Buckler’s Hard, originally called Montagu Town, was built by the second Duke of Montagu, and was intended to be a free port for trade with the West Indies. … Henry Adams, a master shipwright, was sent from Deptford Dockyard to Buckler’s Hard in 1744 by the Admiralty to oversee theRead More →

Pteridophytes are also called cryptogams. … ‘Cryptogams’ is the term used for plants that do not form flowers and seeds. So, it is assumed that their reproduction is hidden as they produce spores. What are the characteristics of pteridophyta? Pteridophyta Characteristics Pteridophytes are considered as the first plants to beRead More →

at the proper time. Your letter is duly to hand. He knew he had been wrong, and duly apologized. The president was duly elected. She was duly summoned for an interview. Here are your travel documents, all duly signed. Those who had opposed the court were duly punished. Help wasRead More →

Botany is a natural science concerned with the study of plants. What is an expert in the study of plants known as? A botanist, plant scientist or phytologist is a scientist who specialises in this field. … These gardens facilitated the academic study of plants. What is a plant doctorRead More →

History has a tendency to repeat itself. As memory fades, events from the past can become events of the present. Some, like author William Strauss and historian Neil Howe, argue that this is due to the cyclical nature of history — history repeats itself and flows based on the generations.Read More →

It is a semicircular profile above wheels designed for enclosing tire within the fender. The wheel arch is designed considering all possible motions the tire undergoes while the vehicle is in motion. The wheel arch also ensures stopping any debris that could possibly fly outside the wheel well and hitRead More →

Riddle of the Sphynx You’d think, from the name, that this is an ancient breed, hailing from Egypt and the time of the Pharaohs, but they’re not. The breed’s origins actually began in Canada in 1966, when a mutant hairless male kitten named Prune was born. How did sphinx noseRead More →

A running back may be a halfback (in certain contexts also referred to as a “tailback” ⁠ ⁠— see below), a wingback or a fullback. A running back will sometimes be called a “feature back” if he is the team’s starting running back. What is the difference between a halfbackRead More →

Simply put, virtualization can make one resource act like many, while cloud computing lets different users access a single pool of resources. … Each virtual machine can run independently while sharing the resources of a single host machine because they’ve been loaded into hypervisors. What is the benefit of dataRead More →

When Prince Charles, current heir apparent to the British throne, becomes king, his wife, Camilla Duchess of Cornwall, will become Queen. … Before Charles and Camilla’s wedding in 2005, it was announced that Camilla would be known as Princess Consort, not Queen, if and when Charles ascends to the throne.Read More →