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Humans Can Easily Lose 500 grams of Water Through Sweating

According to Harvard Anthropology Professor Daniel Lieberman, hairless, clawless, and largely weaponless, ancient humans used the unlikely combination of sweatiness and relentlessness to gain the upper hand over their faster, stronger, generally more dangerous animal prey. But how much do humans sweat? Humans are sweating specialists. In one hour, a horse can lose roughly 100 …

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Firefighters

How Do Firefighters Make Water Wetter?

Firefighting has been an integral part of rescue services for centuries. These highly trained individuals are trusted in their service with full capacity and knowledge of the procedure. They are in charge of controlling and putting out fires as well as responding to certain emergencies that involves life, property, and the environment. Over the years, …

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Although they spend 16 hours a day in water, hippos can’t swim because they are too muscular and sink. Instead they just run around under the surface.

Hippos Can’t Swim—So How Do They Move Through Water? More Stories “Depending on water level they walk or they swim,” said Dagmar Andres-Bruemmer of the Frankfurt Zoological Society. Except the swimming isn’t really swimming per se, she said. Rather, it’s a kind of gallop. “For all intents and purposes the hippo does not swim,” said …

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