Many people know that fossil fuels are scarce and need to be conserved, but while there are plenty of alternative energy sources, no one is using them. The reason everyone loves fossil fuels is because of their high-energy density. Biological materials that come from the Carboniferous period were exposed to heat pressure for millions of … Continue reading Alternative Energy
Many people own, and use a fork every day, but not everyone knows why, or how we have forks. Considering how widely the fork is used it’s surprising to find it’s a fairly new invention. The spoon and the knife are both older than the fork. In medieval Europe people just ate with their … Continue reading The Fork, and How it Came to Be!