When was the toaster invented?

When was the toaster invented?

1919: The pop-up toaster is invented. While General Electric built the first electric toaster for the home in 1909, it was 10 years later when Minnesota mechanic Charles Strite created an easy-to-use toaster designed for restaurants.

Are all pennies made of pure copper?

If your Lincoln Memorial penny has a date before 1982, it is made of 95% copper. If the date is 1983 or later, it is made of 97.5% zinc and plated with a thin copper coating. For pennies minted in 1982, when both copper and zinc cents were made, the safest and best way to tell their composition is to weigh them.

How long does it take for food to pass through the digestive system?

Digestion time varies between individuals and between men and women. After you eat, it takes about six to eight hours for food to pass through your stomach and small intestine. Food then enters your large intestine (colon) for further digestion, absorption of water and, finally, elimination of undigested food.

What does it mean to deep six something?

To dispose of, discard, or get rid of: “The board of directors deep-sixed the proposal without even reading it.” This phrase is derived from the noun “deep six,” meaning burial at sea and referring to the depth of water necessary for such a burial.

How long do crows live in the wild?

In captivity, both crows and ravens have been known to live for about thirty years – tops. In the wild, the average life span of a crow is 7-8 years.

What does the phrase Ship Ahoy mean?

ahoy. From “a-hoy”; ‘hoy’ being a Middle English greeting dating back to the fourteenth century. Interjection[edit] (nautical) Used to hail a ship, a boat or a person, or to attract attention.

How fast is a snail’s pace?

As they crawl they secrete a slime to help themselves move across surfaces. Snails and slugs travel at speeds that vary from slow (0.013 m/s) to very slow (0.0028 m/s). The snail’s head bears the mouth opening and one or two pairs of tentacles.

Do whales have sweat glands?

Whales are mammals who have no sweat glands, but then since they live in the water, they don’t really need them.