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When #cockroaches die, they release oleic acid and linoleic acid. These chemicals act as a warning to other cockroaches to stay away from the area. Similarly, bees and ants release oleic acid when they die to warn other bees/ants that there is something dangerous there. #science #nature #insects #biology
There was a revival of #ArtDeco during the '70's and '80's. #art #ArtDeco
A gerund is a verb that functions as a noun. All gerunds end in -ing, but a verb that ends in -ing is not always a gerund. Examples from the link below: Since Francisco was five years old, swimming has been his passion. "Swimming" is normally a verb, but in this sentence, "has been" is a verb and swimming is the subject, so swimming functions as a noun. Swimming is a gerund. Francisco's first love is swimming. "Swimming" acts as a noun...
Helium has the lowest boiling point of any element. It has a boiling point of -269°C. #Science #chemistry #elements
Polsi Wrists #Italian
Inside a black hole, time itself slows down. If you could survive being sucked into one, time would slow down so much that you would see the entire future of our universe. #science #astronomy
Hidden divergences can be bullish or bearish. Hidden bullish divergence This occurs during an uptrend. If the price makes a higher low and the divergence oscillator makes lower lows, that is a hidden divergence. It means the uptrend will likely continue. Hidden bearish divergence This occurs during a downtrend. If the price makes a lower high and the oscillator makes a higher high, that is hidden bearish divergence....
The USS Ward was a destroyer in the US #Navy. The #ship served in WWI, but its biggest claim to fame is that it was the first American ship to fire a shot during WWII. In the early morning hours of December 7, 1941, a submarine periscope was sighted near Pearl Harbor. The Ward was on patrol at the time and was sent to investigate. About 2.5 hours later The Ward made contact with the submarine. It was a Japanese 2-man midget submarine sent ahead of the main Japanese attack...
Il foglio Paper #Italian