The male rabbits is called a buck and the female is a doe; a young rabbit is a kitten or kit.
That’s the name that was given to the mechanical shark in the first Jaws movie. Stephen Spielberg named him after his lawyer, Bruce Ramer. Actually, there were three animatronic sharks created for the film, and all of them were named Bruce. Sadly, all three of the original Bruces were destroyed
The ukulele is a member of the guitar family of instruments; it generally employs four nylon or gut strings or four courses of strings. The ukulele originated in the 19th century as a Hawaiian interpretation of the machete, a small guitar-like instrument related to the cavaquinho, timple, braguinha and the
The first commercially successful barcode reading system was patented in November 1969 by John F. Keidel for the General Atronics Corp. It was soon realized that there would have to be some sort of industry standard set. In 1970, the Universal Grocery Products Identification Code or UGPIC was written by
The Volkswagen Beetle, officially called the Volkswagen Type 1 (or informally the Volkswagen Bug), is an economy car produced by the German auto maker Volkswagen (VW) from 1938 until 2003. The need for this kind of car, and its functional objectives, were formulated by Adolf Hitler, leader of Nazi Germany,
Flamingos are pink or orange or white depending on what they eat. Flamingos eat algae and crustaceans that contain pigments called carotenoids. For the most part, these pigments are found in the brine shrimp and blue-green algae that the birds eat. Enzymes in the liver break down the carotenoids into
A newborn kangaroo is less than 2cm in length (less than an inch) when born and weighs about half a gram. It is about the size of a kidney bean. A baby kangaroo (joey) when born is a blind, hairless embryo that makes it way from the birth canal of
Clinophobia is an abnormal and persistent fear of going to bed. Sufferers from clinophobia experience anxiety even though they realize that going to bed normally should not threaten their well-being. However, because they worry about having nightmares or wetting the bed, they often remain awake and develop insomnia. Insomnia then