Do hippos sweat red?

Do hippos sweat red?

The really clever thing about hippos is that they produce their own sunscreen, in the form of a sticky reddish sweat. It has told Nature magazine the oily secretion is made up of two unstable pigments – one red, the other orange.

What happens to the bail money?

In most cases bail money will be returned at the end of the trial, if all court appearances are made, regardless of whether the person is found guilty or not guilty of the crime accused. If the suspect fails to appear, the court keeps the money.

What year was the ballpoint pen invented?

It was a familiar frustration that led to the invention of the modern ball-point pen – leaky ink. In 1938, Hungarian newspaper journalist Laszlo Biro noticed the ink used on the printing presses dried quickly and so tried using it in a fountain pen to avoid the problem of leaks, blots and smudges.

How long would it take you to run around the world?

Hence, Earth circumference is 2*Pi*r is about 40,030 km. Now is up to you to decide the amount of running per day. If you run a marathon 42.2 km per day, you’ll be done in around 2.5 years.

How much is the Mona Lisa painting worth in 2014 dollars?

Guinness World Records lists the Mona Lisa as having the highest insurance value for a painting in history. On permanent display at The Louvre museum in Paris, the Mona Lisa was assessed at US$100 million on December 14, 1962. Taking inflation into account, the 1962 value would be around US $780 million in 2014 dollars

How many division 1 basketball teams are there?

A map of all NCAA Division I basketball teams. In 2013–14, there are 351 schools in 32 Division I basketball conferences. The conferences for 2013–14 are: America East Conference.

How many electoral votes must a candidate win in order to win the presidency?

In order to become president, a candidate must win more than half of the votes in the Electoral College (currently that would be 270 of the 538 total electors).

What word in the English language has the most definitions?

“Set” has 464 definitions in the Oxford English Dictionary. “Run” runs a distant second, with 396.