Updated: 8:29 PM UTC, Jul 16, 2017

Lightning Rod and Power Surge Protector Different Functions

Lightning rods and surge protection are different devices with different functions : the lightning rod is used to…
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A Change of Color for Hulk

The Marvel Superheroes Hulk and Iron Man first appeared as grey-colored characters. Fearing that this color would minimize…
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Gender Symbols - Where Do They Come From?

The two original gender symbols are derived from astronomical symbols. They were first used to denote the effective…
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Gold, the Cultural Symbol of Wealth and Success

It is estimated that all the gold produced since the beginning of mankind would weigh a total of…
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Snow And Ice Hits the Sahara Desert

As unbelievable as it may seem, snow fell on the Sahara Desert on February 18, 1979. Furthermore, the…
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There Is No Robespierre Street in Paris - Strange Isn't It?

Maximilien de Robespierre, a central figure of the French Revolution, does not have any avenue, street, nor even…
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God Save The Queen Or The King?

In the UK, the official anthem is now "God save the Queen". But if a male become the…
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An African Custom - How To Choose Your Child's Name

In some African countries, parents choose the name of their child based on their day and month of…
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Why Are Manholes Round?

Manhole covers are round because of the fact that it is the most practical solution to access underground…
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