The pineapple is not just one large fruit, but a gathering of many little fruits around a central core. The scales seen on the pineapple are actually berries. The pineapple is also a member of the bromeliad family and is one of the very few that brings forth edible fruit.
The planet Mars is home to Olympus Mons, the tallest volcano in the solar system. Valles Marineris, also located on Mars, is the largest known canyon found on any planet within the solar system.
While defining a given adjective as unique is subjective, writer and editor Mark Nichol offers adjectives such as concomitant, gustatory, mordant, platitudinous and friable as examples. Commonly used adjectives can also appear unique when used in unusual contexts.
One power unique to the Senate is that the it is the only body that tries the president in case of impeachment. The House of Representatives impeaches the president, but the Senate conducts his trial.
A unique characteristic of Jupiter is that it's the largest planet in the solar system. It contains the Great Red Spot, a storm that has been observed for hundreds of years. Some scientists believe the storm is permanent.
The ability of carbon atoms to form covalent bonds with other carbon atoms is the most unique of its bonding properties. This enables carbon to form long, continuous chains, branches and loops consisting of carbon and hydrogen in hydrocarbons and only carbon in carbon allotropes such as C60.
Lush soaps are unique because of their ingredients and the company's polices regarding ethical buying, animal testing and green packaging. The company also donates to charity and has a philosophy that includes pleasing its customers.
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Bananas are a popular, sweet fruit, but you may not know that they come in over 1,000 different varieties. Here are 14 unique types of bananas. Bananas are one of the most popular fruits in the world. They’re a healthy, delicious snack and easy to use in baking and cooking. Although you may only see
You've heard that no two snowflakes are alike, but is that true? Learn how molecules of water come to form these winter wonders at HowStuffWorks. Advertisement The next time you're catching one with your tongue, you might stop to consider the long and arduous plight of the snowflake. Those delicate