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How does chlorine bleach work?

When you buy a gallon of bleach at the grocery store, what are you actually purchasing? Check out this HowStuffWorks podcast to learn more about bleac... Read more

March 27, 2015 | 2 min

Why can't we breathe underwater?

Water is made up of hydrogen and oxygen, so why aren't we able to breathe underwater? Find out in this episode of BrainStuff.

March 25, 2015 | 3 min

What does it mean when a car has dual overhead cams?

A camshaft plays an integral role in the functioning of an engine. And dual overhead cams ramp up a machine's performance even more. Find out how dual... Read more

March 23, 2015 | 3 min

Could anti-lock brakes detect a flat tire?

By using a computer to monitor the rotation of the car's wheels, an anti-lock braking system helps drivers avoid skids. Could this computer also monit... Read more

March 20, 2015 | 2 min

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