3. What occupation does black lung disease come from? 4. What is the plastic covering at the end of a shoelace called? 5. What lawyer-author created Perry Mason? 6. Where is Peter Pan’s home? 7. What was the first rock band to have its own Marvel comic book?
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known as the “Spinach Capital of the World.” The town is the home of Popeye Brand Spinach. The plastic tip on each end of a shoelace is called an aglet. The holes that the shoelaces are laced through are called eyelets. Varieties of vinegar include ...
Off the beat: What is … worth it?
If they don’t, they can … well, they can go hang out in Death Valley, the hottest place on Earth with record temperatures of 134 degrees. As of right now, I’m far more concerned with what the small plastic tag at the end of a shoelace is called.
Is this the end of curtains and blinds? New Wi-Fi enabled windows change transparency at the click of button
SONTE film uses smart glass technology, also called smart windows or switchable windows. It has rod-like particles suspended in liquid placed between two plastic layers. When there is no electric current applied to the film, the suspended particles are ...
What Do You Call That... Thing?
Question: What's that little plastic thingamajig at the end of your shoelace called? We didn't know either! In fact, there are a ton of unusually named gadgets, gizmos, whose-its and what's-its that we commonly experience or use every day. Read on for 12 ...