When was the world discovered to be round?

When was the world discovered to be round?

After the Greek philosophers Pythagoras, in the 6th century BC, and Parmenides, in the 5th, recognized that the Earth is spherical, the spherical view spread rapidly in the Greek world. Around 330 BC, Aristotle maintained on the basis of physical theory and observational evidence that the Earth was spherical.

How much of the country eats McDonald’s

On any given day, approximately 7% of the U.S. population eats McDonald’s food.

How many steps does the average person take in a lifetime?

The average moderately active person take aound 7,500 step/day. If you maintain that daily average and live until 80 years of age, you’ll have walked about 216,262,500 steps in your lifetime. Doing the math; the average person with the average stride living until 80 will walk a distance of around 110,000 miles.

What happens to your body when you sneeze?

When you sneeze, air and particles travel through the nostrils at speeds over100 mph.  During this time, all bodily functions stop, including your heart, contributing to the impossibility of keeping one’s eyes open during a sneeze.

How long have sharks been in the ocean?

Sharks have swum in the oceans for almost 450 million years. But longevity is only part of the story. That extra few million years of evolution have enabled many shark species to develop some extraordinary abilities as perfect predators.

What is the name of the flower that smells like chocolate?

There is actually a flower that smells like chocolate. Cosmos atrosanguineus, aka chocolate cosmos, is a plant from Mexico that can grow up to about 24 inches high and has a maroon-colored flower. It’s famous for it’s chocolate-y scent, but don’t be fooled. No part of this plant is edible.

What was the first comic ever published?

The first newspaper comic is cited as The Adventures of Mr. Obadiah Oldbuck. The first serialized comic with a recurring character was s Ally Sloper’s Half Holiday in the late 19th century. Famous Funnies was the first ‘comic book’ compilation of newspaper comic strips in the early 20th century. Action Comics was the originator of the Super Hero genre in Western culture, Published 1938. This series introduced “Superman”.

What blood type works for everyone?

It’s not entirely true that you can’t use blood from someone who has a different blood type than you. Everyone can receive type O blood, the most common type in the US, as it has neither A nor B antigens on red cells (and both A and B antibody in the plasma).