Honey never spoils.

Have you ever wondered why honey never expires? Ancient Egyptian tombs were excavated and archaeologists found pots of honey that were thousands of years old, and still edible. Raw honey can keep for an indefinite amount of time, as long as the container is sealed. So, yes, honey mostly doesn’t spoil. However, honey can contain spores of Clostridium botulinum. This…

Who is Santa Claus?

Santa Claus is also known as St. Nickolas, Father Christmas, Grandfather Frost and Kris Kringle. He is an old jolly man with white hair, a beard and a moustache. He is dressed in a red suit outlined in white. Father Christmas and his elves make all the toys for Christmas in his home in the North Pole. Santa…

Glowing Ocean Animals!

You may have seen the sparkle of fireflies on a summer’s night. The fireflies produce light through a chemical reaction in their glowing abdomens, a process known as bioluminescence. But did you know that seascapes can also glow and glitter thanks to the light producing abilities of many marine organisms? Some fish dangle a lighted lure…

Why Do We Shiver?

Have you ever been so cold that your body shakes really fast? That’s called shivering, When you feel cold, tiny sensors in your skin send messages to your brain telling you to need to warm up. Your brain sends messages to nerves all through your body telling your muscles to contract and expand in speedy bursts, which is…