What is the instrument used to measure sunshine?

What is the instrument used to measure sunshine?

Measurement is performed by instruments called sunshine recorders. For the specific purpose of sunshine duration recording, Campbell–Stokes recorders are used, which use a spherical glass lens to focus the sun rays on a specially designed tape.

What was Harry Truman’s middle name?

He didn’t have one. The S in Harry S. Truman did not stand for anything.

Is alcohol a vasodilator or vasoconstrictor?

At intoxicating levels, alcohol is a vasodilator (it causes blood vessels to relax and widen), but at even higher levels, it becomes a vasoconstrictor, shrinking the vessels and increasing blood pressure, exacerbating such conditions as migraine headaches and frostbite.

Which bird is the fastest swimmer?

In flight, the fastest bird is the spine-tailed swift of Siberia which can reach speeds in excess of 100 miles per hour, but the fastest bird in the water is the Gentoo penguin, which swims at about 22 mph. (Watch this video of a Gentoo swimming madly to avoid a pod of hungry orcas.)

Do tomatoes have nicotine in them?

While most people know that nicotine can be found in tobacco, low levels of the compound can be found in peppers, tomatoes and other members of the Solanaceae flowering plant family. Researchers wanted to determine if even small amounts of edible nicotine would be able to lower the risk.

How is Sriracha made?

The chilis are ground, mixed with ingredients including vinegar, salt, and later garlic and sugar to produce the final sauce, which is then pumped into the recognizable rooster-stamped bottles and topped with the classic green Sriracha cap. The plastic bottles are also made in this factory

Are the stickers on fruit edible?

Yes, unless you like eating stickers. Sometimes you may forget, but that’s ok. They’re made out of “edible paper”. Even the glue holding the stickers to the fruit is food grade.

Where did the name Manhattan come from?

The name Manhattan derives from the word Manna-hata, as written in the 1609 logbook of Robert Juet, an officer on Henry Hudson’s yacht Halve Maen (Half Moon). A 1610 map depicts the name as Manna-hata, twice, on both the west and east sides of the Mauritius River (later named the Hudson River).