Episode #659

News Items

Who's That Noisy

  • Answer to last week: Thin Ice

Science or Fiction

  • Item #1 Fiction

    Water is paramagnetic, which means it is attracted to a magnetic field. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Diamagnetism

  • Item #2 Science

    About 6,800 gallons of water is required to grow a day’s food for a family of four. https://www.lenntech.com/water-trivia-facts.htm

  • Item #3 Science

    Water will dissolve more substances than sulfuric acid.

Skeptical Quote of the Week

‘It is absolutely essential that one should be neutral and not fall in love with the hypothesis.’ - David Douglass