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Question: October 2012 Archives

Why do turkeys have dark and white meat?

The difference between white and dark meat is the amount of myoglobin in the bird's muscles.

Why do locations that are relatively close have high tide at different times?

ANSWER: Variations in tide depend on topography.

If you place a damp paper towel over a dish of salad in the fridge, why does the towel freeze?

When you place the damp towel in the fridge, the water begins to evaporate. Evaporation requires heat energy, and that lowers the temperature of the towel to the point where it can freeze.