What was the first US national monument?

What was the first US national monument?

President Theodore Roosevelt established the first national monument, Devils Tower in Wyoming, on September 24, 1906.

How many chambers are in a dog’s heart?

A dog’s heart is divided into four chambers. The two top chambers are called the atria (single: atrium) whereas the bottom chambers are called the ventricles.

How much horsepower does a person have?

When considering human-powered equipment, a healthy human can produce about 1.2 hp briefly (see orders of magnitude) and sustain about 0.1 hp indefinitely; trained athletes can manage up to about 2.5 hp briefly and 0.3 hp for a period of several hours.

Why does the Earth only see one side of the moon?

Only one side of the Moon is visible from Earth because the Moon rotates about its spin axis at the same rate that the Moon orbits the Earth, a situation known as synchronous rotation or tidal locking.

What sports were invented at the YMCA?

Basketball, volleyball and racquetball are all Y inventions. The Auburn Y’s History Committee unearthed these stories about the creation of these sports. Basketball was invented at the YMCA in Springfield, Mass. in 1891 by Dr. James Naismith, a clergyman, educator and physician. Naismith went on to found the University of Kansas basketball program. The original rules of basketball, written by Naismith currently reside at the Booth Family Hall of Athletics inside Allen Field House in Lawrence, KS.

How many children did Albert Einstein have?

He was married to Mileva Marić between 1903 and 1919. They had three children, Lieserl (born 1902), Hans Albert (born 1904) and Eduard (born 1910). He married Elsa Löwenthal in 1919 and they lived together until her death in 1936.

What’s the record for fastest sell out at Madison Square Garden?

Justin Bieber claims the record for selling out Madison Square Garden the fastest of any artist. Two shows for his 2012 Believe tour sold out in 30 seconds.  The prior fastest sellout record was Taylor Swift in 2009, when she sold out the venue in 60 seconds.

How many gallons of water does an average household use per day?

If your family’s water usage is more than that amount, you need to look at your water-use habits. An average usage is 50 gallons/day/person. An average usage for a family of four for a 30-day billing period would be 6,000 gallons or 8 ccf. Teens tend to stay in the shower longer.