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Where does dust come from?

Housekeepers spend a good deal of time dusting.   If you have ever helped clean, or dust, furniture, you may have wondered where all the dust comes from.  It seems to be a daily chore, because dust is always with us. Dust settles from the air and makes a gray coating over everything around us.  Dust …

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What is the earth’s atmosphere?

The atmosphere is the great  ocean of air enveloping the earth.  it extends up for hundreds of miles. You and I live at the bottom of a great ocean of air that surrounds the earth and that extends upward for hundreds of miles.  We call it the atmosphere. We could not live without it and …

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What is the difference between a cobweb and a spider web?

We are all familiar with the jumbled tangle of loosely woven webs that the common house spider spins in the nooks and crannies of our homes and other buildings.  People sometimes call these spider webs “cobwebs” when they have collected dust and dirt.  But actually, there is no difference between a cobweb and a spider …

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How are diamonds cut into pieces?

To bring out the brilliance in a diamond, many little sides, or facets, must be cut and polished on it with other diamonds.  Most diamonds look like dull pieces of glass when they are taking from the ground.  Before they are used as jewels, diamonds are cut and polished. The cutting and the polishing has …

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