An interesting fact about the number 50 is that this number is stated 154 times in the Bible. The first book of the Bible, which is Genesis, contains 50 chapters. Pentecost, also called Shavuot, is a Jewish feast day that occurs 50 days after Passover.
Mining is an important industry in the United States, directly employing about 320,000 people. Every person in the United States uses an average of approximately 40,000 pounds of new minerals annually and 37 million pounds of minerals, fuel and metals in his lifetime.
Most existing valleys have been formed by geological conditions that happened thousands of years ago. Rivers and streams are responsible for forming most of the modern valleys. The flowing waters cut valleys in "V" or "U" shapes, carving steep-walled sides and narrow floors. Other valleys have been
In Ancient Greek mythology, Dionysus wasn't just the god of wine, he was the embodiment of wine. He was born three times. Dionysus is the only man with a mortal mother to become a god in the Olympian Pantheon. His maenads danced and killed in the wilderness and cities.
People are all different, but the most effective method for giving someone information in general is to tell him or her directly. Effective methods of giving someone information include participation in a discussion group or demonstrating the information.
The type of information about space that is interesting to children includes the number and nature of the planets, the different objects in the universe and the size and nature of the sun. Children find it fascinating to learn that the sun is actually a star that sits at the centre of the solar syst
There are many interesting facts about bowling, a game with a history that dates back to ancient Egypt. In the 1930s, a British anthropologist discovered bowling pins in an Egyptian tomb dating back from 3200 B. C.
Veins are responsible for transporting blood from parts of the body back to the heart. There are four types of veins; pulmonary, systemic, superficial and deep veins. The inner structure of veins consists of valves that keep the movement of blood from backing up.
Florida has the fourth largest population of any U.S. state – as of 2011, Florida was home to about 19 million people. Jacksonville is the most populous city, followed by Miami, Tampa and St. Petersburg. As of 2014, Florida’s population is growing, as an estimated 1,000 people move to the state each
Life It's pretty much human nature to want others to think we're interesting. Even for those of us who are introverted or live more reclusive lives, there's often an intrinsic desire to feel that others are interested in us and value what we have to say. This makes me wonder: What qualities make peo