The group is usually referred to as a “business” or “busyness” of ferrets. They are territorial, like to burrow, and prefer to sleep in an enclosed area.
The original message in which the smiley was invented had been lost until September 10, 2002 the original post made by Scott Fahlman on CMU CS general board was retrieved by Jeff Baird from an October 1982 backup tape of the spice vax (cmu-750x). Here is Scott’s original post: 19-Sep-82
1 minute = 60 seconds 1 hour = 60 minutes = 60 x 60 seconds = 3600 seconds 1 day = 24 hours = 24 x 3600 seconds = 86400 seconds 1 year = 365 days = 365 x 86400 seconds = 31536000 seconds Number of years in 1 billion
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