Is Flemish and Dutch the same?

Is Flemish and Dutch the same?

Flemish is a Belgian dialect of Dutch. It is so called, because the people in Flanders who speak it are called Flemish. It’s a dialect not a different language. There are differences, but it’s under the umbrella of the same language.

What is the boiling point of water at the top of Mount Everest?

The IUPAC recommended standard boiling point of water at a standard pressure of 100 kPa (1 bar) is 99.61 °C (211.3 °F). For comparison, on top of Mount Everest, at 8,848 m (29,029 ft) elevation, the pressure is about 34 kPa (255 Torr) and the boiling point of water is 71 °C (160 °F).

Where do they use stones to measure weight?

The stone (abbreviation st) is a unit of measure equal to 14 pounds avoirdupois (about 6.35 kg [nb 1]) used in Great Britain and Ireland for measuring human body weight. In many Northwestern European countries the stone was formerly used for trade, with a value ranging from about 5 to 40 local pounds (3 to 15 kg).

What was the first animated film to be nominated for an Oscar?

News media stories about the Oscars are cropping up all over and all of them are parroting the same factoid: Up is only the second time since the inception of the award that the Academy has nominated an animated film for Best Picture. (The first time was Beauty and the Beast in 1991.)

Why do you hear the ocean in a shell?

There is a popular folk myth that if one holds a seashell—specifically, most often, a conch shell—to one’s ear, one can hear the sound of the ocean. The rushing sound that one hears is in fact the noise of the surrounding environment, resonating within the cavity of the shell.

What was the first metal used by man?

Over 4,000 years ago, when it was discovered that minerals could be melted, curiosity led man to combine melted metals (alloys). By accident they made bronze by adding tin to copper (the Bronze Age). Another combination of zinc and copper made brass.

Who was the first to walk on the moon?

Apollo 11 was the spaceflight that landed the first humans on the Moon, Americans Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin, on July 20, 1969, at 20:18 UTC. Armstrong became the first to step onto the lunar surface six hours later on July 21 at 02:56 UTC.

How does a lunar eclipse occur?

Solar and lunar eclipses are dependent on the alignment of the sun, moon and Earth. When the moon is aligned exactly between the Earth and the sun, the shadow of the moon blocks the sun from view. A lunar eclipse occurs when the moon passes into the shadow of the Earth.