What speed does wind become a hurricane?

What speed does wind become a hurricane?

This is an area of rotating thunderstorms with winds of 62 km/hr (38 mph) or less. A tropical depression becomes a tropical storm if its winds reach 63 km/hr (39 mph). A tropical storm becomes a hurricane if its winds reach 119 km/hr (74 mph).

Why do crackers have holes in them?

If the holes are too close together, the cracker will end up being extra dry and hard, due to too much steam escaping. If the holes end up being too far apart, parts of the cracker will rise a bit forming little bubbles on the surface of the cracker, which is undesirable in most types of crackers.

What was Sony’s first product to the market?

In 1945, after Japan had conceded defeat in World War II, Sony founder Masaru Ibuka invented a product to try and serve the millions of homes who had electricity but lacked the appliances to use it. The result was this electric rice cooker.

What is the Electoral College?

he Electoral College is made up of 538 electors who cast votes to decide the President and Vice-President of the United States. Each state is assigned a certain number of electoral votes based on the state’s population. When voters go to the polls on Election Day, they choose which candidate receives their state’s electors.

Has an animal ever been charged with a crime?

 In 1386 a pig in France was executed by public hanging for the murder of a child.

How many seconds does it take light to travel from the sun to earth?

Divide these and you get 500 seconds, or 8 minutes and 20 seconds. This is an average number. Remember, the Earth follows an elliptical orbit around the Sun, ranging from 147 million to 152 million km. At its closest point, sunlight only takes 490 seconds to reach Earth.

Who invented the seat belt?

Volvo built their reputation on selling safer cars, but they gave away the most important safety device ever invented: the three-point seat belt. UK autos website Arnold Clark took a look back at what is now the universal modern seat belt, created by Volvo engineer Nils Bohlin in 1959.

Is violet blue or purple?

In the traditional color wheel used by painters, violet and purple are both placed between red and blue. Purple occupies the space closer to red, between crimson and violet. Violet is closer to blue, and usually less intense and bright than purple.