If you go swimming and the water is the same temperature as the air, when you first jump in, the water feels colder then air temperature. I guess this has something to do with Heat-Conduction, like ...
When researching water quality standards, I found that a minimum and maximum was set for water hardness. Several sources also state that water can in fact be too hard. The question is how does hard ...
I have always wondered, if dolphins sleep with one eye opened, do they really sleep at all? According to this article dolphins indeed shut down their brains. I already googled it. No help from ...
According to the Wikipedia page on the design of gills, oxygen has a diffusion rate in air 10,000 times greater than in water. Is that true? The WP entry refers to: M.B.V. Roberts, Michael Reiss, ...
In training for scuba diving, they tell you that when you're bellow 100 ft or so you have to watch out for changes in mental state that resemble drunkenness. The cause of these mental disturbances is ...