Why does the tongue stick to metal in the winter
By: Kimberly Napier
When cold weather hits, children who have seen the movie “A Christmas Story,” may be tempted to triple dog dare another child to lick a metal pole. If the other child takes the dare, they may be surprised when their tongue becomes stuck...
Why does the tongue stick to metal in the winter
By: Maria_Williams
Your tongue is kept moist by the water on it, water which freezes at 32°F or 0°C. When you stick your tongue out to touch cold metal of some sort, and your tongue sticks to the metal, this is because the water on...
By: Patrick Sills
Some people like the variety of seasonal changes . Others would rather have warm temperatures all year around. Unfortunately, for the latter group, there are only a limited number of places on Earth where this is possible. Most locations on this planet will experience different seasons...
Why does the tongue stick to metal in the winter
By: Betty Mayes
We have all tried it, whether we will admit to it or not. It may have been a dare. It may have not been voluntarily. However, we have all pulled the old tongue sticking to metal trick. For some of us, it may have been...
By: Betty Mayes
Snow and ice can be either a winter wonderland or a horrible weather hazard. Snow is great for making snowballs. It is wonderful for constructing frolicy snowmen. Ice is awesome for ice-skating and icicles. Snow and ice can be part of great fun and games...
Why does the tongue stick to metal in the winter
By: Mary Paliescheskey
I double dog dare you! I wouldn’t do it if I were you. Your tongue really will stick to the frozen flag pole. The Myth Busters proved it in episode 82. They showed that a pig’s tongue stuck so strongly that some tissue...
By: Mary Paliescheskey
When we speak of ice, we say that it’s frozen solid. That isn’t true. Ice is actually always in the process of melting and refreezing. When ice stays frozen, the process of melting and freezing are in balance and happen at the same...
By: Morgan Carlson
Runoff occurs when an abundance of surface water created by rainfall or snow melt is unable to be absorbed by the ground and as a result flows downhill to lower regions. This water enters the water cycle by replenishing the streams, rivers, and lakes as...
By: Jose Juan Gutierrez
Geoengineering comprises the technologies that intend to reduce global temperatures and counteract anthropogenic (human made) climate change. The technologies vary in complexity from planting trees for carbon capture to placing mirrors in space in order to reflect sunlight back into space. Geoengineering technologies are intended...
How and why the earth is tilted
By: Jose Juan Gutierrez
It is believed that the Earth´s tilt originated 4.5 billion years ago. The Earth´s axis is tilted 23.5° with respect to the plane of the ecliptic. The Earth´s tilt and its orbit around the Sun is what produces the different...

 

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