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Your apples aren't trying to ruin your day by turning brown. Instead, they're trying to keep themselves clean.
Goro T asks: Why do the insides of apples turn brown when you cut the apple open? The insides of apples turn brown when exposed to air thanks to a built in defense mechanism against bacteria and fungus. The trigger for this is damage to the cells, such as when you cut the apple, which [&hellip
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You probably already know that tomatoes are fruits, not vegetables. But do you know what distinguishes the two from one another?
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Could you name the difference between bees, hornets and wasps? Now you can.
Mike A. asks: What is the difference between bees, wasps, and hornets? There are many similarities and differences between our little wing-whipping friends. For starters, all can sting you. That said, you may derive some solace in the fact that when certain of them sting humans, they die- not so when they sting many other [&hellip
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On this day in history, the first ruler of Poland converted to Christianity, along with more of his court.
Today in History: April 14, 966 The Christianization of Poland was a shrewd political choice by Mieszko I, the first ruler of Poland, to ally his country with the Czechs who had also embraced Christianity, rather than the Germans who still practiced Paganism. Uniting the Polish people under a common faith was also a way [&hellip
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On this day in history, in 1178 BC, King Odysseus arrived back home after the Trojan War.
Today in History: April 16, 1178 BCE King Odysseus began to make his way home when the Trojan War ended after serving ten years as one of the most distinguished leaders of the Greek Army. Along the way, he had to deal with perils such as the Cyclopes, the Sirens and Scylla and Charybdis. These [&hellip
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On April 15, 1776, The Duchess of Kingston was brought to trial to face charges of bigamy in Westminster Hall. She was by far the most famous bigamist of her time.
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In 1746 in Taunton, Somerset, England, Mary Hamilton was imprisoned and whipped for impersonating a man and marrying possibly as many as 14 women (not all at once).
In 1746 in Taunton, Somerset, England, Mary Hamilton was imprisoned and whipped for impersonating a man and marrying possibly as many as 14 women (not all at once). Few records of these events have survived; however, that same year Henry Fielding, “barrister, magistrate, founder of the first English detective force, and sometimes called father of [&hellip
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“St. Elmo’s Fire” is a name for the glow that looks like blue/violet fire surrounding the top of pointed metal objects during a storm. Here's what causes it.
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The short answer is that no, but their burps actually do.
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