Is Greenland larger than Australia?

Is Greenland larger than Australia?

The Mercator projection portrays Greenland as larger than Australia; in actuality, Australia is more than three and a half times larger than Greenland. As on all map projections, shapes or sizes are distortions of the true layout of the Earth’s surface. The Mercator projection exaggerates areas far from the equator.

What is a flapper?

Flappers were a “new breed” of young Western women in the 1920s who wore short skirts, bobbed their hair, listened to jazz, and flaunted their disdain for what was then considered acceptable behavior.

What does it mean when a court case is dismissed with prejudice?

The inverse phrase is dismissal with prejudice, in which the plaintiff is barred from filing another case on the same claim. Dismissal with prejudice is a final judgment and the case becomes res judicata on the claims that were or could have been brought in it; dismissal without prejudice is not.

Do whales have sweat glands?

Whales are mammals who have no sweat glands, but then since they live in the water, they don’t really need them.

Why do football players wear black stuff under their eyes?

Eye black is a grease applied under the eyes to reduce glare. It is often used by football, baseball, and lacrosse players, where sunlight or stadium lights can impair vision of an airborne ball. It is a form of functional makeup or war paint.

What is the largest snowflake ever found?

The largest recorded snowflake was in Keogh, MT during year 1887, and was 15 inches wide.

Where do Danish pastries come from?

Although today known world-wide as “Danishes” these pastries did not originate in Denmark, but were brought to Denmark by Austrian bakers, particularly from Vienna in the 1850’s when Danish pastry workers went on a long-term wage strike.

What hair color has the most hair?

Redheads Have Fewer Hairs. Blondes are lucky; on average they have the largest number of hairs on their head. While blonde women have an average of 150,000 hairs, the average redhead counts only 90,000 hairs on her head. On average, women with brown or black hair count about 110,000 or 100,000 hairs, respectively.