When was the typewriter invented?

When was the typewriter invented?

The first typewriter to be commercially successful was invented in 1868 by Americans Christopher Latham Sholes, Carlos Glidden and Samuel W. Soule in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, although Sholes soon disowned the machine and refused to use, or even to recommend it.

What kind of alcohol is in beer?

An alcoholic beverage is a drink that typically contains 3% – 40% alcohol (ethanol). Alcoholic beverages are divided into three classes: beers, wines, and spirits (distilled beverages).

Is Flemish and Dutch the same?

Flemish is a Belgian dialect of Dutch. It is so called, because the people in Flanders who speak it are called Flemish. It’s a dialect not a different language. There are differences, but it’s under the umbrella of the same language.

When was nitroglycerin invented?

The Italian chemist Ascanio Sobrero first made nitroglycerin in 1847, by adding glycerol to a mixture of concentrated nitric and sulfuric acids. Sobrero’s face was badly scarred due to an explosion in the 1840s.

Do octopuses have three hearts?

Octopuses have three hearts. Two branchial hearts pump blood through each of the two gills, while the third is a systemic heart that pumps blood through the body. Octopus blood contains the copper-rich protein hemocyanin for transporting oxygen.

What is the name of a baby echidna?

Short-beaked Echidnas are part of a group of mammals called monotremes. Females lay a single egg, which is incubated for about 11 days before it hatches. The baby, called a puggle, completes its development in the mother’s pouch. As adults, Short-beaked Echidnas are covered with spines.

Why do you put steak on a black eye?

Raw steaks that have traditionally been put on black eyes were done so because the meat is cold, not because it has any special healing properties. Ice wrapped in a washcloth or a baggie of frozen veggies are more suitable steak substitutes.

How long apart can twins be born?

For twins Amy and Katie were incredibly born 87 days apart. Maria went into labour four months early, giving birth to Amy – but Katie did not arrive until three months later. Their incredible births will now become a Guinness World Record for the “longest interval between the birth of twins”.