If I cut something into 3 equal pieces, there are 3 defined pieces. But, 1÷3= .333333~. Why is the math a nonstop repeating decimal when existence allows 3 pieces? Is the assumption that it’s physically impossible to cut something into ...
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Ocean phytoplankton and algae produce 70-80% of the earths atmospheric oxygen. Why is tree conservation for oxygen so popular over ocean conservation then? In: Biology
I’m Scottish and always see on American TV shows and have heard American people talking about “doing their taxes”. Here in the UK, our income tax is predetermined in accordance with our income and is taken from our monthly salary ...
ELi5: How did plastic straws specifically become targeted for eco-friendly banning, but similar disposables like plastic forks and spoons didn’t? In: Culture
Serotonin is the hormone what makes us happy, so why aren’t we just injecting it into our body/taking it as tablets to get out of misery on command? In: Biology
Why does a laptop say it’s at 6-8% charge, and then it dies, but when it’s at a higher charge, going from 60% to 59% takes a while? In: Technology
i just dont get how it’s at all safe and doesnt paralyze you on the spot. not judging, i just dont get how something that loud is safe. the idea of it terrifies me In: Biology
Programming code tells the computer to do something, but what makes the code actually mean anything to the computer? In: Engineering
How do cable lines on telephone poles transmit and receive data along thousands of houses and not get interference? In: Engineering
How does therapy actually work, how do you find a good one, and what’s the difference between counseling/therapy/psychiatrists/psychologists/etc.? In: Other