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How to Replicate the Tides in Your Aquarium

Posted by on Friday, May 17th, 2013

Tidal Pools

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“Tide goes in, tides go out. You can’t explain that!” That second sentence was added after the fact by Internet users, but nonetheless Bill O’Reilly briefly achieved Internet infamy after making that statement in a debate with Dave Silverman of American Atheists. The tides aren’t quite as mysterious as O’Reilly seems to believe — it’s common knowledge that the tides are caused by the moon’s gravity. Continue reading…