Vatican Representative: Just to Be Clear, Atheists Are Still Going to Hell
Yesterday, I posted about something interesting Pope Francis said in a recent homily — namely, that even atheists could be ... of beliefs, can do good and “be saved” — at least it was a step up from what we’re used to hearing.
Soil Science: Make a Winogradsky Column
You can actually model this on a small scale by using a plastic bottle and mud to build what's called a Winogradsky column. In this activity ... from location to location. You could even try some beach sand. What do you think your results tell you about ...
Fracking 101: Breaking down the most important part of today’s oil, gas drilling
Soap ingredients also can be added to the gel to prevent bacterial growth in the well. If bacteria forms, it could release deadly gases. “You ... of sand. Iron trucks carry massive amounts of pipe that will be used to keep the well opened and separate ...
Pique the Geek (Elements) 20120708: Boron - Widely Used and Uncommon
There are so many uses for borax that I could write a whole piece about that topic, but one last one that you ... of boron, and lots of them are pyrophoric, bursting into flame when exposed to air. Normally this is got a good thing, but they can be used ...
Can You Get Something For Nothing?
In many ways, yes, you can. In fact, in many ways, getting something when you have nothing is unavoidable! (Although you can’t necessarily get anything you want.) For example, take a box and empty it, so that all you’ve got is some totally empty space ...