Why is beer in brown bottles?

Why is beer in brown bottles?

Beer bottle is a bottle made to contain beer, usually made of glass and comes in various sizes, shapes and colours (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.

What country in the world has the most tornadoes?

Other locations that experience frequent tornado occurrences include northern Europe, western Asia, Bangladesh, Japan, Australia, New Zealand, China, South Africa, and Argentina. In fact, the United Kingdom has more tornadoes, relative to its land area, than any other country.

How strong is a strand of human hair?

A single strand could hold 100g (3oz) in weight: the combined hair of a whole head could support 12 tons or the weight of two elephants. Weight for weight, it is not as strong as steel: more like aluminium, or reinforced glass fibres or Kevlar, which is used to make bulletproof vests.

Do astronauts get taller in space?

It is a commonly known fact that astronauts living aboard the International Space Station grow up to 3 percent taller while living in microgravity. They return to their normal height when back on Earth.

What country’s national animal is the unicorn?

Scotland’s adorably shaggy ponies starred in a viral marketing campaign earlier this year, but the official national animal is a far more fantastical hoofed beast: The unicorn has been a Scottish symbol since the 12th century, when it was used on the coat of arms by William I.

When did Julius Caesar cross the Rubicon River?

On 10 January 49 BC, leading one legion, the Legio XIII Gemina, General Julius Caesar crossed the Rubicon River, the boundary between the Cisalpine Gaul province to the north and Italy proper to the south, a legally-proscribed action forbidden to any army-leading general.

Which planet has the hottest surface temperature?

Venus, the second closest plant to the Sun, has the highest average temperatures of any planet in our Solar System, regularly reaching temperatures over 460°C. Venus is so hot because of its proximity to the Sun and its thick atmosphere.

Can female fireflies fly?

Male fireflies can fly, but female fireflies often can’t because their wings are too short. The female firefly perches itself on a bush or a rock and waits. When a male passes by with a signal the female recognizes, the female flashes back the same signal.