How did the Baltimore Ravens get their name?

How did the Baltimore Ravens get their name?

Baltimore Ravens (1996-Present) Nickname: Selected from a poll conducted by the Baltimore Sun. Fans selected the name in honor of Edgar Allan Poe, American poet who penned his famous poem, “The Raven” while living in Baltimore.

Why is an MRI so loud?

An MRI is noisy because its magnetic field is created by running electrical current through a coiled wire—an electromagnet. When the current is switched on, there is an outward force all along the coil. And because the magnetic field is so strong, the force on the coil is very large.

What does the dew point mean in weather?

The dewpoint temperature is the temperature at which the air can no longer “hold” all of the water vapor which is mixed with it, and some of the water vapor must condense into liquid water. The dew point is always lower than (or equal to) the air temperature.

Who invented the cotton gin?

The cotton gin is a machine that is used to pull cotton fibers from the cotton seed. Eli Whitney invented the cotton gin in 1793 or 1794. At that time, Whitney was in the employ of Catherine Greene, the widow of General Nathaniel Greene.

What happens when you put viagra in a flower vase?

According to the British Medical Journal, putting viagra into a flower vase will make the flowers stand up straight for a week beyond when they would typically wilt.

When was the Leaning Tower of Pisa made?

The Leaning Tower of Pisa took 344 years to build, beginning in August 1173. It began to lean in 1178 once construction on the second floor had begun. The lean was due to one side sinking into the soft ground.

How many minutes are there in a year?

A common year is 365 days = 8760 hours = 525600 minutes = 31536000 seconds. A leap year is 366 days = 8784 hours = 527040 minutes = 31622400 seconds.

Why are we ticklish?

Laughing when tickled in our sensitive spots (under the arms, near the throat and under our feet) could be a defensive mechanism. Research suggests that we have evolved to send this signal out to show our submission to an aggressor, to dispel a tense situation and prevent us from getting hurt.