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Weigh slightly less when the moon is overhead

Moon

Due to gravitational effects, your weigh slightly less when the moon is directly overhead. Read More »

Interesting Technology facts

technology facts

The most interesting technology facts. These are perfect for kids, the cool information will keep them interested as they learn important ideas & concepts. Technology Facts Aircraft Carrier An aircraft carrier gets about 6 inches per gallon of fuel. Airplanes The first United States coast to coast air-plane flight occurred in 1911 and took 49 days. A Boeing 747S wingspan ... Read More »

Chop onions without crying

Cutting onions crying

Chewing gum or eating sugar cubes while peeling onions will keep you from crying. There are various methods, with proponents of each, it does work really and here’s why: Chew gum or eat sugar cubes (this causes you to breathe through your mouth, inhibiting the amount of gas that gets into your nose) Put the onion under water, then chop ... Read More »

Nitrogen facts in Atmosphere

nitrogen facts

Earth’s atmosphere is actually about 80 percent nitrogen. Most of the rest is oxygen, with tiny amounts of other stuff thrown in. Nitrogen is essential to all living systems, which makes the nitrogen cycle one of Earth’s most important nutrient cycles. The atmosphere of Earth is a layer of gases surrounding the planet Earth that is retained by Earth’s gravity.  The ... Read More »

Aluminium cans take 500 years to break down

aluminium cans recycle

Aluminium cans take 500 years to break down. It’s shocking how long aluminium cans will sit in a landfill. It’s shocking to hear how much goes into landfills each year in the World. There are items thrown into landfills every single day that could be recycled. Often times all it takes is for people to start thinking outside the blue box. ... Read More »

Neil Armstrong – first man on the moon

Neil Armstrong

Neil Armstrong was a NASA astronaut and the first man on the moon or, more accurately, the first man to set foot on the moon. He was also an accomplished test pilot and a figure so large in American and world history that you can bet many generations from now people will still be talking about him, as well as ... Read More »

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