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The Magic Eraser Has No Chemical Solvents. Instead, it is a Special Foam with Super Sharp Microscopic Edges That Scrapes Off Dirt.

An eraser is a piece of stationery used to remove marks on paper or skin. Erasers are rubber and come in various forms, sizes, and colors. One end of certain pencils has an eraser. But how does the magic eraser work? There are no chemical solvents in the Magic Eraser. Instead, it is a unique …

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The Construction Crew Working on the Golden Gate Bridge were Forced to Wear Their Safety Equipment Under the Threat of Dismissal.

The Golden Gate Bridge is a suspension bridge that spans the Golden Gate, a one-mile-wide strait that connects San Francisco Bay and the Pacific Ocean. The structure connects San Francisco, California, the northern tip of the San Francisco Peninsula, to Marin County, carrying both US The strait is crossed by Route 101 and California State …

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Sears

Peter Roberts Invented a Quick-Release Ratchet When He was A Teenager. He Sold His Patent to Sears for $10,000. They Said His Invention Was Not Worth Much, But They Made $44 Million Selling the Ratchet. Roberts Sued Them and Got $1 Million.

The most common type is the ratcheting socket wrench, also known as a ratchet. A ratchet has a reversible ratcheting mechanism that allows the user to pivot the tool back and forth to turn its socket rather than remove and reposition a wrench. But did you know that a teenager invented this tool? Peter Roberts, …

Peter Roberts Invented a Quick-Release Ratchet When He was A Teenager. He Sold His Patent to Sears for $10,000. They Said His Invention Was Not Worth Much, But They Made $44 Million Selling the Ratchet. Roberts Sued Them and Got $1 Million. Read More »

Hydrangea Flower

The Hydrangea Flower Color Changes Based on the pH in the Soil. Soil with Acidic Soil Will Sprout Blue Hydrangeas, Basic Soil Will Produce Pink Hydrangeas, and Purple Hydrangeas Will Bloom in Soil Between 5.5 and 6.5 pH.

In the world of shrubs, hydrangeas are unmatched for their exquisite blossoms. These beautiful plants are simple to grow, adaptable to most soil types, and have an abundance of blossoms. Clear blue, vivid pink, icy white, lavender, and rose flowers all tempt us with their colors, but what makes them that way? Generally speaking, blue …

The Hydrangea Flower Color Changes Based on the pH in the Soil. Soil with Acidic Soil Will Sprout Blue Hydrangeas, Basic Soil Will Produce Pink Hydrangeas, and Purple Hydrangeas Will Bloom in Soil Between 5.5 and 6.5 pH. Read More »

La Sagrada

Barcelona’s Basilica of La Sagrada Familia Took 100 Years to be Built Because Its Late Architect, Antoni Gaudi, Specified in His Will That the Construction Cannot be Funded by Corporate Donations or Government Funding.

The Basilica of La Sagrada Familia is a church in Barcelona, Catalonia, and is currently the largest unfinished Catholic church in the world. It was designed by the Catalan architect, Antoni Gaudi. But did you know that Gaudi had a peculiar request for the construction of his work? According to the will of its late …

Barcelona’s Basilica of La Sagrada Familia Took 100 Years to be Built Because Its Late Architect, Antoni Gaudi, Specified in His Will That the Construction Cannot be Funded by Corporate Donations or Government Funding. Read More »

House Termites

House Termites Made It Over to England, But a 27-Year Government Funded Program Eradicated Them in 2021.

A bungalow owner in Devon called pest control in 1994 to report a mysterious “white ant” chomping through her conservatory. The culprit was eventually revealed to be a colony of millions of subterranean termites, the first and only colony ever recorded on UK soil. Did you know how were termites eradicated in England?  House Termites …

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Glassphalt

Glass is Sometimes Recycled into “Glassphalt” or is Used as a Landfill Covering Over Waste Materials.

Glass recycling is a relatively good energy saver. Using recycled glass to make new glass products uses 40% less energy than using all-new materials. Crushed glass, known as a cullet, melts at a lower temperature than the raw materials used to make glass, saving energy. Sand, soda ash, and limestone are used to make new …

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Mosquitoes in Iceland

There are 1,300 Species of Insects in Iceland, But No Species of Mosquitoes Have Been Discovered.

Iceland is one of the most amazing countries on the planet. The small island’s fantastic nature, culture, and history set it apart. Someone who has already had the opportunity to visit our country may claim that it has everything. But did you know there are no mosquitoes in Iceland? While Iceland has over 1300 insect …

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Mississippi River

The US Government Spends Billions to Keep the Mississippi River from Changing its Course and Destroying New Orleans.

The Mississippi River is the second-longest river in North America and the headwaters of the second-largest drainage system, second only to the Hudson Bay drainage system. How Much Does the US Government Spend to Keep the Mississippi River from Changing Course? The United States spent billions to prevent the Mississippi River from changing course and …

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Reinforced Concrete

The Life Expectancy of Reinforced Concrete is About 50 to 100 Years.

Steel reinforcement was a revolutionary invention of the nineteenth century. Steel bars provide strength, allowing for long, cantilevered structures and thinner, less-supported slabs. And because less concrete is required to pour such slabs, construction times are reduced significantly. But do you know how long reinforced concrete lasts? Engineers in the early twentieth century predicted that …

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