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...
Inside the human body

Are humans red meat or white meat?

Humans are both red meat and white meat. It depends on what muscle the meat is coming from. The main determining factor of meat color is its concentration of a protein called myoglobin. Within muscle fibers, myoglobin stores and transfers oxygen from the blood to the cellular machinery.
Tickling Feather

Why can’t I tickle myself?

Science says you can't tickle yourself because your brain knows you are the one doing the tickling, taking away the surprise factor. This negates...

Why is hydrogen peroxide sold in brown bottles?

Hydrogen Peroxide is sold in brown (or dark) bottles because it can decompose into water if it's exposed to light. Opaque bottles keep the...
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...

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