cman: Here's a fun fact:The English word "sheen" comes from the same word that German "schön" comes from (German "schön" is defined as "beautiful"). It is also related to English "shine"./not subby
Nick Nostril: Ask the Chinks. I'm sure it's all from China. Probably PCBs or radon or some other additive.
super_grass: American's can't into thing's taught in middleschool's?
revrendjim: That was really interesting. I had always assumed that the sheen was due to thin-film interference from a layer of oil on the surface. If TFA is right then it is the ends of severed meat fibers making a diffraction grating, and if that is true then the iridescent meat would be more desirable--sliced across the grain and not smothered in fat.
Rozinante: mystical Jew powers
aagrajag: cman: Here's a fun fact:The English word "sheen" comes from the same word that German "schön" comes from (German "schön" is defined as "beautiful"). It is also related to English "shine"./not subbyWell, then tell him from me that the word he was looking for was "iridescent" not "translucent".
wildcardjack: Why do white paper towels get darker when they get wet?
Sylvis: Answer: meticulous aura sweeping.[i.imgur.com image 336x224]/dnrtfa
Zulu_as_Kono: In AmericaEvery puddleA gasoline rainbow/fixed for missing carraige return
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