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Here you can find out about how almost anything works! Ask anything, from how solar panels work to how the heart works and we'll our best to explain.

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naomi24
I always have fresh flowers at home, but why is it that those in a ceramic vase fade long before those in glass vases? Does anyone know?...
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spathiphyllum
I have some young potters coming into the company base today to learn some basics later today I want to get some snacks in to keep them as least bored as possible Anyone got any ideas? I was a healthy...
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Canary42
Can somebody explain to me how you can get through a canal lock without closing one set of paddles before exit (the upper set if locking down, the lower set if locking up). Opening both must surely be...
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ladybirder
How do I get it unstuck please? I don't know how to turn it off and on again. Help please.
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spathiphyllum
If you are from Europe (not uk) but you have lived in the UK for 5 years and have a British passport, does this make you a British citizen?...
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spathiphyllum
can you get diabetes from not consuming enough sugar / starch to convert to glucose?...
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Dobbing44
How many houses have the post code Sl30nx
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spathiphyllum
Surely the best way to learn is via experience?
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Jennykenny
Had a can of Guinness for the first time in years, and there is a little ball inside it. Presumably to make it ‘fizz’, but how does it work?...
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chrissa1
I try to walk 2 miles per day. My Health App records my steps but always records a lesser mileage than the Strava app. I know that Strava uses satellite tracking, but if I have to walk behind a car...
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Bazile
When it says free delivery by an item - does that mean only if you sign up to Prime ?
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spathiphyllum
I thought it was illegal.. But i've just seen it in a corner shop?...
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timestamp
and why are only banks closed ?
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shivvy
Ok this might be a bit of a daft question, but . . . . . Do solar lights need actual sun to charge or does any daylight do it? I presume the stronger the sun is the more quickly they charge. I'm...
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QuestionsOfLife
I was wondering if anyone could add on to this theory that I created a few minutes ago: What if life is created like a computer accept randomly like a extremely advanced computer that was created by...

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