What law was passed as a result of the Jungle?

What law was passed as a result of the Jungle?

Within months, two pieces of legislation resulted from Sinclair’s novel: The Pure Food and Drug Act and the Meat Inspection Act, both signed into law on June 30th, 1906. Sinclair was an instant celebrity and a Socialist hero, and was finally financially stable.

Are there more chickens than people in the world?

In fact, there are approximately 19 billion chickens in the world. That’s almost three per person.

What was google originally going to be called?

Yep, when Larry Page and Sergey Brin begun work on their search engine, it wasn’t originally called Google. They went with the rather obscure Backrub, only changing it a year into development and yes, the hand in the logo was Larry Page’s, scanned.

How fast is earth rotation?

The circumference of the Earth at the equator is 25,000 miles. The Earth rotates in about 24 hours. Therefore, if you were to hang above the surface of the Earth at the equator without moving, you would see 25,000 miles pass by in 24 hours, at a speed of 25000/24 or just over 1000 miles per hour.

When was soap invented?

The earliest recorded evidence of the production of soap-like materials dates back to around 2800 BC in ancient Babylon. A formula for soap consisting of water, alkali, and cassia oil was written on a Babylonian clay tablet around 2200 BC.

Do identical twins have the same fingerprints?

They come from the same fertilized egg and share the same genetic blueprint. To a standard DNA test, they are indistinguishable. But any forensics expert will tell you that there is at least one surefire way to tell them apart: identical twins do not have matching fingerprints.

How many rooms are there in Buckingham Palace?

Buckingham Palace has 775 rooms. These include 19 State rooms, 52 Royal and guest bedrooms, 188 staff bedrooms, 92 offices and 78 bathrooms. Buckingham Palace is 108 metres long across the front, 120 metres deep (including the quadrangle) and 24 metres high.

How much are truffles per pound?

They are strong in taste, flavour and aroma. These are the rarest of the rare, a true gourmet delicacy. At the Mushroom Shop we stock white truffles usually mid-december, but they come at a price. White truffles retail anywhere between $10,000 – $15,000 per kilo in recent seasons, so they are not for the feint-hearted.