A glass of Tang

Was Tang really invented in space?

No, Tang was not invented in space. It was invented in 1957 by a food chemist named William A. Mitchell while he was working...
vintage classic Gatorade in a can

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...
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...
Furnace Creek in Death Valley

Where is the hottest place on Earth?

There are different types of temperature measurements so it depends on which type of measurement we are talking about when answering this question. I...
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.

Stay connected

1,683FansLike
12FollowersFollow
552FollowersFollow