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Some car license plates in the Northwest Territories of Canada are shaped like a polar bear
There are a total of 188 named women in the Bible
Mahershalalhashbaz is the longest word in the Bible
The shortest verse of the Bible is John 11:35. It reads:
The longest verse in the bible is Esther 8:9. It reads:
Then were the king’s scribes called at that time in the third month, that is, the month Sivan, on the three and twentieth day thereof; and it was written according to all that Mordecai commanded unto the Jews, and to the lieutenants, and the deputies and rulers of the provinces which are from India unto Ethiopia, an hundred twenty and seven provinces, unto every province according to the writing thereof, and unto every people after their language, and to the Jews according to their writing, and according to their language
Africa is the only continent with land in all four hemispheres of the 🌎 globe 🌎
Venus is the only 🪐 planet 🪐 that spins in a clockwise direction
One quarter of an 🍎 apple 🍎 is filled with air and that's why they float in 💦 water 💦
🥜 Peanuts 🥜 are legumes and not nuts
Black holes aren't black. They only give off a dark glow because they are constantly consuming matter
The furry tufts of hair inside a 🐈 cat's 🐈 ear are called ear furnishings
The Library of Congress located in Washington D.C, America is the world's largest library. It contains over 162 million items in more than 450 languages.
The British Library (with over 150 million items) comes second, followed by the Library and Archives Canada with 54 million items (third), the New York Public Library with 53.1 million items (fourth), and the Russian State Library with 44.4 million items (fifth)
Sweat in itself doesn't smell. The smell that accompanies sweat is actually caused by the presence of bacteria on your skin. This bacteria breaks the sweat coming out of your sweat pores down into acids, thus making it smell.
Deodorants contains alcohol and are antibacterial. They work by killing the bacteria that makes sweat smell
Located in Fez, Morocco, the University of Karueein (or University of Al Quaraouiyine) was founded way back in 859 A.D; and it's the world's oldest university (world's oldest higher learning institution) in the Guinness World Record.
In 1963, it was incorporated into Morocco's modern state university system, with approximately 8,000 students enrolling each academic year
Armadillos are western mammals known for their unique armor-like shell which are bulletproof
YouTube is a video-sharing platform which commenced operations on February 14, 2005 (Valentine's day). Three former PayPal employees -> Chad Hurley, Steve Chen and Jawed Karim created the YouTube service (as a dating app) until Google bought it in November 2006 for US$1.65 billion
Canadians are so popular for being incredibly polite. For this reason, the province of Ontario in 2009 passed the 'Apology Act'. The apology act states that:
Saying 'sorry', which can be an expression of sympathy or regret can't legally be considered an admission of guilt or fault
Although 🦓 zebras 🦓 are known for their characteristics black and white stripes, we still have some polka-dotted zebras
🙄We have got people who have fears on their fears. They are said to exhibit phobophobia which is the fear of phobias😳
A 2017 study led by David Lewis-Hodgson, PhD, of Mindlab International showed that the most relaxing song ever is 'Weightless' by the Marconi Union. Infact, this song is highly adviced not to be listened to when driving because it can be potentially dangerous
Charles Darwin is a British naturalist and biologist who contributed greatly into the study of evolution. According to research, he frequently ate the animals he studied
Lungs are the only human organ that can float on water
Unlike most 🐍 snakes 🐍 that lay eggs, anacondas give birth to live babies
Rubber bands last longer when refrigerated
There are only four words in the English language that end in 'dous'. These are:
The only English word that ends with the letters 'mt' is dreamt and its derivatives; that is: undreamt, daydreamt, and redreamt
Los Angeles is America's second largest city. It's original name is 'El Pueblo de Nuestra Señora la Reina de los Ángeles del Río Porciúncula'. In English language, this means: 'Town of our Lady the Queen of Angels of the River Porciúncula'
A 🦐 shrimp's 🦐 heart is in its head
If you close your eyes in a completely dark room. When you open them, the color you see is called eigengrau, which means intrinsic gray
The world's quietest room is located at Microsoft's headquarters in Redmond, Washington. This Microsoft's laboratory room measures a background noise of -20.35dBA; and that's a deafening silence
I.e is an abbreviation for id est which means 'that is,'
E.g is an abbreviation for exempli gratia which means 'for the sake of example,'
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You can read all of Wikipedia's content offline by downloading it's database. Below is the link to download Wikipedia's Database:
Women have more pain receptors than men
The universe has a color named cosmic latte
It's crucial you finish your antibiotics.
