Did you know that billboards have been outlawed in Vermont since 1968? http://www.scenic.org/billboards-a-sign-control/tools-for-action/33-communities-prohibiting-billboardsRead more "Fun fact 07/28/2016"
China shares its international borders with 14 sovereign states and 2 special territories: North Korea, Russia, Mongolia, India, Bhutan, Nepal, Vietnam, Laos, Myanmar, Pakistan, Afghanistan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, and Tajikistan. China also shares a 3-kilometer-long border with Macau, a Portuguese territory until 1999, as well as a 30-kilometer-long border with the former British territory of Hong Kong. http://www.worldatlas.com/articles/countries-bordering-the-most-other-countries.htmlRead more "Fun fact 07/27/2016"
In space, a fire’s flame burns equally in all directions creating a burning globe rather than a flickering flame. This occurs because fire experiences zero gravity in space! On Earth, as a fire consumes oxygen, the hotter air rises because it weighs less, and the cooler heavier air sinks. In space, there’s no such thing […]Read more "Fun fact 07/26/2016"
A good way to keep a building cool without air conditioning is through evaporative cooling. When water evaporates in heat, it immediately brings down the temperature of the space around it. That’s why many old structures had fountains or other bodies of water nearby. http://www.cnn.com/2012/02/28/world/asia/ancient-air-conditioning-architecture/Read more "Fun fact 7/23/2016"
In 1893, New Zealand became the first country in the world in which all women had the right to vote. http://www.nzhistory.net.nz/politics/womens-suffrageRead more "Fun fact 07/18/2016"