How should you evade an alligator or crocodile?

Crocodiles and alligators are surprisingly fast on land.  Although they are rapid, they are not agile.  So, if being chased by one, run in a zigzag line to lose him or her.

Why do they call french fries french fries?

As for the name “French fries”, it is alleged to come from either the Irish “to french”, meaning “to cut”, or from the American allies who, when they landed in the Belgian Ardennes, tasted our incomparable fried potatoes and called them “French fries.”

Do yellow jackets die after they sting you?

Yellow jackets are more aggressive than other stinging insects such as wasps, hornets, mud daubers or bees. Yellowjackets can sting and bite. Since they don’t lose their stinger, they can sting numerous times, and will do so unprovoked.

What kind of wood was the Mona Lisa painted on?

Now the mystery of the Mona Lisa is deepening. Earlier this week the Louvre Museum in Paris, where the Renaissance masterpiece by Leonardo da Vinci is housed, warned that “the thin panel of poplar wood, on which this mythical image is painted, is more warped than it was previously.”

Who was the first Renaissance artist to use oil paints?

Most Renaissance sources, in particular Vasari, credited northern European painters of the 15th century, and Jan van Eyck in particular, with the “invention” of painting with oil media on a wood panel support (“support” is the technical term for the underlying backing of a painting).

What is the flavor of sarsaparilla?

Overall sarsaparilla flavor: Chances are, if you like root beer, you’re gonna like sarsaparilla. Sarsaparilla has a distinct medicinal bite with notes of vanilla, caramel, wintergreen, and licorice.

What is the natural color of rubber?

The Natural Color of Rubber is White. Rubber is made black by adding various chemicals, such as carbon black. This isn’t just for cosmetic reasons, but because adding chemicals like carbon black to the rubber drastically increases desirable qualities of the rubber.