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Beautiful Art Work Of Snow In The Air

Does Hot Water Freezes faster?

By / August 9, 2022

“Cold water does not boil faster than hot water. The rate of heating of a liquid depends on the magnitude of the temperature difference between the liquid and its surroundings (the flame on the stove, for instance). As a result, cold water will be absorbing heat faster while it is still cold; once it gets…

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A representation of the rising temperature

‘Heatflation’: How High Temperatures Send Food Prices Soaring

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Crops are seen drying up on the banks of the Loire River July 17, 2022, in Ancenis, France. The country was on high alert in mid-July after a punishing heatwave sent temperatures soaring and wildfires raging through parts of southwest Europe. LOIC VENANCE/AFP VIA GETTY IMAGES Vicious heat waves are sweeping parts of the globe, along with the…

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What are the Totten Beacons?

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These 19th-century aids to navigation are protected historical resources. In 1513, Spanish explorer Ponce de León sailed into the strong currents of the Florida Straits. Little did he know that within a few years, these uncharted waters, which feed into the Gulf Stream, would become a major international shipping route to and from Europe and the New World. As…

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What Was the Green Book?

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  It’s no secret that the automobile changed the world. What was it like to travel before cars and trucks were around? People relied on boats and trains to go long distances. With automobiles came new freedom to travel where and when they wanted. As more people started buying cars in the early 20th Century, road trips became more…

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Largest known cave art images in US by Indigenous Americans discovered in Alabama

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  One image in the cave is more than 10 feet long. Archaeologists in Alabama have discovered the longest known painting created by early Indigenous Americans, a new study finds. Indigenous Americans crafted this 1,000-year-old record-breaking image — of a 10-foot-long (3 meters) rattlesnake — as well as other paintings, out of mud on the…

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What Is Chai Tea, Exactly?

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  Every editorial product is independently selected, though we may be compensated or receive an affiliate commission if you buy something through our links. Ratings and prices are accurate and items are in stock as of time of publication. Add some sugar and spice to your life with masala chai, a delicious tea with a…

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What are the Matariki “Teenage” Stars?

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  Do you spend much time watching the night sky? If so, you’ve probably learned to identify a heavenly object or two. Can you find the Big Dipper? How about the North Star or the planets? Have you learned to spot the Matariki Stars? A telescope can help people see deep into the heavens. But it’s not always needed! The Matariki Star cluster is…

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Does drinking water help you lose weight?

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  Read on to find the answer to ‘does drinking water help you lose weight?’ Does drinking water help you lose weight? The evidence certainly suggests that it can. That being said, the issue is a little more complex than simply arming yourself with one of the best water bottles and making sure you’re chugging back enough…

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