How should you evade an alligator or crocodile?

How should you evade an alligator or crocodile?

Crocodiles and alligators are surprisingly fast on land.  Although they are rapid, they are not agile.  So, if being chased by one, run in a zigzag line to lose him or her.

How long is the Indy 500 track?

The Indianapolis 500 is held annually at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, a 2.5 mile oval circuit. The race consists of 200 laps, run counterclockwise around the circuit, for a distance of 500 miles. Since its inception in 1911, the race has always been scheduled on or around Memorial Day.

What drink was discovered at the bottom of the Baltic Sea?

170-year-old bottles of champagne were found on the floor of the Baltic Sea. The bottles of bubbly are estimated to have been traveling from Germany to Russia during the 1800s when they sank to the bottom of the sea, says New Scientist. Turns out that the bottom of the sea, where temps are between two and four degrees Celsius, is a great place for wine aging. Oenologists, people who study wine and winemaking, sampled the champagne and described it as, “sometimes cheesy,” with “animal notes,” and that it had elements of “wet hair.” 

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.

Why do bulls have nose rings?

A bull may be led by a rope tied through the ring, although a halter (headcollar) is usually also used so as not to rely unduly on the nose ring for control. If the bull has horns, the lead rope may also be fastened around those and then passed down through the nose ring.

What speed are most vinyl records?

Vinyl records are produced to be played at one of three speeds: 33 1/3 RPM, 45 RPM, and 78 RPM. You will almost never deal with 78 RPM records, so don’t worry about that. Most full-size 12-inch records will be 33 1/3 RPM, though some — mainly EPs and maxi-singles — will be at 45 RPM.

Which planet is known as bright wandering star?

It is the fifth planet from the Sun, and it is more than twice as massive as all the other planets combined. Jupiter is the fourth brightest object in the sky (after the Sun, the Moon and Venus). It has been known since prehistoric times as a bright “wandering star”.

Were high heels supposed to be for men?

When high-heel shoes first came into fashion, in the 10th century, they were intended for men. It wasn’t until the 18th century that more women wore high heels than men.