How many trees are cut down in a minute?

How many trees are cut down in a minute?

This corresponds to a loss of approximately 100 acres or 2,000 trees per minute. An estimated 140 species of rainforest plants and animals go extinct every day.

Are all babies born with black hair?

Dark-haired couples have been thrown when their children are born with bright red or blond hair and vice versa. And then there are the parents who bemoan their baby’s baldness. In fact, newborn hair doesn’t actually have much bearing on what your child’s hair will eventually turn out like.

What exactly is evaporated milk?

Evaporated milk, also known as dehydrated milk, is a shelf-stable canned milk product with about 60% of the water removed from fresh milk. It differs from sweetened condensed milk, which contains added sugar. Sweetened condensed milk requires less processing since the added sugar inhibits bacterial growth.

How long does a person spend at red lights during their life?

The average person will spend a total of 6 months of their life sitting at red lights.

What galaxy is the planet Earth in?

Earth is located in one of the spiral arms of the Milky Way (called the Orion Arm) which lies about two-thirds of the way out from the center of the Galaxy. Here we are part of the Solar System – a group of eight planets, as well as numerous comets and asteroids and dwarf planets which orbit the Sun.

What does R&B stand for in music?

Rhythm and blues, often abbreviated as R&B or RnB, is a genre of popular African-American music that originated in the 1940s.

Is central america considered North America?

In English-speaking countries, Central America is usually considered a region of the North American continent. Geopolitically, it usually comprises seven countries – Belize, Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, and Panama.

What were Kleenex tissues originally meant for?

When there was a cotton shortage during World War I, Kimberly-Clark developed a thin, flat cotton substitute that the army tried to use as a filter in gas masks. The war ended before scientists perfected the material for gas masks, so the company redeveloped it to be smoother and softer, then marketed Kleenex as facial tissue instead.