Riddle of the Day

Monday’s Riddle Answer: Successfully and Unsuccessfully.
Riddle of the Day: A 10 foot rope ladder hangs over the side of a boat with the bottom rung on the surface of the water. The rungs are one foot apart, and the tide goes up at the rate of 6 inches per hour. How long will it be until three rungs are covered?

Fun Fact of the Day

Fun Fact of the Day: Sea anemones benefit from clownfish who clean them by eating its parasites and dead tentacles, help circulate the water around them, attract potential prey with their bright colors, and provide nutrients from their droppings.

Word of the Day

Word of the Day: Runnel
 
Pronunciation: /ˈrənl/
 
Definition: (noun)
 
1) a narrow channel in the ground for liquid to flow through.
2) a brook or rill.
3) a small stream of a particular liquid.
 
Etymology: late 16th century (denoting a brook or rill): variant of dialect rindle, influenced by the verb run.

Fun Fact of the Day

Fun Fact of the Day: Fog is made up of tiny water droplets all suspended in what is essentially a cloud on the ground and contains up to 0.5 ml of water per cubic metre.
To visualise this, if you were to fill an Olympic sized swimming pool with fog and then somehow condense it, you would be left with around 1.25 litres of water (or just over 2 pints).