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Is Black a Color? Is White a Color? The answer to the question - "Are black and white colors?" - is one of the most debated issues about color. Ask a scientist and you'll get a reply based on physics: “Black is not a color, white is a color.” Ask an artist or a child with crayons and you'll get another: “Black is a color, white is not a color.”
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Some people believe in the superstition that cats have nine lives, because cats can survive falls from high places with few, if any injuries. This gives the appearance that the cats return to life after sustaining a fatal accidents. Granted, they may sustain minor injuries, such as bloody noses, cracked teeth, or a few broken ribs, but they live to recover. The ability of the cat to survive these accidents that would kill humans or other animals is not due to multiple lives, but to several advantages they possess. Their small size and low body weight soften the impact as they make contact with the ground after falling from great heights. The highly developed inner ears of cats equip them with an unusually keen sense of balance, which is critical to their landing on their feet.
[more Top-10 Lists ] To be technically correct, the top 10 animals of this list should be all whales, as there are a lot of different whale species which would all be heavier than the African Elephant. Just to make this list more varied, they have not been included. The Whale Shark is included, as it is not a whale, but a shark. (I have included two types of elephant anyway).
How are mountains measured? Mountains are generally measured from sea level, however there are infact three ways a mountain can be measured: From sea level to peak From base to peak From the distance from the center of the earth to the peak of the mountain. The Worlds Tallest Mountain The Eight-Thousanders Mountains taller than 8,000 metres The highest mountains on each continent The Seven Summits
Steven Paul Jobs (popularly known as Steve Jobs) (February 24, 1955 – October 5, 2011) was an American inventor and entrepreneur. He was co-founder, chairman, and chief executive officer of Apple Inc. Jobs also was co-founder and previously served as chief executive of Pixar Animation Studios; he became a member of the board of directors of the Walt Disney Company in 2006, following the acquisition of Pixar by Disney. Jobs had worked on great products like iPod, iPad, iMac, etc. On October 5, 2011, Jobs died in California at the age of 56, seven years after being diagnosed with pancreatic cancer.
Scientists have found evidence of flowing salt water on steep Martian slopes, which if confirmed would be the first discovery of active liquid water on the red planet, NASA has said. The US space agency said the orbiter circling Mars since 2006 had monitored numerous instances of what appeared to be water flows occurring in several locations during the Martian spring and summer. No liquid water has been found on Mars, though ice has been discovered at the poles. All life forms need water to survive, so the existence of a water source could point to a haven for primitive life. Frozen water has been detected in some of Mars's higher latitudes, and other evidence has suggested that water interacted with the Martian surface throughout the planet's history.
The Zanzibar Butterfly Centre funds local development projects and helps conserve local forests. Farmers and staff at the Zanzibar Butterfly Centre, near Jozani-Chawka Bay National Park on Unguja Island. "A lot of forest is being destroyed in Zanzibar," says project manager Rosa Santilli. "Local people cut down trees to make charcoal to sell. People need it for fuel because gas and electricity is very expensive, so people cook with charcoal."
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This is a list of holidays by country . Most holidays are mentioned, although some are not public holidays . [ edit ] Abkhazia (not recognized state) [ edit ] Afghanistan