If you stop taking your antibiotics before you're supposed to, any bacteria that didn't get killed can develop an immunity to that antibiotic and become a super-strain, making it much difficult to kill in the future. So keep taking your antibiotics pill, even if you feel better.
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Bookkeeping can be defined as all the activities that have to do with the orderly classification and recording of financial data or business transaction.
Bookkeeping assist the process of accounting via the taking of an accurate record keeping.
Accounting is a field of study that covers the entire process and practice of managing the finances of an individual or an organization.
In smaller organizations, a bookkeeper’s job may go beyond simple transaction recording, as they may also be involved in the accounting process of the organization. On the other hand, accountants may have to record financial transaction in addition to analyzing financial transaction.
Below are the importance of bookkeeping in any organization:
It brings accuracy into the recordings of the daily business transaction.
They provide the information on which financial accounts are prepared.
Aside from its importance in business organizations, it can also be used by nonprofit organizations and individuals.
It can also take record of liabilities, assets and loans. This function of bookkeeping can be crucial for many businesses.
Joseph (in the old testament of the bible) is the 11th son of Jacob out of 12 brothers. He is so loved by his father because he was born when his father was in his old age. When his brothers saw that their father loved him more than any of them, they hated the young innocent boy (Joseph). Meanwhile, his dad made a special coat for him.
According to the Bible (Genesis 37), Joseph is a dreamer boy (and also an excellent interpreter of dreams). This gift of his further made him an object of envy and hate among his brothers.
Out of envy, his brothers decided to kill him but God saved his life through one of them named Reuben. Reuben is the firstborn of Jacob's 12 children.
By looks, Joseph is a handsome young man and Potipher’s wife could not take her seductive eyes off him. She made a series of sexual advances to Joseph but he clearly refused her in all the attempts she had made. Joseph showed discipline and fear of the Lord during this period of temptation.
After failed attempts to seduce Joseph, she finally got hold of a piece of Joseph’s garment when Joseph ran away from her sexual seduction. She became furious, perhaps afraid that Joseph might report her to Potipher, her husband. She therefore lied to Potipher that Joseph attempted to seduce her and she ran away grabbing a piece of Joseph’s clothing. She showed Potipher the cloth as a proof of her lies. For this reason, Potipher imprisoned Joseph.
Joseph had always prospered every where he found himself, and the prison is not an exception. Even in the prison, the warden promoted him by putting him in charge of all the prisoners.
Below are some qualities of Joseph that made him a great leader in Egypt:
Discipline: Joseph had every chance to commit sin with the King’s wife when he was tempted. However, because he had discipline over his body, he said no and eventually had himself imprisoned.
Faithfulness: Joseph is a man of great faith. He believed completely in God and would rather suffer his body than to gratify it in adultery.
He also proved his faith in Potipher’s business, showing that he can be trusted.
Please read on Consequences of Adam and Eve's Unfaithfulness here
Humility: Even though he was the 11th child of his father’s old age, he remained humble to his brothers when they hated him. His humility is one virtue that made him a great leader in Egypt.
Gracious: Joseph was gracious to his brothers who betrayed him. He showed compassion and mercy in their time of greatest need. He gave them food and forgave them during the time of severe famine.
Selfless: He gave his time to the service of others, interpreting dreams and helping them to successfully manage their affairs. This made him promoted in every situation he found himself, whether as a slave, a prisoner or a free man.
To better understand what the Zeroth Law of Thermodynamics meant, we need to know what thermal equilibrium is. This is explained below:
Two bodies A and B are said to be in thermal equilibrium if each body can transfer heat to each other when placed closed together but ended up not transferring any heat to each other.
This will mean that both bodies are at equal temperature.
Now, according to the zeroth law, assuming we have three bodies namely X, Y and Z:
If X = Y and Z = Y, then X = Z
From the above expression, it will be observed that: if X and Y are in thermal equilibrium and Z and Y are in thermal equilibrium, therefore, X and Z must be in thermal equilibrium too.
So we can see that according to the zeroth law, temperature is a quantity worth measuring.
It can therefore be said that temperature is the quantity that remains constant (the same) for all systems in thermal equilibrium.
Consequently, the Zeroth Law of Thermodynamics states that if two separate bodies are in thermal equilibrium with another body, then they are also in equilibrium with each other
Fundamental units are the units of fundamental quantities.
