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Zidbits – Learn something new everyday! | October 23, 2014

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Does Hot Water Freeze Faster Than Cold Water?

August 14, 2014 |

One common factoid claims that hot water will freeze faster than cold water. Is there any truth to the claim? Does hot water freeze faster than cold water?Read More

What Is The Deepest Lake In The World?

August 28, 2011 | 1

Lakes typically aren’t thought of as deep and many would incorrectly assume that one of the Great Lakes holds the spot for the deepest – after all, they were carved out by glaciers during the last ice age. So then, what is the deepest lake in the world?Read More

What Causes Motion Sickness?

August 1, 2011 | 1

Also known as getting seasick, airsick or carsick, many of us get extremely ill when using these different forms of transportation. But what’s the science behind it? Why does being on the water or flying in an airplane cause us to get physically sick?Read More

Why Do Fingers Wrinkle Or ‘Prune’ In Water?

July 21, 2011 |

When exposed to water for an extended period of time, our toes and fingers will wrinkle or ‘prune’ up. A short while out of the water and they’re back to normal again. Today we’re going to explore why this happens.Read More

Do Salt And Fresh Water Drown You In Different Ways?

November 20, 2010 | 1

One would think there would be no difference. As morbid as it is however, there is a difference. Saltwater and fresh water drown you differently.Read More

What Is The Shower Curtain Effect?

November 17, 2010 | 5

Ever wonder why shower curtains blow inward when taking a nice hot shower? So do scientists. It’s called the shower curtain effect.Read More

Niagara Falls Can Be Turned Off?

November 7, 2010 | 1

In 1969, Engineers needed to conduct a geological survey of the falls. So they did what anyone would do. The shut Niagara Falls off.Read More