Blog Archives

If you stand on the very edge of the coast and look straight out into the ocean, what is the distance from where you are standing to the horizon line?

If you stand on the very edge of the coast and look straight out into the ocean, what is the distance from where you are standing to the horizon line? submitted by Source: reddit answers: a knowledgebase built on reddit

Posted in Answers Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , , , ,

What happens to a rock when you drop it in the middle of the ocean?

What happens to a rock when you drop it in the middle of the ocean? Does it break up while experiencing higher pressure as it goes deeper into the ocean? submitted by Skipster777 [link] [28 comments] Source: reddit answers: a

Posted in Answers Tagged with: , , , ,

What happens to a rock when you drop it in the middle of the ocean?

What happens to a rock when you drop it in the middle of the ocean? Does it break up while experiencing higher pressure as it goes deeper into the ocean? submitted by Skipster777 [link] [25 comments] Source: reddit answers: a

Posted in Answers Tagged with: , , , ,

What happens to a rock when you drop it in the middle of the ocean?

What happens to a rock when you drop it in the middle of the ocean? Does it break up while experiencing higher pressure as it goes deeper into the ocean? submitted by Skipster777 [link] [21 comments] Source: reddit answers: a

Posted in Answers Tagged with: , , , ,

How deep underwater does a space re-entry capsule go when it crashes back into the ocean from space?

How deep underwater does a space re-entry capsule go when it crashes back into the ocean from space? Im curious what depth it could get to and then, conversely, how high it would shoot back out of the water (if

Posted in Answers Tagged with: , , , , , , , , ,

TIL that there is a surviving fantasy novel written in the 2nd century AD that features explorers flying to the moon, a first encounter with aliens, interplanetary war between imperialistic celestial kingdoms, and the discovery of a continent across the ocean

2015/10/f2721__PsJSp-iAbp0jatRZofZFh8bH8p9b2yCsEdFpZuOq61M

TIL that there is a surviving fantasy novel written in the 2nd century AD that features explorers flying to the moon, a first encounter with aliens, interplanetary war between imperialistic celestial kingdoms, and the discovery of a continent across the

Posted in Did you know? Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Can the blood moon cause abnormal ocean activity?

Can the blood moon cause abnormal ocean activity? I'm asking because of this article: http://www.eatout.co.za/article/mornings-blood-moon-causes-waves-havoc-harbour-house-restaurants/ Sounds bogus to me, but would love to hear your thoughts.. submitted by thatgerhard [link] [2 comments] Source: reddit answers: a knowledgebase built on reddit

Posted in Answers Tagged with: , , , , ,

I’ve recently noticed the beach in Santa Monica is incredibly wide, stretching most of the way south. Does that mean the ocean at one point came all the way to the cliffs?

I’ve recently noticed the beach in Santa Monica is incredibly wide, stretching most of the way south. Does that mean the ocean at one point came all the way to the cliffs? I've never really seen a beach that extended

Posted in Answers Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

How did old ships accurately sail across an ocean and reach their destination without overshooting/undershooting the port on the coast?

How did old ships accurately sail across an ocean and reach their destination without overshooting/undershooting the port on the coast? I know they would be able to use a map/compass to guesstimate where they are in the ocean and where

Posted in Answers Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , , ,

TIL Tim Duncan grew up in the US Virgin Islands where he was gearing up for the 1992 Olympics as a competitive swimmer until Hurricane Hugo destroyed the island’s only Olympic-sized pool. The only alternative was to swim in the ocean, and Duncan was afraid of sharks, so he turned to basketball.

2015/07/87e1c__M8cizqLDKofNiDjr3NsBA6BpK7XPDh1Ab20VorTUV3o

TIL Tim Duncan grew up in the US Virgin Islands where he was gearing up for the 1992 Olympics as a competitive swimmer until Hurricane Hugo destroyed the island’s only Olympic-sized pool. The only alternative was to swim in the

Posted in Did you know? Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,