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It is not always easy to differentiate between sea, ocean, lake, and pond. Even scientists sometimes disagree on these classifications. However, a few simple characteristics of each body of water can help clarify the differences.
Lemon is believed to have many virtues: it would allow you to lose fat, whiten teeth, protect against the flu or "detoxify" the body. Should we believe these promises?
Why do mosquitoes bite some people more than others? The question has long puzzled and continues to annoy those who happen to be the preferred prey of these animals. Unfortunately, the answer from scientists is different from the kind that provides a solution.
As you read this article, it is very likely that you scroll with your right hand if, like 70-90% of human beings, you are right-handed. This human trait is all the more interesting because scientists have been trying to explain it for over a century.
During the day, the sand of the dunes of the Sahara is hot. It would be best if you had good shoes and covered yourself from head to foot, to avoid burning in the sun. But as soon as the night falls, the temperature drops: the sand is a bad heat transfer medium. It quickly sends back the energy accumulated during the day towards the space. Here are some details on this amazing thermal amplitude.
Suppose you still think that the light emitted by your lamps, computers, and other devices is the reason why mosquitoes manage to find you. In that case, it's time to get rid of that misconception and take a closer look at what science tells us.