A fundamental unit is a unit that does not depend on any other unit; neither can it be changed nor is related to another fundamental unit.
Note: A fundamental unit is also referred to as a basic unit.
Fundamental Units are always constant. This means that they don't change, (remains the same) and are standardized all over the world.
The fundamental quantities alongside their respective fundamental unit are 7 in number. They include:
Mass (m) is a fundamental quantity whose unit is kilogram (kg)
Length (l) is a fundamental quantity whose unit is meter, (m)
Time (t) is a fundamental quantity whose unit is second (s)
Temperature (T) is a fundamental quantity whose unit is Kelvin (k)
You can read on the Concept of Temperature and Heat here.
Electric Current (I) is a fundamental quantity whose unit is ampere (A)
Amount of Substance (n) is a fundamental quantity whose unit is mole (mol)
Luminous Intensity (|v) is a fundamental quantity whose unit is candela (cd)
A major challenge encountered when calculating molecular mass is that it becomes difficult or impossible to calculate especially when the relative molecular mass of large molecules, polymers and macromolecules are involved.
Examples of large molecules (with indefinite molecular masses) include carbohydrates, cellulose and complex sugars.
The large molecules (above) have no specific chemical formula throughout their volume.
Understand that Relative Molecular Mass prove to be useful only when we calculate substances with small and definite molecular sizes. This was proven through the Modifications of Dalton's Atomic Theory.
Calculate the Relative Molecular Mass of Methane (CH4). (Carbon=12.001 and H=1.00794)
Molecular Mass of Methane = 16.033 amu
Calculate the Relative Molecular Mass of Water (H2O). (Oxygen=15.9994 and Hydrogen=1.00794)
Molecular Mass of Water = 18.015 Da
Preventive maintenance is carried out routinely on a device even though no apparent fault may be present on such device.
The goal of preventive maintenance as the name suggest is to prevent a sudden breakdown on a device or equipment.
As an instance, a person who services his or her car monthly even though the car is still able to function correctly is said to be carrying out preventive maintenance on the car.
In the course of a preventive maintenance, worn out parts may be discovered and replaced as soon as possible. Also, there may be a change of oil while other little adjustments may also be carried out.
We can even carry out preventive maintenance on our body to prevent certain diseases. For this reason, some persons have discovered cancerous cells in their body through regular medical checkup; and were able to kill such cells before they become malignant.
As a matter of fact; immunization is a form of preventive maintenance.
Hardwoods are derived from angiosperms. They show the following characteristics:
They usually have a higher density than softwood. Balsa is an exception.
They are usually more expensive than softwood.
They grow at a slower rate than softwood.
Hardwood trees shed their leaves in certain times of the year.
Hardwood are more fire resistant than softwood.
The leaves of hardwood trees are evergreen.
They are used for making quality furniture (in terms of strength). They are also suitable for decking in buildings.
Hardwood trees always have divided trunks which are sometimes referred to as a dendritic form.
In terms of price, hardwood are usually more expensive than softwood.
Examples of hardwood include iroko, ash, beech, alder, teak, birch, mahogany, maple, oak, balsa and walnut.
The atmosphere consists of gases that surround the entire surface of the spherical shaped earth. The compositions of these gases are as follows:
All of these gases (listed above) make up the atmosphere and are generally called air.
Human Geography focuses on the study of human beings, their origin, race, and how they are affected by the earth.
Human geography can be divided into the following branches:
Economic Geography: This aspect of human geography looks into the distribution of goods and services. Distribution of wealth across the globe is also considered here.
Instances of economic geography include a study or research done on the richest nations on earth. During thus research, the processes accounting for their wealth are ascertained.
Religious Geography: It studies the origin and spread of religious groups including their beliefs.
Instances of religious geography include the study of the Christian or Islamic religion as seen in documentaries.
Medical Geography: It studies the process and events that bring about diseases and epidemics with regards to their geographical location, origin and distribution.
As an instance, you may have heard about the geographical study and distribution of the disease 'COVID-19'. (Coronavirus is a case study here).
Dictatorship is one of the forms of Government. It can exist either as:
In 1966, Major General Johnson Aguiyi Ironsi became the first military Head of State in Nigeria after he overthrew a democratic and constitutional government (headed by the prime minister; Alhaji Sir Abubakar Tafawa Balewa)
The above instance is a military form of dictatorship.
A typical example of a civilian dictatorship is Adolf Hitler of Germany and Joseph Stalin of Russia and Georgia
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