Tag Archive: chemistry

Mar 02 2010

Batteries: Why So Many Sizes?

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AA, AAA, C, and D!  No, batteries…not bras.  Have you ever wondered why there are so many sizes of standard batteries?  Have you ever looked closely, seen that they all produce 1.5 volts, and wondered why there are so many sizes of standard batteries that do the same thing??  Here’s why.  It begins with the …

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Feb 12 2010

Why Windex Smells So Good

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Hi, my name is Wade, and I like the smell of Windex.  And fresh gasoline.  And paint.  Now, I know I’m not alone.  The highly chemical smells of these common products are love-it-or-hate-it, and I’ve had conversations with many a lover and hater alike.  The purpose of this post is to uncover why the harsh …

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