How is the Percent Chance of Rain Calculated?
Whenever you see a weather report with rain (or snow) in the forecast, it gives the chance of precipitation. How do they get that... read more
The Canary in the Coal Mine
In today's day and age, the canary in the coal mine is used to refer to the person who acts as an early warning sign for others, but the term's true... read more
Why is Chocolate Bad for Dogs?
Dogs, for whatever reason, love to eat everything they can. They will even choose the kids toys over a fresh bowl of dog food if they had the choice. But... read more
Do the Caffeine Alternatives in Energy Drinks Work?
Waking up in the morning and feeling ready to take on the day can be difficult for some without a cup of coffee in them. Others... read more
How to Open a Banana
Bananas are a fruit that many Americans do not eat on a regular basis. Perhaps it's because those darn things are so hard to open. It is always a privilege... read more
What Causes a Lunar Eclipse?
Space is full of wonders, ranging from activity in our own solar system to phenomena found 13-billion light-years from Earth. A lunar eclipse is one of... read more
Order of Lettering Does Matter, Actually
A while back there was a popular paragraph floating around the internet where most words were scrambled and yet the paragraph it was still readable as... read more
What Are Electrolytes?
Sports drinks always boast about their abundance of electrolytes and how they are essential to consume when working out, but they never explain why. read more