Photo quiz: A day at the beach

You've probably seen these everyday items before - but never like this! (Answers are below.)

1. They cannot speak, but they can say their name when you wear them. Just take two steps. Hear it?

2. What gets wetter the more it dries? You're looking at the answer.

3. They're named after a Welsh word meaning "to shake." But they'll steady your vision underwater.

4. If you want to keep your cool, keep the lid on this item.

5. You can use it to tell time, make a window, or build a castle. It's a raw material for industry and a shoreside amusement. What is it?

6. The 'PF' in 'SPF' stands for 'protection factor.'

7. It's full of (sun-warmed) air. And if it weren't, it would be a flop.

8. This cool treat was invented when 11-year-old Frank Epperson left the stirring stick in a soda he was making from a powdered mix in 1905. When the mixture froze overnight, it got him thinking.

ANSWERS

(1) The bottom of a 'flip-flop' sandal.

(2) A beach towel.

(3) Side view of swimming goggles.

(4) The edge of a Styrofoam cooler.

(5) Sand. Hourglasses were filled with sand. It's still used in making glass.

(6) A bottle of sunscreen lotion.

(7) A beach ball.

(8) Popsicles. (Called Epsicles at first.)

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