How strong is a strand of human hair?

How strong is a strand of human hair?

A single strand could hold 100g (3oz) in weight: the combined hair of a whole head could support 12 tons or the weight of two elephants. Weight for weight, it is not as strong as steel: more like aluminium, or reinforced glass fibres or Kevlar, which is used to make bulletproof vests.

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.

What is the name of the flower that smells like chocolate?

There is actually a flower that smells like chocolate. Cosmos atrosanguineus, aka chocolate cosmos, is a plant from Mexico that can grow up to about 24 inches high and has a maroon-colored flower. It’s famous for it’s chocolate-y scent, but don’t be fooled. No part of this plant is edible.

What color do mosquitos like the most?

Only female mosquito’s’ bite and most are attracted to the color blue twice as much as to any other color.

Which president married his cousin?

In 1905, Franklin Delano Roosevelt married Eleanor, his fifth cousin once removed. Eleanor did not have to change her name upon marrying, since her maiden name was also Roosevelt. Her father, Elliot, was the brother of former President Theodore Roosevelt.

How many people are murdered by coconuts each year?

About 150 people per year are killed by coconuts.

What is Scotch whiskey made from?

Scotch is whisky made in Scotland, while bourbon is whiskey made in the U.S.A, generally Kentucky. Scotch is made mostly from malted barley, while bourbon is distilled from corn. If you’re in England and ask for a whisky, you’ll get Scotch.

Do animal cells have a cell wall?

Animal Cell Structure. Animal cells are typical of the eukaryotic cell, enclosed by a plasma membrane and containing a membrane-bound nucleus and organelles. Unlike the eukaryotic cells of plants and fungi, animal cells do not have a cell wall.