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Anita and Arabella, sent to space in 1973 were..?
common fruit flies
common Cross spiders
Between July 28 to September 25, 1973, NASA sent two common Cross spiders into space to see what effects zero gravity would have on their web making. The idea began when a Lexington, Mass high school student name Judith Miles proposed the test as part of student focused Skylab 3 experiment.
The only player to have received a Super Ballon d'Or...?
On December 24, 1989, Alfredo di Stefano was awarded a Super Ballon d'Or. To this day, he remains the only player to have received this award. It was an accolade awarded by France Football in recognition of his outstanding career achievements. Johan Cryuff and Michel Platini were shortlisted for this award as well. But Real Madrid's Blond Arrow won the vote and was given this unique distinction.
Where was the ketchup invented?
In the 17th century, the Chinese mixed a concoction of pickled fish and spices and called it kôe-chiap meaning the brine of pickled fish. By the early 18th century, the table sauce had arrived in the Malay states, where English colonists first tasted it. The Malaysian-Malay word for the sauce was kecap.That word evolved into the English word "ketchup".
Which of these books is considered the first prose pornography in the history of literature ?
The 120 Days of Sodom - Marquis de Sade
Lolita - Vladimir Nabokova
Fanny Hill - John Cleland
Venus in Furs - Leopold von Sacher-Masoch
Memoirs of a Woman of Pleasure;" Fanny Hill", is an erotic novel by English novelist John Cleland first published in London in 1748. Written while the author was in debtors' prison in London, it is considered "the first original English prose pornography, and the first pornography to use the form of the novel". It is one of the most prosecuted and banned books in history.
The most Grands Prix races were held on the track?
Bugatti Circuit Le Mans
Ain-Diab Circuit Casablanca
Circuit de Monaco
Autodromo Nazionale di Monza
The Autodromo Nazionale Monza has hosted the most Grands Prix; it has been used as the circuit for the Italian Grand Prix 67 times. The only season it did not host a race was in 1980, when the Italian Grand Prix was held at the Autodromo Enzo e Dino Ferrari.
Which fighting style does Batman use in The Dark Knight Trilogy?
The Keysi Fighting Method (KFM), gained fame after it was used in the movie and its sequel, The Dark Knight; however, the method was modified due to Batman's age and physical condition and in order to match Bane's fighting style. The method is a self-defense system whose training is based on the study and cultivation of natural instincts.
The oldest surviving movie was made...
Roundhay Garden Scene is an 1888 short silent actuality film recorded by French inventor Louis Le Prince. Shot at Oakwood Grange in Roundhay, Leeds in the north of England, it is believed to be the oldest surviving film in existence, as noted by the Guinness Book of Records.
What martial art does Judo come from?
Judo is a martial art that was born in Japan, and it is now known around the world as an Olympic sport. Judo was established in 1882 by combining jujitsu, a form of wrestling, with mental discipline. The roots of jujitsu lie in sumo.
Greek Mount Parnassus was a mythological home of...
Mount Parnassus is a mountain in central Greece. Its altitude is 2,547 meters . According to Greek mythology, this mountain was sacred to Dionysus and the Dionysian mysteries; it was also sacred to Apollo and the Corycian nymphs, and it was the home of the Muses.
What city does the "Third Rome" concept refer to?
Third Rome refers to the doctrine that Russia or, specifically, Moscow succeeded Rome and Byzantium Rome as the ultimate center of true Christianity and of the Roman Empire. This is the most generally misunderstood and abused of the several expressions of Russia's new place in the world resulting from domestic and international events of the 1430s and 1520s. The monk Filofei of the Pskov-Eliazarov monastery formulated it in one or two epistles, written between 1523 and 1526, which were then reworked during the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries.