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Water Exists Everywhere

Looking at water, you might think that it's the most simple thing around. Pure water is practically colorless, odorless, and tasteless. But it's not at all simple and plain and it is vital for all life on Earth. Learn about the properties of the most fundamental substance on Earth.


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