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.
Which is the largest landlocked country?
The largest country with no border-access to the open ocean is Kazakhstan, which has an area of 2,724,900 km² (1,052,100 mile²) and is bordered by Russia, China, Kyrgystan, Uzbekistan, Turkmenistan, and the landlocked Caspian Sea.
Where does the name of England come from?
The name “England” is derived from the Old English name Englaland, which means “land of the Angles”. The Angles were one of the Germanic tribes that settled in Great Britain during the Early Middle Ages. The Angles came from the Angeln peninsula in the Bay of Kiel area of the Baltic Sea.
How many cups is 200 grams of flour?
The most common dry ingredients are flour (1 cup = 150g), sugar (1 cup = 200g), brown sugar (1 cup packed = 200g), rice (1 cup = 200g), raisins (1 cup = 140g). For butter 1 tablespoon is 15g, 1 stick is 110g and 1 cup is 225g. Confectioner’s sugar is icing sugar (1 cup = 100g).
How many goals did Pele score in his entire career?
According to the IFFHS, Pelé is the most successful league goal scorer in the world, with 541 league goals. In total Pelé scored 1281 goals in 1363 games, including unofficial friendlies and tour games, for which he was listed in the Guinness World Records for most career goals scored in football.
Why does the sun lighten our hair and darken our skin?
Melanin is a pigment found in your skin and hair cells that gives each its color. It does seem weird that the sun bleaches our hair and darkens our skin. This mostly has to do with hair being dead and skin being alive. The sun bleaches and destroys the melanin in your hair giving you lighter hair.
What does domo arigato mean in English?
Domo arigato means “thank you very much” in Japanese. The term was very popular in the 1980’s with the release of the Styx album Killroy Was Here and the hit song Mr Roboto.
What is Kramer’s first name?
Cosmo Kramer (usually referred to by his last name only), played by Michael Richards, is the wacky neighbor and friend of Jerry Seinfeld. Cosmo was known only as “Kramer” for many years on the sitcom; not even Jerry knew his real first name.