In military terms, a “klick” means a distance of 1000 meters (one kilometer, or .62 miles). So, if a Soldier radios, “We’re 10 klicks south of your position,” that means they are 10 kilometers away, or 6.2 miles away.
What color is an insect’s blood?
Insect blood, which is called hemolymph, contains various nutrients, hormones, and other things, but does not have any red blood cells or hemoglobin. That is why it is not red in color, and instead is rather clear.
What does the phrase Ship Ahoy mean?
ahoy. From “a-hoy”; ‘hoy’ being a Middle English greeting dating back to the fourteenth century. Interjection (nautical) Used to hail a ship, a boat or a person, or to attract attention.
Do they recycle social security numbers?
To date, 450+ million SSNs have been issued, but with just under 1 billion possible number combinations, there has never been a need to recycle numbers, and the SSA notes that it does “not reassign a Social Security number (SSN) after the number holder’s death.”
How many words can you write using one standard pencil?
The average lead pencil will draw a line 35 miles long or write approximately 50,000 English words. More than 2 billion pencils are manufactured each year in the United States. If these were laid end to end they would circle the world nine times.
How many times did Jackie Robinson won the World Series?
Robinson played in six World Series, but only won one in 1955 against the New York Yankees in a seven game series.
How many watts do you consume while awake?
On average people’s brain consumed 25 watts while awake. That energy amount is enough to illuminate a lightbulb.
Who was the first non human to win an Oscar in 1932?
When, in 1932, Walt Disney won the first of his many Oscars for the creation of Mickey Mouse, the Press tagged Mickey as the “first non-human to win an Oscar.”