Things That Really Glow in the Dark

Things That Really Glow in the Dark

The phosphorescence of many objects, chemicals, and products emits light. The glowing of some critters serves a purpose, such as fireflies, which attract mates and deter predators. Radium is an example of a radioactive substance that glows as it decays. On the other hand, tonic water can be made to glow. Some of the most … Read more

Famous Pirate Ships of All Time

Famous Pirate Ships

Pirates, buccaneers, corsairs, and other scurvy sea dogs robbed merchantmen and treasure fleets during the so-called “Golden Age of Piracy.” Some of these men, such as Blackbeard, “Black Bart” Roberts, and Captain William Kidd, became very famous. What about their pirate ships? As famous as the men who sailed these ships were the ships these … Read more