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How was Electricity Discovered by Benjamin Franklin

Is it True That Electricity was Discovered by an Experiment Conducted by Benjamin Franklin Using a Kite and a Bolt of Lightning? Benjamin Franklin (1706-1790) was known for many things as an inventor. When...

Who Invented the First Steam Engine?

James Watt and the Discovery of Steam Engine Some historians believe that the first steam driven machine (steam engine) was conceived in ancient China according to the the collection of works contained in...

Archimedes Principle: Law of Buoyancy

How Did a Tyrant, a Gold Crown, and a Bath House Help Archimedes Establish the Law of Buoyancy? I assume that most of you  have heard of Archimedes (287-212 BC) from one fairy tales. Great mathematician...
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Animal Bite Forces

Bite Forces of Animals Notwithstanding the large flow of information given to us by various mediums regarding with the question of Bite Forces of Animals I decided just to own some detective...
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Top 7 Mad Scientists between Genius and Insanity:

  There is a thin line between genius and insanity, as the saying goes. This is certainly so for these famous scientists. While their discoveries and achievements are among the greatest human kind has...
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Tell Me Why Fun Facts

Welcome to Tell Me Why Fun Facts page. Here you will be learning some very interesting and amazing facts in a fun and easy categorized synopsis format. This webpage will be updated whenever I...
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Why are some clouds dark in appearance?

A cloud is a visible mass of water (tiny water droplets and/or ice crystals) suspended in the atmosphere at a considerable altitude. Clouds are usually white in appearance whereas others can appear grayish...
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Is outer space a perfect vacuum?

Outer space (also called just space) is all the space in the universe beyond Earth and its atmosphere. It can be simple stated that in outer space there is no air (atmosphere) and it is a vacuum (empty...
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Is there sound in space?

This question may seems similar to a question already asked (Can you hear sound in space?) however, it is a very good question for the intellectually curious mind. So, is there sound in space? The answer is...