Why do we see the moon during the day?

Why do we see the moon during the day?

As it turns out, whether or not we can see the moon during the day depends on the brightness of its light—which is really just the sun’s light reflecting off of the moon’s surface—and the earth’s rotation. In order for the moon to be visible in the sky, it needs to be above the horizon.

Where did hieroglyphics develop?

The hieroglyphic system used in ancient Egypt had between 700 and 800 basic symbols, called glyphs. This number grew in the last centuries of ancient Egyptian civilization, because of an increased interest in writing religious texts.

Why is an MRI so loud?

An MRI is noisy because its magnetic field is created by running electrical current through a coiled wire—an electromagnet. When the current is switched on, there is an outward force all along the coil. And because the magnetic field is so strong, the force on the coil is very large.

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 many electoral votes must a candidate win in order to win the presidency?

In order to become president, a candidate must win more than half of the votes in the Electoral College (currently that would be 270 of the 538 total electors).

Where is bourbon made?

Whiskey may be made everywhere from Brooklyn to Scotland but in 1964, Congress declared bourbon “America’s Native Spirit.” That means to be called bourbon, it must be made in the U.S. But really, everyone knows that means Kentucky—95 percent of the world’s bourbon is made in Kentucky.

What makes popcorn pop?

Popcorn is a special kind of corn. Of all the types of corn, popcorn is the only variety that pops. Inside each kernel of popcorn is a tiny droplet of water surrounded by a hard shell called a hull. As the popcorn is heated, the water turns into steam, which builds pressure inside the kernel.

Based on all your blinking in a day, how long does that equate to having your eyes closed for?

On average, the amount of blinking a person does throughout the day is equivalent to having your eyes closed for 30 minutes.