The number of dimples on a golf ball is not regulated by the USGA, but most golf balls have between 300 and 500 dimples. The number of dimples and their shape affect the way the ball travels through the air, so manufacturers experiment with different configurations to find the best combination for distance and control. […]
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Calama is one of the driest cities in the world, with an average annual rainfall of just 0.2 millimeters. The city is located in the Atacama Desert, which is the driest non-polar desert in the world. The Atacama Desert has been dry for millions of years, and there are some places in the desert where […]
Did you know a ten year old mattress weighs double what it did when it was new due to debris that it absorbs over time.This debris includes dust mites,molds. millions of dead skin cells,dandruff,hair,secretions, soil, sand and perspiration. Yes, it is true that a ten-year-old mattress can weigh double what it did when it was […]
According to a 2017 report by the International Telecommunication Union (ITU), more than 50% of the people in the world had never made or received a call in 2016. This means that over 3.5 billion people did not have access to a landline or mobile phone. The report also found that the vast majority of […]
Yes, it is true that it takes more than 80 muscles to say one word. The exact number of muscles involved in speech varies depending on the word, but it is generally estimated to be around 70-80 muscles. The muscles involved in speech include the muscles of the larynx, the tongue, the lips, and the […]
Charles Osborne, an American, started hiccupping in 1922 after an accident involving a hog. He was unable to find a cure, but led a normal life in which he had two wives and fathered eight children. He continued until a morning in February 1990.
In space, astronauts can indeed cry, but the tears behave differently due to the absence of gravity. While gravity does play a role in the downward flow of tears on Earth, it’s not the sole factor responsible for their movement.