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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 this is exactly what happened when Trinity was detonated over the New Mexico desert in...
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Does gasoline go bad?

Gasoline (gas), also called petrol in the U.K, degrades over time which can lead to problems ranging from engines having difficulty starting or not even starting at all. Answering...
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What is the difference between the United Kingdom, Great Britain, Britain, and England?

I'm going to start off using high-level terms and get more specific as the post goes on. I'll also be using the terms island, country, etc. more frequently than...
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What are the longest place names in the world?

Listed below are the ten longest place names in the world. I was thinking about doing just city names but there are just too many interesting names of hills,...
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Who was Saint Patrick?

St. Patrick's Day is the celebration of the arrival of Christianity in Ireland and Irish culture in general. But who is St. Patrick? St. Patrick is the patron saint of Ireland. He...
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What is the difference between a crown prince and a prince?

A crown prince is a male member of a monarch's family that is first in line to inherit the throne. This is usually the monarch's eldest son. The female...