Facing a class-action lawsuit from angry vegetarians in 2011, McDonald confirmed that its French fries are prepared with beef extract. The list of French-fry ingredients that McDonald’s offers at its franchises and on its Web site includes potatoes, partially hydrogenated soybean oil and “natural flavor” which includes the beef flavoring.
The Bertrand Bookstore in Lisbon, Portugal has been open since 1732. It was open by Peter Faure to be a hub of Lisbon’s art and intellectual scene, over time, has become the cornerstone of the Bertrand bookstore chain, has more than 50 stores throughout Portugal. The store has not been
Sunlight travels at the speed of light. Photons emitted from the surface of the Sun need to travel across the vacuum of space to reach our eyes. We orbit the Sun at a distance of about 150 million km. Light moves at 300,000 kilometers/second. Divide these and you get 500
Derived from the Latin word Umbra, which means shade. The first umbrellas were for protection from the sun and were possibly inspired from the canopy of a tree, which would offer a cool shade from the heat of the day. The origins of the umbrella are most probably China in
Worcestershire sauce, usually shortened to Worcester sauce, is a fermented liquid condiment. It is often an ingredient in Welsh rarebit, Caesar salad, Oysters Kirkpatrick, and sometimes added to chili con carne, beef stew, hamburgers, and other beef dishes. Worcestershire sauce is made with anchovy, a family (Engraulidae) of small, common
The branching point between animals and fungi is closer than the branching point between fungi and plants. Phylogeny and modern genomic analysis show that fungi share a larger portion of their genes with animals than they do with plants. That is the actual reason why taxonomists place animals as the
Yotta is the largest unit prefix in the International System of Units (SI), denoting a factor of 1024 or 1000000000000000000000000. It has the unit symbol Y. The prefix name is derived from the Greek οκτώ (októ), meaning “eight”, because it is equal to 10008. It was added to the SI