The fastest temperature change on record is a rise of 49 degrees F in two minutes, from -4 degrees to 45 degrees F. This occurred in Spearfish, South Dakota, January 1943, between 7:30 and 7:32 am.
Ninety-nine percent of the natural gas used in the United States comes from North America. Natural gas provides 24 percent of all the energy used in the United States
The Modern Prometheus is the novel's subtitle. Prometheus, in some versions of Greek mythology, was the Titan who created mankind, and Victor's work by creating man by new means obviously reflects that creative work. Prometheus was also the ...
Politically and socially, Switzerland is one of the most stable nations in the world. This is remarkable, considering its small size and limited supply of primary resources. The country also has significant ethnic diversity.
It is possible to drown and not die. Technically the term "drowning" refers to the process of taking water into the lungs, not to death caused by that process.