Which continent does not have an active volcano?

Which continent does not have an active volcano?

Active volcanoes are rare in Australia because there are no plate boundaries on this continent. However, there are two active volcanoes located 4000 kilometres south west of Perth on the Australian territories, Heard Island and the nearby McDonald Islands.

How did horseradish get its name?

In German, it’s called “meerrettich” (sea radish) because it grows by the sea. Many believe the English mispronounced the German word “meer” and began calling it “mareradish.” Eventually it became known as horseradish. The word “horse” (as applied in “horseradish”) is believed to denote large size and coarseness.

When was the first casino built in Atlantic City?

Resorts Casino Hotel is a hotel and casino in Atlantic City, New Jersey. Resorts was the first casino hotel in Atlantic City, becoming the first legal casino outside of Nevada in the United States, when it opened on May 26, 1978.

How were microwave ovens developed?

Percy Spencer invented the first microwave oven after World War II from radar technology developed during the war. Named the “Radarange”, it was first sold in 1946.

How many steps are there in St Peter’s Basilica?

You must pay to take the elevator then climb (320 steps) to the top of St. Peter’s dome—but it’s worth it. (You can save a couple of euros by opting to climb the entire way: 551 stairs.)

Why are port holes round?

If portholes were designed with angles, this stress would tend to concentrate at those points and perhaps crack the skin. With round portholes such stress is evenly distributed around the holes, making it less likely for such cracks to occur.

Why do quarterbacks lift their leg before the snap?

A QB can lift his leg in both the shotgun formation as well as from under center. In the shotgun, generally, it’s a timing cue for the center to snap the ball. When the QB is under center, the leg lift is generally indicating to players who are split wide in the formation that they can start “in motion”.

How exactly does kryptonite affect kryptonians?

Not only does it prevent the further absorption of solar energy, it displaces, painfully, said solar energy with kryptonite radiation causing the immediate loss of a Kryptonian’s superhuman abilities within seconds and can, depending on the purity and exposure length, lead to the death of a Kryptonian by a form of “radiation poisoning”.