1. Silly String is a toy of flexible, sometimes brightly colored, plastic string propelled as a stream of liquid from an aerosol can. The solvent in the string quickly evaporates in mid-air, creating a continuous strand. Silly String is often used during weddings, birthday parties, carnivals and other festive occasions.
A function key is a key on a computer or terminal keyboard which can be programmed so as to cause an operating system command interpreter or application program to perform certain actions, a form of soft key.
From the David Rumsey Historical Map Collection (Made in : The Histomap. Four thousand years of world history. High resolution image in MrSID format can be obtained here.
1. Babies can drink and breathe at the same time, even though adults can’t. For the first 3 months of life their larynx acts like a little snorkel. 2. 02. Humans have about 100 million neurons, dubbed the ‘second brain’, embedded in the walls of the long tube of our gut, or alimentary canal, running from the esophagus to the anus. This enteric nervous system enables us to “feel” the inner world of our gut and its contents.