Which country is in 2 different continents?

Which country is in 2 different continents?

Portugal: Continental Portugal is in Europe, while the Azores archipelago (also associated with Europe) has two islands (Corvo and Flores) that are part of the American plate (which makes it a tricontinental country).

Why do you need to wax a surfboard?

Surfboard wax (also known as surfwax ) is a formulation of natural and/or synthetic wax for application to the deck of a surfboard, bodyboard, or skimboard, to keep the surfer from slipping off the board when paddling out or riding a wave. It is also used to increase grip on the paddle of a surf kayak or dragon boat.

Who were the group of people who wrote the Dead Sea Scrolls

Throughout scholarship multiple theories have been posited in an attempt to identify the group at Qumran (yahad). To date, the most widely accepted theory among scholars is the Essene hypothesis; that the community at Qumran associated with the scrolls can be best identified as the Essenes. Evidence for this notion primarily stems from accounts by Josephus, Philo of Alexandria, and Pliny the Elder. Though many scholars have suggested alternative identifications for the yahad, the Essene hypothesis remains the dominant theory in the field.

How many feet per second does a bullet go?

Firearms expert Julian Hatcher studied falling bullets in the 1920s and calculated that .30 caliber rounds reach terminal velocities of 300 feet per second (90 m/s). A bullet traveling at only 200 feet per second (61 m/s) to 330 feet per second (100 m/s) can penetrate human skin.

Who invented ice cream?

The origins of ice cream can be traced back to at least the 4th century B.C. Early references include the Roman emperor Nero (A.D. 37-68) who ordered ice to be brought from the mountains and combined with fruit toppings, and King Tang (A.D. 618-97) of Shang, China who had a method of creating ice and milk concoctions.

Who was the first to use fire?

The cave has yielded a variety of early hominid bones, including Australopithecines, but the burned animal bones were found close by Homo erectus remains, so this strongly suggests that Homo erectus was the first to use fire.

How many shots are in a fifth of alcohol?

A standard American shot is 1.5 oz. A fifth of jack contains 25.6 oz. This means there are 17.07 shots in a standard fifth of Jack Daniels.

Why is Chicago called the ‘Windy City.’

Was this one of the random facts you already knew? Chicago’s nickname was coined by 19th-century journalists who were referring to the fact that its residents were “windbags” and “full of hot air.”