The Sky

Why is the sky blue?

This one is tough to explain in a few paragraphs, but here it goes. To understand why the sky is blue, we first need to...
Mobile device auto rotate

Does screen auto-rotation work on mobile devices in outer space?

No, screen auto-rotation does not work on mobile devices in outer space. Auto-rotation on mobile devices is determined by something called an accelerometer. Accelerometers are devices...
Argentinian Station

How many people live in Antarctica?

The population of Antarctica fluctuates between 1,000 and 4,000 people, depending on the time of the year. For the most part, there are two types of...

Why is it called Gatorade?

Gatorade is named after the "gator," which is the mascot for the University of Florida sports teams. In early summer of 1965, the coaching staff...

Would detonating a nuclear bomb really turn a desert into glass?

Yes, it would. Well, at least a portion of it. We know this because that is exactly what happened when Trinity was detonated over...

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