It is not a fruit and it is not a seed. What most of us call a “pine cone” is really a cluster of highly modified woody scales tightly packed together to protect the developing conifer seeds inside.
Who is next in line for the presidency after the vice president?
Order of Presidential Succession. According to the Presidential Succession Act of 1792, the Senate president pro tempore 1 was next in line after the vice president to succeed to the presidency, followed by the Speaker of the House.
How long is the Grand Canyon?
The Grand Canyon is indeed a very big hole in the ground. It is 277 miles (446 km) long, up to 18 miles (29 km) wide and more than a mile (6,000 feet / 1,800 meters) deep. It is the result of constant erosion by the Colorado River over millions of years.
What kind of alcohol is safe to drink?
Ethanol is the only alcohol that is safe to drink till today. To the layman, the term: ‘alcohol’ is widely used rather than the chemist term ethyl alcohol or ethanol.
What year did the Epcot Center open?
Epcot is the second of four theme parks built at Walt Disney World in Bay Lake, Florida, near Orlando, Florida. It opened as EPCOT Center on October 1, 1982, and spans 300 acres (120 ha), more than twice the size of the Magic Kingdom park.
How quickly to rats reproduce
Rats multiply so quickly that in 18 months, two rats could have over a million descendants.
What island did they film cast away on?
Cast Away was filmed on the island of Monuriki, Fiji, in the Mamanuca Islands off the coast of Viti Levu, Fiji’s largest island. A map can be found here. Monuriki is located in the upper left-hand corner near the larger island of Matamanoa.
What color is a giraffe’s tongue?
The colour of the tongue is best described as black, blue or purple with a pink base/back (see photo below). It is generally assumed that the front part of the tongue has such dark colouration to protect it during frequent sun exposure while eating and prevent the tongue from getting sunburned.