What is the only man-made structure visible from space.

What is the only man-made structure visible from space.

Spanning 21,196 km in length, the Great Wall of China is the only man-made structure visible from space.

Can you get a sunburn on a cloudy day?

You are more likely to get a sunburn between 10 in the morning and 4 in the afternoon, when the sun’s rays are the strongest. You might think the chance of getting a sunburn on cloudy days is less, but the sun’s damaging UV light can pass through clouds.

What does it mean to be designated for assignment?

Designate for assignment (DFA): A player is designated for assignment when he is removed from the 40-man roster to make room for a different player. Once a team DFAs a player, it has 10 days to trade him, release him or place him on waivers. If the player clears waivers, he can then be outrighted to the minor leagues.

What kind of alcohol is in beer?

An alcoholic beverage is a drink that typically contains 3% – 40% alcohol (ethanol). Alcoholic beverages are divided into three classes: beers, wines, and spirits (distilled beverages).

Who has stayed awake the longest?

Randy Gardner is the holder of the scientifically documented record for the longest period a human has intentionally gone without sleep not using stimulants of any kind. In 1964, Gardner, a 17-year-old high school student in San Diego, California, stayed awake for 264.4 hours (11 days 24 minutes).

What month does winter begin in the southern hemisphere?

Astronomically, it starts with the winter solstice (around December 21 in the Northern Hemisphere and June 21 in the Southern Hemisphere), and ends with the spring equinox (around March 21 in the Northern Hemisphere and September 21 in the Southern Hemisphere).

What did Walt Disney originally want to name Mickey Mouse?

When Walt Disney was in the process of creating Mickey Mouse, he suggested the name of his new character to be Mortimer Mouse. However, his wife, Lillian Disney, felt the name sounded too pompous, and suggested Mickey, instead.

How many zeros are there in a VIGINTILLION?

Vigintillion is a numerical value represented by 1 followed by 63 zeros, and in Great Britain it is represented by 1 followed by 120 zeros.