Do seagulls have taste buds?

Do seagulls have taste buds?

Birds depend less on the senses of smell and taste than people do. Most birds have little use for the sense of smell. The odors of food, prey, enemies or mates quickly disperse in the wind. Birds possess olfactory glands, but they’re not well developed in most species, including the songbirds in our backyards.

Is a lightning bolt hotter than the sun?

Lightning is 5 times hotter than the sun. Lighting can reach temperatures of 30,000 kelvins (53,540 degrees Fahrenheit). Compare that to the surface of the sun, 6,000 kelvins (10,340 degrees Fahrenheit).

Who has stayed awake the longest?

Randy Gardner is the holder of the scientifically documented record for the longest period a human has intentionally gone without sleep not using stimulants of any kind. In 1964, Gardner, a 17-year-old high school student in San Diego, California, stayed awake for 264.4 hours (11 days 24 minutes).

Is Iceland part of the North American continent?

Iceland is closer to continental Europe than to mainland North America; thus, the island is generally included in Europe for historical, political, cultural, and practical reasons. Geologically the island includes parts of both continental plates.

Who is the only player in D1 college basketball to score 100 points in a single game?

Frank Selvy of Furman University is the only player to score 100 pointsat the Division I level. Selvy recorded exactly 100 points on February 13, 1954—less than two weeks after Francis scored 113—against Newberry College. He scored his 99th and 100th points on a 40-foot shot as the final buzzer sounded.

Are sheep and goat related?

Sheep belong to the genus Ovis and have 54 chromosomes, while goats belong to the genus Capra and have 60 chromosomes. The offspring of a sheep-goat pairing is generally stillborn. Despite widespread shared pasturing of goats and sheep, hybrids are very rare, indicating the genetic distance between the two species.

Who is the father of mechanics?

Much of modern engineering mechanics is based on Isaac Newton’s laws of motion while the modern practice of their application can be traced back to Stephen Timoshenko, who is said to be the father of modern engineering mechanics.

Who is Wonder Woman’s father?

Hippolyta, queen of the Amazons, is pretty well known as Wonder Woman’s (princess Diana) mother. Diana’s father however, is a bit more complicated. In George Perez’ reboot of Wonder Woman comics in 1987, he followed parts of the 1942 origin story, including Wonder Woman being sculpted by Hippolyta from clay and brought to life by the gods. In Brian Azzarello’s New 52 run beginning in 2011 however, it was revealed that Zeus is Diana’s father, making her a demigod. Greg Rucka however removed that part from her origin in Rebirth (2016). A year later however, James Robinson rewrote the mythos of Zeus being Wonder Woman’s father into her story.