Why is beer in brown bottles?

Why is beer in brown bottles?

A beer bottle is a bottle made to contain beer, usually made of glass and comes in various sizes, shapes, and colors (usually brown or green). Dark amber or brown glass greatly reduces the presence of UV light, a contributing factor of beer spoilage. However, lighter-colored bottles are often used for marketing reasons.

Is the brain the size of your fist?

First, put your two fists together, fingers touching. This is the size of your brain. It weighs about 3 pounds.

What causes a jet stream from a plane?

These trails are actually called contrails, short for “condensation trails”. They are not smoke from the engines, they are formed when the water in jet exhaust (and there’s quite a lot of it, like car exhaust on a cold day) mixes with wet cold air, and condenses and freezes into ice crystals.

What was the first department store in the United States?

n 1858, Rowland Hussey Macy founded Macy’s as a dry goods store. Benjamin Altman and Lord & Taylor soon competed with Stewart as New York’s earliest department stores, later followed by “McCreary’s” and, in Brooklyn, “Abraham & Straus.”

How many timeouts do you get in college basketball?

In games which are broadcast on television, radio, or over the Internet, each team is granted one 60-second timeout and four 30-second timeouts per game in addition to the media timeouts each half. High school basketball allots five time outs per game, with three 60-second and two 30-second time outs.

How many official languages are spoken in South Africa?

There are eleven official languages of South Africa: Afrikaans, English, Ndebele, Northern Sotho, Sotho, Swazi, Tsonga, Tswana, Venda, Xhosa and Zulu. Fewer than two percent of South Africans speak a first language other than an official one.

How much does the temperature change with altitude?

Although the actual atmospheric lapse rate varies, under normal atmospheric conditions the average atmospheric lapse rate results in a temperature decrease of 6.4C°/km (3.5F°/1,000 ft) of altitude above ground level. The measurable lapse rate is affected by the moisture content of the air (humidity).

What fears are we born with?

It is a common misconception, as people are born with only two fears – of falling and of loud noises. These two fears are incorporated in the human DNA and have become a mechanism for survival which is passed to new generations.