Cities the Magazine 









How did the Spaniards describe Tenochtitlan?

Bernal Diaz del Castillo, one of Cortés’ men, describes Tenochtitlán: When we saw all those cities and villages built on water; and the other great towns on dry land, and that straight and level causeway leading to Mexico, we were astounded.

How did America gain independence?

The Americans in the Thirteen Colonies defeated the British in the American Revolutionary War (1775“1783), gaining independence from the British Crown and establishing the United States of America, the first modern constitutional liberal democracy.

How big is a Wolverine in pounds?

The female wolverine is 30 to 40 percent smaller than the male, with a height of 14 inches, a weight of 15 to 30 pounds and a length of roughly 31 inches. Males can stand 16 inches tall at the shoulders and weigh 25 to 55 pounds with a length up to 44 inches. Some male wolverines have been known to exceed 70 pounds.

Do humans have 46 genes?

In humans, each cell normally contains 23 pairs of chromosomes, for a total of 46. Twenty-two of these pairs, called autosomes, look the same in both males and females. The 23rd pair, the sex chromosomes, differ between males and females.

Did whales almost become extinct?

Humpback whales, which were once on the verge of extinction, have made a positive return as their numbers have risen. A new study suggests that humpback whale numbers are just short of 25,000 individuals which is close to where they used to be!

Did Katrina hit Texas?

29, 2005. It forced a storm surge that breached a system of levees built to protect New Orleans. The 13th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina came just days after Hurricane Harvey became the strongest storm to hit Texas in decades, leaving behind historic flooding in Houston.

Can you tell on which process of heat transfer a refrigerator work?

Refrigerators operate using convection by circulating the gas through the copper lines inside of the refrigerator or freezer compartment. The lines, and the gas contained within them, absorb the heat contained in the refrigerator and freezer compartments, and are circulated back outside of the unit.