Is there any truth to winter babies being more athletic?
The Tweet: “Research suggests that children conceived during the second half of winter are more athletic, physically fit, and stronger than their peers.” Children born in the first few months of a sporting season are more likely to make it as professional sportsmen because they will be taller and stronger than their peers. This is the…
How much power is there in a teacup of gasoline?
The Tweet: “A single cup of gasoline, when ignited, has the same explosive power as five sticks of dynamite.” In the case of an explosion or any other reaction, power is the amount of energy released and the speed at which the energy is released. So, ‘explosive power’ has quite a specific meaning from a scientific point of view. The energy…