What is a palindrome?

What is a palindrome?

A palindrome is a sentence or group of sentences that reads the same backwards as it does forward: Ex:  ‘Red rum, sir, is murder.’ ‘Ma is as selfless as I am.’ ‘Nurse, I spy gypsies. Run!’  ‘A man, a plan, a canal – Panama.’ ‘He lived as a devil, eh?

How many calories are in a stamp?

Every time you lick a stamp, you’re consuming 1/10 of a calorie.

How did Elvis get his name?

Elvis was named after his father, Vernon Elvis Presley, and Mr. Presley’s good friend in Tupelo, Aaron Kennedy. Aron was the spelling the Presleys chose, apparently to make it similar to the middle name of Elvis’ stillborn identical twin, Jesse Garon Presley.

When was the first leap year?

The first leap year. The first leap year in the modern sense was 1752, when 11 days were ‘lost’ from the month September with the adoption of the Gregorian calendar by Britain and her colonies.

Who first used the term survival of the fittest?

Herbert Spencer first used the phrase – after reading Charles Darwin’s On the Origin of Species – in his Principles of Biology of 1864[7] in which he drew parallels between his economic theories and Darwin’s biological, evolutionary ones, writing, “This survival of the fittest, which I have here sought to express in mechanical terms, is that which Mr. Darwin has called ‘natural selection’, or the preservation of favored races in the struggle for life.”

What is the highest IQ ever recorded?

William James Sidis is alleged to have had an IQ of 275. With an IQ between 250 and 300, Sidis has one of the highest intelligence quotients ever recorded. Entering Harvard at the ago of 11, he was fluent in more than 40 languages by the time he graduated and worked his way into adulthood.

How fast does a .22 caliber bullet travel?

Many .22 LR cartridges use bullets lighter than the standard 40 gr, fired at even higher velocities. Hyper-velocity bullets usually weigh around 30 to 32 gr (1.9 to 2.1 g) and can have a muzzle velocity of 1,400 to 1,800 feet per second (430 to 550 m/s).

What state is next to Oklahoma?

It is bounded on the east by Arkansas and Missouri, on the north by Kansas, on the northwest by Colorado, on the far west by New Mexico, and on the south and near-west by Texas. The western edge of the Oklahoma panhandle is out of alignment with its Texas border.