Would detonating a nuclear bomb really turn a desert into glass?

Yes, it would. Well, at least a portion of it. We know this because that is exactly what happened when Trinity was detonated over...
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Where did the political terms left-wing and right-wing come from?

Today, the terms “left-wing” and “right-wing” are used to refer to liberal and conservative politicians, respectfully. These labels originated from...
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How many World War 2 veterans are still alive?

According to the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, 496,777 of the roughly 16 million American World War II veterans are still alive as of 2018....
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Is there an Old Zealand?

New Zealand was named after the westernmost Dutch province named Zeeland. So, technically, Zealand is the "old Zealand." The first Western explorer to discover what...
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How much money do Supreme Court justices make?

Supreme Court justices definitely aren't starving. Chief Justice John Roberts earns $223,500 per year, while the eight associate justices earn $213,900 annually. These salaries usually...

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