of animal that does not get hiccups due to them not...

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