Magnets can be fun to play around with. They are one of the wonders of our universe that have many uses and are found in many things. Some uses for magnets are well known and others are not so well know. Magnets are an important part of our modern lifestyle. We are sure you know something about magnets but below are some interesting facts about magnets that you might not know. Interesting Facts about Magnets The ends of a piece of magnet are referred to as a pole and this is where the magnetism force is strongest. The biggest known magnet that we know of is our planet, Earth. It has its own North Pole and South Pole. One of the basic characteristics of a magnet is that like poles repel each other and opposite poles attract each other. The common phrase ‘opposites attract’READ MORE!
Bituminous coals also called soft coals or black coals are the group of coals that are the most abundant. It’s the type of coal that is most widely used in our world today. It’s been named so because of the presence of a tar-like & gluey type substance that is known as bitumen. Bituminous type coals are formed & created when a sub-bituminous type of coal is exposed to heating & very high pressure. Based on the coals volatility, bituminous type coals are divided into the categories of low-volatile bituminous coal , medium-volatile bituminous coal & finally high-volatile A, B, & C bituminous coal. High grades of bituminous coals can be found in the Appalachian regions of the states of Ohio, Kentucky, Pennsylvania, & in West Virginia. The highest production of this type of coal is in the state of West Virginia, then followed by Kentucky, then PennsylvaniaREAD MORE!