The citrus soda 7-UP was created in 1929; ‘7’ was selected after the original 7-ounce containers and ‘UP’ for the direction of the bubbles.
How do snakes hear if they dont have ears?
When people and most animals hear, sound waves strike the eardrum and go to the inner ear, which is sensitive to the sound waves or vibrations. Snakes do not have eardrums, but their skins, muscles, and bones carry the sound waves to the inner ears.
Why did they put lead in gasoline?
Leaded petrol contained a substance known as tetraethyl lead or TEL, a compound of lead in liquid form originally added to petrol to increase its octane rating. A side effect of adding TEL is that a layer of lead compounds forms on the valve faces of the engine, retarding wear.
What kind of fuel do NASCAR engines run on?
NASCAR engines burn 110-octane leaded gasoline. Indy cars burn pure methanol (a.k.a. wood alcohol, CH3OH). Top Fuel dragsters and funny cars burn nitromethane (CH3NO2).
What color is a baby’s eyes at birth?
Babies of African and Asian descent are usually born with brown eyes that stay brown. Caucasian babies are often born with steel gray or dark blue eyes; they may stay gray or blue or turn green, hazel, or brown by the time they’re 9 months old.
What year is the play Romeo and Juliet set?
Well, we don’t really know for certain when “Romeo and Juliet” is set, or when it was written either. Scholars currently think that the play might plausibly be dated to 1595. We know too that it can’t be any later than 1596, or any earlier than 1591.
How much do all your bones weigh?
The total weight of your bones will depends on how much your entire body weighs. Your bones will make up about 15% of your total body weight. So if you weigh 100 lbs your bones weigh about 15lbs.
Are cashews made from fruit?
The true fruit of the cashew tree is a kidney or boxing-glove shaped drupe that grows at the end of the cashew apple. The drupe develops first on the tree, and then the pedicel expands to become the cashew apple. Within the true fruit is a single seed, the cashew nut.