Tea comes from the leaves of a tree called Camellia sinensis. The three main types of tea are Black, Oolong and Green. Herbal tea does not come from the leaves of a tea plant, therefore, is not considered to be real tea. Roots, stems, flowers and parts of plants are used to make herbal tea. Studies in the Netherlands have shown that men who drink black tea which contains catechins are 50 percent less likely…"Old Things About Tea"
Dynamite is an Explosive material based (in its standard form) on the explosive potential of nitroglycerin, initially using diatomaceous earth (kieselgur: United States spelling; kieselguhr: UK spelling) or another absorbent substance such as sawdust as an absorbent. It was invented by Swedish chemist and engineer Alfred Nobel in 1866 in Krummel (Geesthacht, Schleswig-Holstein, Germany), and patented in 1867. Military dynamite achieves greater stability by avoiding nitroglycerin. It is usually sold in the form of a stick…"Old Things of Dynamite"
Distance to Sun:14 Million Miles Length of year:12,295 Earth days Length of Day:49 hrs, 12 minutes Orbit eccentricity:.65 (highly eccentric) Orbit inclination:.86 degrees (leans to the left) Diameter:4,456,789,399,309, 927,555inches. Mass:97 quadrillion tons Gravity:Nearly four times that of Earth. Tilt of Axis:365 Degrees Often called “The Orange Planet” because of its citrus-like hue, Mars was largely ignored until it was first identified as the fifth planet in our solar system by pioneer astronomer and lens-crafter Hans…"Bla Bla Facts about the Planet Mars"
One in five of the Australians and New Zealanders who left their country to fight in the first world war never returned, 80,000 in total. In World War 1 “Coffin Nails” was a term used by British soldiers to describe cigarettes. US entered the war on April 6, 1917. The world’s worst train accident occured in France, in December 1917 with the deaths of over 600 soldiers. There were 70,000,000 men and women in uniform…"Bla Bla Facts About World War 1"
Born: March 21, 1685, in Eisenach, Saxony (Germany)Died: July 28, 1750, in Leipzig, Saxony (Germany)Nationality: GermanGenre: BaroquePerformed as: Organist, violinistDuring the composer’s lifetime: Enlightenment thinking flourished. Contemporaries included Isaac Newton, John Locke,Biographical Outline. Genealogy: Bach was a member of a seven-generation family of talented composers and instrumentalists.Choirboy: Grew up surrounded by music and Lutheran church doctrine.First gigs: Church organist, 1703-08. Appointed concertmaster of the Duke of Weimar’s court orchestra at age 23; hired by the young Prince of Cothen to direct the court orchestra…"Bla Bla Facts about Johann Sebastian Bach"