Hunting History-‘The World of the Hunter’

Hunting History-‘The World of the Hunter’

Hunting History: It is one of the mankind’s oldest occupations, forever since prehistoric times people have hunted animals for food. The earliest of our human ancestors roamed the plains, eating whatever plants they could gather and whatever small animals they could chase and kill. It is interesting that chimpanzees, the apes most closely related to …

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What happens at absolute zero?-about “absolute zero”

What happens at absolute zero?-about “absolute zero”

The temperature of a body is the measure of the heat of the body. It is measured with the help of thermometers. In ordinary thermometers, the lowest temperature is marked as 0°C. Today scientists can produce temperatures well below 0°C. The scale which is used to measure low temperature is called ‘Kelvin’ scale or absolute …

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“Ice Skating”- When did Ice-Skating begin?

“Ice Skating”- When did Ice-Skating begin?

Ice skating comes under the category of winter sports. Major sports in this category are skiing, ice skating, ice hockey, curling, bobsledding, and tobogganing. Here we shall confine ourselves to ice skating only. Ice skating involves gliding across an ice surface on blades fixed to the bottoms of shoes (skates) propelled by alternate action of …

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“History of horse racing”-Horse Racing

The sport of horse racing thoroughbred horses is divided into flat racing and jumping. Jumping is of two kinds, hurdling, and steeplechasing. Older horses take part in steeplechases over fences that are higher and more stoutly build than hurdles. The most famous English steeplechase is the Grand National which attracts large crowds to Aintree Racecourse …

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