What is the shortest war in history?

What is the shortest war in history?

The shortest war in history was between Zanzibar and England in 1896. Zanzibar surrendered after 38 minutes.

Can you store onions and potatoes together?

Potatoes and onions should not be stored together. They give off gases that will accelerate spoilage of each other.

What does the moon smell like?

Moon Dust Smells Like Spent Gunpowder. Today I found out Moon dust smells like spent gunpowder. This is according to the astronauts that have had the opportunity to smell fresh Moon dust that had been tracked into the lunar module after excursions out on the surface of the Moon.

How long can a Nile crocodile hold its breath?

They normally dive for only a few minutes, but will stay underwater for up to 30 minutes if threatened, and if they remain inactive they can hold their breath for up to two hours.

What does H&M stand for?

This is one of the random facts you’ve probably never thought about before. The clothing retail shop was originally called Hennes—Swedish for “hers”—before acquiring the hunting and fishing equipment brand Mauritz Widforss. Eventually, Hennes & Mauritz was shortened to H&M.

How much was Neil Armstrong’s hair sold for?

$3,000. The lucky buyer, John Reznikoff, holds the Guinness World Record for the largest collection of hair from historical celebrities, reports NBC. The not-so-lucky barber Marx Sizemore, who cut Armstrong’s hair, received threats of being sued by Armstrong’s lawyers who said he violated an Ohio law that protects the rights of famous people. Sizemore said he wouldn’t pay, and Reznikoff said he wouldn’t give back the hair but that he’d donate $3,000 to charity.

What insect has the longest life span?

A queen termite has been known to live 50 years and there are, of course, the 17-year locusts.

Can you kill bacteria by freezing?

Freezing foods renders bacteria inactive but doesn’t actually kill anything. That means if your food went into the freezer contaminated, once thawed it will still harbor the same harmful bacteria. Cooking it to the recommended temperature is the only way to ensure that your food is safe.