Lavender is a natural bug repellent.
A typical airplane uses about a dozen gyroscopes in everything from its compass to its autopilot.
Kevlar is a super strong plastic.
Leucodyes are temperature sensitive dyes that change color when heat is applied.
Electronic grade silicon must be at least is 99.9999999% pure. Also referred to as nine-nines or 9N, this level of purity means that only one in a billion atoms is allowed to be something other than silicon.
Blue LEDs are being used in refrigerators to keep food fresh as they have a strong anti-bacterial effect.
If we were to look at the sky with a radio telescope tuned to 408 MHz, the sky would appear radically different from what we see in visible light. Instead of seeing point-like stars, we would see distant pulsars, star-forming regions, and supernova remnants would dominate the night sky.
According to one study, as little as 30 minutes of gardening can dramatically improve a man’s sex life. Weeding, digging, or mowing the lawn for 30 minutes almost halved a man’s risk of impotence.
The Thulean Route, also known as the North American Land Bridge (NALB), was a volcanic Thulean plateau that arose around 56 million years ago. It stretched from Greenland to the British Isles, connecting North America with Eurasia.
A laser beam can be trapped in water.