Why would someone pour molten aluminum into a watermelon?

Why would someone pour molten aluminum into a watermelon?  I’m sure that the question has probably never come up in conversation with your co-workers, friends or family. Or maybe it has? Since we now have your attention on the subject … let’s go ahead and just answer the question of what would happen.  Fortunately for […]

BOTTOM LINE: What is the most common element on earth?

BOTTOM LINE: What is the most common element on earth? Oxygen. On planet earth, oxygen is the most common element, making up about 47% of the earth’s mass. Silicon is second, making up 28%, followed by aluminum (8%), iron (5%), magnesium (2%), calcium (4%), sodium (3%), and potassium (3%). When combined, all of the remaining elements […]

Too Many Eggs Left Over From Easter?

Did you stock up on eggs during last week’s Easter grocery sales? Do you have more than a few eggs, and are concerned that they might spoil? Here’s some ideas on how to use those extra eggs. The hair on the top of your head is quite similar to the properties of egg. Both are […]

Volta Was No Dolt – The Man Behind The First Battery

Volt. Behind the term given to measure electric potential is a real man whose pioneering work lead to the first creation of the battery. Alessandro Giuseppe Antonio Anastasio Volta was an Italian scientist, physicist and chemist. Volta is credited with the invention of the Voltaic pile, considered to be the first electrical battery. He first […]

Everyone Wants To Complain About The Weathercaster, But No One Wants To Do Something About It

Commenting about the weather negatively seems embedded in the DNA of mankind. Bringing up the changes in climate always is an easy conversation starter. But while the desire to talk about it is always present, the science behind reporting has been an evolutionary process. History shows that about 650 B.C., the Babylonians first tried to […]