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Why do we call midday the “noon hour”?
The “noon hour” has shifted several times throughout history, and at one time, when Christians prayed twice a day, it meant both midday and midnight. In the original Old English the noon hour was the hour for prayers, which at the time was the ninth hour of daylight, or three o’clock in the afternoon. The singular prayer time, or noon hour, changed to midday, or twelve o’clock, during the Middle Ages in Britain.
Why does an object like metal give off light when it is heated?
What did the Incas do for a living?
How does a smoke alarm work?
Does light always travel in a straight line?
What was special about the colony in Australia?
Why can't I fly into space in an aeroplane?
How does an internal voltage regulator type auto alternator work and are they any better than an external regulator type?
Why are hurricanes called monster storms?
Does the expression "Open sesame!" have anything to do with sesame seeds?
How does a black light work?
What is the difference between fields and charges (magnetic and electric)?
Are lizards poisonous?
How is a valley formed?
How is the human body a living machine?
What is the Coriolis effect?
Do whales live as A family?
Why do seasons on Uranus last for over 20 years?
If voltage shocks you, why does current kill you?
What is the difference between crystal and glass?
How fast do the electrons in copper flow when that copper is carrying electricity?
Who invented the automobile?
How does a UPC scanner work?
Don't any aquatic plants have woody trunks?
Why do I have to be a "good sport" when I lose a game?
Why did Abraham Lincoln’s son withdraw from politics?
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