Which is the hardest bone in the human body?

Which is the hardest bone in the human body?

The head of the femur articulates with the acetabulum in the pelvic bone forming the hip joint, while the distal part of the femur articulates with the tibia and patella forming the knee joint. By most measures the femur is the strongest bone in the body. The femur is also the longest bone in the body.

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.

Is violet blue or purple?

In the traditional color wheel used by painters, violet and purple are both placed between red and blue. Purple occupies the space closer to red, between crimson and violet. Violet is closer to blue, and usually less intense and bright than purple.

Who succeeded Ramses the Great?

Merenptah was the thirteenth boy of Ramesses II to be named Crown Prince. Having survived the previous twelve, he succeeded Ramesses II as pharaoh at age 60. Twosret ruled as a female pharaoh in her own right for one to two years.

When was Alaska purchased?

On March 30, 1867, the United States reached an agreement to purchase Alaska from Russia for a price of $7.2 million. The Treaty with Russia was negotiated and signed by Secretary of State William Seward and Russian Minister to the United States Edouard de Stoeckl.

Do bees hear?

Honey bees do not have sensory organs that can pick up sounds that we can hear. They are very sensitive to vibrations. They feel us walking toward the nesting site before we get there.

What is the only man-made structure visible from space.

Spanning 21,196 km in length, the Great Wall of China is the only man-made structure visible from space.

Where did ping pong originate?

The game originated in England during the 1880s, where it was played among the upper-class as an after-dinner parlour game. It has been suggested that the game was first developed by British military officers in India or South Africa who brought it back with them.