Tag Archives: Water

MUNDANE MYSTERIES: Do Camels Really Store Water In Their Humps?

MUNDANE MYSTERIES: Do Camels Really Store Water In Their Humps?

Anyone who’s ever watched a cartoon knows that camels store water in their humps…right? Or do they? Water isn’t the only scarce desert resource; food is, too. And because of that scarcity, camels consume as much food as they possibly can (when it’s available), storing the excess fat in their humps & drawing from that…Read More

MUNDANE MYSTERIES: Why Does Delicious Food Make Your Mouth Water?

MUNDANE MYSTERIES: Why Does Delicious Food Make Your Mouth Water?

Imagine: you’ve just removed a luscious bundt cake out of the oven & placed it on a cooling rack. Slowly but surely, your kitchen fills with the distinctive, diet-smashing aroma of baked vanilla, and your mouth fills with watery saliva. Why does that happen? Why do our mouths water at the sight/thought of, well, “mouth-watering”…Read More