Black powder is thought to have originated in China, where it was being used in fireworks and signals by the 10th century. Which country invented black powder? Gunpowder is one of the Four Great Inventions of China. Originally developed by the Taoists for medicinal purposes, it was first used forRead More →

The term mastaba was first used archaeologically in the 19th century by workmen on Auguste Mariette’s excavation at Ṣaqqārah to describe the rectangular, flat-topped stone superstructures of tombs. Subsequently, mastaba was also used for mud brick superstructures. What is the purpose of a mastaba? A mastaba is a large rectangularRead More →

DC Machine is PSA’s barrel maker. According to one of the guys, this was a company originally started by Jesse James and the DC stands for Death Chopper. I remember hearing at another point them telling us that they ship 7,000 orders each week. Is Palmetto a good brand? They’reRead More →

wheat farina, wheat germ, disodium phosphate (added for quick cooking). vitamins & minerals: calcium carbonate, ferric orthophosphate (a source of ron), niacinamide, thiamin mononitrate (vitamin b1), riboflavin (vitamin b2), folic acid. Is there a cereal called Ralston? For over a century, Ralston Hot Cereal has been treating hungry Americans toRead More →

The sweets do not contain gelatin, which is unacceptable to Muslims because it is made of animal products forbidden under Islamic law. Alcohol-based colourings and flavourings have also been taken out. Does Haribo use vegan gelatin? Gelatin is a protein obtained by boiling the skin, tendons, cartilage, and/or bones ofRead More →

Care Tips. We recommend machine washing your garments in cold water on a delicate cycle. Lay your Cozy Cotton Silk flat to dry only, no hang drying – the water weight will stretch out the cotton in the fabric. What silk does Lunya use? This piece of Lunya sleepwear isRead More →

Cook to your desired doneness: For rare burgers, cook for 4 minutes total (125°F) For medium-rare burgers, cook for 5 minutes total (135°F) For medium burgers, cook for 6 to 7 minutes total (145°F) For well-done burgers, cook for 8 to 9 minutes total (160°F) What is the secret toRead More →

Lake Athabasca Lake Athabasca is Saskatchewan’s very deepest and largest lake, covering a whopping 7,936 square kilometres. Where is the best fishing on Lake Diefenbaker? Some of the more popular spots are around the village of Elbow, Coteau Bay, the Fish Farm, Sask Landing, Danielson, Prairie Lake Regional Park, BeaverRead More →

Metallic tubes produce sound when they vibrate. Unlike wind instruments, which produce sound by shaping a column of air inside of a tube, idiophones produce sound by vibrating the substance of the instrument itself – in this case, the metal tubing. What country was the glockenspiel made in? The glockenspielRead More →

There’s nothing intrinsically valuable about vintage guitars: they’re worth what they’re worth because collectors are willing to pay those prices for them. But one day, investment fashions MAY WELL CHANGE and the guitars probably won’t be worth jack. Who makes Vintage V100 guitars? 43mm Graphtech NuBone for smooth and friction-freeRead More →