Who were the first and second presidents of the United States?

Who were the first and second presidents of the United States?

John Adams, a remarkable political philosopher, served as the second president of the United States (1797-1801), after serving as the first vice president under George Washington. Learned and thoughtful, John Adams was more remarkable as a political philosopher than as a politician.

Can you get a tan through a window?

Scientists have known for a while that glass filters out most of the harmful UVB rays that cause sunburn by directly damaging DNA, but lets through UVA and visible light. UVA can still cause some tanning, but at a much reduced rate compared to UVB.

Where was modern pizza invented?

Pizza ( i/ˈpiːtsə/, Italian pronunciation: [ˈpittsa]) is an oven-baked flat bread usually topped with a tomato sauce, cheese and various toppings. The modern pizza was invented in Naples, Italy, and the dish has since become popular in many parts of the world.

What do the gills of a fish do?

Lungs take oxygen from the air and send carbon dioxide out through the air. Gills take oxygen out of the water and let water carry away carbon dioxide. Fish force water through their gills, where it flows past lots of tiny blood vessels.

Why do mattresses gain weight?

A ten-year-old mattress weighs double what it did when it was new due to debris that it absorbs over time. That debris includes dust mites (their droppings and decaying bodies), mold, millions of dead skin cells, dandruff, animal and human hair, secretions, excretions, lint, pollen, dust, soil, sand, and a lot of perspiration, which the average person loses at a rate of a quart a day. Good night!

Where did the game of checkers originate?

Despite its name, the game is not a variation of checkers, nor did it originate in China or any part of Asia (on the other hand, the game known as “Chinese chess”, or xiangqi, is from China). The game was invented in Germany in 1892 under the name “Stern-Halma” as a variation of the older American game Halma.

How many finger lakes are there in New York?

The eleven Finger Lakes from east to west are: Otisco Lake, Skaneateles Lake, Owasco Lake, Cayuga Lake, Seneca Lake, Keuka Lake, Canandaigua Lake, Honeoye Lake, Canadice Lake, Hemlock Lake, and Conesus Lake.

How many words does Scotland have for ‘snow’?

421. If that sounds like a lot, it is. Some examples: sneesl (to start raining or snowing); feefle (to swirl); flinkdrinkin (a light snow).