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How much time passes between tides?

Because the Earth spins in the same direction as the Moon orbits it, lunar days are 24 hours and 50 minutes long. That means high tides are approximately 12 hours and 25 minutes apart. Following that logic, we can determine that it takes ≈ 6 hours and 12.5 minutes to…

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Hot water doesn’t get your hands any cleaner

It makes no difference what temperature water you use to wash your hands. Temperatures known to kill most bacteria would result in serious burns. It’s been common knowledge that hot water cleanses more effectively, but that knowledge isn’t knowledge at all, it’s presumption. A study released by Rutgers University professors…