You may have come cross the name Australasia in our crosswords. It is the regional name for Australia and New Zealand, and despite the last four letters, it does not include Asia. It means ‘south of Asia’. Every place on Earth has an antipode, ie the spot on Earth’s surfaceRead More →

In their study, students decided on an average length for their calculations: 48.2 centimeters. This means that, by their approximations, the ark would have been 144.6 meters long, 24.1 meters wide, and 14.46 meters tall—the size of a very small cargo ship. Did the unicorns missed the ark? Description. AccordingRead More →

Yes, sometimes bears eat deer, although they’re unlikely to actively hunt and kill a fully-grown deer, they may actively hunt fawns (baby deer). Black bears, Asiatic bears and Brown bears will kill and eat baby deer. Will a black bear eat a deer carcass? Black, brown, polar, and other largerRead More →

Jews consume unleavened breads such as matzo during Passover as commanded in Exodus 12:18. Per the Torah, the newly emancipated Israelites had to leave Egypt in such a hurry that they could not so much as spare time for their breads to rise; as such, bread which cannot rise isRead More →

Cambrian explosion, the unparalleled emergence of organisms between 541 million and approximately 530 million years ago at the beginning of the Cambrian Period. The event was characterized by the appearance of many of the major phyla (between 20 and 35) that make up modern animal life. What are two proposedRead More →

The location of the spark-plug plays an important part in the propagation of the flame into the zone where the turbulence reduces the effective wall quenching and thereby reduces the concentration of unburnt hydrocarbons. How do unburnt hydrocarbons get into the atmosphere? Sometimes unburned hydrocarbons are released into the airRead More →

If you’re fascinated by rocks and spend hours digging for interesting samples in the backyard, you might be a budding geologist, a scientist who studies all things related to the Earth. A geologist is an expert in the field of geology, the study of what the Earth is made ofRead More →

COURTESY PHOTO: CITY OF GRESHAM – Thanks to efforts by Gresham City Staff, the Springwater Corridor is safe and clean for community members to use. Where does the Wildwood Trail start? The Wildwood Trail starts at the Vietnam Memorial adjacent to the Oregon Zoo and World Forestry Center and circlesRead More →

Gold-bearing veins can consist of calcite or mostly sulfides—which often weather into iron-stained spots when the pyrites convert to iron oxides. Large amounts of iron oxides like hematite, magnetite and ironstone can be favorable indicators. What is a vein in mining? Vein, in geology, ore body that is disseminated withinRead More →

The perfume would need to be used at once because there would be no way to stop it back up. By breaking the bottle, the woman with the alabaster jar was honoring Jesus by anointing Him with oil, with something that was valuable to her. … It was a symbolRead More →