SeaWorld's Shamu tank holds 7,000,000 gallons. That means the water alone outweighs the average female killer whale by 58,338,350 pounds.
Monday, April 19, 2010
Harvested shoots are boiled in lye in preparation for yarn-making and produce varying degrees of softness, suitable for everything from tablecloths to kimonos.
Yep...banana yarn. :)
Sunday, April 18, 2010
Saturday, October 10, 2009
Wednesday, October 7, 2009
manufacturing red iron oxide pigments used in barn paint and carbon black chemicals used to make tires black and extend their life span.
Monday, October 5, 2009
Sunday, October 4, 2009
and mail services. By 1866 the company owned Pony Express and received $600,000 a year in government grants for mail service. Along with carrying mail, for $200 a person could ride along on the 22 day trip from St. Louis, Missouri to San Francisco, California.