Category: Ask Away

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Ask Away! What are fingernails?

Today I have been asked to answer a question by my friend Hannah and to be honest I am devastated that I did not think of this one before. What are fingernails? Medicine Net said that ‘Fingernails grow from the matrix. The nails are composed largely of keratin, a hardened protein (that is also in skin and hair). As new cells grow in the … Read More Ask Away! What are fingernails?

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Ask Away! Why is the sea salty but rivers are not?

Hello everyone, welcome to part 2 of Ask Away! Today the question is…. WHY IS THE SEA SALTY BUT RIVERS ARE NOT? Now I get the whole water cycle thing that we are taught in school. I know that water evaporates but the salt minerals are too heavy so they stay behind in the sea. The water that evaporates then becomes rainwater that feeds … Read More Ask Away! Why is the sea salty but rivers are not?

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Ask Away! – Where do clouds come from?

A few years ago I went through a phase of asking my friends ridiculous questions. I merely asked the questions we all want to know the real answers to. In this new weekly blog post I will be asking questions and then answering them so that we ALL know the answers. We can all learn something new together 😀 So the first question is… … Read More Ask Away! – Where do clouds come from?