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What do A.M. and P.M. stand for?
The initials A.M. stand for ante meridian, which is Latin for "before noon." The initials P.M. stand for post meridian, which is Latin for "after noon."
In a CD player, how is the digital optical signal transformed into an electrical signal?
If a falling egg weighs only 1 newton, how can it exert a force of 1000 newtons on a table when it hits?
Did ancient Greeks make pottery?
What was the first living being to orbit Earth?
How is it that the torques cancel when you turn a bicycle?
How does a "water" clock work? What would be the simplest way to make a water clock that would maintain accuracy to say three minutes per hour?
How does a light-detecting diode create voltage when light hits it?
How far can electricity be transferred over wires from a power station before the loss factor is too great?
Why are men’s and women’s bicycles built differently?
How do Oven Cooking Bags work? I know they are made of heat resistant nylon resin, but can you explain what that means?
Does this photoconductor stuff have to do with why you can only develop film in the dark?
Where are baby reptiles born?
Do bears have claws like cats?
What is the Nobel Prize?
How does a boomerang work?
Why is listening in on a private conversation called “eavesdropping”?
Which are Asia's largest cities?
What is the difference between the nuclear bomb and the H-bomb?
When did theatre make a come-back?
How long is a furlong?
Do hand carried microwave heaters exist or must the microwaves always be enclosed, as they are in a microwave oven?
Were they prepared for Europeans?
Is the earth a huge magnet? If so, how does it do this without being made out of metal?
Who invented the first computer?
Is it true that hundreds of wild things live in oak trees?
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