Monthly Archives: August 2015

Apple Seeds (André Karwath)
In fact, if you eat enough apple seeds or cherry pits, you could die. Apple seeds contain cyanogenic acids. Cherry pits, and seeds from related fruits, including peaches, plums, almonds, pears, and apricots, contain cyanogenic glycosides. Your body can detoxify small quantities of cyanide compounds. If you accidentally eat a […]

Yes, Apple Seeds and Cherry Pits Contain Cyanide

Never drink undiluted household bleach. Mark Gallagher, Wikipedia Commons 82
Can Drinking Bleach Help You Pass a Drug Test? There are all kinds of rumors about ways you can beat a drug test. Obviously the easiest way to pass the test is to avoid taking drugs in the first place, but that’s not going to be much help if you’ve […]

Drinking Bleach and Drug Tests

These are bars of homemade shampoo. You can add water to make liquid shampoo, if preferred. (Kim, Flickr)
You can apply chemistry to make homemade shampoo. One of the biggest reasons to make your own shampoo is to avoid unwanted, potentially toxic chemicals. Another reason you might want to make your own shampoo is so you can customize the formulation for your hair’s needs and your preference for […]

How to Make Homemade Shampoo

Color Periodic Table - 2015 - Posterized
This color periodic table is the updated version of the original color periodic table wallpaper made for this site. The 2015 version of this HD table has the same color scheme as the original table along with corrected atomic weights and the minor correction of the group 1 heading. This […]

Color Periodic Table – 2015