Who invented the Slurpee?

Who invented the Slurpee?

Slurpee history[edit] Machines to make frozen beverages were invented by Omar Knedlik in the late 1950s. The idea for a slushed ice drink came when Knedlik’s soda fountain broke down, forcing him to put his sodas in a freezer to stay cool, which caused them to become slushy.

How many days out of the year does it rain in Seattle?

As for the rest of Seattle’s days, we average 226 cloudy days (4th most in the U.S.) and 81 partly cloudy days. Of all those days, we get 155 days of rain a year.

What was Muhammad Ali’s original name?

Muhammad Ali, original name Cassius Marcellus Clay, Jr. (born January 17, 1942, Louisville, Kentucky, U.S.), American professional boxer and social activist. Ali was the first fighter to win the world heavyweight championship on three separate occasions; he successfully defended this title 19 times.

Which US state holds the record for the highest temperature ever officially observed in the United States?

Greenland Ranch, California, with 134°F on July 10, 1913, holds the record for the highest temperature ever officially recorded in the United States. This station is located in barren Death Valley which is about 140 mi long and 4–16 mi wide and runs north and south in southeastern California and southwestern Nevada.

When was the pledge written?

The Pledge of Allegiance was written in August 1892 by the socialist minister Francis Bellamy (1855-1931). It was originally published in The Youth’s Companion on September 8, 1892. Bellamy had hoped that the pledge would be used by citizens in any country.

What makes up all living things?

The six most common elements in living things are carbon, hydrogen, oxygen, nitrogen, phosphorus, and sulfur. Atoms of these elements combine and form thousands of large molecules. These large molecules make up the structures of cells and carry out many processes essential to life.

What’s the record for fastest sell out at Madison Square Garden?

Justin Bieber claims the record for selling out Madison Square Garden the fastest of any artist. Two shows for his 2012 Believe tour sold out in 30 seconds.  The prior fastest sellout record was Taylor Swift in 2009, when she sold out the venue in 60 seconds.

What city extends to two continents?

Almost all of it lies in Asia, but a small portion extends into Europe. Istanbul, the largest city of Turkey and best-known example. The Bosporus Strait separates its European and Asian portions.