Dry thunderstorm refers to thunder and lightning that occur without bringing rain to the ground. In fact, the thunder-bearing clouds do produce rain but the rain droplets have evaporated in the air before reaching the ground.
What year was the first DVD released?
DVD’s first year. On March 31, 1997, digital video disc (DVD) video players were first released for sale in the United States. Rather than marking the end of DVD’s early troubles, however, it was only the start for new ones.
What happens if you put a raisin in champagne?
A raisin dropped in a glass of fresh champagne will bounce up and down continually from the bottom of the glass to the top.
What does HMS stand for on a ship?
Naval prefixes came into use as abbreviations for longer titles, such as “His/Her Majesty’s Ship” in the Royal Navy, abbreviated “H.M.S.” and then “HMS”.
How often does the Yellowstone super volcano erupt?
Three extremely large explosive eruptions have occurred at Yellowstone in the past 2.1 million years with a recurrence interval of about 600,000 to 800,000 years. More frequent eruptions of basalt and rhyolite lava flows have occurred before and after the large caldera-forming events.
What animal has the highest blood pressure?
Previous studies have found the giraffe has an extremely high blood pressure that is twice that found in other animals. But this study is the first to unravel the true nature of the giraffe heart and cardiovascular system.
What are the countries that use the metric system?
The only remaining nonmetric countries in the world are the United States, Liberia, and Myanmar (Burma). Our conversion calculator can help convert between the metric system and U.S. Weights and Measures.
How many fingers do the simpsons have?
The Simpsons characters, like almost all animated characters, have only four fingers on each hand. Only one Simpsons character has ever had five fingers. “God” is the only character portrayed on The Simpsons to ever have five fingers.