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How And Why Do Fireflies Glow At Night? – Answers to everything

Walking around in the evening and suddenly you see a flicker of light flying around. Do you guess what’s that? It’s yet another firefly flying past you. On a pleasant evening, you might see dozens or even hundreds of fireflies…

What Happens If The Moon Disappears?

The moon brings light into the dark as the backdrop for romantic nights. It also keeps the seas in motion by causing tides. But without the moon, would the earth be the same Or not, what would happen if the…

Does The Sixth Sense Exist?

You probably know the five senses of sight, hearing, touch, taste, and smell. Scientists today speak of the sixth sense when they mean the sense of balance. But when we say ‘I had the sixth sense’, what do we mean…

Can Someone Break Glass With Their Voice?

Can an opera singer really break glass or panes of glass with his voice? In principle, Yes, an opera singer can break the glass. Every object can get into resonance and in extreme cases, it even breaks, if it is…

Do LED Lights Keep You Awake At Night?

Many people already find it difficult to sleep & now there is an idea that LED lights keep us awake at night. Do LED lights really affect sleep? The idea that you can save not only electricity but also sleep…

Oldest Animal Species On Earth Existing On The Planet The Longest

If the age of the universe is traced back to its origin, we’d possibly have no clear idea about it, but as far as scientists assume, it goes beyond billions of years, and the vastness of the whole universe extends…

How Do You Become An Astronaut?

Float weightlessly in the middle of the universe as an astronaut is possible but not a lot of us know how to go about it and what it needs. No wonder, then, that this particular job is one of the…

When Is A Volcano Considered Dead?

That sounds like an easy question to answer. If a volcano has been quiet long enough, it is definitely extinct. Or is it not? So, when is a volcano considered dead? It’s not that simple for several reasons. First of…

Can You Shoot A Gun Or Blast A Bomb In Space?

Militarization in space has long been a reality. There are reconnaissance and espionage satellites that have their sights on the earth and serve military purposes. But no one has heard of weapons. Can you shoot a gun in space? Is…

Where Does The Meter Measurement Come From? Who Determines How Long A Meter Is?

Measuring distances has always been part of everyday life. But there was not always a unit of measurement that was equally valid for everyone. For most of human history, even the smallest regions had their own units with which to…

Why Does Paper Turn Yellow With Time?

We all have noticed that newspapers turn yellow after a few days if we leave them aside. But also interesting newspaper clippings that we keep in folders turn yellow after a while. Why does paper turn yellow with time? Hardly…

Why Do We Remember The Unimportant But Not The Important Stuff?

Why is it always best to remember the unimportant things, for example, the gossip stories, but not the international, economic, or political news, which actually often affect you more? But why do some memories stand out and some don’t? Let’s find…

Why Do Mosquitoes Usually Bite In The Evening?

The heat and humidity of summer create ideal breeding conditions for the buzzing pests. At the moment, a new generation of mosquitoes grows every ten to twelve days. But even if our attackers are in the majority, we cannot speak…

Can and How The Color Of Your Eyes Change Within A Lifetime?

Many people on the Internet report that their eye color has changed. The experts however are divided and just as many answers can be found, from ‘Impossible, the color of the eyes is genetic’ to ‘The color of the eyes…

How Further Big Can The Airplanes Get?

In October 2007, the Airbus A380, the world’s largest airliner, took off from the runway for the first time with passengers on board. It is 73 meters long and measures almost 80 meters from one wingtip to the other. That’s…

Why Does The Caterpillar Eat So Much?

Caterpillars are heavy eaters compared to their small size. They start eating as soon as they are born and keep eating till the day they shut themselves in a capsule, later to be turned into a beautiful butterfly. But why…

Can Hippos, Who Basically Spend Their Lives In Water, Drown?

Drowning is a form of suffocation. Lungs filled with a significant amount of water can no longer absorb oxygen from the air. This inevitably leads to shortness of breath, later to unconsciousness and respiratory failure. The death by drowning fundamentally…

Why Are Rain Clouds Dark?

Everyone has seen and knows that threatening thunderclouds that hang dark and heavy in the sky. When you see these dark clouds, you already know that rain is coming. Because rain clouds are known to be much darker than other…

How Big Are Shooting Stars?

In fact, meteorites and falling stars have the same origin. Both of them come from a meteoroid, a lump of rock that moves in its orbit around the sun. A meteoroid is a celestial body that is smaller than a…

How Much Do Clouds Weigh?

The weight of a cloud can actually be determined. However, two crucial pieces of information have to be known. You have to know the size of the cloud and you have to know how much water it contains. Because water…

Can The Full Moon Disturb Our Sleep?

Superstition or fact? Whether some people sleep worse on the night of the full moon than on other nights is controversial, even among scientists. Some studies confirm that people fall asleep with more difficulty on full moon nights than on…

Why Does The Moon Appear White When The Sun Is Yellow?

When we look at the Sun, it is either yellow or orange to red when it rises and sets. But the Moon always appears white. Why does the Moon appear white when the Sun is Yellow? What color is the…

Why We Hear Our Own Voice Differently In A Recording?

The perception of oneself and that of others sometimes differ widely. This becomes obvious when you hear your own voice from a recording. Many wonder and think that it’s not them. But why do you hear your own voice differently?…

What Is Spaghettification?

It doesn’t take place at the Italian restaurant on the corner and it has nothing to do with the Pastafarians and their flying spaghetti monster. But anyone who travels far enough through the universe could fall victim to spaghettification, at…

How Long Does It Take For The Water To Go Bad?

Whether from the tap, in the bottle, or the vast rivers and oceans, water is the basis of life. The quality of drinking water is still limited. But How long does it take for the water to go bad? Let’s…